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Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Dr. Sheryl White and Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard, along with their guests, explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Dr. Sheryl White and Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard, along with their guests, explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

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SanDiego, CA

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VoiceAmerica

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Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Dr. Sheryl White and Guest Co-Host Dr. Undraye Howard, along with their guests, explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

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@Sheryl_Gee

Language:

English

Contact:

5660 Copley Drive San Diego, CA, 92111 (858) 244-8264


Episodes

Encore: Exemplary Leadership and What the Pandemic Revealed

10/20/2021
Exemplary Leadership and What the Pandemic Revealed (based on Kouzes and Posner’s The Leadership Challenge) Tune in for this discussion on Kouzes and Posner’s The Leadership Challenge's 5 practices of exemplary leadership and lessons learned leading through the pandemic. Host Dr. Sheryl White will discuss this topic with special guest Edward Condon, Executive Director of Region 9 Head Start Association. Mr. Condon is also a certified Leadership Challenge facilitator. You do not want to miss...

Duration:00:55:25

Encore: Respect! What's Effective Leadership Got to Do with It?

10/13/2021
Join host Dr. Sheryl White, Cultural Psychologist with the Neighborhood House Association and guest Mr. Gregg Ward, author of The Respectful Leader: Seven ways to influence without intimidation for proven strategies on ways to become and coach others to be more respectful and influential. Join the conversation! Call-in or email your thoughts or questions to 1-866-472-5790 or LeadershipMattersQuestions@InnoVisions.org.

Duration:00:56:41

Encore Abrasive Leaders: The Bad, The Good

10/6/2021
Abrasive Leaders: The Bad, The Good, A Unique Perspective and Solution! Join co-host Dr. Sheryl White and guest Jordan Goldrich, author of Workplace Warrior: People Skills for the No-Bulls_ _t Executive, as they discuss solutions for addressing executives and leaders that are identified as abrasive or bullies. Goldrich, a speaker, author, executive coach, and self-identified recovered abrasive executive will share his unique perspective on why these often “warrior spirit” leaders can be...

Duration:00:54:52

Encore Latina Voices in Leadership: Increasing Understanding

9/29/2021
Latina Voices in Leadership: Increasing Understanding and Being an Ally Tune in to Leadership Matters as host Dr. Sheryl White explores life and lessons in leadership through the eyes of two dynamic leaders who are Latina. Special guests Vice-Chair Nora Vargas, San Diego County Supervisor, First District; and Annie Rodriguez, Executive Director of GenerateHope will share lived experiences and food for thought on ways Latinas, leaders, and allies of Latinas can be supportive and successfully...

Duration:00:54:42

Black Women Voices in Leadership: Increasing Understanding

9/15/2021
Black Women Voices in Leadership: Increasing Understanding and Being an Ally Tune in to Leadership Matters as host Dr. Sheryl White explores life and lessons in leadership through the eyes of 3 dynamic leaders who are Black women. Special guests will be Staajabu Heshimu, a concerned activist who over a career of 44 years served nonprofit, political, and government organizations in the advancement of communities; Khalilah El-Amin, Vice President of Global Human Resources for a public tech...

Duration:00:56:27

Encore Strengthening the Talent Pipeline within an Organization

9/8/2021
To continue building upon successful talent, Linda Scott, Vice President of Child & Family Solutions and Gerald Peters, Director of Training and Development at JFCS, will discuss why JFCS chose to develop a Leadership Academy to develop human capital within their organization. They will provide an overview of the Leadership Academy’s curriculum, structure, staff involvement, impact on the organization and on those participating in the academy, as well as lessons learned for steps moving...

Duration:00:54:40

Encore Leading and Living on Purpose

9/1/2021
Are you leading and living on purpose? Or are you caught up doing all the things you can do and rarely getting to the things you are purposed to do? Join host Dr. Sheryl White and special guest Wendy McKinney, fundraising expert and motivational speaker, as they discuss how to escape the “Busy Doing What?” trap and focus your talents, time, and energy on what matters most. You don’t want to miss this episode of Leadership Matters. Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

Duration:00:54:43

Encore A Gumbo Approach to Co-Creating Safer and Healthier Communities

8/18/2021
How do we continue to move forward as a nation amidst the quadruple crises encompassing health, race, economics, and violence? How might individualism with conventional divisions of labor and specialization be counterproductive in healing and advancing our society? At a time when some argue lowering educational requirements to remove barriers and expand pools of qualified applicants, how might HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) and other diverse sources offer more promising...

Duration:00:54:37

Encore: Resiliency and Leadership

7/21/2021
Join host Dr. Sheryl White and special guest Charlie Fleishman, Services to the Armed Forces Regional Director of the American Red Cross San Diego and Imperial Counties as they discuss resiliency and leadership. Tune into Leadership Matters: Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

Duration:00:53:53

Encore Coping with and Positively Influencing Stressful Situations

7/14/2021
Stress can be defined as the way our body and mind responds to change. There are no shortage of changes today. Leaders are constantly being called upon to cope, make the best decision, and positively influence stressful situations for the betterment of those they serve, employees, and the sustainability of their organizations. Tune in to Leadership Matters as co-host Dr. Sheryl White discusses with Dr. Charlotte Houston a clinical psychologist, NFL evaluator, and executive coach, strategies...

Duration:00:55:45

Encore LGBTQ+ Voices in Leadership: Increasing Understanding

6/30/2021
LGBTQ+ Voices in Leadership: Increasing Understanding and Being an Ally Tune in to Leadership Matters as co-host Dr. Sheryl White explores life and lessons in leadership through the eyes of leaders from the LGBTQ+ community. Special guests Dr. Durryle Brooks, Founder of Love and Justice Consulting, LLC; Julia Loman, Senior Education Coordinator with the Neighborhood House Association; and Eric Lovett, Founder and President/CEO of Urban Street Angels will share lived experiences and food for...

Duration:00:55:15

Special Encore Presentation: Journaling: Why Every Leader Should Do It and Most Dont

6/2/2021
Research has documented the positive effects associated with journaling, including the improved ability to form a coherent narrative and enhanced cognitive processing about the way people think about themselves and their relation to others in the world. Given the fact our leadership skills develop as a result of the insights we gain by processing our experiences – both positive and negative – journaling is key strategy for growing as a leader. Leadership guru Peter Drucker said, “Follow...

Duration:00:57:07

Encore: How does a leader Engage All Voices?

5/26/2021
David Duea is president/CEO of Lutheran Community Services Northwest, a non-profit human services agency serving communities throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. He has lead his organization to receive the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities 2017 Commitment Award for the Commitment Engaging All Voices. Lutheran Community Services NW exemplifies that when people are at the center of identifying their goals and aspirations and developing the plan to achieve them, they are more...

Duration:00:53:30

Encore: Leadership Effectiveness, Listening and Powerful Questions

5/5/2021
Want to advance your or others' leadership effectiveness? Yes! Then, you will not want to miss this episode with our host Dr. Sheryl White and Verna Jaggers, Mindfulness Teacher/Personal and Professional Coach, on the what, why and how to advance leadership effectiveness through the artful use of listening and asking powerful questions.

Duration:00:54:46

Encore: Black Voices in Leadership

4/28/2021
Tune in to Leadership Matters as co-host Dr. Sheryl White explores life and lessons in leadership through the eyes of Black leaders. Special guests Rudolph A. Johnson, III, President and CEO of Neighborhood House Association, San Diego, CA and Kerron Norman, Chief Program Officer of Lutheran Social Services of New York will share their thoughts regarding the revealed pandemic on racism, views on a way forward, and additional food for thought for Black leaders and allies facing today’s...

Duration:00:55:29

Encore: Building a Pipeline of Diverse Executive Leaders

4/21/2021
Building a Pipeline of Diverse Executive Leaders in the Nonprofit Sector Join host Dr. Sheryl White, cultural psychologist, and two nonprofit executives that have beaten the odds: Rudolph A. Johnson, III, President and CEO of Neighborhood House Association, San Diego, CA and Chanda Smith Baker, Senior Vice President of Impact for Minneapolis Foundation. Both will share from their lens as successful African American leaders: challenges they encountered along their journey; what helped fortify...

Duration:00:55:45

Encore: Lessons Learned Living and Advancing Diversity

3/31/2021
Lessons Learned Living and Advancing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace Join host, Dr. Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist with Neighborhood House Association, in San Diego, CA and guests Damon Carson, J.D., General Manager, Education, Instruction, and Operations and Chair of the Board for the National Head Start Association; and Dr. Donald E. Chick, President and CEO of New Synergist Consulting, also based in San Diego, as they discuss lessons learned while living and...

Duration:00:54:37

Encore Chief Strategy Officer - Role, Responsibilities, and Relationship

3/17/2021
Why have a Chief Strategy Officer position? The biggest advantage is just having someone dedicated to the strategic perspective of the organization. For many leaders, strategic priorities compete for attention with the crises of the day, and that can lead to less than ideal execution of strategic ideas. Having someone dedicated to looking after those longer-range priorities is beneficial. The interviewee will describe his specific responsibilities and emphasize key relationships within the...

Duration:00:52:19

Encore: Leadership Development in the Human Services Sector

3/10/2021
Leadership Development in the Human Services Sector – Current and Future State As we consider leadership across the human servicing sector, there is no doubt that preparation of leaders is a priority. However, an organization also needs to grow and develop to meet the changing needs of the community that it serves. Listen to how leaders in this sector currently meet the learning and development needs of their leaders and their organization and what the future looks like as they continue to...

Duration:00:53:46

Nonprofits Serving and Enduring Amidst the Pandemic (Part 2)

3/3/2021
Neighborhood House Association (NHA) is one of the largest nonprofit comprehensive human service providers in San Diego, CA. With 125 locations, 25 programs, and over 800 employees, NHA provides quality education, wellness, and social services to diverse community members across the lifespan from prenatal development to the golden years. Join host Dr. Sheryl White as she continues part two of the dialogue with members of NHA’s executive leadership on how the organization has managed to...

Duration:00:54:00