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Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Co-hosts Dr. Sheryl White, Linda Shoob, Gerald McFadden, Undraye Howard, Tom Woll, and Rehana Absar 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. Co-hosts Dr. Sheryl White, Linda Shoob, Gerald McFadden, Undraye Howard, Tom Woll, and Rehana Absar 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!

Location:

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. Co-hosts Dr. Sheryl White, Linda Shoob, Gerald McFadden, Undraye Howard, Tom Woll, and Rehana Absar 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 Leadership and the Power of Gratitude in Challenging Times

1/20/2021
These are indeed challenging times. How does one stay calm, focused, and effective during difficult times and what does gratitude have to do with it? What is at the core of gratitude? How is it relevant to leadership, and how does one successfully employ it as a method for greater effectiveness during trying times? Join host Dr. Sheryl White, cultural psychologist with the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego, CA; Rich Miller, Senior Pastor of Perfecting Grace Church in San Diego, CA;...

Duration:00:55:34

Encore: Black Voices in Leadership

1/6/2021
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: Mindful Self-Compassion and Leadership

12/30/2020
According to Verna Jaggers, Mindfulness Teacher/Personal and Professional Coach, kindness opens our hearts to suffering, so we can give ourselves what we need. Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience allowing us to admit our shortcomings, motivate ourselves with kindness, forgive ourselves when needed, relate wholeheartedly to others, and be more authentically ourselves. Mindfulness opens us to the present moment so we can accept our experience with greater ease. Together...

Duration:00:54:24

Encore: Resiliency and Leadership

12/23/2020
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: Building a Pipeline of Diverse Executive Leaders

12/9/2020
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: Leveraging Computer-Mediated Technology to Lead Remotely

11/25/2020
Leveraging Computer-Mediated Technology to Lead Remotely while Avoiding Videoconferencing Fatigue During this prolonged span of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work and videoconferencing have increasingly become a norm for many workplaces. While certainly fortunate to have such work as an opportunity during this time, leading and managing teams with minimal to zero in-person interaction has required developing new skills and pivoting to new strategies to engage employees and effectively manage...

Duration:00:55:26

Coping with and Positively Influencing Stressful Situations

11/11/2020
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: How does a leader Engage All Voices?

10/28/2020
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

Nonprofits Serving and Enduring Amidst a Public Health Pandemic

10/21/2020
While many businesses and nonprofit organizations were forced to permanently cease services and lay off employees, the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego, CA managed to pivot its service delivery and maintain its employee workforce. Join host Dr. Sheryl White as she discusses how they did it with Neighborhood House Association’s executive leaders: Rudolph A. Johnson, III, President and CEO; Dwight Smith, Esq., General Counsel and General Manager of Legal; and Damon Carson, J.D,...

Duration:00:53:58

Encore Leading Strategically while Riding the Waves of Change

9/2/2020
Todays ever changing and unpredictable world leaves many leaders consumed with attending to what is now and next. Thinking, planning, and acting strategically to ensure long-term success can get lost amidst the demands to be nimble and responsive to achieve short-term wins. Join co-host Dr. Sheryl White, guest co-host Gail Taylor and guests Valerie Wright, CEO of Wright Ideas Unlimited, Inc., and Neil Newstein, retired CEO of human service organizations for well over 45 years for a...

Duration:00:52:14

Encore Chief Strategy Officer - Role, Responsibilities, and Relationship

8/26/2020
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 Encore: Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership based on Kouzes and Posner's The Leadership Challenge: The Most Trusted Source on Becoming a Better Leader

8/19/2020
Looking for ways to meet your leadership challenge? Tune in for this discussion on Kouzes and Posner’s five practices of exemplary leadership with special guest Edward Condon, Executive Director of Region 9 Head Start Association and our host Dr. Sheryl White. Running a public or nonprofit organization means juggling the needs of many constituents as well as the myriad of tasks needed to operate any business organization. Meanwhile, organizations are experiencing enormous stress and...

Duration:00:56:43

Encore Encore: Leadership Effectiveness, Listening and Powerful Questions

7/29/2020
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: The Significance of Spirituality in Change Leadership

7/22/2020
Dr. Albert L. Reyes, President and CEO of Buckner International, joins us today to discuss the significance of spirituality in change leadership. While Buckner International is a Christ-centered organization that delivers redemptive ministry to the most vulnerable, Dr. Reyes explains that being a spiritual leader is not necessarily connected to religion but more so focuses on being mindful of the higher purpose and higher calling that brings human-serving leaders into a field which aims to...

Duration:00:56:58

Encore Encore: The Genshai Effect: Step Into Your Own Excellence

7/15/2020
Genshai is an ancient word that means, “Never treat another person in a manner that would make them feel small—including yourself.” Genshai reminds us to check in with ourselves and do our best to right what is wrong within and do our best to impact the exterior forces that can seize us if we are not equipped to release their grip. Join our host Dr. Sheryl White, as she explores how to and the power of living, giving, and mastering Genshai with Kristin Andress and Lance Schiffman, co-authors...

Duration:00:55:16

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

6/24/2020
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: Are You Part of the Dream or Nightmare? Leadership, Character and Privilege

6/17/2020
How do you line up? Are you part of Martin Luther King’s dream, forging betterment for humanity or have you become part of the nightmare – got yours and are truly only concerned with keeping it and getting more. Join special guest California State Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber and our host Dr. Sheryl White, cultural psychologist and Vice President of Training and Organization Development at the Neighborhood House Association as they explore this critical topic. Don’t miss Leadership...

Duration:00:56:05

Encore Leading Effectively Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

6/3/2020
Leaders we are being called upon to led through uncharted territory, while simultaneously meeting increased personal and professional demands. Join co-hosts Dr. Undraye Howard and Dr. Sheryl White as they facilitate a discussion on ethical, health and legal factors that must be considered to successfully led, reopen, and deliver services amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Special guests bringing critical expertise and insight to this discussion include Dwight Smith, Legal...

Duration:00:54:07

Leadership in Driving Age-Inclusive

5/13/2020
Leadership in Driving Age-Inclusive, Intergenerational Organizations Emily Merritt, director of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities’ Second Acts for Strong Communities initiative, will be joined by two Second Acts cohort members to share their insights on how leaders can improve their organizations by implementing age-inclusive, intergenerational approaches, and why this is such an important, timely issue, especially for the nonprofit sector.

Duration:00:53:30

Abrasive Leaders: The Bad, The Good

4/29/2020
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