EIL 24: From the Auction Block to the Boardroom: Unleashing International Leadership with Sotheby's Chairman-Switzerland Caroline Lang
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Are you ready to unlock the secrets of success from a leader who has conquered the art world?
Join us as we dive into the fascinating journey of Caroline Lang, Chairman of Sotheby’s Switzerland.
Caroline Lang is internationally recognised for her in-depth knowledge of the art market and her longstanding expertise in Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art.
Appointed Chairman of the Swiss Department of Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art in 2012, this consummate polyglot has advised some of the most important collectors in Switzerland and worldwide.
Discover the out-of-the-box thinking and global perspective that has propelled her to the top of her field.
Get ready to be inspired and take your leadership to the next level!
Why you have to check out today’s podcast:
Learn how to be an out-of-the-box thinker and understand the needs of people within and outside of the organization.
Understand the changes in the art business since the year 2000, including the impact of the internet and globalization.
Discover the importance of seizing opportunities and serving the wave of change.
"Every change brings great opportunity." - Caroline Lang
00:01 - What has made you successful as a leader? The key factors that have contributed to Caroline’s success as a leader.
02:09 - What has made Caroline successful in her career?Caroline shares her career journey, starting with her decision to pursue an internship at Sotheby's at the age of 18.
03:28 - Changes in the art business today Caroline on the significant changes that have occurred in the art business since the year 2000. S
04:07 - Caroline's biggest failure and what she learned from it
05:21 - Caroline's biggest "aha" moment in life. Caroline recounts a significant moment in her life when she lost her father and took her first auction in the Impressionist and Modern Art fields in London.
"I think having worked in eight different positions within the company and between different countries has definitely helped for a greater understanding and seeing a bigger picture."
"I'm kind of an out-of-the-box thinker and understand the needs of people within and outside of the organization pretty well."
"All you need to do is keep on going and learn from your failures."
"Every change brings great opportunity."
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