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178: Leaders with Heart Must Find a Balance

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Mikki Gates who is a Strategic & Inclusive People & Culture Leader for over 6 casino properties and a TEDxManitouSprings Curator. While her two occupations keep her pretty busy, they are a good balance since she gets the best of both worlds. She prides herself on being a servant leader, as well as a results-driven one. Mikki believes it’s important to be both – contrary to what many people believe. Take a listen to hear how she’s able to manage being an empathetic leader while also holding her employees accountable for their actions. Mikki thinks of herself as a natural leader and has been using her influence since she started working at the age of 15. Take a listen to hear more about how Mikki is able to use her natural abilities to lead her team with care, compassion, and
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177: Leaders with Heart Must Fight Compassion Fatigue

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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 parenting, compassion fatigue, and more. Take a listen. Key Takeaways:  Being a Caring Leader can be exhausting.  It’s important to disassociate from other peoples problems.  Compassionate leaders must practice distancing themselves from their emotions in order to be objective.  Sometimes what people need from you is just to for you to listen.  Leaders need help too.  Heather R. Younger’s Bio Heather R. Younger is an experienced keynote speaker, two-time author, and the CEO and Founder of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement, leadership development, and DEI consulting firm, where she is on a mission to help leaders understand the power they possess to ensure
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176: Leaders with Heart Know Leadership is a Choice

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks directly with her listeners about the importance of reframing our mindsets around leadership. Being a leader can sometimes be seen as a hassle due to the hard work involved. When we reframe the way we think about leadership, it can be both exciting and rewarding. Here are some tips. Key Takeaways:  It takes a lot of work to be a leader, but it comes with a lot of rewards. A person who cares is a leader who leads with compassion. Show kindness on purpose. It is a gift to be a leader. Taking care of yourself is just as important. Heather R. Younger’s Bio Heather R. Younger is an experienced keynote speaker, two-time author, and the CEO and Founder of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement, leadership development, and DEI consulting firm, where she is on a mission
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175: Leaders with Heart are Receptive to Change

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Stace Williams, a global leadership consultant and Caring Leadership Community Coach. Stace’s passion lies in helping leaders grow by enabling them to see and actualize their potential. Her experience spans five continents, 17 countries, and a wide range of industries, including aerospace, biopharma, defense, energy, finance, healthcare, insurance, technology, and telecommunications. Key Takeaways: Openness to feedback can change your entire career trajectory. Somatic symbols are your body’s way of communicating, listen to them. Telling your story humanizes you. Identify your struggles and delegate. Embrace vulnerability in your team. Making emotionally-intelligent decisions requires self-awareness. Stace Williams’ Bio Stace Williams is a global leadership consultant, and Caring Leadership Community Coach. Stace is passionate about helping leaders discover and accomplish their true potential so they can grow. Her experience spans five continents, 17 countries, and a wide range of industries, including
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174: Leaders with Heart Practice Self-Care

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, 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 is the mother of 6 children and left Corporate America after her third child to focus on raising her children. Her story began 18 years ago, and her expertise is just the right blend of corporate, family, and community. She is a firm believer in self-care, and in this episode, you’ll see why. Key Takeaways:  Healing happens from within.  Leadership can come from family, friendships, community, or corporate – it is not limited to a job title.  Women’s voices need to be amplified in workplaces.  Community is medicine.  You must first take care of yourself in order to take care of others.  Cordelia Gaffar’s Bio Cordelia Gaffar is
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173: Leaders with Heart Ask for Help

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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 first 5 minutes of listening, Garry is someone who believes being vulnerable is the key to connection and community. Take a listen to these rich 20 minutes of work, personal, and life advice from two strangers from across the globe who have developed a genuine friendship.  Garry was chosen as one of the Caring Leadership Coaches because of his use of progressive coaching approaches to connect individuals and teams to themselves, and each other, more meaningfully — to deliver exceptional outcomes as a result. Garry is such a caring human being, you’ll surely enjoy these next 23 minutes.  Key Takeaways:  We are more than just our job
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