Heather r younger

What Happens When Compassionate Leadership Intersects With Purpose – An Interview With John Crowley

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! In this riveting episode, we unravel the extraordinary story of John F. Crowley, Executive Chairman of Amicus and former CEO from 2005 to 2022. When two of his children were diagnosed with Pompe disease in 1998, a severe neuromuscular disorder, John’s life took a profound turn. Leaving his … Read more

298: Helping People Live Full Lives – Mosaic’s Heart-Driven Leadership

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! Welcome back to the Leadership with Heart podcast! Today’s episode is an interesting one with two leaders from Mosaic; Mosaic is a dynamic whole-person healthcare organization that focuses on allowing people to live full lives. Mosaic listens and learns about the unique needs of the clients they serve … Read more

297: My Full Circle Moment

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! My career journey began on LinkedIn when I started sharing content that truly mattered to me. Over the years, I’ve seen significant growth. Notably, last year, I had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with LinkedIn for the first time. Now, I’m eagerly anticipating the release of my third … Read more

296: Your Work, Your Way: Software’s Role in Tailoring Employee Communication

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! In this episode, we explore how innovative software, inspired by AI learning similar to Netflix’s recommendation algorithms, is revolutionizing employee communication. The CEO and Founder of internal communication software, Cerkl, Tarek Kamil leads a team of talented engineers, designers, and marketers who are passionate about using AI and … Read more

295: Your Brother’s Keeper

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! In this episode, Heather asks, “Are you your brother’s keeper?” Her answer is a resounding “yes.” Through personal experiences and a commitment to promoting caring leadership, she emphasizes the importance of extending empathy and compassion to all, transcending divisions and affiliations. She shares her struggle with anxiety and … Read more

294: Mastering Multitasking: How to Balance Productivity and Focus

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! In this episode, Heather guides you through the intricacies of mastering the art of multitasking while maintaining a genuine and focused connection with the person right in front of you. In today’s fast-paced world, the ability to balance productivity and interpersonal connections is a leadership skill worth cultivating. … Read more

293: Going Back to the Basics

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! Today, we’re taking a step back to revisit a fundamental concept in leadership: teamwork. As the saying goes, “Teamwork makes the dream work,” and it couldn’t be more true. Our host, Heather, reflects on the importance of teamwork in their own life, especially as they navigate multiple ongoing … Read more

292: The Humble Leader’s Guide to Success

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! In this episode, we’ll uncover the transformative power of humility in building trust within organizations, sharing real-world examples and actionable insights from Walt Rakowich. He is a leadership speaker and former executive of Prologis, a global real estate company that was near collapse when he took over as … Read more

291: An Unexpected Lesson from a Family Trip

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! In this video, Heather talks directly to her listeners about a leadership lesson she actually learned from her son on a family trip. This lesson included a canoe and learning how to work as a team with his dad to get back to shore. It’s an interesting and … Read more

290: How to Achieve Your BIG Goals

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! Kathryn Bleeker is the Director of Marketing for Ziggi’s Coffee. With over a decade of experience working with a variety of B2C and nonprofit teams in-house, with an agency and as a freelancer, she has built expertise as a strategic marketing and communications leader within the industry. Kathryn … 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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Bringing the best insights from over 25,000 employee stories to the stage.

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