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Leadership With Heart

227 EpisodesProduced by Heather R. Younger, J.D.Website

Would you like to uncover how Leaders with Heart lead their teams and engage and retain them in the process? Join Heather R. Younger, J.D., the best-selling author of The 7 Intuitive Laws of Employee Loyalty and Founder and CEO of Customer Fanatix as she interviews amazing leaders from all over the … read more

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228: Leaders with Heart Publish Best-Selling Books

July 5th, 2022

23:59

In this episode, Heather chats with Alinka Rutkowska, the CEO of Leaders Press, a USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling press, where she creates books for entrepreneurs from scratch and launches them into …

227: Leaders with Heart are Open to Listening

June 28th, 2022

6:45

In this episode, Heather chats directly with her listeners about what's going on in the US and shares a powerful message about listening that could …

226: Leaders with Heart Trust their Intuition

June 21st, 2022

25:09

In this episode, Heather sits down with Hansel Lynn, the Founder, and CEO of theCoderSchool, a coding school for kids that focuses on a mentor …

225: Leaders with Heart Feel Good About The Work They Do

June 14th, 2022

32:21

In this episode, Heather chats with Steve Hansen, CEO at Presbyterian Medical Services, a Health Center Program that believes that the best way to improve community health and wellbeing is for everyone to work together. …

224: Leaders with Heart Are Honest

June 7th, 2022

25:00

In this episode, Heather sits down with Steve Baines, Vice President of Apps Associates—an enterprise application services leader with a customer-first focus. With 20 years of experience leading strategic and …

223: Leaders with Heart Choose How to React

May 31st, 2022

42:52

In this episode, Heather chats with Chief Master Sergeant Christopher J. Almeria. He is currently assigned as the Senior Enlisted Leader, 20th …

222: Leaders with Heart Are Open to New Perspectives

May 24th, 2022

29:44

In this episode, Heather sits down with Brent Kondritz, the Executive Director at the University of Dayton Center for Leadership, a unique and …

221: Leaders with Heart Don't Just want Equality, But Equity Too

May 17th, 2022

35:38

In this episode, Heather sits down with Adrian Taylor, the Director of Diversity for Premier Health in Dayton, Ohio. Adrian Taylor leads programming that supports Premier's commitment to diversity and inclusion with an …

220: Leaders with Heart Put the Human in HR

May 10th, 2022

27:45

In this episode, Heather chats with Robert Hicks, the Group HR Director at Reward Gateway. Reward Gateway is an employee engagement platform committed to putting the “Human” in HR. In his time with Reward Gateway, he …

219: Leaders with Heart Care About Mental Health

May 3rd, 2022

29:14

In this episode, Heather sits down with Erin Pash, Founder, and CEO of Ellie Mental Health. Erin holds a master's degree and Minnesota state license …

218: Leaders with Heart Work in Sales Too

April 26th, 2022

22:20

In this episode, Heather sits down with Elijah German, Head of Sales at Uniform Teeth. Elijah is a seasoned sales and business development leader …

217: Leaders with Heart Help Others

April 19th, 2022

35:11

In this episode, Heather chats with Ena Patel, the Director of Games Planning & Delivery for LA28, the joint venture tasked with executing the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. She has a passion for connecting …

216: Leaders with Heart Don't Shy Away from Problems

April 12th, 2022

24:57

Joe Fortna is the Executive Vice President at FirstBank. Joe has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University and a …

215: Leaders with Heart Trust and Inspire

April 5th, 2022

33:36

In this episode, Heather sits down with Stephen M. R. Covey, New York Times & #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Keynote Speaker, and Speed of Trust Global Practice Leader. His latest book, Trust and …

214: Leaders with Heart Treat Others How They'd Like to be Treated

March 29th, 2022

27:22

In this episode, Heather chats with Mark Hemmeter, the founder and CEO of Office Evolution. Prior to founding Office Evolution, he was a developer …

213: Leaders with Heart are Transparent

March 22nd, 2022

33:09

Phil Burgess is Chief People Officer at C Space, a customer agency on a mission to make business more human by building customers into the way brands work. His focus is ensuring that C Space lives this mission …

212: Leaders with Heart Have an Aligned Strategy

March 15th, 2022

32:16

In this episode, Heather sits down with Jeff Reynolds, an entrepreneur, and advisor with over 20 years of experience in marketing. He focuses on …

211: Leaders with Heart Build Business with Heart

March 8th, 2022

31:02

In this episode, Heather chats with Scott Ritzheimer, the CEO of Scale Architects. This business helps other businesses identify the right growth strategies and find the proper guides to get them on the fast track to …

210: Leaders with Heart are Passionate about Their Work

March 1st, 2022

28:55

In this episode, Heather chats with Dan Gray, a Toronto-based Product/Growth Marketer with a passion for building and scaling consumer products by …

209: Leaders with Heart Are Confident in Their Work

February 22nd, 2022

38:24

In this episode, Heather interviews Faydra Nabers-Allen, MHA and Dr. Tiffany A. Love. Faydra Nabers-Allen, MHA is the Physician Practice Administrator at Opelousas General Health System in Opelousas, Louisiana. And Dr. …

208: Leaders with Heart Evolve

February 15th, 2022

17:10

Mark Setterington is the founder of Island Fin Poke Company and currently serves as its CEO and President. Setterington has over 35 years in the restaurant industry and started his restaurant career at the early age of …

207: Leaders with Heart Give Employees a Voice

February 8th, 2022

24:55

In this episode, Heather chats with Andrew Pudalov, Founder and CEO of Rush Bowls, Rush Bowls Franchising, Wholesale. Andrew spent 15 years working …

206: Leaders with Heart Help People with their Leadership Journeys

February 1st, 2022

24:30

In this episode, Heather sits down with Dr. Yetta Toliver, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Xerox. Dr. Toliver is a native of …

205: Leaders with Heart Know Their Strengths

January 25th, 2022

28:47

In this episode, Heather sits down to talk with Nana Appiah, Director of Development Services for Mesa, Arizona. Before his current position, Nana served as the City's Planning Director.

During his tenure with the City, …

204: Leaders with Heart Connect People

January 18th, 2022

30:03

In this episode, Heather sits down with Jane Grote Abell, the Chairwoman of the Board of Donatos Pizza. Over the last four decades, Jane has held a variety of positions at both Donatos Pizza and Jane’s Dough Foods, …

203: Leaders with Heart Write Out a Plan 

January 11th, 2022

7:38

In this episode, Heather talks with her listeners about an encounter she recently had with her son about his future. He was telling her how much he wanted to be a soccer player, but Heather points out that he isn’t …

202: Leaders with Heart Move Forward

January 4th, 2022

13:15

In this episode, Heather talks directly with her listeners about what 2021 brought for her and her business. From turning 50 to sending her first …

201: Leaders with Heart Ask the Right Questions

December 28th, 2021

31:35

In this episode, Heather sits down with Misty Guinn, Director of Customer Advocacy at Benefitfocus, a data-driven, cloud-based software solutions for …

200: Leaders with Heart Trust Their Instincts

December 21st, 2021

33:54

In this episode, Heather sits down with Whiting Dimock, her long-time friend, and former law school classmate. Whiting started her career in a big …

199: Leaders with Heart Don't Cause PTSD

December 14th, 2021

12:26

In this episode, Heather sits down to discuss the recent news of the Better.com CEO laying off hundreds of employees through a 3-minute Zoom call. This has made headline news - and not for good reason. This CEO acted in …

198: Leaders with Heart Solve Problems

December 7th, 2021

30:20

In this episode, Heather sits down with Shawn Lalehzarian, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at The Red Chickz. The Red Chickz is a Nashville Hot Chicken franchise restaurant that Shawn founded in 2018. Before …

197: Leaders with Heart Have a Commitment Worth Fighting For 

November 30th, 2021

36:34

In this episode, Heather interviews JC Hite, the founder, and CEO of Hite International. Hite International is a holding company focused on marketing …

196: Leaders with Heart are Servant Leaders

November 23rd, 2021

27:04

Heather sits down with Lauren Fitzpatrick Shanks, Creator, and CEO of KeepWOL, an experiential talent development platform that maximizes cultural …

195: Leaders with Heart Make Businesses with Heart

November 16th, 2021

33:53

In this episode, Heather sits down with Shafik Mina, President and Co-Owner of the Mad Science® Group and Co-Founder of 2inspireTM and Crayola® …

194: Leaders with Heart Really Care for Them

November 9th, 2021

23:05

In this episode, Heather sits down with Mareo for the second time to discuss his new book and what it's all about. His book, Really Care for Them, is …

193: Leaders with Heart are Self-aware

November 2nd, 2021

37:00

In this episode, Heather sits down with Susan J. Schmitt Winchester, the CHO of Applied Materials. On paper, Susan has an impressive corporate success story. With over 30 years of upward trajectory, her succession of …

192: Leaders with Heart Create Equal Opportunities 

October 26th, 2021

22:25

In this interview, Heather sits down with Jahanzaib Ansari, the Co-founder and CEO of Knockri. Jahanzaib's company, Knockri was founded because of the discrimination he faced in the hiring process because of his ethnic …

191: Leaders with Heart are Willing to Adapt

October 19th, 2021

17:33

In this episode, Heather interviews Matthew Raidbard, Ed.D. the College Athletics Administrator at Hartford University, author of "Lead Like A Pro" …

190: Leaders with Heart Share with Others

October 12th, 2021

23:58

In this episode, Heather interviews Nick Lopez, the founder of Lime. LIME Painting is the first and only national high-end painting company. LIME is a franchise brand with a social enterprise in LIME Light Outreach, …

189: Leaders with Heart are Life-long Learners

October 5th, 2021

35:00

In this episode, Heather interviews Rich Gassen, a Print Production Manager at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He’s also a friend, supporter, and devoted life-long learner. In 2018, Heather and Rich had the …

188: Leaders with Heart Care for All

September 28th, 2021

19:28

In this episode, Heather sits down with Peter Carlson, a Partner at Pet Evolution Franchising. A franchise that focuses heavily on “Helping Pets Live …

187: Leaders with Heart Give Hope for the Future

September 21st, 2021

24:59

In this episode, Heather interviews Dr. Kimberly Townsend, President and CEO of Loretto Management Corporation in Syracuse, NY. Dr. Townsend is an expert in the fields of healthcare management, board governance, and …

186: Leaders with Heart Assume Positive Intent

September 14th, 2021

35:46

Heather interviews Barbara Lovejoy SHRM-CP, PHR, who is the Director of Human Resources at Otelco. Barbara's parents instilled in her a passion for leadership and caring for others at an early age. Today, as Director of …

185: Leaders with Heart Show their Intent Everyday

September 7th, 2021

36:55

In this episode, Heather interviews Jana Cinnamon, the COO of an accounting firm. Many people assume that Jana must be an accountant or CPA herself, but her background is actually in Human Resources. Leading is her …

184: Leaders with Heart Meet People Where They Are

August 31st, 2021

7:09

During this episode, Heather speaks directly with her listeners about the importance of meeting people where they are. Depending on who you ask, this can mean many different things, but essentially you must speak other …

183: Leaders with Heart can Transform Industries

August 24th, 2021

26:08

In this episode, Heather interviews Dr. Karaneh Jahan, who received her baccalaureate degree in Public Health with a minor in Spanish from Portland State University. She later attended Oregon Health and Science …

182: Leaders with Heart Take Action

August 17th, 2021

37:34

In this episode, Heather interviews Asif Sadiq MBE, Head of Equity and Inclusion at WarnerMedia International. Before working at WarnerMedia, Asif has worked at numerous industry-leading companies such as Adidas, …

181: Leaders with Heart Reflect on Their Journey

August 10th, 2021

9:49

As Heather approaches her 50th birthday and looks back on her life, she shares her reflections with her listeners. She reflects on her decisions, especially after COVID, and how they have led her to where she is today. …

180: Leaders with Heart Understand That Safety is Critical to Listening

August 3rd, 2021

9:06

In this episode, Heather speaks directly to her listeners about the importance of creating safe spaces. Although its importance is often overlooked, a safe space means that the leaders have taken the time to listen, to …

179: Leaders with Heart Impact Lives

July 27th, 2021

25:05

In this episode, Heather interviews Sonya D. Crockett, Senior Human Resources Business Partner and People Conflict Resolution Specialist at Raising …

178: Leaders with Heart Must Find a Balance

July 20th, 2021

25:29

In this episode, Heather interviews Mikki Gates who is a Strategic & Inclusive People & Culture Leader for over 6 casino properties and a …

177: Leaders with Heart Must Fight Compassion Fatigue

July 13th, 2021

5:13

In this episode, Heather speaks directly to her listeners about the struggles that come with being a compassionate and caring leader. This applies in and out of the home for Heather - in this episode, she opens up about …

176: Leaders with Heart Know Leadership is a Choice

July 6th, 2021

4:09

In this episode, Heather speaks directly with her listeners about the importance of reframing our mindsets around leadership. Being a leader can …

175: Leaders with Heart are Receptive to Change

June 29th, 2021

18:31

In this episode, Heather interviews Stace Williams, a global leadership consultant and Caring Leadership Community Coach. Stace’s passion lies in …

174: Leaders with Heart Practice Self-Care

June 22nd, 2021

24:29

Heather interviews Cordelia Gaffar - Emotions Opener Coach, Creator of Replenish Me ™, Speaker, Author of Detached Love, Co-Host of the Unlearning Labels Podcast, and a Caring Leadership Community Coach. Cordelia also …

173: Leaders with Heart Ask for Help

June 15th, 2021

23:25

In this episode, Heather interviews Garry Turner - friend, Caring Leadership Coach, and International Product Manager for IMCD Group. Garry shows up in his most authentic self in this episode. As you can tell from the …

172: Leaders with Heart are Self-Aware

June 8th, 2021

34:56

In this episode, Heather interviews Nick Boulas, Director of Leadership Development at BBL Hospitality. Nick has been in the hospitality industry for …

171: Leaders with Heart Know Their Purpose

June 1st, 2021

26:11

In this episode, Heather interviews Brooke Erol, Consultant, Author, Trainer, Chief Purpose Officer. Brooke is originally from Istanbul, Turkey, but …

170: Leaders with Heart Know Being Vulnerable is Human (Brian Kelly)

May 25th, 2021

25:07

In this episode, Heather interviews Brian Kelly, People, Leadership, Strategy & Team Development Consultant, Mindset Coach, Speaker, Facilitator, …

169: Leaders with Heart Pay Attention to the Lessons

May 18th, 2021

26:03

In this episode, Heather interviews Kizzy Parks, Ph.D., CEO of KPC, GovCon Winners, AmPar, AdultFluent, and Host of the AdultFluent℠ podcast. Her …

168: Leaders with Heart Look Out for Their People

May 11th, 2021

18:48

In this episode, Heather interviews Christiano Gherardini, President/Owner at Turnkey Technologies, Inc., a Gold Microsoft Dynamics Partner. …

167: Leaders with Heart Understand that Caring is About Action

May 4th, 2021

10:21

In this episode, Heather speaks directly with her listeners about the inspiration behind her book and some updates regarding the Caring Leadership Ecosystem of the book, assessment, and community.

Key Takeaways:
Leaders …

165: Leaders with Heart Show Grace - Eddy Badrina

April 20th, 2021

27:22

In this episode, Heather interviews Eddy Badrina, CEO of Eden Green and Co-founder of Buzzshift. This 20-minute podcast is filled with insightful …

164: Leaders with Heart Embrace Your Crazy - Janine Williams

April 13th, 2021

30:31

In this episode, Heather interviews Janine Williams, the CEO, and Founder of Impulsify, a software company that equips businesses with simple, …

163: Leaders with Heart Lead with Compassion

April 6th, 2021

23:12

In this episode, Heather interviews Taneshia Nash Laird, the president & CEO of Newark Symphony Hall, the vintage 1925 performing arts center in Newark, NJ. The way that Taneshia came to be on Heather’s podcast …

162: Leaders With Heart Need to Have a Loyal and Dependable Team

March 30th, 2021

20:07

In this episode, Heather speaks with Matt Manners, CEO & Founder of Inspiring Workplaces. Matt shares his well-founded perspective that the traits of a caring leader are those of a caring human being. Matt’s …

161: Leaders with Heart Surrender

March 23rd, 2021

38:39

In this episode, Heather speaks with Mechelle Roberthon, Vice President/Director of Talent Development at Home Bank. Heather and Mechelle both share the opinion that this episode is like being in “Leadership Church”. It …

160: Leaders with Heart Lead from Behind

March 16th, 2021

29:22

In this episode, Heather speaks with Jane Fischberg, previously the CEO of Rubicon Programs. Jane explains how she learned many important leadership lessons. Each trait in her leadership style echoes the humility that …

159: Leaders with Heart Put Their Hearts into Their Work and Find Joy

March 9th, 2021

26:36

In this episode, Heather interviews Nick Mehta, CEO of Gainsight, The Customer Success Company. Nick shares about his values and the values of his company. Values such as putting people first, beginner’s mind, childlike …

158: Leaders with Heart are Committed to Doing Better

March 2nd, 2021

21:11

In this episode, Heather interviews Lindy Eichenbaum Lent, President and CEO of Rose Community Foundation. Heather realized she had to have Lindy on her Leadership with Heart Podcast after reading an article about Lindy …

157: Leaders with Heart Lead with Curiosity

February 23rd, 2021

22:24

In this episode, Heather speaks with Donald Comer, Staff VP of Fedex Corporation, and an incredible leader of color who was recommended by Stephen …

156: Leaders with Heart Care All Year Round

February 16th, 2021

32:44

In this episode, Heather speaks with LaToya Lyn, Vice President of Talent Strategy at Oscar Health. Heather and LaToya begin with a discussion of Black History month and what it means to both of them. Their conversation …

155: Leaders with Heart Exhibit Ownership

February 9th, 2021

29:37

In this episode, Heather interviews Dave Sims, CEO of Floify, the industry’s leading mortgage automation platform. Dave is an example of a humble leader, one who recognizes that his leadership journey has no end. We …

154: Leaders with Heart Know When to Step Back Description:

February 2nd, 2021

25:12

In this episode, Heather interviews Dr. Nikki Johnson, the first ever Chief of Mental Health Services for the Denver Sheriff’s Department. Nikki shares countless caring leadership traits and best practices, and how she …

153: Leaders with Heart Go First

January 26th, 2021

38:18

In this episode, Heather speaks with Stephen M.R. Covey, cofounder of CoveyLink and the FranklinCovey Speed of Trust Practice and New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Speed of Trust. …

152: Leaders with Heart Focus on Relationships

January 19th, 2021

10:16

In this episode, Heather speaks directly with listeners about some changes happening with the podcast, her thoughts on the US Capitol violence, the …

151: Leaders with Heart Know When to Let Go

January 12th, 2021

24:17

In this episode, Heather speaks with Phil Weiser, Attorney General in Colorado. Heather met Phil during her law school days at CU Boulder, but …

150: Leaders with Heart Are Accountable and Humble

January 5th, 2021

37:46

In this episode, Heather interviews the two women from her DEI certification class which she referenced in her blog recently. These two women shared …

149: Leadership with Heart 2020 Wrap-up!

December 29th, 2020

25:44

In this episode, Heather helps us reminisce on her favorite episodes for 2020 in order to plan for 2021.   Her final message. Leaders get to choose how they think, behave and interact with those they lead. Don’t forget …

148: Leaders with Heart Bring out Other’s Strengths

December 22nd, 2020

28:11

In this episode, Heather interviews Esmeralda Martinez, the Migrant Education Program Director for the Southwest Region. Esmeralda demonstrates caring leadership by advocating for those that are not at the table. In her …

147: Leaders with Heart are Part of the Team

December 15th, 2020

24:27

In this podcast episode, Heather interviews Karen Erren, President and CEO at Feeding Westchester. As a leader of a non-profit food distribution service, Karen is familiar with showing care to others, but that doesn’t …

146: Leadership with Heart Barbara Medina

December 8th, 2020

28:58

In this Leadership with Heart episode, Heather interviews a seasoned leader, Barbara Medina. Dr. Medina was recommended to be on the show by one of the many caring leaders that she helped develop during her time in the …

145: Leaders with Heart Show Others How to Be Grateful

December 1st, 2020

8:02

In this episode, Heather speaks directly to listeners about gratitude, resilience, how leaders help those they lead reframe and focus forward.   Key takeaways: 1. Help your people become resilient 2. Use gratitude as a …

144: Leaders with Heart Throw Themselves on the Line First

November 24th, 2020

7:41

In this episode, Heather hosts a solo show. In a concise and powerful episode, she connects a classic movie, “The Gladiator,” to caring leadership. …

143: Leaders with Heart Lift Up Others

November 17th, 2020

37:16

Heather speaks to Garth Jordan and Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association. Both leaders of this organization: Garth, CEO, and Heather Loenser, Senior Veterinary Officer, together with Heather …

142: Leaders with Heart are Empowered by their Vulnerability

November 10th, 2020

28:41

In this Leadership with Heart episode, Heather speaks with Kirsten Benefiel, CEO of HSS, a company focused on leading the next generation of innovative security managed devices. Kirsten is a leader who strives to be …

141: Leaders with Heart Make it Safe to Share All Stories

November 3rd, 2020

12:27

In this episode, Heather shares some personal and heartfelt stories that need to be shared. She was nudged to share them and to ask listeners some key questions relating to safe spaces to tell all stories at work. …

140: Leaders with Heart Leave Room for Mistakes

October 27th, 2020

29:06

In this episode Heather interviews Diana Steinhoff, Executive Vice President, Product and Strategy at Life & Absence Management Administrative …

139: Leaders with Heart Start with Caring for Themselves

October 20th, 2020

28:25

In this episode, Heather speaks with Mario Harding, Associate Chief Operating Officer at Denver Health, about the origins of his leadership style leading him to success as a humble leader. Mario relays a story where he …

138: Leaders with Heart Do What Is Necessary to Lift Others

October 13th, 2020

40:38

In this episode, Heather speaks with John H. Chuang, Founder and CEO of Aquent about his leadership style, a time when he was not the best leader can be, and shares some great tips for leaders, new and seasoned.

Key …

137: Leaders with Heart Lead with Integrity

October 6th, 2020

29:54

In this episode, Heather speaks with Tara Healy, VP of Compliance at Cherry Creek Mortgage about her leadership style, a time when she was not an empathetic and responsive leader and some great tips for recognition and …

136: Leaders with Heart Embrace Their Own Leadership Style

September 29th, 2020

28:58

In this episode, Heather speaks with Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President, Commercial Partner at Microsoft about her leadership style, her drive to lead , a time when she was not the most empowering leader and …

135: Leaders with Heart Lead with Humility

September 22nd, 2020

22:19

In this episode, Heather speaks with Dustin Yowell, Director of Operations for Mercy Health Systems about his leadership style on humility and admitting mistakes, a time when he was not the best version of himself and …

134: Leaders with Heart Embrace Change and Rise From It

September 15th, 2020

9:34

In this episode, Heather speaks directly to listeners about some changes she has made just recently and how she has learned to embrace change even during this pandemic. Heather shares some key decisions she has made to …

133: Leaders With Heart Provide Hope and Possibility For Those They Lead

September 8th, 2020

8:35

In this episode, Heather joins the show without a guest to talk about the status of her next book, The Art of Caring Leadership, which is based upon this podcast. She also tells her perspective of the death of Chadwick …

132: Leaders with Heart Listen to the Lessons of Imperfection

September 1st, 2020

28:39

In this episode, Heather speaks with Greg Brenner, Assistant Vice President - Talent & Organizational Development (HR) about his leadership style, a great example of when he was not the best version of himself and …

131: Leaders With Heart Know The Power of Appreciation

August 25th, 2020

28:48

In this episode, Heather speaks with Danny Langloss, City Manager at City of Dixon in Illinois about his leadership style, the importance of showing appreciation for those we lead, a time when he was not the best …

130: Leaders with Heart Create a Space For Others to Follow

August 18th, 2020

39:43

In this rich episode, Heather speaks with LaToya Lyn, about her drive to lead (which you will love), her short time spent with the late John Lewis, civil rights advocate who was very close with Dr. Martin Luther King, …

129: Leaders with Heart Use Employee Feedback to Improve Themselves

August 11th, 2020

30:14

In this episode, Heather speaks with Scott Miller, EVP of Thought leadership at Franklin Covey his leadership style, his drive to lead, about his …

128: Leaders with Heart Take Time to Recognize Those they Lead

August 4th, 2020

34:57

In this episode, Heather talks to Adam Hermanson, Founder of Integration Design Group about his drive to lead, the importance of passing on what he calls “praise notes” to employees, a time when he was not the best …

127: Leaders with Heart Don’t Give Away Their Influence

July 28th, 2020

37:42

In this episode, Heather speaks to Michele Nevarez, CEO of GolemanEI about her drive to lead, her leadership style, a time when she was not the best …

126: The Beginnings of The Art of Caring Leadership

July 21st, 2020

42:35

In this episode, Heather shares with listeners her vet special Author’s Day presentation with her publisher and many guests. In it, she goes over her personal background, her “why” for writing her book, the main focuses …

125: Leaders With Heart Course Correct Themselves And Others With Care

July 14th, 2020

33:33

In this episode, Heather interviews Curtis Martin , CEO of FOCUS about his drive to lead, his leadership style, his struggle with patience, and a time when he took his eye off of the business and abdicated …

124: Leaders With Heart Find a Way To Be The Solution 

July 7th, 2020

10:46

In this episode, Heather joins listeners in a personal journey during COVID-19, the racial divide and writing a book.   Key takeaways: 1. Be the …

123: Leaders With Heart Are Co-Owners Of A Vision With Those They Lead

June 30th, 2020

25:33

In this episode, Heather speaks with Craig Miller, President of FOCUS, Fellowship of Catholic University Students, about his leadership style, where …

122: Leaders with Heart That We All Get Better One Step At A Time

June 23rd, 2020

40:57

In this episode, Heather speaks with Matt Sweetwood, CEO of LuxNow, on his leadership style, his strong drive to lead and where it comes from, how he treats his employees like family his very profound story of adversity …

121: Leaders with Heart Accept the Truth of Their Leadership

June 16th, 2020

21:43

In this episode, Heather speaks with Kristin Fox, VP of HR at Gyrodata about her leadership style where her drive to lead comes from and ways she was not the the best version of herself and what strategies she used to …

120: Leaders with Heart Don’t Seek Perfection in Themselves

June 9th, 2020

29:43

In this episode, Heather speaks with Stephen Christopher about his leadership style, where his drive to lead come from, about a time when he allowed …

119: Leaders With Heart Understand Who They Are And Use It To Lead Well

June 2nd, 2020

22:40

 In this episode, Heather speaks to Karen Weeks about her leadership journey, the way she sees how the differences in leadership styles impact the way we lead, more about her drive to lead and interesting lessons she …

118: Leaders With Heart Know That They Must Do The Right Thing At All Times

May 26th, 2020

20:52

Heather speaks with Wes Struebing, founder and president at Logistics Titans about his very direct and caring leadership style, where his drive to lead comes from and some great nuggets for all leaders to ask themselves …

117: Leaders with Heart live by the Golden Rule

May 19th, 2020

31:34

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks to Scott Shay, Chairman of Signature Bank of New York about his leadership style, his mentors on leadership and very unlikely journey to where he is today, his organization’s …

116: Leaders with Heart Have Care as Their North Star

May 12th, 2020

27:25

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Erik Van Bramer, SVP at Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago about his leadership style, his North Star for Leading, the very distant place from where his drive to lead comes and …

115: Leaders with Heart know That How They Show up is Their Legacy

May 5th, 2020

21:10

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Kelly Moran, the Executive Director of the American Cancer Society in Denver. Kelly shared a lot about her leadership style, her philosophy, the importance of showing up at …

114: Leaders with Heart Strike a Balance Between Heart and Drive

April 30th, 2020

25:05

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Frank Ricotta, CEO and Founder of BurstIQ about his leadership style, his unique background that instilled in him a drive to lead, a time when he was at a low in his …

113: Leaders with Heart Set a Clear Vision For Others to Follow

April 28th, 2020

37:38

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Kevin Patterson, CEO of Connect For Health Colorado about his leadership style, philosophy, a time when …

112: Leaders with Heart Lead First with Grace

April 21st, 2020

37:47

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Andy Boian, Founder and CEO of Dovetail Solutions, a PR firm based out of Colorado. Andy shares a …

111: Leaders with Heart Feel Called to Serve Others

April 14th, 2020

20:59

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Timbra Yoakum, Director of Special Programs, Mabank Independent School District about her drive to lead, …

110: Leaders With Heart Listen and Then Iterate

April 7th, 2020

27:22

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Arlene Mendoza, Senior Innovation Program Manager at Alluma about her leadership style, the things that drive her to lead, a time when she did not shine as a leader and her …

109: Leaders with Heart Often Find Their “Why” Through Their Adversity

March 31st, 2020

27:49

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks to Kirk Adams, President and CEO of American Foundation for the Blind about his unique journey as a blind person for most of his life, how that frames his leadership style and a …

108: Leaders With Heart Are Not Imposters At The Table

March 24th, 2020

8:45

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks to listeners from Chicago at the No Longer Virtual Conference about imposter syndrome, why it will happen but what to focus on instead and the ways we are all meant to be where we …

107: Leaders with Heart Consistently Appreciate their People

March 17th, 2020

5:46

On this episode, Heather speaks directly listers on employee appreciation day 2020. She highlights some of the real critical ways to show your employees that you appreciate them and makes us think about the value that …

106: Leaders with Heart Are Human and Give Others Permission to be the Same

March 10th, 2020

27:59

Heather Younger, speaks with Dr. Karen Johnson, Equity and Inclusion Administrator for Washington Department of Corrections about her leadership style, where her drive to lead comes from, her unique view and purpose …

105: Leaders with Heart Understand If Their People Fail They Fail

March 3rd, 2020

26:13

In this episode, Heather Younger, speaks to Dr.T. Renata Robinson, Chief Human Resources Officer at Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, about the …

104: Leaders with Heart Cultivate and Invest in Their People

February 25th, 2020

33:51

In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Kimberly Loving, Chief of Staff for the City of Seattle overseeing the HR function 13,000 employee …

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

February 18th, 2020

40:04

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 …

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

February 11th, 2020

8:40

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 …

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

February 4th, 2020

40:57

In this episode, Heather speaks to Christina Wegner, vice president of marketing at the Vollrath company, about her leadership style, a funny story …

100: Leaders With Heart Are Grateful For The Journey

January 28th, 2020

17:42

Heather celebrates the 100th episode of the podcast by sharing testimonials from people who have listened mostly since the beginning of the show and …

99: Leaders With Heart Have a Strong Moral Compass

January 21st, 2020

39:33

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 …

98: Leaders with Heart Create Psychological Safety For All

January 14th, 2020

33:43

In this episode, Heather speaks with Cheryl Fullerton, EVP of People and Communications at Corus Entertainment, Toronto’s largest media company, …

97: Leaders With Heart Have A Clear leadership Vision

January 7th, 2020

34:03

In this episode, Heather speaks to Don Davis, County Manager for Jefferson County, Colorado. Don shares his leadership philosophy and vision with …

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

December 31st, 2019

35:06

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 …

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

December 24th, 2019

24:45

In this episode, Heather speaks to Jennifer Fairweather, Chief Human Resources Officer at Jefferson County in Colorado about her leadership style, …

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

December 17th, 2019

8:35

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 …

93: Leaders With Heart Model Good Leadership

December 10th, 2019

25:21

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 …

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

December 3rd, 2019

30:54

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 …

91: Leadership With Heart Are Open To All Feedback

November 26th, 2019

40:09

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 …

90: Leaders With Heart Remember Where They Came From

November 19th, 2019

32:11

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 …

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

November 12th, 2019

47:25

In this episode, Heather speaks with Joe O’ Neill, CEO of G & D Integrated about his unique approach to providing psychological safety in the …

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

November 5th, 2019

9:54

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 …

87: Leaders with Heart Actively Build Resilience

October 29th, 2019

9:29

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 …

86: Leaders With Heart Embrace Their People and Their Results

October 22nd, 2019

34:46

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 …

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

October 15th, 2019

37:35

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 …

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

October 8th, 2019

25:38

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 …

83: Leaders With Heart Help Others Find Their “Why”

October 1st, 2019

18:48

In this episode, Heather speaks with Sarah Pierre Louis, Sr. Manager Marketing Team Development for Tableau Software (recently acquired by Salesforce) about her leadership style, her fascinating approach to helping her …

82: Leaders With Heart Live True Servant Leadership

September 24th, 2019

29:45

In this episode, Heather speaks with Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks and author of The Magic Cup and It’s Not About the Coffee. Howard talks about his perspective no servant leadership, shares some Starbucks …

81: Leaders With Heart Embrace the Mess of Humanness in the Workplace

September 17th, 2019

30:00

In this episode, Heather speaks with Phil Burgess, Chief People Officer of CSpace about his leadership philosophy, the messiness that happens in the workplace, a time when he was not a shining example of leadership with …

80: Leaders With Heart Understand They Are the Caretakers of Their Employees’ Futures

September 10th, 2019

26:28

In this episode, Heather speaks with Rhoda Banks, Head of Talent for Rabo Agrifinance about her unique and caring leadership style, a time when she was not the best version of herself an what she learned from it and …

79: Leaders With Heart Love The People They Lead

September 3rd, 2019

7:41

In this episode, Heather speaks directly to listeners about a deeply personal story that reminded her of the importance of loving the people on your team. She outlines the benefits of doing so and she inspires leaders …

78: Leaders with Heart Intentionally Drive a Sense of Purpose In Those They Lead

August 27th, 2019

34:37

In this episode, Heather speaks with Ethan Mann, is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Sharklet Technologies, Inc., an innovative surface …

77: Leaders With Heart Understand That There Is An Emotional Investment to Being a Leader

August 20th, 2019

26:58

In this episode, Heather speaks with Chuck Runyon, Co-Founder and CEO of Self Esteem Brands, which most notably owns Anytime Fitness. Heather speaks with Chuck about his conversion to the Leader with Heart and his …

76: Leaders With Heart Seek to Fill Emotional Bank Accounts

August 13th, 2019

31:26

In this episode, Heather speaks to Sheryl Simmons, CHRO at Maestro Health about her leadership style, some bumps in the road, creating …

75: Leaders with Heart Work to Create Shared Trust

August 6th, 2019

30:13

In this episode, Heather speaks with Chris Chancey, Founder of Amplio Recruiting about his leadership journey, the heart behind the company he founded, our opportunities to step into our best selves through reflection …

74: Leaders with Heart Know That They Are Responsible For Their Mindset

July 30th, 2019

7:57

In this episode, Heather talks directly with listeners about the importance of protecting and controlling their mindset. Recently, Heather delivered …

73: Leaders With Heart Help Their People Step Into The Best Versions of Themselves

July 23rd, 2019

31:11

In this episode, Heather speaks with Garry Ridge, CEO of WD-40 about his leadership journey, a time when he was not the nest leader he could be and …

72: Leaders with Heart Understand That It Takes a Team to Achieve

July 16th, 2019

8:16

In this short episode, Heather speaks directly with listeners about the power and importance of team collaboration as an effective leader. She shares …

71: Leaders with Heart Understand What Drives Their People

July 9th, 2019

35:15

In this episode, Heather speaks to Steve Browne, Vice President of Human Resources for LaRosa's, Inc. - a regional Pizzeria restaurant chain in Southwest Ohio with 13 locations and over 1,100 Team Members. Steve shares …

70: Leaders with Heart Empower Their People To Do Their Best Work

July 2nd, 2019

45:44

  In this episode, Heather speaks with Larry Sutton, President of RNR Tire Express. Larry enlightens listeners with his anything-but-straight leadership journey, highlights the importance of transparency and …

69: Leaders with Heart Invest In The Potential of Their People

June 25th, 2019

34:02

In this episode, Heather speaks with Phil Cohen about his leadership style, his compelling and jaw-dropping background and his rags to riches story that leads him to hire people of any background whether ex-con or …

68: Leaders With Heart Create a Culture of Autonomy

June 18th, 2019

38:24

In this episode, Heather speaks with Gustavo Tavares of Top Employers Institute Latin America. Gustavo recently facilitated a keynote speech Heather delivered for Harvard Business Review Brasil. He shared more about his …

67: Leaders with Heart Naturally Think of Their People First

June 11th, 2019

35:42

In this episode, Heather speaks with Greg Wathen, President and CEO of Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana about a recent post on Linkedin from one of his employees that sparked so much attention that …

66: Leaders With Heart Show Up and Speak Up

June 4th, 2019

43:03

In this episode, Heather speaks with Dr. Jandell Allen Davis, President and CEO of Craig Hospital in Colorado about her refreshing perspective on …

65: Leaders With Heart Know They Must Give to Get and Grow  

May 28th, 2019

37:45

In this episode, Heather speaks with Ian Sohn, President of the Chicago office of of Wunderman, a creative tech company. Heather discovered Ian …

64: Leaders With Heart Help Their People Focus on a Common Mission

May 21st, 2019

34:15

In this episode, Heather Younger, speaks with Giridhar Akkineni, CEO of AkkenCloud about his leadership style. His anything but smooth journey to leadership, his hyper focus on all things customers and the ways that he …

63: Leaders With Heart Know That They Need Followers Before They Can Lead

May 14th, 2019

30:09

In this episode, Heather speaks with Steve McIntosh about his leadership style, a very engaging story of his early leadership challenges and some …

62: Leaders With Heart Understand That Leadership is an Iterative Process

May 7th, 2019

33:28

In this episode, Heather speaks with Carey Jenkins, CEO of Substantial. Carey shares with listeners her unique outlook on her leadership journey, her …

61: Leaders with Heart Form Friendships With Their People

April 30th, 2019

26:13
In this episode, Heather speaks with Megan Bertrand, SVP of Learning and Development for First Bank. Megan shares a great way she connects with her team, her leadership style and a time when she was not the greatest …

60: Leaders with Heart Show up As Their Authentic Selves Everyday and to Everyone.

April 23rd, 2019

31:32

In the episode, Heather speaks with Nick Mehta, CEO of Gainsight about his leadership style in the context of his company’s values, a time when he …

59: Leaders With Heart Understand That Leadership Equals Relationship

April 16th, 2019

36:51

In this episode, Heather speaks with Jill Katz about her view of leadership, a time when she not the best leader she could be and pearls of wisdom …

58: Leaders with Heart Know That They Are Works In Progress 

April 9th, 2019

29:50

In this episode, Heather speaks with Danielle Vaughan, EVP of Human Resources at FirstBank about her journey to leadership, her unique leadership style and what leaders can do to better connect with their teams.   Key …

57: Leaders With Heart Create Psychological Safety For Their Teams

April 2nd, 2019

23:37

In this episode, Heather speaks with Melissa Ebert about her leadership style, concepts of psychological safety, Why self care is so important and a …

56: Leaders with Heart Ask The Right Questions to Understand the People They Lead

March 26th, 2019

45:02

In this episode, Heather speaks with Peter Melby, CEO of Greystone Technology, about his leadership style, the reason he likes to lead, his unique …

55: Leaders With Heart Hold Space to Truly Connect With Their People

March 19th, 2019

24:57

In this episode, Heather speaks with Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer at Vayner Media, about her leadership style, the unique ways she engages with her team, how her “real” way of leading grows those around her and …

54: Leaders With Heart Are Self-Reflective

March 12th, 2019

31:14

In this episode, Heather speaks with John Haynes, III, Director of Corporate HR, Americas at Johnson Controls, about his leadership style, a time …

53: Leaders With Heart Seek To Be Their Best Selves For The People They Lead

March 5th, 2019

9:45

In this episode, Heather speaks to listeners about a critical part of leadership: the imposter syndrome. Heather recalls a recent story when this …

52: Leaders With Heart Use Empathy to Understand Their People

February 26th, 2019

22:23

In this episode, Heather speaks with Sarah Bernhardt, VP, People of Greystone Technologies about her leadership style, a time when she was not the …

51: Leaders with Heart Promote Love in the Workplace

February 19th, 2019

41:35

In this episode, Heather speaks with Renee Smith about her leadership journey, her innovative approach to infusing love into government, her challenges as a leader and some very clear ways that leaders can show more …

50: Leaders With Heart Know That Their Lens Impacts Those They Lead

February 12th, 2019

33:32

In this episode, Heather speaks with Kristy McCann, Founder and CEO of GoCoach. Kristy speaks to Heather about a recent example of not being the best …

49: Leaders with Heart Speak the Future Into The People They Lead

February 5th, 2019

37:58

In this episode, Heather speaks with Daniel McCollum of Torrent Consulting. Daniel talks to Heather about his leadership journey, his drive to raise …

48: Leaders with Heart Are Fiercely Loyal to Their People

January 29th, 2019

25:31

In this episode, Heather speaks to Adam McCoy, Director of Employee Experience at Arrow Electronics and President of the Mile high Society of Human Resources Management about his leadership style, his unique view of his …

47: Leaders With Heart Go Personal With Their People

January 22nd, 2019

37:47

 

In this episode, Heather speaks with Patrick Brady, Regional President for FirstBank about his leadership style, philosophy of leading people, the different levels of his leadership and a critical nugget for leaders …

46: Leading with Heart in 2019

January 15th, 2019

12:11

In this episode, Heather shares the highlights from 2018 guest interviews and foreshadows for listeners what 2019 will look like. She shares that she will be publishing a book bases off of the principles in this podcast …

45: Leaders with Heart Leave a Legacy of People and Impact

January 8th, 2019

39:14

In this episode, Heather speakers with Judith Scimone, Director of Talent Management at Google. This was a rich conversation focused on Judith’s …

44: Leaders with Heart Never Undervalue Their People

January 1st, 2019

29:51

In this episode, Heather speaks with Marylene Delbourg-Delphis. She is a powerhouse of knowledge both in academia and in the corporate world, having …

43: Leaders with Heart Lead With Compassion

December 25th, 2018

33:53

In this episode, Heather speaks with longtime friend and human resources practitioner, D’Anthony Tillery, about leading with heart, evolving as a …

42: Leaders with Heart Are Clear About Who They Are and Share it Openly With Others

December 18th, 2018

33:22

 

In this episode, Heather speaks with Robert Glazer, CEO of Accelerated Partners, an affiliate marketing firm. Robert shares his unique ideas around separating from employees, his leadership philosophy and ways to be …

41: Leaders with Heart Are Genuine, Allowing Those Who They Lead to be the Same

December 11th, 2018

27:41

In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with John LaFemina, Director, Performance Management at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory about his …

40: Leaders with Heart Know That Providing Growth For The Team is No Tiny Matter

December 4th, 2018

30:51

In this episode, Heather speaks with David Niu, Founder and CEO of TINYhr creator or TINYpulse and employee engagement technology platform. David …

39: Leaders With Heart Look For Greatness Inside The People They Lead

November 27th, 2018

31:03

In this episode, Heather speaks with U.J. Jatar about his leadership style, the unique background that contributed to his leadership focus, challenges in leadership and a refreshed vision of human potential.

Key …

38: Leaders with Heart Don’t Shy Away From Admitting Their Love For Their People

November 20th, 2018

24:24

In this podcast, Heather speaks with Mindy Flanigan, Chief Inspiration Officer at Inspiring HR. Mindy share her leadership philosophy, a story when she was challenge to be the shining leader she is today, tips for …

37: Leaders With Heart Are Great Followers First

November 13th, 2018

22:04

In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Farouk Rajab about his leadership style, the secret to his leadership success, a time when he was not a shining leader and how he came out of it. You will love this one.

Key …

36: Leaders with Heart Make Accountability a Priority 

November 6th, 2018

19:05

On this episode, Heather speaks with Mike Pritchard, CFO at the CU Foundation. Mike shares the things that drive him to lead, his desire to continually learn and where he might mess up along the way.   Key takeaways:   …

35: Leaders With Heart Know That Their Leadership is Formed by the Conversations They Have With Their People.

October 30th, 2018

20:41

In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Mareo McCracken, about his leadership journey, the unexpected story that served as a catalyst for his …

34: Leaders with Heart Understand That They Must Truly Connect With Their People First to Build Trust

October 23rd, 2018

35:49

On this podcast episode, Heather welcomes Joe Kwon on the show to discuss his leadership style, a time when he was not the best version of himself …

33: Leaders with Heart Understand That Growth is a Journey

October 16th, 2018

5:54

In this episode, Heather shares a private message with all listeners about the need to be patient while growth and development are taking place within them and their teams.   Heather shares a personal story about a big …

32: Leaders With Heart Know That They Must Show Up and Participate

October 9th, 2018

41:44

On this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Rich Gassen, Supervisor of the University of Wisconsin’s print shop.

Heather talks to Rich about his leadership style, the roots of his leadership and Rich leaves Heather …

31: Leaders With Heart Address Tough Issues Head On

October 2nd, 2018

6:42

Heather shares a message about leadership having tough conversations around the business. In this short and sweet episode, Heather addresses when and how to have tough conversations about things like performance or …

30: Leaders With Heart Strike a Balance Between Confidence and Humility

September 25th, 2018

32:40

On this episode, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Nick Smarrelli, CEO of Gadellnet, an IT consulting firm about the roots of his leadership, how he …

29: Leaders With Heart Have Strong Personal Identities

September 18th, 2018

6:16

On this podcast episode, Heather speaks directly to you. What is your personal identity? Who do others think you are? Where are the gaps?   In this short episode, Heather delivers a short and potent message about our …

28: Leaders With Heart Know That It Takes a Village to Lead Well

September 11th, 2018

31:10

In this episode, podcast host, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Colorado Banking Commissioner, Patty Salazar about her leadership style, her heartfelt …

27: Leaders With Heart Lead With Purpose

September 4th, 2018

30:00

In this podcast episode, Heather R. Younger, podcast host, speaks with Chief Ray Aguirre of the California State University-Fullerton campus about …

26: Leaders with heart know that they must lead the whole person  

August 28th, 2018

28:52

In this podcast episode, Heather R. Younger speaks with Denise Testori, President of Prestige Cleaners about her unique management style and a time …

25: Leaders with Heart Understand That Attitude Reflects Leadership  

August 21st, 2018

36:40

On this podcast, Heather R. Younger, J.D., podcast host, speaks with Keith Freier, COO at Pacific Northwest Laboratories about what drives him as a leader, his biggest area of improvement and key nuggets all leaders …

24: Leaders With Heart Strive To Serve First

August 14th, 2018

39:10

In this podcast episode, podcast host, Heather R. Younger, J.D., speaks with Heather Heebner, former SVP of HR at Instawares Holding Company about …

23: Leaders With Heart Understand, To Catch Fish You Must Cast Among Them

August 7th, 2018

29:32

On today's HR podcast, Heather R. Younger, podcast host, speaks with Eric Jacobsen, SVP of Operations for Extraction Oil in Gas, a publicly traded …

22: Leaders With Heart Deal With Their Imperfections And Make Them Better

July 31st, 2018

25:51

In the podcast episode, Heather R. Younger, podcast host, speaks with Tammy Taylor, about her leadership journey, her style and a little about how …

21: Leaders with Heart give themselves the grace of imperfection

July 24th, 2018

29:02

On this episode, Podcast host, Heather Younger, speaks with Christinne Johnson. President of HR at First Bank. Christinne shares a lot about her leadership style, what drives her to be a leader, and when she was not the …

20: Leaders with heart fill their calendar with relationship-building not tasks

July 17th, 2018

37:39

On this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Megan Wick, Executive Director of Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority. Megan illuminates for …

19: Leaders with Heart Take a Holistic Approach in Building Relationships With Their Employees

July 10th, 2018

36:02

In this podcast episode of Leadership with Heart, Heather speaks with Dirk Frese, Director of Sales and Marketing for Julabo and co-founder of …

18: Leaders With Heart Show Sincere Interest In And Appreciation For The Crafts Of Their People

July 3rd, 2018

31:50

In this podcast episode podcast host, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Aaron Skogen, General Manager of Aquatix. Aaron admits that his leadership …

17: Leaders With Heart Discern When Total Transparency Is Warranted And Then Exhibit it

June 26th, 2018

44:45

On this episode podcast host, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Jim Reuter, CEO of First Bank. Jim is deeply driven by the impact he has on others and the legacy he will leave behind Jim shares some great insights about …

16: Leaders with Heart Know That They Have an Obligation to Grow the People They Lead

June 19th, 2018

31:29

In this episode podcast host, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Tim Hinchey III, President & CEO of US Swimming about his role as a leader of this …

15: Leaders with Heart Make Their People Feel Safe by Allowing Their Voices To Be Heard

June 12th, 2018

31:29

In this podcast episode podcast host, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Mark Nagel, Senior Manager of People at Southwest Airlines about his leadership style, how he connects with his team in a deeper way and the drivers …

14: Leaders with Heart Don’t Take Their Own Leadership For Granted

June 5th, 2018

38:12

On this episode, podcast host, Heather R Younger, dives into a powerful set of discussions with Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat. They discuss the …

13: Leaders with Heart Know Themselves First

May 29th, 2018

23:58

On the podcast call, Heather R Younger, podcast host, speaks with Trent Selbrede about his leadership journey. He reveals to listeners that he …

12: Leaders with Heart Build a Team Before They Need One

May 22nd, 2018

28:59

On this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Scott McCarthy about his journey as a leader in the Canadian Army. Scott reveals that his motivation for leading his people is really making the lives of his people better. …

11: Leaders with Heart Work Hard Not to Harden Their Hearts

May 15th, 2018

27:54

In this podcast episode, Heather R. Younger, podcast host, speaks with Nate Iglienski about an emotional event that changed the way that he leads both his family and his team members.  He provides some great practical …

10: Leaders with Heart See the Potential in Their People And Allow Them To Flourish

May 8th, 2018

35:02

In this podcast episode, podcast host, Heather R. Younger, speaks with Rob Pepper, Marketing and Business Strategy Leader at iStratus, LLC. Rob shares his fundamental leadership style. For Rob, his success strategy is …

9: Leaders with Heart Know That They Must Connect With Their People Consistently To Be Trusted

May 1st, 2018

40:36

In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Tom Dietzler, Director of Operations at St. Peter Lutheran Church. Tom highlights the importance of walking around daily to connect with his people and just talk to them. He …

8: Leaders with Heart Are Servant Leaders Who Look At Their Role As A Vocation

April 24th, 2018

35:58

In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Rich Todd, Founder and CEO of Innovest. Rich tells a great story of the journey he took to the more humble, other’s focused leader he is today. The road was not a straight …

7: Leaders With Heart Provide Safe Spaces For Their People

April 17th, 2018

33:57

 

Sarah Bierenbaum is a leader who provides a space for her people to fail. She relays that she is an evolving leader and admits that she is a work …

6: Leaders With Heart Know That They Cannot Do it Alone

April 10th, 2018

27:29

When you want to accelerate your growth as a leader and scale to a larger role, Jennifer Butler tells us that we must set clear expectations with our …

5: Leaders With Heart Know That They Must Meet Their People Where They Are

April 3rd, 2018

23:29

Podcast host, Heather R. Younger, J.D., speaks with Andrew McDonald, principal at a Colorado school, about what it takes to connect with each person …

4: Leaders With Heart Make People Feel Important

March 31st, 2018

25:58

In this episode, Heather speaks to Steve Paul about his leadership philosophy. He shares a story that greatly impacted his style of leading himself …

3: Leaders With Heart Clear The Path So Their People Can Do Great Work

March 30th, 2018

23:56

On this podcast I ask you to see yourself in the stories my guests tell about times when they were not the best versions of themselves, but how they used their heart to guide them to a place of deeper connection with …

2: Leaders With Heart Have Integrity As Their North Star

March 28th, 2018

25:56

Employee experience is powered by emotions. Managers and/or leaders within organizations get to choose which emotions they unleash from within the people they lead. Leaders, meaning supervisors or above in an …

1: Why Leadership With Heart Exists

March 26th, 2018

6:08

Hello, everyone, this is the Leadership with Heart podcast and this is Heather Younger, your host with our first episode. So, why did I decide to do …

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