leaders with heart

265: Game-Changing Leadership – Empowering Youth Athletes and Advocating for Social Justice with Adam Geisler

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! a Discover how Adam Geisler, Co-Founder, CEO, Board Member and Investor of Youth Athletes United, empowers children’s physical and mental health through his company. In this podcast, Geisler shares why he started Youth Athletes United and its positive impact on kids. He also emphasizes the significance of taking … Read more

264: Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hospice Care – A Conversation with Heidi L. Barham

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts   Listen on Spotify   Listen on Audible a Heidi L. Barham, M.Div, CT, CDP® is the Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Hospice of the Western where she previously served as a Spiritual Care Coordinator for 13 years. In addition to her position with … Read more

263: From Banking to Senior Housing Investments: Tim Sanders on Leading with Heart in Finance

Tim Sanders

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: a Tim Sanders has been employed at Ventas Inc. since 2015 as a Senior Investment Officer. Tim is responsible for originating senior housing investments throughout the United States and Canada. He also works on ground-up development of office and lab space in conjunction with Ventas’ development partner, Wexford … Read more

262: Moving Up the Career Ladder – Navigating the Transition from Technical Employee to Managerial Role

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: a As the Vice President of Customer Service Excellence (SVE) for the Tax & Accounting North America division at Wolters Kluwer, Laurent leads system, process and talent optimization strategy through multi-disciplinary teams that accelerate business performance, customer experience and financial results. He also drives customer experience and software … Read more

261: Helping Others to Speak Up and Stand Out – Empowering Yourself to Get the Recognition You Deserve

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: a Lorenzo Flores is a twenty-year veteran in retail leadership. He has rejuvenated, inspired, and rebuilt over a dozen teams throughout his career. With a passion for music, MMA, and podcasting, he understands the importance of connecting personal vision to the workplace. He focuses a lot on helping … Read more

260: What ‘One Love’ Means for Raising Canes Employees and Company

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: Sonya Crockett is a Crew Relations Regional Leader at Raising Cane’s, a quality chicken finger franchise with over 530 locations. In this episode, she returns for her second appearance on the Leadership with Heart podcast to discuss her new position and what it means to Lead by Heart … Read more

Owning a Pet Franchise – Pet Evolution Co-Founder Shares All

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: Rian Thiele, Co-Founder of Pet Evolution, has had a passion for dogs since childhood. Having watched his dogs suffer through itchy paws, chronic ear infections, and undiagnosed food allergies, he knew there had to be another way. He and his longtime friend, Mike Osborn worked for years to … Read more

Hospitality Means Bringing People Together – Building Diverse Teams with Trent Selbrede

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: Trent Selbrede returns to the Leadership with Heart Podcast to talk about leadership and what that means in the hospitality world. Trent is the General Manager of Marriott International, and he discusses what the hospitality world went through during the pandemic, what they’ve learned, what they are doing … Read more

2023 Resolutions: Setting and Achieving Your Goals for the New Year

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, I discuss my resolutions for the new year and how to make them a reality. My resolutions for 2023 include speaking at bigger speaking events, changing people’s mindsets on leadership, and becoming a New York Times best-selling author with my new book The Art of Active … Read more

How to Snap Out of It: A 3-Minute Lesson on Staying Present in 2023

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this podcast, I challenge you to be more present as a leader. In just under three minutes, you can learn how to tune out distractions and focus on your surroundings and the needs of your team. Being present as a leader not only improves communication and decision-making, … Read more


Leadership With Heart With Heather R Younger

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