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194: Leaders with Heart Really Care for Them

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather sits down with Mareo for the second time to discuss his new book and what it’s all about. His book, Really Care for Them, is all about changing the way sales is done. Mareo’s full-time job is the Revenue Leader for the software firm Movemedical … Read more

193: Leaders with Heart are Self-aware

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather sits down with Susan J. Schmitt Winchester, the CHO of Applied Materials. On paper, Susan has an impressive corporate success story. With over 30 years of upward trajectory, her succession of increasingly powerful roles reflects her growing influence. Her presence and career trajectory have … Read more

191: Leaders with Heart are Willing to Adapt

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Matthew Raidbard, Ed.D., the College Athletics Administrator at Hartford University, author of “Lead Like A Pro” and owner of Raidbard Sports Leadership Consulting. Dr. Raidbard completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Chicago State, with his dissertation focusing on determining the best leadership style … Read more

189: Leaders with Heart are Life-long Learners

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Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Rich Gassen, a Print Production Manager at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He’s also a friend, supporter, and devoted life-long learner. In 2018, Heather and Rich had the pleasure of having Rich as a guest on episode 32, and in this episode, they reflect … 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


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