Leadership 101: How to Communicate Goals Instead of Dictating Approaches

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Welcome back to “Leadership with Heart,” the podcast that delves into effective and caring leadership strategies with Heather Younger. In this episode, Heather chats with Megan Gluth-Bohan, the owner and CEO of TRInternational, a prominent US-based chemical distributor, as well as the Owner of Chemblend of America, a cutting-edge chemical blending and tolling facility, brings her wealth of experience to our discussion. Notably, TRInternational stands as one of the largest certified women-owned suppliers in North America, a testament to Megan’s exceptional leadership. Join us as Megan and Heather engage in a thought-provoking conversation centered around the concept of leadership through vision.

Megan Gluth-Bohan Bio

Meg is the Owner and CEO of TRInternational, Inc., a US-based chemical distributor headquartered in Edmonds, WA, and the Owner of Chemblend of America, a chemical blending and tolling facility in Bensenville, IL. Ever mindful that “the buck stops here,” Meg is ultimately accountable for Company performance. She is an energetic leader who crafts and implements a creative vision for the Company’s future. Meg’s background as an attorney makes her pragmatic and effective. She is passionate about the development of people and commerce- she challenges her team to be both excellent and rigorous.

Meg currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). She is an Executive Advisor on the Board of Women in Chemicals. She is a past NACD Director at Large, and the former Treasurer of the Chemical Education Foundation. She has served as a member of several industry committees, and is deeply committed to the strength of American enterprise.

Education/Experience: BA- History, University of Minnesota; JD, University of St. Thomas School of Law; Licensed to practice in Minnesota, Oregon, the United States Federal Courts- District of Oregon, and Washington.

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About Heather R Younger

Heather R Younger is a highly sought-after speaker, 2x-TEDx speaker, diversity, equity and inclusion strategist, and contributor to leading news outlets. She is also the Founder and CEO of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement and consulting firm.

After over 25,000 employee engagement surveys and years of working with organizations to transform employee engagement, here’s what Heather has seen over and over:

When you know how to listen, employees will tell you exactly what they need to bring their full selves to work.

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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 spaces for these vital conversations.

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


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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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