Imperfect Action

Imperfect Action

095: Sabina Nawaz: Do Less, Better

May 30, 2020

Sabina Nawaz is a global CEO coach who advises C-level executives in Fortune 500 corporations, government, non-profits, and academic institutions in over 26 countries. She shares with us: her leap from computer science to executive development, taking chances on hiring people who aren’t an obvious match for the job, why job descriptions are works of fiction, how perfection is holding you back in your career, the importance of creating blank space for thinking, why compassion requires courage, and more.
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Sabina Nawaz, Global CEO Coach, Speaker
Sabina Nawaz is a global CEO coach, leadership keynote speaker, and writer working in over 26 countries. She advises C-level executives in Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, non-profits and academic institutions. Sabina started her career in software development at Microsoft and then led the company’s executive development and succession planning efforts for over 11,000 managers and 700 executives. In addition, Sabina has spoken at hundreds of seminars, events, and conferences including TEDx. Currently, she sits on the board of Power and Systems, a leadership development institute. Sabina believes the greatest privilege of working with executives is bearing witness to their acts of courage. Look for more of her stories, insights, and advice on thriving as a leader on Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Inc.
Sabina’s education includes a B.A. in Computer Science with a minor in Electronics from Smith College, an M.S. in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and several certifications and advanced training in leadership development.
Connect with Sabina:
Twitter: @SabinaNawaz
Instagram: @SabinaCoaching
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