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KL031: Storytelling in Business

KL031 Patricia Fripp Executive Speech Coach, Keynote Speaker, Sales Presentation Skills Trainer, Online Learning Expert Storytelling in Business Episode Summary In this episode, I sat down to interview the legendary Hall of Fame speaker, Patricia Fripp—THE Presentations Skills Expert! In true Fripp Fashion, she took over the show. She will “Frippnotize” you as she did me! Bio Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE is a Hall of Fame keynote speaker, in-demand executive speech coach, sales presentation...


KL030: Disruption and Leadership

KL030 Whitney Johnson Innovation and Disruption Theorist | Keynote Speaker | Best-Selling Author | Executive and Performance Coach Disruption and Leadership Episode Summary Whitney Johnson is a global influencer and host of the “Disrupt Yourself” podcast. We discuss the reason it’s important for organizations and individuals to avoid complacency by disrupting themselves and continuing to adapt over time even when it seems unnecessary. Bio Whitney Johnson is one of the 50 leading business...


KL029: Latina Leadership

KL029 Yai Vargas Multicultural Marketing Expert | Founder: The Latinista | Author & Speaker Latina Leadership Episode Summary Yai Vargas, founder of “The Latinista,” is a woman on a mission to help Latinas across America reach their full career potential and grow as leaders. We explore the challenges of entrepreneurship, networking and leadership for Latinas. Bio Yai Vargas is a career & diversity strategist who helps organizations develop engaging programs focused on career and leadership...


KL028: The Agile and Facilitative Leader

KL028 Eileen Dowse, Ph.D. Executive Coach and Certified Master Facilitator The Agile and Facilitative Leader Episode Summary Dr. Eileen Dowse is the Chair of the International Institute for Facilitation (INIFAC). This global leader explains how she specializes in helping to create ‘collective impact’ for her clients in this episode entitled: “The Agile and Facilitative Leader” Bio Eileen Dowse Ph.D. is an insightful, global leader specializing in helping to create ‘collective impact’ for her...


KL027: Leadership in the 21st Century

KL027 Dost Can Deniz Leadership Coach and Premier Expert on Women's Leadership Leadership in the 21st Century Episode Summary Dost Can Deniz has delivered more than 7,000 hours of coaching and is the first ICF Master Certified Coach in the nation of Turkey. He shares his work and viewpoint about “Leadership in the 21st Century” Bio Dost Can Deniz, MCC, MBA is the founder and principal of MareFidelis Coaching and Consulting. He coaches top leaders and leadership teams of top local and global...


KL026: How Women Rise

KL026 Sally Helgesen Leadership Coach and Premier Expert on Women's Leadership How Women Rise Episode Summary Are you a successful woman who still finds herself struggling to get the next promotion or career opportunity you deserve? If this is you or a woman you know you will want to listen to this episode. Sally Helgesen, the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership, explains how women everywhere can rise to the next level! Bio Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world’s premier...


KL025: The 24-Hour Rule

KL025 Charles Fred Co-Founder at TrueSpace and Chairman of the Board of ATD The 24-Hour Rule Episode Summary Serial Entrepreneur and Chairman of the Board for the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Charles Fred explains how leaders can thrive using “The 24-Hour Rule” Bio Charles Fred is a bestselling author and serial entrepreneur. He has devoted nearly four decades of his life to discovering new ways for professionals to acquire the skills necessary to compete in industries...


KL024: Meaningful Conversations

KL024 Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, MCC #1 Female Coach in the World and Past President of the International Coach Federation Meaningful Conversations Episode Summary I interviewed Marcia Reynolds, who is rated the top female coach in the world and is global expert in holding mind-changing conversations, to learn how leaders can have meaningful conversations even when they are difficult. Bio Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, Master Certified Coach, is fascinated by the brain, especially what triggers feelings...


KL023: Business Leadership Strategies

KL023 Joel Block Hedge Fund Manager, CPA, Venture Capitalist, Keynote Speaker and Author Business Leadership Strategies Episode Summary Listen to this episode to hear my interview with Joel Block as he shares business leadership strategies. He explains how leaders can lead with financial integrity, intelligence and why it matters. Bio A money business insider, Joel’s a long-time venture capitalist and hedge fund manager (gobbledygook for professional investor) who lives in a Shark Tank world...


KL022: Women and Wealth

KL022 Beata Kirr National Managing Director, Head of Private Client Core Strategies at Bernstein Wealth Management Women and Wealth Episode Summary This episode of the Keep Leading!™ podcast is dedicated to women and those that love them! I sat down with Bernstein Wealth Management’s National Managing Director and Head of Private Client Core Strategies, Beata Kirr, to talk about wealth creation and wealth management for women. Bio Beata D. Kirr is the National Managing Director and Head of...


KL021: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success

Dr. Steven Stein Founder and Executive Chairman of MHS. Author of "The EQ Leader" and co-author of "The EQ Edge" Emotional Intelligence and Your Success Episode Summary What is the difference between your IQ and your EQ? Why does it matter? I sat down with Dr. Steven Stein the Founder and Executive Chairman of Multi-Health Systems to discuss this. In this episode, we explore the importance of emotional intelligence and its role in success for leaders. Bio Dr. Steven Stein is a clinical...


KL020: Gestalt Coaching

Dorothy Siminovitch Speaker, Author, Executive and Mentor Coach Gestalt Coaching Episode Summary In the world of leadership development there are many options. In this episode learn how leaders can support leaders using an approach pioneered by Dr. Dorothy Siminovitch—Gestalt Coaching and Awareness IQ. Bio Dorothy E. Siminovitch, PhD, MCC is an international leadership, team, and organizational coach, mentor coach, speaker, and author. She is the founder of and Director of Training for the...


KL019: Be the Spark

KL019 Simon T. Bailey Breakthrough Strategist Be the Spark Episode Summary “Great customer service is no longer about going the extra mile, it’s about going the extra inch!” I discussed this and other great advice for leaders with International Keynote Speaker, Simon T. Bailey. Listen and learn how you can “Be the Spark!”” Bio Simon T. Bailey is a Breakthrough Strategist whose life’s purpose is to teach 1 billion+ people how to be fearless and create their future. He equips companies with...


KL018: Mastering Your Leadership Voice

KL018 Dr. Laura Sicola Vocal Impact Expert Mastering Your Leadership Voice Episode Summary Many people experience the frustration that comes from having their words misunderstood or outright ignored. Could this be a symptom they are not making the impact they want to make as a leader? Listen to my interview with Dr. Laura Sicola, a linguist, who explains how leaders can “master their leadership voice” and make a “vocal impact!” Bio Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence...


KL017: Measurement Matters

Laura Paramoure President at eParamus, Speaker on Training ROI Measurement Matters Episode Summary How effective are you at what you do for a living? How do you know? Are you measuring your effectiveness? In this episode, Dr. Laura Paramoure and I discuss the reason measurement should matter to all of us as leaders. Bio Laura Paramoure, EdD, has more than 25 years of academic and private sector experience in organizational development, performance improvement, and training design and...


KL016: A Hidden Figure

John J. Perry 2018 MEECO International Thought Leader of Distinction A Hidden Figure Episode Summary Have you seen the movie “Hidden Figures?” In this episode I interview the 2018 MEECO International Thought Leader of Distinction. I planned the episode to discuss the designation he earned but then the conversation took a different turn. We had a riveting discussion about John Perry’s role at NASA during the 1960’s and his later work in leadership development where he helps people recall and...


KL015: EXACTLY What to Say

Phil M. Jones International Business Speaker, Author of Exactly What to Say, Exactly How to Sell and Exactly Where to Start EXACTLY What to Say Episode Summary Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you wish you knew Exactly What to Say? Would it make you a better spouse, parent or leader? In this episode, Phil Jones, the expert with magic words, tells us how we can know “EXACTLY What to Say” so we can change our words and change our world. Bio Phil M. Jones has made it his life’s...


KL014: Accessibility, Inclusion and Leadership

Haben Girma Disability Rights Lawyer and Speaker Author of Haben—The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law Accessibility, Inclusion and Leadership Episode Summary Haben Girma is the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School. In this episode, we discuss Haben’s coming new book and her advocacy for equal opportunities for people with disabilities and why it matters for leaders. Bio The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma advocates for...


KL013: Writing Clearly

Bob Dean Collaborator, Innovator, Career Mentor Writing Clearly In this episode, Bob and I discuss the link between writing clearly and leadership. Robert (Bob) Dean, CPA, has over 25 years’ experience focused on strategy and innovation in learning and talent development. Bob has served as a Chief Learning Officer and a global learning leader for the past two decades, and now Dean Learning & Talent Advisors LLC serves as a trusted collaboration advisor to clients focused on learning and...


KL012: Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

Connie Pheiff CEO, Pheiff Group, Podcast Producer and Host Lifestyle Entrepreneurs In this episode we discuss what it means to be a Lifestyle Entrepreneur and why it might be interesting to leaders. From cleaning houses to filling houses, Connie Pheiff, Philanthropist, Social Venture Entrepreneur, and #BeyondMeToo Activist is the Jewel in the Crown of the Pheiff Group, Inc. With her distinctive voice audiences everywhere know her. She is blessed from her work as a corporate CEO,...