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An Inspiring Personal Story About Achieving Your Dreams

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast! I was about eight years old when I remember seeing Reverend Jesse Jackson speaking on television to thousands of people. I did not know anything about this man, I don’t love him very much today.But I remember how in awe they were of him. They were all very … Read more

Finding the Leader Within You

Finding the Leader Within You

Whether you have worked your way up the ladder into a leadership role or you took one unexpectedly, it can often be difficult to navigate the waters. A huge piece of that understanding is choosing the leadership style you want to reflect to your people. Finding the leader within you can mean different things to … Read more

My Best Employee Quit on the Spot – What Should I do?

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This past week, I stumbled upon an old ‘Dear Abby’ type advice column where managers and leaders could submit a scenario about something going on in the workplace to get feedback on how to best handle it. In this case, a leader wrote about how their best employee quit on the spot after being told … Read more

How to Practice Self-Care When Life is Chaotic

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I remember when I turned in the first draft of my new book, The Art of Active Listening. Most would think I am out of my mind to not only be writing another book but to take a long vacation just days before the first draft was due…but that’s exactly what I did! I needed … Read more

How You Make People Feel When You Lean In

how to make people feel at work

If you’ve read a book with illustrations, oftentimes the drawings visually play out the storyline in place of reading the text. Similarly, our facial expressions can ‘say’ a lot about how we feel and what we think before we even have the opportunity to use our words. Our facial expressions impact our conversations positively or … 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.”

Heather is a Workplace Culture Expert


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 top company culture strategist

An expert in creating spaces for these vital conversations.

A contributor to leading news outlets

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


The Cycle of Active Listening

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

Through this guide, 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

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