leaders with heart

275: The Path to Authentic Leadership: Exploring Kristi Turner’s Journey

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Kristi Turner is a true embodiment of leadership with heart – she not only leads by example, but as you’ll hear throughout this episode, she is someone that is truly grateful to be able to lead others and takes pride in doing it the best way she … Read more

274: The Home Care Business – Navigating the Senior Care Business & Entrepreneurship

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Have you ever thought about what other senior care options there are other than senior housing? Many people get to the age where their parents, in-laws, or other family members need professional help and don’t know where to turn to. My guest today, Connie, has over 20 … Read more

273: Revitalizing the Tech Space -Inspiring Leadership with Quentin Mackey

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a The tech space has gotten a lot of bad rep in the news lately, with all the layoffs and poor leadership, but I’m excited to share this episode with Quentin Mackey, Head of New Modules at Microsoft. His caring leadership is a breath of fresh air. Take … Read more

272: Empowering Others To Do Their Best Work

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a     In this podcast, Heather speaks directly to her listeners about empowerment. Her son is leaving off to college soon, and as she often says, kids are oftentimes the biggest teachers. Listen to this podcast if you want to learn how to empower others to do … Read more

271: Breaking the Mold: How to Become a CEO Without Sacrificing Your True Self

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Do you ever wonder what it takes to be a CEO? Jennifer Waller is now the CEO and President at Colorado Bankers Association, but it took her a lot of learning to get to where she is today. One of her biggest lessons was that you don’t … Read more

270: The Journey to Publication: Behind the Scenes of My New Book and Recap of the Week

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a In this episode, Heather speaks directly to her listeners about the process of publication for her new book, The Art of Active Listening. She shares a recap of her week and the impact that this book and this message have had so far – it has been … Read more

269: Overcoming Adversity and Ascending to Leadership as a Woman: Francesca Luthi, EVP & CAO at Assurant

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Francesca Luthi is the Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer at Assurant – a leading global business services company. In this episode, she shares some of her early career struggles as a woman and how she managed to navigate being promoted to a role where some … Read more

268: From Being Stagnant to Success: A CEO’s Advice on Reinventing Yourself in Business and Life

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Do you ever wish you could reinvent yourself and change your life? Do you ever wonder what it takes to embrace change and reinvent yourself for a successful and fulfilling life? Ron Fong is the the President and CEO of the California Grocers Association and it took … Read more

267: Empowering Leaders to Lead – Avoiding the Trap of Solving All Their Problems

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Stephanie Englund is the Director of Talent Acquisition for Emerging Talent at Best Buy. In this episode, Stephanie shares her insights on adjusting recruitment strategies in the new hybrid work environment, innovative ways to market to potential hires, and most importantly, how to make recruiting about the … Read more

266: Women Helping Women: How One Woman’s Non-Profit is Making a Difference for Women All Across the Globe

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Wendy H Steele is the Founder & Chief Executive at Impact100 Global, a non-profit organization that unites and empowers women to give together and create transformational impact, both locally and globally. With a simple yet powerful model, Impact100 Global brings 100 women together who donate $1,000 each, resulting … Read more


Leadership With Heart With Heather R Younger

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