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Leadership With Heart

Business & Economics Podcasts


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United Kingdom

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English


Episodes

103: Leaders with Heart Help Others to Take a Breath Through Adversity

2/18/2020
In this podcast episode, Heather Younger speaks with Benilda Samuels, COO of Nurse-Family Partnership, about her unique way of helping others breathe through challenges, how to brings her employees close when times get tough, a time when she was not the best leader and how to she came out of it. Key Takeaways: Take a breath to reflect on what is happening in your work life Bring your people close to you and pause through adversity People should always come first; tasks come...

Duration:00:40:03

102: Leaders With Heart Know That Love and Care Is Transformative

2/11/2020
In this episode, Heather speaks with listeners about plans for 2020, the role they can play in it, a powerful story of how loving and caring transformed a group of women and how they can also transform our workplaces, and some updates on her latest book. Key takeaways: 1. Love and care in the workplace can transform cultures 2. Once we set out to do something and we are focused on that, it will become a reality Once we set out to do something and we are wholly focused on that, it will...

Duration:00:08:39

101: Leaders With Heart Create Space For Open and Honest Feedback

2/4/2020
In this episode, Heather speaks to Christina Wegner, vice president of marketing at the Vollrath company, about her leadership style, a funny story about her drive to lead, a powerful story about a time when she was not the best leader she could be and exactly what she did to come out of it. This episode is chalk full of psychological safety messages. Key takeaways:

Duration:00:40:56

100: Leaders With Heart Are Grateful For The Journey

1/28/2020
Heather celebrates the 100th episode of the podcast by sharing testimonials from people who have listened mostly since the beginning of the show and also gives a short nugget and message that should feel impactful to those listening. Please listen in as we honor those who support the podcast as well as the Leaders you have been on the show. Cheers to 100 more! Enjoy!

Duration:00:17:41

99: Leaders With Heart Have a Strong Moral Compass

1/21/2020
In this episode, Heather, speaks with DeeDee Williams, Director of Human Resources at Davis, Graham and Stubbs LLP, about her leadership journey, her focus on compassion, her strong moral compass that she fights to maintain and a powerful story of when she was not the best leader she could be and what she did to come out of it. Key takeaways:

Duration:00:39:32

98: Leaders with Heart Create Psychological Safety For All

1/14/2020
In this episode, Heather speaks with Cheryl Fullerton, EVP of People and Communications at Corus Entertainment, Toronto’s largest media company, about her leadership style, her super interesting focus on psychological safety for all and her unabashed belief in innovation. Key takeaways:

Duration:00:33:42

97: Leaders With Heart Have A Clear leadership Vision

1/7/2020
In this episode, Heather speaks to Don Davis, County Manager for Jefferson County, Colorado. Don shares his leadership philosophy and vision with Heather. Don also talks about a time when he was not the best version of himself as a leader. He sheds light on the difference between helping people get the tools they need to do their jobs and then meeting their wants and needs. Don highlights the most important things: Key Takeaways: Leaders should help their people understand who they...

Duration:00:34:02

96: Leaders with Heart Understand That Leadership is About Courage and Vulnerability

12/31/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks to Cori Burbach, Assistant City Manager, City of Dubuque in Iowa about her what drives her to lead, a back drop to the type of leader that she is and a compelling story of a time when she was not the best leader she could be. Note this has racial undertones, but you will listen and be inspired. Key takeaways:

Duration:00:35:05

95: Leaders With Heart Care For The Whole Person That They Lead

12/24/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks to Jennifer Fairweather, Chief Human Resources Officer at Jefferson County in Colorado about her leadership style, her drive to lead, and her struggle to face conflict head-on while still show care for her people and coworkers. Key Takeaways:

Duration:00:24:44

94: Leaders with Heart Allow Their People to Discover Their Best Selves

12/17/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks to listeners about a personal story with her daughter that highlights what courage and authenticity really look like and how leaders need to be the catalysts to create environments that allow their people to discover their gifts. Then, allow them to use those gifts for the betterment of all.

Duration:00:08:33

93: Leaders With Heart Model Good Leadership

12/10/2019
In this podcast, Heather speaks with Brent Stockwell, Assistant City Manager, City of Scottsdale about his leadership style, his development and use of a personal purpose statement and a way he fell short in his leadership role and admitted his mistakes. Key takeaways:

Duration:00:25:20

92: Leaders With Heart Know That Spending Time With Their People Drives Business Results

12/3/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks to Ron Alvesteffer, President and CEO of Service Express, about his leadership style, his very engaging way of meeting his team members where they are, some pearls of wisdom he leaves with listeners and also the one unique thing he does with his direct reports weekly that sets him apart and brings him closer to those he leads. Key takeaways: Spend time with your people Self reflect on who are you are as a leader. Do you inspire? Go to work for your people...

Duration:00:30:53

91: Leadership With Heart Are Open To All Feedback

11/26/2019
In this episode, Heather speakers with Jo-Ann Robertson, CEO of Ketchum, in the UK. Jo-Ann shares with Heather the thing that drives her to lead, you unabashed desire to lead from the front, but with a team, a time when she was not the best version of herself as a leader and the one thing she thinks leaders need Key takeaways:

Duration:00:40:08

90: Leaders With Heart Remember Where They Came From

11/19/2019
In this podcast, Heather spoke with Lon Southerland, Managing Director of Ion Biome at Saraphic Group, Inc., about his long history of leading for organizations like Marriott, Starbucks and 7-Eleven and how all of that informed his current leadership filter. Heather and Lon discuss some great leadership learnings on his part, and one piece of advice his coworker gave him early on his career. Key takeaways: 1. Leaders must be effective in working with and through others to get more...

Duration:00:32:10

89: Leaders With Heart Make It Safe To Speak The Truth

11/12/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks with Joe O’ Neill, CEO of G & D Integrated about his unique approach to providing psychological safety in the workplace. How he engages with his front line and uses orientation to do it. He discussed a time when he was a detached leader who stepped away from the active role of CEO and what he discovered in the process. Key takeaways:

Duration:00:47:24

88: Leaders with Heart Recognize The Smallest of Changes In The People They Lead

11/5/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks to you about milestones, recognition, and moving past barriers that can make it difficult to be the best leader you can be. Heather shares a couple personal stories focused on recognition of the milestones her children has experiences this past week. She talks about how she responded to the milestones and a fumble of the past. Key takeaways: Pay attention to the greatness inside the people you lead or they will go somewhere with people who will Don’t see...

Duration:00:09:53

87: Leaders with Heart Actively Build Resilience

10/29/2019
In this episode, Heather updates listeners on the book that will come out based upon the podcast. She also talks about the importance of leaders building resilience in the face of adversity. Key take-aways: Leaders must first build resilience in the face of obstacles before they can help their people do the same. People all around us are in a struggle. How quickly they can rebound or bounce back from those struggles will make all the difference with efficiencies, productivity improved...

Duration:00:09:28

86: Leaders With Heart Embrace Their People and Their Results

10/22/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks with Alex Smith, Chief Human Resource Officer for the City of Memphis in Tennessee about her leadership style, all of the ways that leading with heart has driven amazing business results for the City and it citizens and employees, structuring the employee experience to maximize momentum and a time when she was not the best leader she could be. Key takeaways: Connect with Heather Younger on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/heatheryounger

Duration:00:34:45

85: Leaders with Heart Understand That Their Own Brokenness Is a Gift

10/15/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks with Cynthia Grant, Chief Clinical Officer at AllHealth Network, about her surprising and traumatic background, the lens that he sees the world and thus engages with her people and a time when she was not the best leader she could be. Cynthia shares tremendous tips for leaders, but just listening to her is inspirational. Key takeaways: This episode is gem! Connect with Heather Younger on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/heatheryounger

Duration:00:37:34

84: Leaders With Heart Understand Leadership Is To Be Learned, Studied And Explored

10/8/2019
In this episode, Heather speaks with Shawnte Cox Holland on her leadership style, her unique view of why she leads the way she does, a time when she was not the best version of her and what she did to become more enlightened and some insightful pearls of wisdom. Key takeaways:

Duration:00:25:37