In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with John LaFemina, Director, Performance Management at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory about his leadership style, a time when he was not the best leader he could be and some great tips of being genuine and connecting with his team.
John was a fantastic guest. As a seasoned leader, his thinks of himself as the mirror for this organization, helping them measure the success of projects and initiatives. Listen in to learn from him!
In this episode, Heather speaks with David Niu, Founder and CEO of TINYhr creator or TINYpulse and employee engagement technology platform. David shares an eye-opening story of a time when he was not the best leader he could be and what he does to stay in the best place he can be.
David talks about his leadership and entrepreneurial journey and why helping people learn and grow is his priority.
This is a great podcast episode for entrepreneurs.
In this episode, Heather speaks with U.J. Jatar about his leadership style, the unique background that contributed to his leadership focus, challenges in leadership and a refreshed vision of human potential.
This was a revealing episode and illustrates that even the most emotionally intelligent leaders fail to do everything right in the leadership space. It is a journey and may never be a destination.
In this podcast, Heather speaks with Mindy Flanigan, Chief Inspiration Officer at Inspiring HR. Mindy share her leadership philosophy, a story when she was challenge to be the shining leader she is today, tips for connecting with a fully remote team and an amazing pearl of wisdom.
In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Farouk Rajab about his leadership style, the secret to his leadership success, a time when he was not a shining leader and how he came out of it. You will love this one.
This is a rich conversation that truly brings forth the Leadership with Heart foundation. Enjoy!
On this episode, Heather speaks with Mike Pritchard, CFO at the CU Foundation. Mike shares the things that drive him to lead, his desire to continually learn and where he might mess up along the way.
1. Leaders must have a cadence of accountability for themselves and others
2. Leadership is about evolution. We never arrive at the place that’s the end
3. Find a coach, whether formal or informal, who can help you become better
4. Don’t do leadership alone; we are better...
In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Mareo McCracken, about his leadership journey, the unexpected story that served as a catalyst for his current leadership mindset and shares a pearl of wisdom.
These are just some of the takeaways from this rich conversation. Listen in!
On this podcast episode, Heather welcomes Joe Kwon on the show to discuss his leadership style, a time when he was not the best version of himself and some of his key principles in life.
In this episode, Heather shares a private message with all listeners about the need to be patient while growth and development are taking place within them and their teams.
Heather shares a personal story about a big step she took to improve herself, and how she stumbled along the way.
Listen in on this episode of you are frustrated with not seeing results from change and development immediately. It might help you see things in a different way!
On this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Rich Gassen, Supervisor of the University of Wisconsin’s print shop.
Heather talks to Rich about his leadership style, the roots of his leadership and Rich leaves Heather with some great tips and nuggets.
This episode is helpful for all leaders, but particularly helpful for newer supervisors or managers. Great stuff!
Heather shares a message about leadership having tough conversations around the business. In this short and sweet episode, Heather addresses when and how to have tough conversations about things like performance or layoffs.
Heather shares her own personal experiences that will enlighten listeners. Enjoy.
On this episode, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Nick Smarrelli, CEO of Gadellnet, an IT consulting firm about the roots of his leadership, how he merges culture with data and other unique ways that he leads his organization.
On this podcast episode, Heather speaks directly to you. What is your personal identity? Who do others think you are? Where are the gaps?
In this short episode, Heather delivers a short and potent message about our identities, how they frame out what we can offer the world and the importance of sticking to who we were born to be.
This might just be the message you need to hear on the particular day!
In this episode, podcast host, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Colorado Banking Commissioner, Patty Salazar about her leadership style, her heartfelt appreciation of her parents, her struggles as a strong Latina leader and the ways that she connects with her team.
Enjoy this very candid discussion!
In this podcast episode, Heather R. Younger, podcast host, speaks with Chief Ray Aguirre of the California State University-Fullerton campus about his leadership journey, what drives him to lead and very practical, yet impactful ways, he connects with his team and builds trust.
Don’t miss listening to the rich conversation Heather has with the Chief and some powerful tactical tips he leave us with.
In this podcast episode, Heather R. Younger speaks with Denise Testori, President of Prestige Cleaners about her unique management style and a time when she was not the best leader she could be.
Denise considers herself as a servant leader as a part of a family-owned organization. She acknowledges that the size of the company she leads allow her to learn more about and spend more time with the people who show up to work everyday. Some key takeaways from this podcast are:
On this podcast, Heather R. Younger, J.D., podcast host, speaks with Keith Freier, COO at Pacific Northwest Laboratories about what drives him as a leader, his biggest area of improvement and key nuggets all leaders should know and utilize to increase their effectiveness.
Keith shares a story from the movie, Remember the Titans, where Denzel Washington, the main actor in the movie, calls one of his players on the carpet for his attitude. The player then says, “With all due respect coach,...
In this podcast episode, podcast host, Heather R. Younger, J.D., speaks with Heather Heebner, former SVP of HR at Instawares Holding Company about leadership from the unique lens of a human resources executive. Heather shares her perspective on “happy employees”, and, instead, focuses on creating an environment that makes people proud to work there and do the work that they do.
Heather opens up about an early learning experience with differing communication styles and how she had an...
On today's HR podcast, Heather R. Younger, podcast host, speaks with Eric Jacobsen, SVP of Operations for Extraction Oil in Gas, a publicly traded oil and gas company our of Colorado. Heather speaks to Eric about why he chooses to lead, a time when he was not proud of himself as a leader and how he changed that at about the many ways he connects with his team.
They also talked about maintaining the proper focus on what is important as a leader and some key ways to reach across the table and...
In the podcast episode, Heather R. Younger, podcast host, speaks with Tammy Taylor, about her leadership journey, her style and a little about how she was not always the best leader she could be. Like many leaders, Tammy shares how, at one point, she let her ego get the best of her, but put that aside to become a better listener. Tammy outlines her communication strategy she uses while overseeing a 1300-person organization. She talks about the importance of celebrating successes and being an...