CEO | Leadership | Personal Reflection | Motherhood | M&A | Crisis Management | Team Leader | Business Development | Women’s Business Association |
Dovilė Končak is the CEO of RAIT Group, in Lithuania, a market research company, and an active representative of key women's business associations in Lithuania.
Her leadership approach is balanced and holistic, combining empathy with directness enabling businesses and teams to align and find their rhythm in a busy market place which in turn helps to achieve a competitive advantage.
Her journey with the RAIT group started 12 years ago in the role of Head of Projects however she experienced many other responsibilities and roles which today have all led to the position of CEO.
Currently, she ensures smooth operations and development of divisions in the Baltic and Swedish markets, as well as finding and helping to acquire new companies in existing and new markets (M&A), advising different businesses on solutions to business challenges, and both internal and external crisis management.
In our interview, we discuss management lessons and how to not forget yourself in the process of becoming an organizational leader.
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02:25 Dovile, can you share more about the scope of your work today?
04:50 What were some of the lessons you learned in this process?
13:55 You mentioned empathy as the key to being a successful leader. Why?
20:25 Do you believe confidence can be taught?
26:50 How important it is to know yourself and how do you go about growing personally and professionally?
32:00 Conflict management as a way forward - Can you share your advice and reflections?
36:14 What are your thoughts on motherhood and career? How did it impact your environment and your professional aspirations?
41:35 Final 5 Fire Questions.