87: Leaders With Heart Actively Build Resilience

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather updates the listeners on the book that will come out based upon the podcast. She also talks about the importance of leaders building resilience in the face of adversity. Key takeaways: Leaders must first build resilience in the face of obstacles before they can … Read more

37: Leaders with Heart are Great Followers First

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this podcast episode, Heather speaks with Farouk Rajab about his leadership style, the secret to his leadership success, a time when he was not a shining leader and how he came out of it. You will love this one. Key takeaways: Leaders must be good followers first. Seek to learn first … Read more

32: Leaders With Heart Know That They Must Show Up And Participate

Today on the podcast we have Rich Gassen, supervisor of the University of Wisconsin’s print shop, chair of the CSN network and owner of the Flying Button Design. Rich has been out there, interacting with me on LinkedIn for quite a while and I just see the type of content that he puts out there. I … Read more

31: Leaders With Heart Address Tough Issues Head On

Today’s podcast is another solo show. In this short episode, I want to take this opportunity to talk about addressing negative feedback or feedback or a negative situation or a heart situation head on and not hide from it. If you are struggling in this area of leadership, this episode will definitely help you out. … Read more

30: Leaders with Heart Strike a Balance Between Confidence and Humility

Today on the podcast we have Nick Smarrelli, Owner and CEO of GadellNet Technology Solutions. In this episode, we talk about the roots of his leadership, how he merges culture with data and other unique ways that he leads his organization. The key takeaways in this episode are: Culture is meaningless if we do not … Read more

29: Leaders with Heart Have Strong Personal Identities

What is your personal identity? Who do others think you are? Where are the gaps? Today I decided to take a break from interviewing a guest and just talk to you directly. In this short episode, I deliver a short and potent message about our identities, how they frame out what we can offer the world … Read more

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

Episode 10: Leaders with Heart See the Potential in Their People and Allow Them to Flourish

Leaders need to focus on rolling up their sleeves, showing up, having that vulnerability to ask for help, recognizing their team members and meeting them where they are. We need to take the time to emotionally connect with our team, not just in the area of business, but also about their personal lives. This is … 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.”

Creating a Culture of ListeningTM is Heather's Specialty

She's the...

CEO of Employee Fanatix

A leading workplace culture and employee engagement consulting & training firm.

A highly sought-after keynote speaker

Bringing the best insights from over 25,000 employee stories to the stage.

A diversity, equity, & inclusion strategist

An expert in creating safe spaces for these vital conversations.

A contributor to leading news outlets

A trusted expert for stories on culture, workplace engagement, and employee retention.

Cycle of Active Listening Guide

The Cycle of Active Listening

Create a listening culture that elevates the workplace experience for everyone.

Through this self-led assessment, you will uncover how to ensure those in your care at work feel heard and valued, resulting in increased loyalty and satisfaction.

  • Understand why listening is the key to improved engagement
  • Learn how the Cycle of Active Listening contributes to strong workplace relationships
  • Get a practical framework for creating a listening culture that is bidirectional, responsive, and supportive
Get the Guide
Are you interested in having Heather present at an organization you are associated with?
Would you like more information about Heather's consulting services or workshops?

Contact Heather Today!


I'm really interested in...

(select all that apply)*

I can be reached at...

Additional Comments