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Problems are Solutions High Potential To High Performance

Updated: May 23, 2022

Episode 60

About Christine Billy: She is a scientist who is now a master coach who helps leaders transform high potential to high performance. She has more than 20 years experience leading global scientific technology and organizational change projects in the pharmaceutical industry at Pfizer and Novartis. She is a Laureate of the School of Pharmacy of Paris, France, she holds a PhD in Pharmacochemistry and Drug Metabolism and an MBA from the Open University of Business School in the UK. She is the European ambassador for The Association of Corporate Executive Coaches, or ACEC. She’s been serving as a mentor and motivational coach for universities, business schools, and global associations. She’s a former Board Member of the International Coach Federation, the Project Management Institute, and Healthcare Business Women Association. Since 2009, she’s supported more than a thousand individuals and teams to move from dissatisfaction to action to achieve sustainable success. She uses a simple three step approach: Choose, Believe, Act.


In this episode, Jordan and Christine discuss:

  • Helping teams improve means challenging them to consider new options.

  • Different ways of challenging strong executives to consider other options

  • How to support leaders and their teams through change

  • In the short run, challenging teams can be disturbing to them

  • Reaching out before things get difficult

Key Takeaways

  • Transformations don't always need to happen through drastic changes but by constantly committing to change little by little.

  • Positive change is often disturbing but you’ll eventually come to a realization that it’s good for you.

  • We have barriers that we set up to protect ourselves, but we don’t realize that the barrier that keeps us safe might also be limiting us and keeping us from being our very best self.

  • You don’t have to be in a very tough situation before reaching out to someone. Reach out before things get difficult, it might even be more effective that way.

“I realized that one small change in the body can totally change the results. You don’t need to put a lot of effort to have a big impact. Very small effort is enough. ”— Christine Billy

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Jordan Goldrich

Your host, Jordan Goldrich, grew up in a loud New York family and once lost an executive position because of his style. He is co-author of the Amazon Best Seller, Workplace Warrior®: People Skills For The No-Bulls**t Executive, Chief Operations Officer, Master Corporate Executive Coach, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker. His guests are part of his international network of Workplace Warrior® executives, master corporate executive coaches, and thought leaders. Each guest will engage you in conversation about their successes, mistakes, and solutions. You will get strategies for being completely authentic, while you fulfill your commitment to your organization, build positive relationships, and take performance to an even higher level.

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