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Influencing Culture is one of the most challenging jobs that any organization can face. How does an S&P100 company do it? With creativity and innovation!
Join us for this live interview with PepsiCo's Human Resources Vice President, Michael Rady, who's creativity and unique perspectives are bolstering his company's culture to new levels.
Bünking Founder & CEO Steve Cody has become an Entrepreneurial Legend, having previously launched 16 successful companies.
Now, as Steve prepares to take the wraps off his 17th Start-Up, we sat down with him to explore how he keeps finding golden opportunities in this fiercely competitive world and we try to unravel the secret sauce he leans on to be a brilliant entrepreneur.
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Carl Pullein is a Leadership 4.0 Productivity and Time Management Expert, enabling new, innovative ideas and methods for us to prioritize our lives while becoming more efficient and effective with all the things that we most want to do.
A Brit by birth, Carl Pullein is now based in Seoul, South Korea where he teaches English, leads Productivity Training and Coaching and he has written four books, including "Your Digital Life", "Your Digital Life 2.0" and "Working With Todoist". His insight and creativity have led him to work with KIA's global marketing team, Tax Inspectors and global CEOs.
Join us for this insightful and valuable episode to learn how you can become far more productive and put your life back in a healthy workflow.
Follow Carl Pullein on LinkedIn, Twitter (@carl_pullein), YouTube and via his website at www.carlpullein.com
Following the global pandemic, we're itching to bring the leadership conversation back to you. The Inspiring Leaders Podcast will resume episode production in June, 2021 with a fantastic line-up of inspiring leaders from around the world. We remain committed to helping good people everywhere become greater leaders and we look forward to you joining us soon.
Recorded on Juneteenth, June 19, 2020, this special episode of Inspiring Leaders tackles the thorny and provocative topic of Racism in a conversation that needs to happen.
Special Guest Kashmel McKoena, otherwise known as "Major Kash" joins Terry Lipovski to review what's happened to George Floyd, the subsequent protests, other cases of race discrimination, systemic racism and unconscious bias.
Join us to hear about what is being done in Canada, USA and around the world, and our own call for action. We hope this episode resonates with everyone and helps build momentum and constructive dialogue aimed at ending racism everywhere.
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Yann Toutant believes companies can be more innovative by creating and working as remote teams. As the CEO of the Dutch division at Econocom, and based in The Netherlands, Yann is a visionary, inspiring and courageous leader who is spearheading a move to make his company remote friendly. He believes the associated focus on experiences versus possessions which comes with the location independence, presents a new opportunity to Corporates.
Yann is a strong believer in the ‘location independence’ movement. He believes the associated focus on experiences versus possessions presents a new opportunity to Corporates. He sees CEOs dealing with three major challenges, shifting business models, integrating startup mentality into company culture and attracting the "Y" generation. He believes the mindset shift from possessions to experiences frees up the mind to create new solutions. Also, employees open up to new experiences when they are outside of an office environment.
On this episode of Inspiring Leaders, Yann Toutant shares with us the secrets of successful remote teams and how they can become your secret business advantage.
Based in The Netherlands, and with over 10,000 employees in 18 countries and over $5B in annual revenues, Yann’s company, Econocom, designs, finances and oversees digital transformations of companies
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Dan Hendry strives toward promoting sustainable initiatives for the Limestone District School Board, and is the manager of community based learning & innovation at St. Lawrence College. An architect behind the internationally recognized Kingston Transit High School Bus Pass Program – the program which has grown high school ridership from 28K to over 600K rides yearly from 2012-2016 by onsite transit orientation and free bus passes.
"You have to give AND take, because reciprocity creates trust"
His concern for the environment is what drives him to take initiative in promoting sustainable solutions within the Kingston community. He continues to engage in initiatives that promote positive sustainable change throughout the Kingston community. His combined interest in sustainability, innovation, entrepreneurship, student mentorship, and community have been well integrated into his personal, academic, and professional experiences. Dan is continuously seeking new opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals who engage in sustainable & innovative initiatives within the community.
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“Inspiring leadership isn’t about being perfect, it’s about making sure that what you do matters”
Being strategic is important, however, strategically leading an entire organization requires great forethought, strong intentions, great communication, some humility and outstanding leadership. On this episode we speak with Martha Saunders who is leading the University in West Florida to some lofty goals.
“We’re not the oldest university, not the largest and not the richest, but we can turn on a dime!”
Martha Saunders is the sixth President of the University of West Florida. In her 30-plus years in higher education, she has served as in academic and leadership roles at universities in Florida, Georgia, Wisconsin and Mississippi. She has led the University of West Florida to its status as a top-performing public universities with the third-highest score in the Florida Board of Governors performance metrics. She established the UWF Innovation Institute, Center for Cybersecurity and the Office of Equity and Diversity.
“We are a spirited community of learners, launching the next generation of big thinkers who will change the world”
Dr. Saunders’ vision for UWF is for it to grow beyond its beginnings as a regional comprehensive university and be seen as a leader in innovation and cutting- edge academic programs. She plans to build on the University’s strengths and its undergraduate traditions while creating programs that will attract the faculty and research funding needed to make the leap to the next level.
“We are not about bigger, we are about better. I want us to be the next big thing"
Under the strategic leadership of Dr. Saunders, the University of West Florida has become the buzz of the Post-Secondary Education world. The perspectives that Dr. Saunders shares are fundamentally important for any organizational leader. Tune in now to become even more strategic and don't forget to share this episode with someone you care about.
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“Leaders need to consider the value of building resilience in your people and your teams”
Mike Coyle is a creative and goal-oriented leader who believes in the power of teams and how they can be used as a force multiplier in navigating today’s complex global environment. He specializes in connecting people, organizations, and ideas to create synergies and in encouraging others to challenge the status quo to simple and sustainable solutions.
Mike has over twenty-five years of experience spanning both public and private sectors. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces for twenty years holding several key leadership appointments, including as a Senior Officer in Canada’s Special Operations Forces that critically shaped his thinking.
During the last five years, Mike has supported the successful growth of three separate defence and security companies during their start-up phase and is a Founding-Partner and Vice-President of Reticle Ventures Canada Incorporated. Mike holds several degrees, including: Master of Science (Cranfield University, UK) and Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Engineering (Royal Military College of Canada). Mike lives in The Netherlands with his wife Laura and their three children.
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“Personal success doesn’t always translate into organizational success”
What makes leaders effective? Tune into this episode and you just might be surprised to learn what the research points to.
On this episode of Inspiring Leaders, we catch up with Dr. Scott Gregory, CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems to “Decode Leadership”. Scott shares an inside perspective of what it is like to work at Hogan Assessments. He also offers insights about why Hogan Assessments are the preeminent leadership assessment provider, and he shares some research-backed facts about three essential ingredients to exemplary leadership. If you are serious about your career, you should not miss this episode.
“Leadership isn’t about power, it’s about creating and sustaining a high performing team”
Scott Gregory, Ph.D., CEO, Hogan Assessment Systems, has spent his career researching, applying, and consulting on the links between personality, leadership, and performance. His work has been highlighted in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune, and many other international publications. He is a frequent speaker on personality in the workplace, has provided executive coaching for numerous CEOs and executives, and with his colleagues at Hogan, provides personality-based leader selection and development to organizations across the globe.
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How Do You Derail?:
Know An Inspiring Leader?
Achievement Orientation: 33
Angry Boss 68
Artificial Intelligence: 56
Authentic Leadership: 52, 76
Aviation: 37, 69
Body Language: 80, 81
Boundless Leadership 71
Coaching: 24, 36, 75, 76, 83
Communication: 80, 81, 86, 87
Community Leadership: 15
Controlling Bosses: 30
Culture: 82, 104
Customer Experience: 4, 9, 25, 49, 69
Distributed Leadership: 5, 53
Diversity: 3, 21, 53, 101
Ethical Leadership: 36
Emotional Intelligence: 48, 85
Entrepreneurship: 4, 23, 103
Fear Monger Bosses: 51
Financial Leadership: 9
Generational Change 66
Grounded Leadership: 57
Harassing Bosses: 42
Healthcare Leadership: 14
High Performance: 3
Human Resources 18, 70
Imposter Syndrome 76
Indecisive Bosses: 34
Innovation: 2, 17, 19, 49, 56, 58
Inspiration: 3, 8, 12, 19, 21, 22, 33, 35, 37, 41, 46, 50, 69, 70
Intolerable Bosses 29, 30, 34, 38, 42, 47, 51, 55, 60, 64, 68, 73
Introvert Leaders: 27
Language of Leadership: 87
Leadership Mindset: 11, 16, 22, 28, 35, 48
Leadership Philosophy 72, 84, 78
Leadership Styles: 84
Legal & Law Leadership: 43
Making A Difference: 32
Measuring Leadership: 54
Millennials: 6, 11, 17, 66, 75
Military: 40, 43, 61
Mindfulness: 20, 39, 35, 44, 48, 88
Moody Boss 73
New Leaders 75
Non-Profit Leadership: 16
Organizational Change: 41, 57
Paradigm Shift: 78
Performance Management: 18
Perseverance: 3, 8, 39, 46
Resilience: 3, 8, 39, 46, 76, 85
Remote Work 100
Risk Management: 61
Sales Leadership: 26
Servant Leadership: 1, 19, 83
Software: 7, 18
Spiritual Leadership: 44, 45, 48
Strategic Planning: 31, 61, 74
Stubborn Bosses: 38
Team Building 67
Transformation: 24, 28, 48
Truth: 45, 78
Veteran Leadership: 13
Visionary Leadership: 7, 19, 69
Visionless Bosses: 55
Women Leaders: 1, 5, 10, 13, 15, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 32, 33, 40, 45, 48, 49, 53, 70, 82, 85, 86
Weekly interviews with great leaders around the world, sharing perspectives and best practices to help you become a more Inspiring Leader.
HUGE THANKS to Hank at Gremlin Studios for Post Production Editing and to Mike Petrusky at Kayrell Connections for recording our Intro. You guys ROCK!
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