How To Be A Better Leader

Leadership in Finance: The Importance of Listening and Trust

Are you looking to expand your skill set as a leader in the finance world? It’s no surprise that successful leadership demands more than just knowledge of the industry – it requires knowing how to build relationships, develop strategies, and most importantly, understand what it takes to gain trust. I recall a time when I … Read more

267: Empowering Leaders to Lead – Avoiding the Trap of Solving All Their Problems

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Stephanie Englund is the Director of Talent Acquisition for Emerging Talent at Best Buy. In this episode, Stephanie shares her insights on adjusting recruitment strategies in the new hybrid work environment, innovative ways to market to potential hires, and most importantly, how to make recruiting about the … Read more

Why Workplace Culture and Engagement are My North Stars

Growing up with an interracial and interfaith background made me feel that no one truly wanted to listen to what I had to say and like I was often an outsider. It was a journey for me of learning how to take ownership in my identity, finding my voice in it, and allowing myself to … Read more

266: Women Helping Women: How One Woman’s Non-Profit is Making a Difference for Women All Across the Globe

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Wendy H Steele is the Founder & Chief Executive at Impact100 Global, a non-profit organization that unites and empowers women to give together and create transformational impact, both locally and globally. With a simple yet powerful model, Impact100 Global brings 100 women together who donate $1,000 each, resulting … Read more

265: Game-Changing Leadership – Empowering Youth Athletes and Advocating for Social Justice with Adam Geisler

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Discover how Adam Geisler, Co-Founder, CEO, Board Member and Investor of Youth Athletes United, empowers children’s physical and mental health through his company. In this podcast, Geisler shares why he started Youth Athletes United and its positive impact on kids. He also emphasizes the significance of taking … Read more

264: Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hospice Care – A Conversation with Heidi L. Barham

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts   Listen on Spotify   Listen on Audible a Heidi L. Barham, M.Div, CT, CDP® is the Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Hospice of the Western where she previously served as a Spiritual Care Coordinator for 13 years. In addition to her position with … Read more

263: From Banking to Senior Housing Investments: Tim Sanders on Leading with Heart in Finance

Tim Sanders

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: a Tim Sanders has been employed at Ventas Inc. since 2015 as a Senior Investment Officer. Tim is responsible for originating senior housing investments throughout the United States and Canada. He also works on ground-up development of office and lab space in conjunction with Ventas’ development partner, Wexford … Read more

Maximizing Productivity: Tips and Techniques for Boosting Efficiency and Achieving Goals

When you think of the word “productivity,” what comes to mind? Do you see yourself being more productive, or do you see it as something that only some people can achieve? For many people, productivity is not a skill that they have mastered. They can never get anything done and always feel like they are … Read more

262: Moving Up the Career Ladder – Navigating the Transition from Technical Employee to Managerial Role

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: a As the Vice President of Customer Service Excellence (SVE) for the Tax & Accounting North America division at Wolters Kluwer, Laurent leads system, process and talent optimization strategy through multi-disciplinary teams that accelerate business performance, customer experience and financial results. He also drives customer experience and software … Read more

261: Helping Others to Speak Up and Stand Out – Empowering Yourself to Get the Recognition You Deserve

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: a Lorenzo Flores is a twenty-year veteran in retail leadership. He has rejuvenated, inspired, and rebuilt over a dozen teams throughout his career. With a passion for music, MMA, and podcasting, he understands the importance of connecting personal vision to the workplace. He focuses a lot on helping … Read more


Leadership With Heart With Heather R Younger

“Heather’s courage and vulnerability to share her authentic self are truly inspiring. She shares the most cutting-edge leadership strategies on topics like emotional intelligence and employee experience. If you’re looking to sharpen your leadership skills, this podcast is for you.”

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CEO of Employee Fanatix

A leading workplace culture and employee engagement consulting & training firm.

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Bringing the best insights from over 25,000 employee stories to the stage.

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An expert in creating safe spaces for these vital conversations.

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A trusted expert for stories on culture, workplace engagement, and employee retention.


The Cycle of Active Listening

Create a listening culture that elevates the workplace experience for everyone.

Through this guide, uncover how to ensure those in your care at work feel heard and valued, resulting in increased loyalty and satisfaction.

  • Understand why listening is the key to improved engagement
  • Learn how the Cycle of Active Listening contributes to strong workplace relationships
  • Get a practical framework for creating a listening culture that is bidirectional, responsive, and supportive
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