Companies that want to have a strong values system, and live by it, are the companies that have the greatest success." Jennifer Levin, Episode 126

There’s power in investing in learning… In this episode, Jennifer Levin shares how education has shaped her leadership practice. As the Personal Development/Organizational Development Partner at Blum, Jennifer works with a U.S. team of 460+ employees as well as a team internationally. She’s here to discuss her experiences with international exchange in the workplace & … Read more

"If you want your organization to be innovative, you have to focus on developing your teams." Amy Climer, Episode 124

Innovation is what makes the world go around… And in this episode, we’re covering techniques to help your team innovate on demand… Dr. Amy Climer, owner of Climer Consulting and Certified Speaking Professional, specializes in helping teams understand how to increase their creativity.  She’s here to break down the 3 factors teams need to be … Read more

"Leaders must be able to show that it's okay to tap into one's emotional center in the workplace." Kayshia Kruger, Episode 123

How can leaders create positive changes in the workplace using behavioral science?  Kayshia Kruger, organization development practitioner and executive coach, is here to share her expertise.  She’ll cover: Why leadership is a verb The meaning of psychological safety How to have difficult conversations The boundaries effective leaders implement Why rest is productive And more Mentioned … Read more

"Leaders shouldn't expect trust. They should inspire trust and respect it when it comes." Jerry Landry, Episode 122

Leaders can’t expect trust—they need to earn it. But what does it take to earn trust and be a servant leader? Jerry Landry, inaugural director of the Technology Training Institute at Central Piedmont Community College, is here to share what he’s learned about leadership, including: Why communication is key How to conduct effective one-on-ones The … Read more

"The more detailed your discovery research is, the more likely you'll develop a product definition to suit your customers." Ben Foster, Episode 121

Why is product the most important success driver for tech companies? Ben Foster, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Prodify, is here to share what it means to be product-centric—and break down a discovery process that helps you understand the client’s mind. He’ll also share his leadership wisdom, including: The 5 qualities all leaders need to … Read more

"Build a team so strong that you won't know who the manager is." Tara Whiteley, Episode 120

What does it take to create a “family” workplace culture in a 300+ employee company? At Eastwood Homes, a family-owned regional builder in the Southeast, this culture is a reality… In this episode, Tara Whiteley, the digital marketing team leader for Eastwood Homes, shares what makes this culture special—and gives an inside look at her … Read more

"Diversity, equity, and inclusion are all about respecting and considering one another's differences." Brenda Clegg, Episode 119

How are leaders embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion? And how can you create an atmosphere of belonging for everyone in your organization? Brenda Clegg is here to break down the meaning of DEI and share the first steps leaders can take to uphold these values. Brenda is a certified Diversity Executive and Certified Human Resource … Read more

We're using tools to help people understand their leadership style and their entire team's style. It's important because it helps and hinders your decision-making for the organization." Tammy Dowley-Blackman, Episode 118

How can you help Gen-Z and Millennials become the leaders of tomorrow? Tammy Dowley-Blackman founded the Looking Forward Lab to do just that. In this episode, she’ll share how she helps young adults prepare for the future. She’ll also share what leaders need to know about the young generation entering the workforce, including: How to … Read more

"Volunteers don't necessarily have the time, but they have the heart to serve. Look for a volunteer if you want to see love in action." Diana May, Episode 117

What is the meaning of “love in action”? My guest Diana May manages a large team of volunteers at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, where she’s created what she calls “happy place culture.” Diana is here to share insights from her 20 years of experience working for local nonprofits—and what she’s learned from her current … Read more

"When leaders can operate from an abundance mentality and push their people to excel, you will see growth and a positive organizational culture." Clint Ladine, Episode 116

What makes a power coach? My guest, Dr. Clint Ladine, is on a mission to help leaders utilize coaching techniques to unleash the power of their teams, optimize leadership skills, and drive performance to new heights. In this episode, he’ll show you how to adopt the power coaching mentality and break down his must-have book. … Read more