Voice of the Employee

163: Leaders with Heart Lead with Compassion

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Taneshia Nash Laird, president & CEO of Newark Symphony Hall, the vintage 1925 performing arts center in Newark, NJ. The way that Taneshia came to be on Heather’s podcast reveals a uniqueness that accompanies this episode until its end.  The first word Taneshia uses … Read more

162: Leaders With Heart Need to Have a Loyal and Dependable Team

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Matt Manners, CEO & Founder of Inspiring Workplaces. Matt shares his well-founded perspective that the traits of a caring leader are those of a caring human being. Matt’s mission, and that of his company, is to make people’s lives better inside and … Read more

161: Leaders with Heart Surrender

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Mechelle Roberthon, Vice President/Director of Talent Development at Home Bank. Heather and Mechelle both share the opinion that this episode is like being in “Leadership Church”. It is 35 minutes filled with rich wisdom and inspirational stories, which we guarantee will fill you up … Read more

160: Leaders with Heart Lead from Behind

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Jane Fischberg, previously the CEO of Rubicon Programs. Jane explains how she learned many important leadership lessons. Each trait in her leadership style echoes the humility that she serves with as a leader. She provides beautiful personal examples of setting up her … Read more

159: Leaders with Heart Put Their Hearts into Their Work and Find Joy

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Nick Mehta, CEO of Gainsight, The Customer Success Company. Nick shares about his values and the values of his company. Values such as putting people first, beginner’s mind, childlike joy, and more. These qualities shine in Nick’s character throughout the episode, as his … Read more

158: Leaders with Heart are Committed to Doing Better

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Lindy Eichenbaum Lent, President and CEO of Rose Community Foundation. Heather realized she had to have Lindy on her Leadership with Heart Podcast after reading an article about Lindy in a magazine. That’s how strong her caring leadership abilities are.  Lindy shares compelling stories and … Read more

157: Leaders with Heart Lead with Curiosity

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with Donald Comer, Staff VP of Fedex Corporation, an incredible leader of color who was recommended by Stephen M.R. Covey. Donald’s leadership wisdom conveys that he is a humble leader who leads with reverent power. Their conversation conveys that anyone in any place in … Read more

156: Leaders with Heart Care All Year Round

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather speaks with LaToya Lyn, Vice President of Talent Strategy at Oscar Health. Heather and LaToya begin with a discussion of Black History month and what it means to both of them. Their conversation ranges from activism, to identities, to listening and learning. One of … Read more

155: Leaders with Heart Exhibit Ownership

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Dave Sims, CEO of Floify, the industry’s leading mortgage automation platform. Dave is an example of a humble leader, one who recognizes that his leadership journey has no end. We discuss his development within his company and the crucial leadership lessons he learned … Read more

154: Leaders with Heart Know When to Step Back

Subscribe to the Leadership with Heart Podcast: In this episode, Heather interviews Dr. Nikki Johnson, the first ever Chief of Mental Health Services for the Denver Sheriff’s Department. Nikki shares countless caring leadership traits and best practices, and how she came to pick them up along her own leadership journey.  Key Takeaways: Strive to be … Read more

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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.”

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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.

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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.

The Cycle of Listening

The Cycle of Active Listening

Create a listening culture that elevates the employee experience.

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  • Get a practical framework for creating a listening culture that is bidirectional, responsive, and supportive

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