leaders with heart

28: Leaders with Heart Know That It Takes a Village to Lead Well

Today on the podcast we have Colorado Banking Commissioner, Patty Salazar. I had an opportunity to speak at an event where she was also a speaker. We were sitting at the table and she was telling me about all the different things she was doing as a leader, and some of the challenges she may … Read more

27: Leaders with Heart Lead with Purpose

Today on the podcast we have Chief Ray Aguirre of the California State University-Fullerton campus about his leadership journey, what drives him to lead and very practical, yet impactful ways, he connects with his team and builds trust. Key takeaways: Leaving a legacy doesn’t mean that we are forcing the fact that we are known … Read more

26: Leaders with Heart Know That They Must Lead the Whole Person

Today on the podcast we have Denise Testori, President of Prestige Cleaners. We talk about her unique management style, and a time when she was not the best leader she could be. Denise considers herself as a servant leader as a part of a family-owned organization. She acknowledges that the size of the company she … Read more

21: Leaders with Heart Give Themselves the Grace of Imperfection

Today on the podcast we have Christinne Johnson, President of HR at First Bank. In this episode, Christinne shares a lot about her leadership style, what drives her to be a leader, and when she was not the greatest leader. We also talk about What drives her to be excited about vision and strategy, What … Read more


Leadership With Heart With Heather R Younger

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