Ep. #2 | Doni Landefeld, PhD – Middle Manager Metamorphosis

by | Feb 11, 2022 | podcast | 0 comments

Doni Landefeld, PhD helps mid-level to senior business leaders up their skills and performance by providing metamorphosis coaching and consulting. She specializes in leadership, communication, emotional intelligence and mental resilience and holds a BS in music education and a PhD in organizational psychology. Doni is a certified personal and executive coach and also certified in Positive Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence.

In this episode we’re talking about metamorphosis as a middle manager — what that is for you and how you might shape and create it for yourself.

What you will learn …

  • How core middle managers can become all they aspire to be
  • Why middle managers often get promoted for their technical knowledge or experience, but soon derail or stall
  • “No one can whistle a symphony” — why you need a strategic partner, sounding board, trusted advisor or coach
  • How Emotional Intelligence can support you in your current role and help you prepare to move up


Resources mentioned in this episode::

Flourish by Martin E.P. Seligman
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck, PhD
Atomic Habits by James Clear

Unleashed Consulting
Doni’s website
Doni on LinkedIn

About Danny

With over 20 years experience in training and leadership development  — and holding an MBA and an MA in Organizational Development — Danny Ceballos has worked with organizations across the country to strengthen their effectiveness in leading and managing others through supervision+motivation best practices and strategies.