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Are you a new or aspiring woman leader that wants to make a successful leap into leadership? Do you want to grow your confidence AND your leadership abilities so that you can become the kind of leader that others WANT to follow? The Leadership Leap, with Lianne Picot, will help you get there! Lianne will interview leadership coaches, authors and experts as well as experienced leaders from across the world so that you can learn how to lead for now and the future. We will also talk about how organizations can get better at elevating women and preparing them for leadership positions that go ALL THE WAY up!

Are you a new or aspiring woman leader that wants to make a successful leap into leadership? Do you want to grow your confidence AND your leadership abilities so that you can become the kind of leader that others WANT to follow? The Leadership Leap, with Lianne Picot, will help you get there! Lianne will interview leadership coaches, authors and experts as well as experienced leaders from across the world so that you can learn how to lead for now and the future. We will also talk about how organizations can get better at elevating women and preparing them for leadership positions that go ALL THE WAY up!

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United States

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Are you a new or aspiring woman leader that wants to make a successful leap into leadership? Do you want to grow your confidence AND your leadership abilities so that you can become the kind of leader that others WANT to follow? The Leadership Leap, with Lianne Picot, will help you get there! Lianne will interview leadership coaches, authors and experts as well as experienced leaders from across the world so that you can learn how to lead for now and the future. We will also talk about how organizations can get better at elevating women and preparing them for leadership positions that go ALL THE WAY up!

Language:

English


Episodes

'Don't Be Political!' & HR Superhero

6/18/2020
In this special episode, Christina Sackefyio and Lianne will be talking about what it means when we say we don't want to be, or others tell us not to be 'political'. What does it mean? Why is it something people are worried about? We will discuss how framing equity and social justice as 'political' serves the status quo and shuts down important dialogue. Gurpreet Kaur Mann, HR Superhero is also here to continue her job searching during COVID 19 series. Gurpreet will be sharing her Top 5...

Duration:00:54:56

Data Storytelling & Storify Your Job Search

6/11/2020
This week’s episode is a storytelling takeover! We hear a lot about storytelling. And we talk a lot about data. But what is the relationship between the two? How do we utilize stories to showcase data? How does a story approach help us find the insights in the data? The fabulous Karen Dietz of Just Story It and the co-author of Business Storytelling for Dummies is here this week to help us answer these questions and more! Storytelling is also a powerful tool to use in our job search. Brendyn...

Duration:00:54:47

The Inclusion Zone & HR Superhero

6/4/2020
Want to know what you can do as a leader right now to be an ally for people of colour? In her regular segment, The Inclusion Zone, Christina Sackeyfio will be helping us to better understand what it means to be an ally when we are leaders and why accountability is crucial. HR Superhero Gurpreet Kaur Mann will also be here to talk about job searching during COVID-19. Gurpreet will provide some tips and strategies for navigating a challenging time for finding work. Join us!

Duration:00:55:28

Funny Women & What's Your EQ?

5/28/2020
We often view humour as a strength in male leaders. The leader that can help people laugh together is heralded as a great leader. However, is it the same for women? Are women leaders viewed in the same way when they are being funny? Author, speaker, trainer and improv comedian extraordinaire Kathy Klotz-Guest will be on the show to share her views on humour and women in the workplace as well as some tips on bringing humour to leadership in an engaging and inclusive way. This week Michelle...

Duration:00:53:55

Encore: Solution Focused Leadership & HR Superhero

5/21/2020
‘Solution Focused Leadership’ is all about taking a ‘what works’, strengths-based approach to leading others. It’s a mindset and a skillset that can help elevate engagement, enhance problem solving abilities in our people and can significantly increase productivity. In this episode, Sarah McVanel, Recognition Expert at Greatness Magnified, will help us to better understand what solution focused leadership is and why it’s important, as well as give us some helpful tips for putting it into...

Duration:00:54:26

Leading with Passion & Leader In Your Own Life

5/14/2020
We talk a lot about passion in leadership. But what does it actually mean? In this episode, Catherine Mulvale, the Founder and Director of Dynamite Design AND the Founder and Executive Director of the Global Friends Foundation, will be here to share her insights and opinion on leading with passion. We’ll also explore her own journey to put her passion into practice. Susan Crawford from Merakii Inspired Coaching will also join us for our monthly dose of self-care in her segment – Leading in...

Duration:00:56:42

Encore Who Thought It Best & The Inclusion Zone

5/7/2020
This week Tina de los Santos is back with Who Thought It Best? - the segment where we don't care what you wear, we care what you think! Tina will be sharing interesting and topical finds from curating great stuff for our social media. Christina Sackeyfio is also back with the Inclusion Zone to help us understand shadeism, what it is and how it affects the advancement of women of colour. This is a show you don't want to miss!

Duration:00:53:43

Women in the Tech World & What's Your EQ?

4/30/2020
Women working and leading in technology face challenges and barriers that are similar to other male dominated industries but there is also something unique about the culture of tech that too often excludes women from advancing. Alicia Close, founder and CEO of Women in Tech World and a Top 30 under 30 award winner, will be here to talk about what it’s like for women in the world of technology. Michelle Bevan of Alchemy Coaching will also be here with her segment ‘What’s Your EQ?’ and we will...

Duration:00:53:59

Encore Developing a Leadership Mindset & What's Your EQ?

4/23/2020
Being a leader is not just about having title and the skill set. To be successful, you need to develop a leadership mindset too. Lianne Picot chats with Change Leadership Coach and Expert Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta about what it means to have a leadership mindset and how you can make changes in your work and life to develop one. Lianne and Yvonne will also talk about future trends in work overall and how we can prepare ourselves to lead in the 4th Industrial Revolution. Join us to find out how you...

Duration:00:52:35

Last Impressions Matter & HR Superhero

4/16/2020
How we let people go matters. It leaves a lasting impression with the person that is impacted, their network, and within your own organization. This is particularly challenging to remember in a time like this where so many of us are having to make tough decisions in a crisis situation. We are even having to let people go virtually which brings a whole new element. Luckily, this week Helen Patterson from Life Works Well, is here to talk with us about how to perform this aspect of our job well...

Duration:00:54:59

Leveraging Linked IN & Overcoming the Overwhelm

4/9/2020
In this week’s show we will be chatting with Hammad Siddiqui about how to leverage Linked IN for career opportunities and developing your leadership network. Hammad will particularly help us to understand how newcomers can utilize Linked IN to share transferable skills and showcase their experience. Tune in to find out how to upcycle your Linked IN profile! Susan Crawford from Meraki Inspired Coaching & Consulting will also be here to share some tips and strategies for managing the current...

Duration:00:57:13

Who Thought It Best & The Inclusion Zone

4/2/2020
This week we have something special to share in our 'Who Thought It Best?' where we don't care what you wear, we care what you think segment. Christina Sackeyfio is also on the show with her segment 'The Inclusion Zone' and will be helping us understand how empathy is crucial for any successful inclusion effort. Tune in for a great show!

Duration:00:54:38

Negotiating Your Value & What's Your EQ?

3/26/2020
Women often struggle to negotiate for better pay, a promotion or better conditions. It may be due to a lack of confidence and/or feel challenging in your work environment to advocate for yourself. This week, Lisa Fenton, a leader in Supply Chain Management and the owner of Powered by Possibility, will help us understand why it’s important to know and negotiate our value, as well as give us some tips on how to do it. Michelle Bevan will also be here with her regular segment ‘What’s Your EQ?’...

Duration:00:53:48

Encore Brave Leadership & What's Your EQ?

3/19/2020
We often think of being brave as donning a cape or a uniform and committing daring acts in extreme situations. However, according to this week’s guest, bravery in leadership looks very different than the hero leader we are used to seeing. Kimberly Davis, the author of Brave Leadership puts forward that being brave as a leader means discovering and being our true selves in the role. In this week’s show we will talk about what that means for leadership overall and what, in particular it means...

Duration:00:55:11

Leader in Your Own Life & HR Superhero

3/12/2020
Leadership extends beyond the role. It’s a way of being in the world, a commitment to creating something better for ourselves and others. This week, Susan Crawford from Meraki Inspired Coaching & Consultation will be here to help us think about what it means to be a ‘leader in our own life’ and how to get there. Our HR Superhero Gurpreet Kaur Mann will also be here talking about how to prepare for and slay that interview for that job you’ve always wanted. Join us!

Duration:00:57:02

Who Thought It Best & The Inclusion Zone

3/5/2020
In this week’s show, Lianne will chat with Tina de los Santos, the Leadership Leap’s Communication Strategist, about thought leadership and current trends in leadership development. Christina Sackeyfio, our Inclusion Expert/Coach will also be on the show with her regular segment 'The Inclusion Zone'. This month Christina will be helping us better understand 'code switching' and how it can impact people of colour in particular in the workplace. Join us for an always interesting conversation!

Duration:00:54:17

Being Assertive & What's Your EQ?

2/27/2020
Assertiveness is a key area that women often describe as a weak point. This can impact whether women are viewed as good leaders when they are in the position or can prevent women from being identified as potential leaders within organizations. In this episode of The Leadership Leap, Maria Fudas, author of Connect with Yourself & Others will share why being able to be assertive in all of our relationships is crucial for personal and professional success, as well as some tips for becoming more...

Duration:00:53:58

How to be a Confident Nonprofit Leader & Money Talk

2/13/2020
Non-profit Takeover! This week’s non-profit leadership episode is dedicated to leading from a place of thriving. Guest Host Heather Nelson of BridgeRaise will chat with Kathy Archer, Leadership Development Coach and author of best-selling book Mastering Confidence. Kathy will share her experience with coaching women at various points in their careers into being effective leaders. We will discuss very practical advice about how to build confidence and maintain your composure through investing...

Duration:00:53:05

Speaking as a Leader & HR Superhero

1/30/2020
Do you speak up or wait until you are asked? Do you want to find your voice and better understand how to communicate more effectively? Rebecca Knaggs from The Humphrey Group is here this week to help us better understand what it means to have a voice in the workplace and how to be heard. Gurpreet Kaur Mann, HR Superhero also joins us for her segment to talk about how to navigate the challenge of trying to get a leadership position when you haven’t had one before. Join us!

Duration:00:53:41

Are You Good Enough to be a Leader?

1/23/2020
Women often worry about being ‘good enough’ to be a leader and too often hold themselves back from stepping into the role either within organizations or their own businesses. In this episode of The Leadership Leap, we will chat with Anne Day and Amy Vodarek, authors of Good Enough: Embrace Who You Are. Unleash Your Brilliance, and discuss what it means to women to be ‘good enough’ and how it impacts our progress. We will talk about what women say about themselves and what we need to do to be...

Duration:01:00:00