In this episode

Caterina Kostoula is an executive coach and founder of The Leaderpath. Her mission is to coach pioneering leaders and teams for meaningful impact and fulfillment.

​Prior to The Leaderpath, Caterina was a Global Business Leader at Google. She managed some of the company’s largest C-level partnerships. She was also an internal coach, awarded a 5-star-rating distinction from her coachees.

Caterina has coached leaders from Google, Amazon, Vodafone, Ferrero, ArcelorMittal, Workable, and several entrepreneurs. She collaborates with INSEAD, coaching Executive MBAs and alumni. She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.

Caterina has lived in more than seven countries across America, Europe, and Asia. She now lives in London.


Our Discussion

2:17 Caterina shares how team coaching set her on the path to writing her book

5:17 She explains the idea behind her 4 D’s Framework for meetings

8:13 Caterina discusses the importance of trust in meetings and how to foster that trust

11:14 The most common mistakes people make in meetings

13:02 Caterina shares about the myth of the lonely genius

15:19 Caterina outlines 3 reasons not to have a meeting

18:20 We discuss ego management

21:07 Caterina answers how she coaches her clients on the difference between when to push through the hard and when to opt out

23:04 Shelley shares a quote from her favorite book and how it relates to the illusion of struggle

25:45 We discuss burnout and the dangerous myth of associating struggle with success

28:03 Caterina shares how she coaches about failure

32:05 Caterina explains Leaderpath

33:48 Caterina shares about her book, Hold Successful Meetings, available now for pre-order

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