104 - Interim Leadership Positions with Deborah Coviello

Are you in a temporary or interim leadership position? This is often the pathway to a permanent leadership position. There are certainly nuisances to interim positions that can be difficult to navigate.

In this podcast episode, we will be learning from Deborah Coviello. Deb Coviello is an advisor, author, podcast host, and Founder of Illumination Partners, a consulting firm for CEOs navigating change.

A trusted partner to C-Suite Leaders, Deb brings 25+ years of experience and strategy in Quality and Operational Excellence roles combined with her 20 years in the Flavors and Fragrance industry to support her clients as they work together to identify, assess, and solve the issues that are preventing their business growth.

Certified as Lean and Six Sigma Blackbelt in Process Improvement, she has developed powerful programs devoted to helping CEOs identify emerging leaders, understanding “People’’ is the greatest tool in your toolbox.

Deb is a board member of Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce, (WFFC), an avid Curler with the Cincinnati Curling Club, a mother of three, and resides in Cincinnati Ohio with her husband Dan of 32 years.

My Key Takeaways

  1. To succeed in an interim leadership position
    1. can-do attitude
    2. model good leaders around you
    3. get and act upon feedback
    4. envision yourself as the leader you want to be
  2. How to determine if leadership is what you want permanently
    1. Ask if it serves your needs, serves your wants, and serves your passion


Connect with Deborah

LinedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deborahacoviello/

Website: https://dropinceo.com/

Podcast: https://dropinceo.com/drop-in-ceo-podcast/

Book: https://dropinceo.com/book-page/


Resources Mentioned:

The Leadership Calculator

The Leadership Accelerator