139: Leaders with Heart Start with Caring for Themselves

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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 when he was not present for his team during a time when they needed him. He sheds light on important qualities of a leader: vulnerability, being present, taking care of yourself first, balance, putting yourself out there for your team, giving yourself grace, and strong support network.  Heather and Mario also discuss how to reconcile personal drive with true care, as well as the sacrifices necessary in leadership— not only to care for others but to care for yourself better as a leader. Delegation can be key to improving yourself, by allowing you to be more present and providing others with opportunities to grow.  Key Takeaways: Don’t let your circumstances define
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138: Leaders with Heart do What is Necessary to Lift Others

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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 he can be, and some great tips for leaders new and seasoned. Key takeaways: It’s less important if something is easy. Make it happen; be different. Focus on people and do the right thing for them always. Help your people realize their highest potentials. Make people feel like they are a part of something new and exciting. Using data is a brilliant way to scale better employee experience. Prepare your ears for this insightful episode. Thank you for listening. John H. Chuang’s Full Bio John H. Chuang is the CEO of Aquent. He founded Aquent in 1986 in his Harvard dorm room, and grew into the largest marketing and creative staffing agency in the world.  Over
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137: Leaders with Heart Lead with Integrity

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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 getting through this pandemic with our teams. Key takeaways: As leaders, we must be people of integrity. Ask yourself whether you are congruent with who you say you are. Are you creating safe environments for others to be themselves at work? Do you recognize your people in the ways they receive it as such? Hope you don’t miss this pearl of an episode. Listen and learn! Tara Healy’s Full Bio Tara Healy currently is Vice President of Compliance for Cherry Creek Mortgage Co., Inc. She is a well-respected mortgage professional with 20 years of experience and with specialized skills in the areas of Origination, Operations Management,
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136: Leaders with Heart Embrace Their Own Leadership Style

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: 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 much more. Top Takeaways: As leaders, we have our own brand of leading. We must be true to our own leadership style if we are to uplift those around us. We must take time for ourselves. We can see adversity as a gift by reframing and helping our team do the same. Hope you don’t miss this gem of an episode. Listen and learn! Gavriella Schuster’s Full Bio As a C-Level Microsoft Executive and Thought Leader, Gavriella has grown a P&L of $6.5B and currently lead a global portfolio of channel partners that has influenced over $1 trillion in ecosystem revenues. She brings over 20 years of leadership in
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135: Leaders with Heart Lead with Humility

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Dustin Yowell, Director of Operations for Mercy Health Systems about his leadership style on humility and admitting mistakes, his time when he was not the best version of himself and his perspective on resilience in leadership. Key takeaways:  Humility in leadership is essential. Setting goals and being clear about expectations is not the opposite of leading with heart—it is leading that way. Focus on enduring past the pandemic. This episode will surely empower your leadership with heart. Listen and learn! Dustin Yowell’s Full Bio Dustin Yowell currently serves as the Director of Operations for Mercy Hospital Kingfisher and Mercy Hospital in Logan County. Dustin has over 20 years of experience in managing healthcare organizations and he is adept at sales management, staff training, customer relations, presentation development, corporate budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting, contract negotiations, and strategic
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134: Leaders with Heart Embrace Change and Rise from It

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks directly to listeners about some recent changes she has made, and how she has learned to embrace change even during this pandemic. Heather also shares some key decisions she has made to create a metamorphosis in her life. Key takeaways: Now is the time to see change as a positive despite what is front of us. Starting anew right now might be exactly what you need to help you see the situation differently. How aligned are you with your personal and professional mission? There are powerful ways to overcome your challenges and it all starts in the mind. Prepare your ears for this wonderful episode. Listen and learn! Embracing Change I have reached quite a few milestones in my business these last couple of months during the coronavirus. My second book has been completed, and it’s a pretty
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