83: Leaders With Heart Help Others Find Their “Why”

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Sarah Pierre Louis, Sr. Manager Marketing Team Development for Tableau Software (recently acquired by Salesforce) about her leadership style, and her fascinating approach to helping her team come up with their “why” and their own solutions. She talks about the times when she … Read more

64: Leaders With Heart Help Their People Focus On A Common Mission

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather Younger speaks with Giridhar Akkineni, CEO of AkkenCloud, about his leadership style, his anything-but-smooth journey to leadership, his hyper-focus on all things customers, and how he helps his people find meaning in their work. Key takeaways: Make it your focus to give your people something to be excited … Read more

48: Leaders With Heart Are Fiercely Loyal To Their People

In this episode, Heather speaks to Adam McCoy, Director of Employee Experience at Arrow Electronics and President of the Mile High Society of Human Resources Management. Adam talks about his leadership style, his unique view of his role as a leader, and his recommendations to all leaders in stressful situations. Key takeaways: When you don’t shine … Read more

45: Leaders With Heart Leave A Legacy Of People And Impact

In this episode, Heather speaks with Judith Scimone, Director of Talent Management at Google. This is a rich conversation focused on Judith’s foundational beliefs about the roles of a leader, her brilliance in connecting with her global team, and her light bulb moment when she was not the best leader she could be. Key takeaways: … Read more

42: Leaders With Heart Are Clear About Who They Are And Share It Openly With Others

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES Leaders with heart are smart, and they are looking at the connection between the heart and a proof of concept. Today, I’m super excited with our guest. He is one sharp leader. Also, I like his ability to make things more objective, including his focus on measuring success. I’m doing this episode … Read more

#1 Reason to Craft a Compelling Customer Experience Vision, Now!

  [pullquote align=center] In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.-Dalai Lama [/pullquote]     I have seen it time and again where senior leaders decide that they can move forward with executing on a tactical plan, because they want to feel successful. Worse yet, they oftentimes underestimate the … Read more


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