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Special Guest: Peter Bregman

Host: Leah Gregg



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Welcome to the People Are The Plan™ Podcast from Smart, Savvy + Associates. Each episode, we'll talk about how to grow leaders that inspire, build teams that thrive, and create work cultures that rock.

You can think of each episode like an opportunity to share a cup of coffee with some of the smartest people on the planet.

Today, we’re talking with Peter Bregman.

Peter Bregman

For over 30 years, Peter Bregman has worked with CEOs and senior leaders to help them create accountability and inspire collective action on their most important work. He helps leaders to develop their leadership skills; build aligned, collaborative teams; and overcome obstacles, to ultimately drive results for their organizations.

Peter is the author of Leading With Emotional Courage, the main subject of today's conversation.

In this episode we'll talk about: 

"If you are willing to feel everything, you can do anything." ~ Peter Bregman

  • The connection between confidence and vulnerability.
  • Tips for giving and receiving feedback.
  • How to self-identify what you need to work on.
  • Peter's own life purpose, and how he arrived there.
  • Peter's mediation practice and the benefits he's experienced.


How emotionally courageous are you? Find out by completing this free online assessment. 

Curious about the book? Check out what Smart Savvy's Director of Client Services, Catherine Ducharme thinks in her Leading With Emotional Courage Book Review.

Learn more about Peter Bregman at

Head to Amazon to purchase your copy of Leading With Emotional Courage.

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Leading with Emotional Courage

The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 18 Minutes unlocks the secrets of highly successful leaders and pinpoints the missing ingredient that makes all the difference.

Leading with Emotional Courage, based on the author’s popular blogs for Harvard Business Review, provides practical, real-world advice for building your emotional courage muscle. Each short, easy-to-read chapter outlines a distinct step in this emotional “workout,” giving you grounded advice for handling the difficult situations without sacrificing professional ground. By building the courage to say the necessary but difficult things, you become a stronger leader and leave the “should’ves” behind.