Lilac City Leadership

Business & Economics Podcasts

Have you ever started a search for Leadership inspiration, only to find that the best Leadership minds sharing content are 1,000s of miles away? The Lilac City Leadership podcast is about personally connecting with some of the best Leaders in the Spokane, WA region who we either know or know of, and hearing their battle stories and wisdom about Leadership, within the context of the Lilac City.

Location:

United States

Description:

Have you ever started a search for Leadership inspiration, only to find that the best Leadership minds sharing content are 1,000s of miles away? The Lilac City Leadership podcast is about personally connecting with some of the best Leaders in the Spokane, WA region who we either know or know of, and hearing their battle stories and wisdom about Leadership, within the context of the Lilac City.

Language:

English


Episodes

Taking Leadership in Security | Harry Sladich at GoJoe Patrol

4/2/2022
Taking Leadership in Security | Harry Sladich at GoJoe Patrol by James Krejci

Duration:01:17:08

Spokane - A Destination For Leadership | Meg Winchester At Visit Spokane

10/19/2021
There are so many amazing landmarks, activities, and people in the Lilac City; marketing the city is a huge task. This effort is led by Meg Winchester, CEO of Visit Spokane. She gives insight into this strategy, as well as the tactics she uses in her leadership role, in Episode 14 of the podcast.

Duration:00:57:32

Inclusive Decision-Making for Stronger Teams | Kunal Chopra at Kaspien

10/5/2021
Kunal Chopra has held leadership positions at a variety of big-name companies including Microsoft, Amazon, and Groupon. He now works as CEO of Kaspien , a Spokane company that helps sellers and brands grow on Amazon, Walmart, eBay and beyond. He brings this diverse range of leadership roles to our next episode of the podcast as he speaks on the value of inclusion and collaborative decision making for a unique, informative, and inspiring episode.

Duration:01:03:23

Success Lies At The Intersection Of Hard Work And Opportunity | Tom Simpson At Ignite Northwest

9/17/2021
Tom Simpson knows a lot about leadership in Spokane. As CEO of Ignite Northwest and through his work with Startup Weekend, he's helped countless local entrepreneurs find their footing to start a business. He talks about entrepreneurship, creating luck through opportunities, and leadership in the Lilac City in episode 12 of the podcast

Duration:00:50:50

Leadership Skills Are Developed Outside Of Your Comfort Zone | Matt Santangelo At Spokane Hoopfest

9/1/2021
Matt Santangelo says he is an introvert that fell into leadership by accident. Through his years playing basketball for Gonzaga and the USA Men’s Basketball Team, he learned valuable skills of hard work, learning how to lose, and playing for the team. He now uses those leadership skills as Executive Director of Hoopfest, an annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament that brings thousands of people to Spokane each year. He discusses the importance of developing good habits, talks about the...

Duration:01:03:04

Balancing Work and Life for a Family-First Culture | Josiah & Alissa at Roloff Digital Forensics

8/10/2021
When work and life coincide, balance between the two is key. In this episode, you’ll hear from Josiah and Alissa Roloff of Roloff Digital Forensics about balancing work and life for a family-first culture. This husband and wife duo also shares insights into their fascinating field and give tips for creating company culture.

Duration:00:53:48

The Key To Scaling A Cupcake Business: Great People! Sally & Jessica Winfrey At Sweet Frosting

7/27/2021
How can you turn art and passion into a business? Sally and Jessica Winfrey from Sweet Frostings Blissful Bake Shop, an award-winning Spokane bakery, talk about growing a business, delegating jobs, and asking for help in this edition of the Lilac City Leadership Podcast.

Duration:00:56:19

Bringing People Together With Food In A Modern, Approachable Way Adam Hegsted At Eat Good Group

7/12/2021
This episode of the Lilac City Leadership Podcast features local chef, entrepreneur, and business owner Chef Adam Hegsted! Gain insight into how Adam creates community through food, keeps customers and employees happy, and how he navigated the restaurant scene during a global pandemic. He talks about bringing people together with food in a modern, approachable way in Episode 08 of the podcast.

Duration:00:39:17

It's All About The Taste Deborah Di Bernardo At Roast House Coffee

6/30/2021
Our guest on this episode has won gold, silver, or bronze medals for 20 of her coffees in the largest coffee competition in the world, Golden Bean. Her business was noted last year as one of the top 30 roasters in North America. She's leading the charge in Spokane's coffee scene and doing it ethically. Hear from Deborah Di Bernardo, owner of Roast House Coffee, about what it takes to run a sustainable business and how you can turn passion into success in Episode 07 of the Lilac City...

Duration:00:50:54

It's Always About Relationships, Always! Mayor Nadine Woodword Of Spokane

6/15/2021
Imagine navigating a complex web of political, public health, and affordable housing challenges square in the middle of adjusting to a new role. Listen as James Krejci joins forces with digital creator Doyle Wheeler as co-hosts for this all-new episode with genuine leader and Mayor of Spokane, Nadine Woodward who reminds leaders and aspiring leaders that Lilac City Leadership is about relationships...always! Follow us to stay up to date: Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/lilaccityleadership...

Duration:00:44:32

Alisha Benson of Greater Spokane Inc.

12/11/2019
After an already impressive career, including several stints as interim CEO of Greater Spokane Incorporated, Alisha Benson has recently been promoted to the CEO role. In this dynamic episode she takes us through the remarkable journey that has led to her success and accomplishments. Alisha is poised to take her organization to new heights, bringing many people with her along the way. Make sure you're prepared to scribe the many great insights that she has incorporated into her leadership...

Duration:00:35:08

Dan Mahoney

10/1/2019
As the former Chief Executive of one of the top semiconductor companies in the world, Dan Mahoney brings a one-of-a-kind, genuine leadership perspective to Spokane. Grab a new pen and notepad as Dan conducts an exceptional case study on ethics, customer experience, and decision-making. The wisdom and advice in this episode is relevant and impactful for leaders at all points in their journey.

Duration:00:36:22

Tyler Lafferty of Seven2

9/18/2019
As a serial entrepreneur, Tyler Lafferty, has been an instrumental leader in developing an impressive empire of Spokane companies that started as ideas and have developed into impactful organizations in the community. Grab a new notebook as Tyler serves up the entree for entrepreneurs - the science and art behind shifting your leadership mindset from startup mode to guiding an established firm while preserving a healthy culture.

Duration:00:48:08

Elaine Couture of Providence Health & Services

7/23/2019
Starting as a registered nurse and working through the ranks to become the Regional CEO for Providence Washington and Montana has provided Elaine Couture with the ultimate backdrop for servant leadership. Her approach to leadership and her unique perspective on balancing the demands of a professional career and a personal life are invaluable. Start with a blank sheet because this episode is sure to yield a healthy amount of leadership wisdom.

Duration:00:30:27

Jeff Johnson of Black Commercial Inc

7/12/2019
From the cornfields of small-town Iowa to leading one of the premier companies in Spokane, WA, Jeff Johnson has a unique and fascinating leadership story to share. The way he gives back to the community through volunteerism and mentoring emerging leaders is one-of-a-kind. Turn to a fresh page because this episode is going to take some significant real estate in your leadership notebook.

Duration:00:38:49