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Mastering self-leadership in today’s world

Episode 28
51 min / Published

The youth of today and tomorrow will increasingly be faced with new and evolving challenges, including continued environmental disasters, unpredictable global events, business volatility, conflict, geopolitical tension, rising poverty, pandemics and food insecurity globally, to name a few. The future of our industry and planet will rest on their ability to lead the world with confidence and successfully navigate the challenges coming their way. Equipping them with the right skills for a future fraught with obstacles, and passing on the knowledge, tools and expertise to develop self-leadership will be central to empowering our youth and shape a more successful tomorrow.


In this episode of the GPCA Podcast, led by the GPCA Youth Council, Ian Wainwright, Leadership Development Specialist, Saudi Aramco and Maryam Al-Mansoori, Chief Support Officer, Barzan Holdings — in conversation with Sara Soleja, GPCA Youth Council Sub-committee Chair and Project Engineer, Saudi Aramco – discuss what self-leadership is, why it’s important in today's world, and how young professionals can develop the self-leadership skills to succeed in the industry and make a positive impact on their career.


Together they’ll address:

  • How can self-leadership be applied in both personal and professional contexts?
  • What are some of the practical tools that individuals can use to practice self-leadership?
  • What are some effective strategies for maintaining self-leadership over the long term?
  • How can individuals measure their progress, and what are some key indicators of success?
  • How can self-leadership contribute to greater resilience and adaptability in the face of adversity?


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