124: Leaders with Heart Find a Way to Be the Solution

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather joins listeners in a personal journey during COVID-19, the racial divide, and writing a book. Key takeaways: Be the solution to the problems in our world. Don’t bail out from taking responsibility. You are worthy of your leadership. You are good enough for others to care for.  We can all choose to be unstuck post-COVID-19. Prepare your ears for this wonderful episode! Updates on the Book I am excited to report that I already finished the first draft of the book and I was able to give it to

123: Leaders with Heart are Co-Owners of a Vision with Those They Lead

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Craig Miller, President of FOCUS or Fellowship of Catholic University Students, about his leadership style, where his drive to lead comes from, his focus on minimizing his ego and much more! Key Takeaways: Don’t focus on serving yourself but serving others. Decide whether or not you are claiming positions out of ego. Bring people along with you by spending time with them, and help them see their role in a vision. Search for those who have an ownership mentality and not a hireling mentality. Try to harness

122: Leaders with Heart That We All Get Better One Step at a Time

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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. He also shares how he treats his employees like family, and his very profound story of adversity and rebirth. Key takeaways: When things go wrong in life and business, focus on fixing one thing at a time while looking forward. Sometimes when we are easy on team members whose performance is short, we enable them to fail. Then, that failure becomes our own. Set the bar high, live

121: Leaders with Heart Accept the Truth of Their Leadership

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Kristin Fox, VP of HR at Gyrodata about her leadership style and where her drive to lead comes from. She also shares on the ways she was not the the best version of herself and what strategies she used to show up better. Key Takeaways: Take time with your people and leave the boss back at the office. Try to establish a deeper connection especially now during a crisis. Help your people through the struggle and model it. Find cheerleaders who believe in you and will help

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

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Stephen Christopher about his leadership style and where his drive to lead come from. He also shares about the time when he allowed himself to hold onto an employee who was not open to change, what he did to come out of that circumstance, and what he does now to stop himself for doing that.  Key takeaways: Set aside time to be with people who just need to talk. Look for greatness in people, but they have to want to improve. Be a student of learning. All

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

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks to Karen Weeks about her leadership journey and the way she sees how the differences in leadership styles impact the way we lead. She also shares more about her drive to lead and interesting lessons she learned when she left a team member out of an important meeting: Key takeaways: Collaborate with team members to ensure you aren’t making assumptions about their future opportunities. Understand your unique style and how that helps you lead better. Our mistakes inform our future decisions. Don’t hide from them, but embrace them.

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

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, 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 move forward in their leadership. Key Takeaways: If you cannot or are not helping those you lead, you must leave or change your position. You are either green and growing or you are dying. Which do you choose? Doing the right thing is the only thing to do. Don’t miss your chance, leaders with heart! Listen

117: Leaders with Heart Live by the Golden Rule

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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 a very unlikely journey to where he is today. He also shares his organization’s communication strategy in the midst of the Corona Virus, a time when he was not the best leader he could be and much more. Key takeaways: The most valuable asset in any organization is its employees. Use the Golden Rule in your standards of conduct or organizational norms. Don’t do something to your client

116: Leaders with Heart Have Care as Their North Star

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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, a very distant place from where his drive to lead comes from and something key for leaders to remember. Key takeaways: Figure out what the needs of your people are and meet them there. When you are truly happy to see your people getting recognition for their work separately from your part in it, you know you are a caring leader. Keep your eye on the prize

115: Leaders With Heart Know That How They Show Up Is Their Legacy

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Kelly Moran, Executive Director of the American Cancer Society in Denver. Kelly shares a lot about her leadership style, her philosophy, and the importance of showing up as leaders. She also shares about a time when she was not her best and the key things we can do as leaders to move forward in our current Covid crisis. Key takeaways: Our attitude matters at work. If we want to instill confidence and help others move forward past adversity, we must do it first. Be your best

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