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The Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast

The Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast

By Natalie Born
We exist to empower your innovation and leadership transformation journey. Collaboration, innovation, and transformation are not just concepts they are how business gets done.
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11. Design Psychology with Thomas Watkins
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Thomas Watkins breaks down the ins and outs of effective design. He emphasizes the need to consider the user experience and that the process of design development must be centered around it. The key is making people’s lives easier and avoiding over-complicated systems. Thomas Watkins is a thought leader, speaker, and industry practitioner located in Houston TX. Thomas has made it his career’s focus to combine technology with design psychology in order to drive business success. He specializes in helping his business partners bring their own brilliant ideas to life, by translating complexity into simplicity. Main Takeaways: ● Where Apps Go Wrong and How to Address Them ● Curating a User-Friendly Design to Establish Connection ● Utilizing Psychology to Understand the Customer Key Quotes: “Anytime a user has to think about your software, usually, that's not a good thing… If it's something that's easy to learn and for you to operate in, that's where the win is.” - Thomas Watkins Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Thomas LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/watkinsthomas/ Website: ​​https://www.3leaf.consulting/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
22:12
May 22, 2022
10. Innovation in Learning with Shaunak Roy
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Shaunak Roy discusses innovation in education through technology. Backed by evidence, it goes to show that active and engaged learning results in better outcomes. By being aware and taking part in the dialogue, the future of better education can become clearer and more feasible. Shaunak Roy is the founder and CEO of Yellowdig. Yellowdig is a community-driven active learning platform adopted by over 130 colleges and universities, K12 schools, and corporate training clients. Yellowdig’s mission is to transform every classroom into an active, social and experiential learning community. Main Takeaways: ● The Most Effective Method of Learning for Better Engagement ● The Spike of Innovation and Utilizing Technology for Education ● Create the Dialogue for Future of Education Key Quote: “We have to really start to question whether the time the students are spending in the classrooms, and the value they're getting out of the education system… [are] adding up… in terms of the effort that is getting into it.” - Shaunak Roy Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources Connect with Shaunak LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaunak-roy-65231b/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/shaunak_roy Website: https://www.yellowdig.co/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
20:30
May 08, 2022
9. Blindspots & Culture with Brad Smith
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Brad Smith talks about blind spots and how we can better address these issues through self-awareness. Without recognizing our natural tendencies, we tend to refuse proper delegation and thus, lack exponential growth. By understanding ourselves and our capacities to learn, we can stay intentional with what we do. Brad Smith is the founder and CEO of Stellar Insight Inc. a business growth consulting and coaching company. Brad has been a chemist, production plant and equipment designer, a business manager, a business consultant, and an executive coach for CEOs and business owners among other things. He pursues insight and understanding into the convergence of business success, organizational excellence, and the practical actions it takes to consistently achieve significant business growth. In his words, “Everything is a theory until you experience it and can consciously repeat the experiment.” He has coached CEOs, business owners, and legislators for organizational growth and excellence for more than twenty years. He has worked extensively with a variety of industries. Those companies who commit to the work find the specific results rewarding and significant. His passion is working with ambitious CEOs, business owners and their teams who are committed to their company’s excellence and growth. Main Takeaways: ● Thinking For Yourself to Get Rid of Dependence ● Recognizing Who You Are and Where You Fit ● How Organizations Can Address the Blind Spots Key Quote: “If you're in pain, stop, step back, look at it and say, ‘What's the purpose that I wanted to create that created this instead of what I wanted?’ There's purpose in pain.” - Brad Smith Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources  Connect with Brad Website: http://www.stellarinsightinc.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brad-smith-7458858/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:53
April 24, 2022
8. Leading Beyond Change with Michael Sahota
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Michael Sahota discusses what it entails to unlock the creative potential of people in the organization. He reveals the oppression behind the traditional systems and how leaders must make the daily choice of evolving. By prioritizing people over process, it is possible to create an agile space. Michael K Sahota is a Speaker, Trainer, & Consultant on Evolutionary Leadership. He is the founder and CEO of SHIFT314 Inc - a boutique training and consulting organization that specializes in the organizational, cultural and leadership shifts needed to unlock success with Agile, Digital, Lean, etc. Michael is the co-creator of the SHIFT314 Evolutionary Leadership Framework™ (SELF) that provides practical step-by-step for the inner and outer shifts needed to unlock Business Agility, Teal and other new ways of working. Michael has trained thousands of leaders worldwide through his highly accoladed Certified Agile Leadership Training. Main Takeaways: ● Building Engaging Frameworks in the Digital and Agile Space ● Eradicate Oppression and Make the Shift to Challenge the System ● People Over Progress - Harnessing The Power of Agility Key Quote: “The truth of the matter is, all those transformation programs are done with the same traditional mindset… They're actually huge acts of oppression… Wake up, stop oppressing the people.” - Michael Sahota Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Michael Website: https://shift314.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelsahota/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/shift314/ Twitter: twitter.com/MichaelSahota Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SHIFT314 Instagram: instagram.com/shift314_leadership/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
26:58
April 10, 2022
7. Hybrid Work and Innovation with Rosemary Rein
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Rosemary Rein tackles hybrid work and how companies adapt. By effectively utilizing technology, applying positive reinforcement, and providing an avenue for collaboration, organizations can enable a better employee experience. Rosemary is an author, consultant, and international speaker on leadership, employee engagement, and innovation. She has received the Beyonder Award for her contributions to creativity and was Vice-Chair of the Creative Problem Solving Institute. She was Head of Learning and Development for Wikipedia before moving to Ecuador, where she currently resides. Main Takeaways: ● Mapping Out the Employee Experience for Hybrid Work ● Imprinting Positive Reinforcement for Ownership and Innovation ● The Formula to a Culture of Creativity Key Quotes: “Innovation really can't be put on the back burner. It has to happen today. And your employees are the key secret ingredient - employee experience with innovation.” - Rosemary Rein Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Rosemary Website: www.innovationminds.com and https://www.rosemaryrein.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosemary-rein-b753b356/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
23:37
March 27, 2022
6. Your Leadership Style with Paula White
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Paula White joins us to expound the concept of music as a metaphor in leadership. She highlights the importance of recognizing the different roles and tapping into your whole self to pivot while being in the metrics-driven world of sales. Paula White has an unwavering passion for music that she applies in order to bring new perspectives and open new possibilities for leaders. Her one-of-a-kind, forward-thinking approach starts with a foundation of heart and mind. A globally recognized sales leader, Paula has leveraged her talents to scale Inside Sales Teams into multi-million stand-alone sales channels. She has helped organizations achieve 8% - 10% yearly compounded growth, demonstrating success in a wide variety of industries to include travel and tourism, investments, veterinary, and healthcare distribution. Main Takeaways: ● How Music Composition is Similar to Leadership ● Understanding Side A’s and B’s in the Metrics-Driven World of Sales Key Quotes: “When you leave a positive legacy, it's really about being real. It's being relational and helping somebody rather than demanding.” - Paula White Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources Connect with Paula Website: https://paulaswhite.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_xkbbpzjHaNghE5e3U6x6w Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sidebconsulting/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/pswhite00 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/side-b-consulting/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Side-B-Consulting-111598381177818/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
19:39
March 13, 2022
5. The 4 Question Go-To-Market Framework with Sangram Vajre
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Sangram Vajre from Season 1 is back! He discusses what the go-to-market means and why low retention rates translate to the death of organizations. He expounds on the four leaky buckets to consider when solving the common problems businesses face. Bestselling author Sangram Vajre co-founded Terminus in 2014 and ever since has been teaching the business of marketing with his signature frameworks. He’s an international keynote speaker, was named one of the top twenty-one B2B marketing influencers in the world, and is the host of a top-fifty business podcast called FlipMyFunnel. Bryan Brown is Chief Strategy Officer at Terminus and a SaaS visionary in the marketing and sales tech industry. From co-founder to scale with multiple exits, he has envisioned and brought to market software that has shaped the way thousands of businesses grow and communicate with their customers. All resources, templates, scorecards, and frameworks from this book can be found on www.themovebook.com. Main Takeaways: ● Embracing our Business Journey by Exploring the Go-To-Market ● How Retention Rate Translates to the Company Valuation ● Solving the Problem by Targeting the Retention Angle Key Quotes: “You can't solve all of it at one go… Really get into that and say, we're gonna pick this first problem, or the second, or the third.” - Sangram Vajre Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources Connect with Sangram Twitter: @sangramvajre Instagram: @sangramvajre LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sangramvajre/ Terminus Website: https://terminus.com/ Move: Themovebook.com These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
29:17
February 27, 2022
4. Sponsorship vs. Mentorship with Carol Seymour
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, we have Carol Seymour who will be differentiating sponsorship and mentorship. Throughout the times in the workforce, we have been experiencing biases and some forms may not even be obvious. As we dig into these, there came the need to heavily consider sponsorship as the way to elevate our profiles as women leaders. Carol Seymour is a sought-after business leader and catalyst for growth. As an executive advisor to businesses and executives around the globe, she has a passion for helping leaders perform at maximum potential in their professions and lives. Carol founded Signature Leaders in 2013 at the request of a dozen global heads of HR, and now runs multiple leadership-focused offerings FOR women, not about women, including Signature Premier, Signature Select, Strive, and Surge. Today, more than 1,600 global executives in the Fortune 1000 are part of Signature Leaders, which also partners with more than 130 market-leading companies for their selective investments, including Eastman, ADP, Ahold Delhaize, Ingersoll Rand, ServiceNow, Cardinal Health, Merck, UPS, Nestle, Southern Company, AT&T, and Cigna. She is also a top-rated speaker, named one of the Top 40 Women Keynote Speakers for 2020 by RealLeaders Magazine, spending most of her speaking time with women’s forums, industry conferences, and client leadership forums. Main Takeaways: ● The Sobering Reality of Economic Parity for Women ● Bridging the Gap: The Critical Role of Advocates ● Inviting Opportunities for Sponsorship through Exposure Key Quotes: “Your direct supervisor is typically not going to be a sponsor, right? That's their job to kind of help develop you, what you want to do is get some visibility by people who actually don't know that much about you… Being part of those allows visibility into some of the other things that you're capable of.” - Carol Seymour Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Carol Website: https://signatureleaders.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carol-seymour-40897614 Book: Wisdom Warriors These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.comor connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
21:26
February 13, 2022
3. On Leading in Business with Mike Krass
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Mike Krass discusses what it takes to build a business that lasts for centuries, the considerations in this evolving society to make it happen, and the way to cultivate leadership in this values-led organization. Mike Krass is the CEO of MKG Marketing, a digital marketing agency that gets tech and healthcare brands found online through transparent, measurable digital marketing. Over the last ten years, Mike has grown MKG Marketing into a 7 figure business not only by specializing in data and analytics but by embracing a “people first” philosophy that promotes a strong work-life balance while systematically holding employees as well as clients accountable. Mike takes this philosophy with him as he sits on the Board of Directors of the global Entrepreneur’s Organization, as well as mentoring other businesses through organizations such as Idea Village and General Assembly.  The genesis of MKG Marketing came when, at a creative agency, Mike was caught completely flat-footed by a client’s question - “How much money did we make from your campaign?” Realizing the importance of analytics, Mike and his business partner, Kerry Guard, set out to found an agency that could both perform creatively and provide hard numbers in order to quash the frustration that companies can often feel when navigating the digital marketing landscape. Main Takeaways: Building Businesses That Lasts for Centuries Values Run in the Company’s DNA The Path to Leading a 100-Year Business Key Quote: “It [the leadership plan] exists. It's communicated. It's communicated regularly. Those are two separate things, right? You didn't just say it once, and then put it in the drawer. It's communicated regularly, and it's understood. And I use the word understood very intentionally.” - Mike Krass Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Mike Website: https://mkgmarketinginc.com/ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mikekrass Twitter: @mkgmarketinginc These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
23:38
January 30, 2022
2. The Hype Handbook with Michael F. Schein
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership! I’m your host, Natalie Born. In this episode, Michael F. Schein redefines the effective manner of marketing or getting the hype. Why is it that those who do not consider themselves marketers turn out to have a bigger following? From this conversation, Michael points out the power of utilizing psychology and how it should be used responsibly by keeping our motives in check. Michael F. Schein is the founder and president of MicroFame Media, a company that specializes in making consultants and coaches famous in their fields. Some of his clients have included eBay, Magento, The Medici Group, University of Pennsylvania, Gordon College, University of California Irvine, United Methodist Publishing House, Ricoh, LinkedIn, and Citrix. His writing has appeared in Fortune, Forbes, Inc., Psychology Today, and Huffington Post, and he is a speaker for international audiences spanning from the northeastern United States to the southeastern coast of China. His book The Hype Handbook: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets From the World’s Greatest Propagandists, Self-Promoters, Cult Leaders, Mischief Makers, and Boundary Breakers, published by McGraw Hill, appears where books are sold. Main Takeaways: The Marketing Hype: Utilizing Psychological and Emotional Drives The Implications of the Hype - Emotional Regulation Targeting Mistrust to Effectively Offer Value Key Quotes: “We let our emotions get in the way. And that's a good thing. The problem with that is some of the best people with the best ideas, they throw the baby out with the bathwater, they willfully reject driving attention and emotion around what they're selling, what their messages are.” - Michael F. Schein Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Michael Twitter: https://twitter.com/MichaelSchein1 Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelfrancisschein/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michael.schein.7 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scheinm1/ Author Website: michaelfschein.com Business website: microfamemedia.com These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
32:50
January 16, 2022
1. Understanding your ego with Christie Garcia
This is our first episode in season 3! We have Christie Garcia to discuss the impact of the unconscious self in communication, the triggers and employing mindfulness in reactions, and how ego management does not only impact leadership, but also our relationship with people and ultimately, how we view ourselves. Christie Garcia is a Leadership Coach, Speaker, Facilitator, and Founder of Mindful Choice Leadership Academy. She has 17 years of experience in sales, recruiting, and coaching. For the last 10 years, she has worked with current and upcoming leaders from fast-growing organizations including Airbnb, Twitter, Movement For Life, and Sunrun. One of Christie’s superpowers is helping her clients manage their Ego and build authentic confidence so they can maximize their leadership and show up 100% in both business and life. Christie’s modern approach is designed to be simple. You just have to choose to be 1% better every day. Main Takeaways: Characterizing Ego: How Our Unconscious Self Impacts Leadership Controlling Ego through Self-Awareness and Ownership Unleashing Your Best Self through Ego Management Key Quotes: “It is that balance of ‘What is that mindset that can allow all of us to just show up and be ourselves?’ I mean, that's really when it comes to - Our best self speaks truth with authenticity and integrity.” - Christie Garcia Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Christie Websites:  https:// mindfulchoiceacademy.com/ & https://www.mindfulchoiceacademy.com/14-daytrial LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiegarcia/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/mindfulchoice These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:50
January 02, 2022
37. The Future of Work with Frank Cottle
In this episode, Frank Cottle joins us to share his insights about the future of work and how organizations should perceive the hybrid work setup. He talks about how this business model brings about a domino effect in the economic setting that would result in overall betterment to the conduciveness of work. Frank Cottle is the Founder and CEO of Alliance Virtual Offices. For over 40 years he’s been building flexible workspace companies, focusing on new ways of working that genuinely meet the needs of today’s entrepreneurs by combining three fundamental components: people, place, and technology. Main Takeaways: ● The Future of the Workspace on Productivity and Flexibility ● The Domino Effect of Implementing Hybrid Work ● Recognizing the Ideal Work Environment Now and Beyond Key Quote: “The efficient use of capital has now become the primary strategic driver for all aspects of flexible work. It overshadows the work-life balance issue now.” - Frank Cottle Connect with Frank Website: https://www.alliancevirtualoffices.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankcottle Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrankCottle These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership  Have you followed us on Youtube? https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCptCkKBF_VfCXFnifyHzrhg Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:44
December 01, 2021
36. Winning Digital Customers with Howard Tiersky
In this episode, we have Howard Tiersky joining us to discuss how companies can position themselves in the digital world by acknowledging your identity in the industry, recognizing the needs of customers, and becoming relevant in this digital age. Howard Tiersky has been named one of the Top 10 Digital Transformation Influencers to follow today by IDG (International Data Group). As an entrepreneur, he has launched two successful companies that help large brands transform to thrive in the digital age. His dozens of Fortune 1000 clients have included Verizon, NBC, Avis, Universal Studios, Facebook, Spotify, and Amazon. Main Takeaways: ● Movement towards Thriving in the Digital Age ● Staying Relevant and Recognizing Digital Transformation ● The Ideal Positioning in Finding Digital Customers Key Thoughts: “Do not try to invent the future, just try to improve on the future. I think that that is a much more predictable and effective strategy than thinking you can sit there and create the complete future by yourself.” - Howard Tiersky Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Howard Website: https://www.from.digital/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiersky Twitter: https://twitter.com/tiersky These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
19:16
September 27, 2021
35. Thriving in Difficult Times with Ken Lundin
In this episode, Ken Lundin joins us to talk about the invaluable journey of going through hardships, failure, breaking the cycle of passive accountability, and how we can get back up and show up stronger. Ken Lundin, the founder of Ken Lundin & Associates and creator of the Sales Alpha Roadmap, found his mission while standing in his front lawn in Atlanta in 2011. He learned from the people who had purchased it that his house had been sold by the bank. With his business - and the last 6 years of his life - up in smoke, he took a mid-level sales position and over the course of the next 2 years was offered 2 promotions attaining the role of SVP of Sales within two years. With his unique perspective on thriving during difficult times and his considerable sales acumen, he soon became a consultant in order to bring his systematic process to other companies, helping them adapt to difficult changes and to thrive in uncertain times. Main Takeaways: Acknowledging the Barriers and Embracing the Modern Framework Becoming Present: Show Up Better and Stronger Key Quote: “I'm very protective of my emotional energy, you know, and so from that perspective, if it doesn't come into my three-foot circle, which is representative of things that I can actually influence change, and I put zero emotional energy into it.” - Ken Lundin Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Ken: Website: www.kenlundin.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kglundin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kglundin These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:09
September 19, 2021
34. System Innovation with Jennifer Wilde and Dan McClure
In this episode, we have two guests, Jennifer Wilde and Dan McClure, to share their insights on the holistic approach in redesigning systems in the organization, how leadership impacts the platform for innovators, and how to encourage agility for choreographers to take the realm. Jenny Wilde is currently serving as Managing Director at Innovation Ecosystem, an organization offering practical tools and support to deliver a step-change in innovation effectiveness. A leader in System Innovation, they enable organizations to solve challenging problems, and find the right solutions to build high impact change. Dan McClure is a systems strategist and agile product manager. Dan helps organizations envision and create high-impact innovations. He has over 30 years of hands-on experience shaping systems-level initiatives that combine business + technology in tumultuous environments. Main Takeaways: ● Reimagine the Norm with System Innovation ● Creating Impact through Innovative Ecosystems ● The System Innovator Choreographers in the Making Key Quote: “Choreographers are chased out of traditional organizations. So part of the goal here is to rather than chasing them away, identifying them, bringing them in and embracing them as part of the creative process.” - Dan McClure Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Jennifer and Dan Website: https://www.innovationecosystem.com/ Jennifer’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-wilde-bbb05867/  Dan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mccluredc/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:45
September 12, 2021
33. Becoming a Leader in Product Development with Eb Ikonne
In this episode, we have Eb Ikonne joining us to share his story of taking a leap towards product development, the concept of leadership in the lens of mentality, and the power of communication as an adaptive leader. Ebenezer Ikonne is a practitioner-academic (pracademic) with over 20 years in product development. He is currently a product and engineering leader at Cox Automotive. Ebenezer started his technology career as a network engineer and software developer. He later transitioned into product development leadership and management and has held middle- to senior-level leadership and management positions in large organizations, small corporations, and startups. Main Takeaways: Making the Leap Towards Holistic Product Development The Power of Communication in Becoming an Adaptive Leader Quote: “Can we expect our leaders to have the answers and to come up with a game plan that will just make sure things work out? But we have so much evidence in front of us that shows us that it's not true, it never happens. And when things get done in any organization, it's not just the leader who did it. I can guarantee that.” - Eb Ikonne Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Eb Website: https://eikonne.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/ebenezer-ikonne Twitter: @eikonne Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/JoyatWork Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Leader-Product-Development-Evidence-Based/dp/1484272978/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:52
September 05, 2021
32. The Power of Visual Thinking with CEO, Nora Herting
In this episode, Nora Herting joins us to discuss the ways visual communication impacts organizations and how storytelling can influence our mental mapping towards our goals. A pioneer of visual strategy, Nora Herting is passionate about expanding peoples’ definition of creativity and believes the best way to meet the demands of business today is to take a visual approach that blends strategic thinking and creative expression. Nora’s skill and impact with businesses, and her own entrepreneurial prowess founding ImageThink has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fox Business, Entrepreneur, and INC. She leads a compelling conversation around the power of visual thinking as a catalyst for personal and organizational change. As a sought-after speaker and thought leader, Nora has inspired global audiences with her creative keynotes at Cannes Lions, SXSW Interactive, WBENC Nora’s first book, Draw Your Big Idea, has inspired thousands to think visually and access their own creativity. Main Takeaways: ● How Visual Thinking Helps in Collaboration and Communication ● Cultivating the Habit of Visual Planning ● How the Power Visual Thinking Refashions Organizations Quote: “How do you get from where you want to go? The desired future to where you are right now? And then that's where you start filling in what are the action steps, what are the plans, but also articulating the challenges, and you can have fun with those things.” - Nora Herting Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Nora Website: https://www.imagethink.net/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nora-herting-imagethink Twitter: https://twitter.com/ImageThink These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
21:04
August 29, 2021
31. The Cautionary Tale of Innovation with Natalie Born
In this episode, I will be discussing the case study of practicing innovation for growth in organizations and the ideal methods to sustain the culture of productive ideation. Main Takeaways: Digesting the Principles of the Cautionary Tales of Innovation Thinking Beyond the Realms of the Organization for Development Kickstarting Ideation through Innovation Incentive Programs Key Thoughts: “Innovation is freedom within a framework. Some people think that innovation is just a free for all and people can do whatever they want and go wherever they want to go. And I would disagree because oftentimes, it’s boundaries that actually help us innovate. Not endless pools of money.” - Natalie Born Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
15:52
August 22, 2021
30. Digital Distruption with Maulik Parekh
In this episode, Maulik Parekh joins us to talk about digital disruption and how businesses can take advantage of this phenomenon through innovation and digital transformation. Based in Singapore, Maulik is an avid entrepreneur, highly sought-after keynote speaker, and bestselling author of Futureproof Your Career and Company. Over the years, with his popular leadership seminars and workshops, he has inspired over 10,000 leaders and prepared them for the increasingly disruptive future. Prior to his entrepreneurial and literary ventures, Maulik was an award-winning CEO of global companies such as Inspiro and SPi Global. Under his leadership, these companies won over 100 awards, including Best Company of the Year, Best Employer of the Year, and Best Leadership Team of the Year. Main Takeaways: ● How Digital Disruption Shaped the Decade ● Rise of the Digital Generation Reshaping the Workforce ● Taking the Digital Disruption Phenomenon as an Advantage “Now, employers do not just have to worry about other employers when it comes to attracting the right talent. They're also fighting against people's innate desire to be the masters of their own destinies.” - Maulik Parekh Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Maulik Website: https://www.maulikparekh.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iammaulikparekh/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iammaulikparekh/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:03
August 15, 2021
29. The Art of Storytelling with Gabrielle Dolan
In this episode, Gabrielle Dolan joins us to talk about authentic leadership and how you can connect with customers and engage employees through magnetic storytelling. Gabrielle Dolan is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker and educator on real communication and business storytelling. Her clients include the Obama Foundation, Telstra, EY, Accenture VISA, Australia Post, National Australia Bank, Amazon, and Vodafone just to name drop a few. Gabrielle is the best-selling author of six books including Real Communication: How to be you and lead true, a finalist in the Australian Business Leadership Book Awards 2019. Bringing humanity to the way business people communicate isn’t just a career, it’s a calling. Her dedication to the industry was recognized when Gabrielle was awarded the 2020 Communicator of the Year by the International Association of Business Communicators Asia Pacific region. Main Takeaways: ● How Authentic Leadership Makes Leaders More Effective ● The Superpowers of Storytelling ● The 5 Stories That Companies Should Consider Sharing Key Quote: “In business, we try to communicate through logic, facts, and figures. And of course, you need the facts and figures, but all logic does is inform people. It doesn't influence people. And so you've got to think about what stories you can share that will tap into emotion because as humans, we're emotional beings.” - Gabrielle Dolan Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Gabrielle Website: https://wwwgabrielledolan.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielledolan/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GabrielleDolan1/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gabrielledolan.1/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
21:55
August 08, 2021
28. Leadership Principles with Shawna Schuh
In this episode, Shawna Schuh and I cover groundbreaking leadership principles, how we can encourage critical thinking in leaders, and why we don’t need to have all the answers, we just need to ask the right questions. Shawna Schuh, CSP helps leaders evolve into their higher potential. With over 3 decades of working with remarkable professionals, Shawna uses her expertise in leadership, business ownership, and life with animals to cut to the essence of how someone can shift their thinking for better and better results. Main Takeaways: ● The Best Leaders Are The Best Questioners ● Critical Thinking in Leadership Requires a Healthy Environment ● Steps Leaders Can Take Towards Problem Solving Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Shawna website: www.shawnaschuh.com | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawnaschuh| Twitter: @shawnaschuh | Instagram: @shawnaschuh These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:34
August 01, 2021
27. Managing Brilliant Jerks with Dr. Katrina Burrus
In this episode, Dr. Katrina Burrus discusses Brilliant Jerks. Communication is more than just our words so we talk about how we can help brilliant jerks.  Also, find out how to create a work environment that doesn’t foster brilliant jerks. Dr. Katrina Burrus, CEO/founder of Excellent Executive Coaching LLC, is known for "Fast-tracking leaders to the C-Suite and Beyond" and for "Transforming Brilliant Jerks into Inspiring Leaders." She is a keynote speaker and published, “Managing Brilliant Jerks" and, "Global Leadership" a body of work used by Nestle, Novartis, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, the United Nations, and many more. She was most recently featured in Mexico, India, the U.S., Kazakhstan, and Russia. Dr. Burrus has 18 years of experience as the first Master Certified Coach and Founding Board Member from the (ICF) International Coaching Federation in Switzerland. Main Takeaways: ● What is a Brilliant Jerk? ●  How Good Work Environments Can Encourage and Sustain Behavioral Change Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources Connect with Dr. Katrina Visit her website: https://mkbconseil.ch/ | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katrinaburrus | Twitter @KatrinaBurrus | Podcast: https://apple.co/2UWpkgx | Book: https://amzn.to/2Trf6Et These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
21:60
July 25, 2021
26. Intrapreneurs with Nancy Murphy
In this episode, Nancy Murphy, the Founder & President of CSR Communications, talks about what an intrepreneur is, how we can disrupt and make impactful change within organizations and established systems, and swaying change-resistant powers. Main Takeaways: ● What is an Intrapreneur? ● How we can affect change and work with leaders who seem overly change-resistant Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Nancy Visit www.csrcommunications.com and sign up with Nancy’s newsletter to get exclusive and valuable resources. Connect with Nancy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancyamurphy/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:28
July 18, 2021
25. Ecom Disruption with Roger Hardy
In this episode, Roger Hardy and I discuss how Roger has helped build Canada's most successful vertical integration e-commerce company and achieved one of Canada's largest e-commerce exits. Roger Hardy is the CEO of KITS online eyewear retailer. Roger’s entrepreneurial journey began with a single phone line, a 14k modem, and a credit card, building an online company, and selling it to a San Francisco-based More.com at the height of the Dot Com Boom all before the age of 30. An original disruptor, he and his sister next launched Coastal.com owners of Clearly. Under Roger’s leadership, the company became the world's leading digital eyewear retailer, going public on NASDAQ before being acquired by Essilor for $450 million cash. Main Takeaways: ●  Building a Digital Marketplace vs. A Brick and Mortar ●  KITS’ Catalyst for Innovation in the Eyecare and Eyewear Industry ●  Learning to Stay Innovative Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources  Follow Roger Hardy Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rogerhardy/ Visit https://www.Kits.com and use coupon code: FREEKITS to get your first pair of KITS glasses for free These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
20:43
July 11, 2021
24. Digital Product Failure with Jonathon Hensley
In this episode, Jonathon Hensley is joining me to have a conversation about his new book, and discuss what causes digital product failure, the root causes of failure, and how organizations internally sabotage themselves. Jonathon is the Co-Founder & CEO of EMERGE, a digital product consulting firm that works with companies to improve operational agility and customer experience. For more than two decades, Jonathan has helped startups, Fortune 100 brands, and technology leaders transform their businesses by turning strategies into valuable digital products and services. Jonathan just released his new book, Alignment: Overcoming internal sabotage and digital product failure. Main Takeaways: ● The Root Causes of Failure ● Leadership Problems Equals Digital Product Failure ● Are Organizations Actually Effective at Learning From Their Failures? Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Follow Jonathon Hensley: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathonhensley/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmergeInteractive/ Website: https://www.productalignment.com/ To buy his book: Alignment: Overcoming internal sabotage and digital product failure by Jonathon Hensley https://www.amazon.com/Alignment-Overcoming-internal-sabotage-digital/dp/1734660406 These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:45
July 04, 2021
23. Culture by Design with Céline Williams
In this episode, Céline Williams discusses everything culture-related. How do we start leading our organizations with culture by design, not by default? Céline Williams (ACC, CCUG) is an international speaker and the founder of reVisionary, a boutique consulting firm providing executive coaching, leadership development, and culture services to human-focused businesses around the world. She also has her own leadership podcast called Leading Through Crisis. Main Takeaways: Culture by design, not by default How do you design an immovable culture? Moving out of the Command and Control Era and into an Era of Human-Focused culture Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Céline LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/celinewilliams/ Instagram: @revisionary_celine Website: https://www.Revisionary.ca Leading Through Crisis Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/leading-through-crisis-with-céline-williams/id1512686700 These are proven solutions to advance your innovation and leadership process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram, LinkedIn, or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
20:02
June 27, 2021
22. Managing Your Business Finances with Parker Stevenson
My guest, Parker Stevenson, and I talk all about finance. We talk about the biggest financial mistakes entrepreneurs are making, what numbers and metrics matter when growing your business when it’s financially responsible to quit your job to pursue your business, and more! Main Takeaways: Financial Mistakes Entrepreneurs are Making Which Metrics Matter When Growing Your Business? Quitting Your Job to Pursue Your Business with Financial Responsibility Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Parker! Visit Parker’s website: https://www.evolvedfinance.com/or email him at Parker@evolvedfinance.com Twitter: @evolvedfinance Facebook: /groups/evolvedfinance LinkedIn: /company/evolved-finance/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:04
June 20, 2021
21. When Leaders Burn Out with Jennifer Chapman
In this episode, my guest, Jennifer Chapman, and I talk all about creating a sustainable work-life, not just for yourself, but for your team. Jennifer Chapman used to be a workaholic, known as the go-to person for getting things done and managing the most difficult clients at a Fortune 500 consulting firm. She thrived in challenging situations, proving to others time and time again that she was invincible. Eventually, Jennifer’s mental and physical health began to suffer, so she decided to create a new professional and personal life that aligned with what she valued most.  Main Takeaways: ● Creating Healthy Boundaries ● How to Give Yourself Permission to Create a New Path ● Teaching Your Team Good Work Boundaries Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can follow Jennifer on LinkedIn (in/coachjenniferchapman/), Skype (Jenn.gillins1) Email her at jennifer@ambitionleadership.com, or contact her (571) 276-5816 These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:13
June 13, 2021
20. On Failure & Innovation with Jim Van Over
In this episode, my guest, Jim Van Over, and I talk about the necessity of failure for innovation. We discuss how human innovation inherently coexists with failure, the ways organizations and leadership can approach failure for growth, and how Elon Musk gamifies innovation. Main Takeaways: ● The Intersection of Innovation and Failure ● Setting Up Learning Through Failure in Organizations and Leadership ● How Elon Musk Has Gamified Innovation Through Incentivisation; Does it Work For Everyone? Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can follow Jim on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Clubhouse @jimvanover To learn more about ServiceNow, visit their website at https://www.servicenow.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
22:09
June 06, 2021
19. The Reinvention Strategy with Loretta Edmond
Welcome to Innovation Meets Leadership. On this episode with my guest and my dear friend, Loretta Edmond, we discuss personal reinvention through mental focus and prioritizing what really matters in life. Main Takeaways: ● How Crisis Can Be a Catalyst for Transformation ● How To Reinvent Yourself Despite Fear ● Having The Right Mindset And Changing The Fear Narrative In Our Heads Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Loretta on LinkedIn (in/lorettaedmond) These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
26:19
May 30, 2021
18. A Seat at the Table with CEO, Denelle Dixon
Denelle Dixon is the CEO and Executive Director of the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization using blockchain to unlock the world’s economic potential by making money more fluid, markets more open, and people more empowered. Denelle previously served as COO of Mozilla, one of the most successful mission-driven open-source organizations. During her tenure at Mozilla, she led the organization’s business, revenue and policy teams including the ongoing fight for Neutrality and the global effort to ensure that people can control their personal data. She also pushed Mozilla to understand how to partner with commercial entities while staying true to its core mission of openness, innovation, and opportunity on the web. Main Takeaways: ● How Leaders Can Practically Introduce Diversity Into Their Company ● The Ways Fintech Can Improve the Lives of Minorities Who Have Been Excluded Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Connect with Denelle on LinkedIn, Twitter (@DenelleDixon). Visit Stellar Development Foundation’s website These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review.  Let’s go transform something!
23:14
May 23, 2021
17. Innovation in Learning with Eric Gibbs
Eric Gibbs serves as President for Ouriginal, a text-similarity detection software that assists K-12 districts and higher education institutions in safeguarding their academic integrity initiatives. Eric is an accomplished business executive with over 20 years of experience in the education technology industry. He creates innovative and successful go-to-market strategies within K-12 and higher education markets. Main Takeaways: ● How Ouriginal is Safeguarding and Promoting Academic Integrity ● Innovation in Detecting Plagiarism and Verifying Authenticity ● The Future of Educational Software and Technology Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Eric Gibbs on LinkedIn. Visit Ouriginal’s website These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
19:32
May 16, 2021
16. Own the Customer Experience with Katie Mares
Katie Mares knows first-hand the challenges brands have when launching & maintaining their brand from customer acquisition through in-person interaction. Using her experiences as a Chief Operational Officer, building company infrastructure, and designing customer experience programs, Katie is now a leading voice inspiring positive, actionable change for Permashield USA. Main Takeaways: How Businesses Can Start Creating and Measuring Customer Journeys Breaking the Script Through Service and Experience Capturing the Attention of the World’s Most Influential Consumer Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Katie on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or visit her website. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
26:04
May 09, 2021
15. Innovation in the Payments Space with Matt Kopko
Matt Kopko is DailyPay's Vice President of Public Policy, where he manages DailyPay's interactions with regulators, legislators, other government officials, and stakeholders. Matt was drawn to DailyPay because he has a passion for focusing on emerging technologies that help improve the lives of millions of working individuals. Main Takeaways: ● How DailyPay is Helping Employees Get Out of Living Paycheck to Paycheck ● How Empowering Employees With Financial Peace of Mind Benefits Employers ● The Future of Employee Salary Platforms Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Matt on LinkedIn(in/mattkopko). Visit DailyPay’s website (https://www.dailypay.com) These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
22:00
May 02, 2021
14. Innovation in Israel with CEO, Aharon Horwitz
As CEO and co-founder of AutoLeadStar, Aharon Horwitz is passionate about bringing cutting-edge technology solutions to the forward-thinking dealership. He leads a team committed to increasing dealership sales through improved efficiency, scalability, and personalized customer experience. He regularly speaks and writes about automotive innovation, contributing to industry publications including Dealer Magazine and Dealer Marketing. A long-time entrepreneur, Aharon’s drive for developing useful technology with tangible results has garnered coverage by Inc. Magazine, The Next Web, and LifeHacker, Mailchimp, Infusionsoft, and major automotive publications. Main Takeaways: ● How AutoLeadStar is changing the way dealerships do marketing ● Flexing and pivoting in 2020 ● The future innovation of the Automotive Industry and what to look forward to Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Aharon on LinkedIn (in/aharonhorwitz) or Twitter(@aharonhorwitz). Visit AutoLeadStar’s website These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something
26:45
April 25, 2021
13. Being as Leading with Dr. Kendra Momon
Dr. Kendra A. Momon is Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA, where she also serves as Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Taskforce and Director of the Rich Foundation Urban Leadership Program. She is an expert on a variety of intersectionalities within American Politics, Leadership, The Black Church, Women in Politics, and Hip Hop Culture. She is the author of African American Politics, and her most recent book, Being As Leading: Your Roadmap To Shaping Culture Through Life’s Disruptions. She is an in-demand public speaker, intellectual, guest commentator, and lecturer whose voice and perspective has been shared on a variety of local, national, and international platforms including NPR, CNN, CNNI, The Associated Press, The AJC, The King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Rhode Island College, The University of California, San Francisco, UGA, and LSU. Main Takeaways: Discussing Dr. Kendra’s book Being as Leading Cultural Anthropology; what does it mean and why it’s so important Navigating Leadership through societal biases as minorities Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Dr. Kendra on Twitter(@monomleadership), Instagram, and Facebook These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
27:19
April 18, 2021
12. Innovation in Cryptocurrency & Blockchain with Jason Chlipala
Jason Chlipala, the COO of the Stellar Development Foundation, started his career as a tax and corporate attorney but then made the switch to the tech world when he joined Palantir. There he led teams of engineers, data scientists, and designers building custom solutions to data problems at large companies. Before joining SDF, Jason was the COO of Interstellar, where he worked on all areas of the business. Jason attended Cornell University, where he earned a BA in Mathematics and received his JD from Yale Law School in 2009. Main Takeaways: ● What is The Stellar Development Foundation? ● The Stellar Network (Similar to Blockchain) ● Blockchain (and other similar systems) and how it affects the FinTech Industry Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Jason on LinkedIn (/in/jasonchlipala) or head over to https://www.stellar.org/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:45
April 11, 2021
11. Virtual Event Innovation with Sean Specie
Sean Specie is a host/emcee, aspiring author, and the Chief Strategy Officer of Elevate Experiences based in Metro Atlanta, GA. He has over eight years of experience on a microphone and behind the scenes in corporate events and loves bringing energy and a clear message to a crowd. Sean has helped produce and emcee in-person and virtual events for brands like Coca-Cola, CitizensBank, the Atlanta Falcons, Chick-fil-A, Delta, The Home Depot, and Columbia Sportswear. Main Takeaways: ● How to make virtual meetings and events fun, enjoyable, and engaging ● How you can be more effective at audience engagement ● How to Avoid getting the “that could have been an email or a video” comment after a meeting ● Trends on how people are making virtual meetings/events engaging Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Sean on LinkedIn (/in/sean-specie), Facebook (@seanspecie), Instagram (@seanspecie), Twitter (@sean_specie), or head over to https://elevateexperiences.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:33
April 04, 2021
10. Leadership Roundtable with Laurie Halter & Ilana Shabtay
As we continue to celebrate Women’s Month, we are joined today by two female Superstars Laurie Halter & Ilana Shabtay from season one. Laurie Halter is the owner of Charisma! Communications, a boutique BtoB PR agency focused on digital companies in the auto industry and host of the Carearing podcast. Ilana Shabtay is the Director of Marketing at AutoLeadStar, a marketing automation platform designed for car dealerships. Main Takeaways: ● Sometimes setbacks aren’t setbacks. They’re stepping stones. ● How Effective Leadership has changed through the years ● How to face “stagnation” in our personal lives and career ● Advice on how to control yourselves when you get “triggered” Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Laurie on LinkedIn (/in/laurie-halter-1255b6), Twitter (@Charismacom), or visit their website http://www.charismacommunications.com/. You can connect with Ilana Shabtay on LinkedIn (in/ilana-shabtay-95a3594a) or visit their website https://www.autoleadstar.com/. These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
34:00
March 28, 2021
9. Jobs To Be Done with Jim Kalbach - Part 2
Welcome back to part two of our interview with Jim Kalbach. Hop on in, and let’s continue our conversations from part one. Missed the previous episode? See below for links to the show. Jim Kalbach is an author, speaker, and instructor in design. Jim has authored the books Designing Web Navigation, Mapping Experiences, and the most recent one, The Jobs To Be Done Playbook, which we will be talking about in this episode. Jim is currently the Chief Evangelist at MURAL, the leading online whiteboard. He is responsible for advocating for imagination work, remote collaboration, creative teamwork, design thinking, and more. Main Takeaways: ● How to apply Jim’s recipe for successful innovations ● The Jobs To Be Done Playbook is a tool that’s not for everyone ● How they are utilizing Jobs To Be Done at MURAL Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. To learn more about Jim, you can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter: @kalbach, or Head on over to or head on over to https://experiencinginformation.com/. Learn more about the Jobs To Be Done Toolkit at https://www.jtbdtoolkit.com/. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
18:54
March 21, 2021
8. Jobs To Be Done with Jim Kalbach - Part 1
Jim Kalbach is an author, speaker, and instructor in design. Jim has authored the books Designing Web Navigation, Mapping Experiences, and the most recent one, The Jobs To Be Done Playbook, which we will be talking about in this episode. Jim is currently the Chief Evangelist at MURAL, the leading online whiteboard. He is responsible for advocating for imagination work, remote collaboration, creative teamwork, design thinking, and more. Main Takeaways: ● Explanation of The Jobs To Be Done Playbook ● Customer-centric companies are 60% more profitable than companies that focus on the customer ● How Outcome-Driven Innovation differs from other methods of innovation ● Find the unmet market needs before the market finds them ● Why Job Maps are important Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. You can follow Jim on LinkedIn @kalbach, Twitter @jimkalbach, or https://www.jtbdtoolkit.com. To learn more about MURAL, visit their website at https://www.mural.co/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
20:48
March 14, 2021
7. Reinventing Women in Leadership with Stacey Speller
Stacey Speller is an accomplished leadership and personal development professional with over 15 years of delivering results. After being personally mentored by New York Times best-selling author and INC Magazine’s “leadership guru” Dr. John C. Maxwell, her specialty is working with high-performing world leaders, government officials, CEOs, and their teams, looking to impact their bottom line through results-oriented training. Through the John Maxwell Company, Stacey has worked globally with Fortune 500 Corporations, including Coca-Cola, Sasol Oil, Walmart/Mass Mart, World Bank, Standard Bank, Woolworth’s, and Planet Fitness. Main Takeaways: ● Being a woman leader is hard and got even harder because of the situations brought upon by the pandemic ● The pandemic has brought opportunities for women leaders to step up ● Women are innovators – don’t underestimate yourselves! ● Women are naturally curious, and curiosity is the birth of a possibility thinker, and being a possibility thinker is the foundation of innovation Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. To learn more about Stacey, follow her on LinkedIn @speak2stacey or visit her website https://staceyspeller.com These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:58
March 07, 2021
6. The Generalists Dilemma with Jeremy Varo-Haub
Jeremy is a designer, strategist, and consultant for Territory Global. He uses human-centered design and expert facilitation to help leaders and their teams to tap into their innate brilliance to solve fuzzy problems. Jeremy is a gifted strategist, and every moment working with him is a continuous learning experience. In today’s episode, Jeremy and I talk about being a generalist. Are you one of us? Then this episode is for you! Main Takeaways: ● What makes someone a generalist ● The dilemmas of being a generalist ● Why being a generalist can be a superpower ● Advice from one generalist to another Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. Follow Jeremy on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn: @varohaub These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
23:40
February 28, 2021
5. Hero Maker with Aaron Born
Let’s welcome the first-ever returning guest from season one, Aaron Born. Previously, he walked us through leading volunteers in crisis. Today, we’ll be talking about a book that has made such a big impact on our leadership. Aaron Born is the Men’s Ministry Director for Victory Church, a multi-site church of over 20,000 households and 140 nations based in the Atlanta area. Main Takeaways: ● The impact of Hero Maker on Aaron’s leadership ● The Five Essential Practices for Leaders ● Multiplication thinking vs. addition thinking ● Consistently add value to other people’s lives ● What it means to be a hero vs. what it means to be a hero maker Be sure to check out full show notes https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resourcesor click "Episode Website" below. Learn more about Aaron and Men United: ● LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-born-4a66b7bb/ ● Twitter: @born_aaron (https://twitter.com/born_aaron) ● Instagram: @menunited_vc (https://www.instagram.com/menunited_vc/) These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
23:01
February 21, 2021
4. Team Engagement with Shawn Richards
Today’s guest is Shawn Richards. He is the owner of Blue Sky Business Consulting. For over 25 years, Shawn has worked with and for small businesses, startups, and leadership positions. Currently, he specializes in teaching leadership principles centered on employee and team engagement. He is also the author of the Thrive Engagement System and the host the Team Engagement Podcast. Main Takeaways: ● The 3 components to building a high-performing team ● The critical roles of a team leader ● How to engage with your nonhigh-performing team members ● Advice on how to become a better leader Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. Connect with Shawn: ● LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawnjrichards/ ● YouTube: https://bit.ly/3cU3UHX ● Podcast: https://blueskybizconsulting.com/2021/01/06/fail-fast-fail-cheap-fail-often These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:19
February 14, 2021
3. Mentorship is a Strategy with Herman Stewart
Herman is the Founder and CEO of Every Child Needs a Mentor, the UK’s leading specialist mentoring organization. With over 20 years of youth mentoring experience, Herman Stewart is recognized as the UK’s leading expert in youth mentoring. Herman authored the book Every Child Needs A Mentor that aims to inspire, help, and engage the people who support the youth with ideas they can use for mentoring. Main Takeaways: ● The importance of mentorships for the youth ● Finding the innate superpower and greatness inside us ● If you become great at mentoring the youth – you’ll be great at mentoring adults ● Leaders need humility ● Lead from the heart Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Herman on LinkedIn (https://bit.ly/3jau5v5) or through their website https://www.everychildneedsamentor.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:06
February 07, 2021
2. Non-Traditional Leadership with Tamara Laster
Tamara Laster is the Vice President of Global Sales Strategy at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). As Vice President of Global Sales Strategy, Tamara leads a team responsible for driving IHG's B2B sales strategy, programs and initiatives for IHG's corporate, groups and meetings, and small and medium-sized enterprises, including the IHG Business Edge program. Tamara is no ordinary leader; she approaches leadership in a non-traditional way. Being exposed to different leadership types and learning from the leaders she met along her journey helped shape the leader she has become. Main Takeaways: ● Become your own version of a leader ● Be your true authentic self ● Leadership is a constant opportunity to learn and grow ● The fundamentals of Tamara’s leadership style ● Tamara’s advice for leaders Be sure to check out full show notes at https://anchor.fm/natalie-born or click "Episode Website" below. To learn more about Tamara, follow her on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/39hY8O2 These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
21:44
January 31, 2021
1. The Leader’s Journey with CMO, Eric Lent
Eric Lent is the Global Chief Marketing Officer for World 50. As a key senior leader, Eric runs the marketing function globally, where he has strategic and tactical responsibility for the development and delivery of overall marketing performance and brand strategy. Outside of work, Eric is an advisor to 48in48, an organization dedicated to building websites for non-profits. Previously, he served as Board Chairman for the Towson University College of Business and Economics, where he received the Dean’s Recognition Award for his lifetime of career successes. Main Takeaways: ● Eric’s Journey ● As leaders, you need to model the change you want to see ● You grow the most when you step into a mess ● Eric’s advice for people afraid of failure ● How the pandemic helped shape the future of leadership ● What qualities a leader should have Be sure to check out full show notes at https://anchor.fm/natalie-born or click "Episode Website" below. To learn more about Eric, follow him on: ● LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericlent/ ● Instagram: @eclent1 or https://www.instagram.com/eclent1/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something! 
23:09
January 24, 2021
36. How to Start a Podcast with Natalie Born
Are you Interested in starting your podcast but don’t know where or how to start? Then, this episode is the one for you! Join me for the final episode of Innovation Meets Leadership Season 1, where I talk about all things podcasting. From how to start, the things you need, and other factors involved. Tune in as I help you create a plan for building your podcast. Main Takeaways: ● The FOUR Main Areas in Starting Your Podcast PURPOSE - What’s your Why and Audience? FORMAT - How will you organize? PRODUCTION – Equipment & Recording POST-PRODUCTION – Getting your message out there ● Advice for when to move the needle on audience growth and monetization Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources Territory’s Persona Mapping Activity: https://territory.co/tool/aoo-persona-mapping-activity/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
20:40
December 27, 2020
35. What podcasting can teach you with Natalie Born
Throughout 2020 and due to COVID-19, a record number of podcast shows have been launched. Not only has the number of podcasts increased, so has the amount of listenership. With the boom of the podcasting industry, have you ever wondered why it has become so popular? What value does it bring to its audience? Join me as we talk about what podcasting can teach you. Main Takeaways: Principles I learned through podcasting Stop playing it small Collaboration determines the destination Ask better questions Make others look brilliant The Socratic Approach to Asking Questions To see the Power-Questions Book click here. Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
14:19
December 20, 2020
34. Building a Social Media Presence with Melanie Borden
Melanie Borden has spent the majority of her 14+ year marketing career in the automotive tech industry. Melanie has worked in various atmospheres, from social media startups to a public tech company in consulting, marketing, and business development roles. She has driven marketing efficiencies for her clients along the eastern seaboard from NYC to Burlington, VT. Melanie is the driver for the marketing vision and strategy from inception to execution for the clients she has worked with. Presently, she is the Vice President of Marketing for Celebrity Motor Cars, a franchised Highline auto group based out of the New York and New Jersey Metropolitan area. Melanie develops and implements every single facet of the marketing and advertising strategy and single-handedly built the in-house advertising agency. Main Takeaways: ● You need a plan of intent when building your social media presence and brand ● How to decide what platforms to focus on ● How to monitor the growth of your brand ● Things you can do the old-fashioned way (offline) ● There is no one size fits all plan for building your social media presence and brand ● Patience is a big part of growing your social audience. Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources Follow Melanie on the following platforms: ● Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iammelanieborden/ ● Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/melanieborden ● LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden/ ● Twitter: https://twitter.com/millennialdm These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
24:35
December 13, 2020
33. Leadership Agility with Jodie Charlop
Jodie Charlop founded Exceleration Partners, dedicated to helping professionals build career resiliency and successfully evolve to positions of leadership. Jodie helps her clients transform into powerful leaders by tackling blind spots that may be stealing their leadership power. Jodie has served as a full-time executive coach since 2004. Main Takeaways: ● What is Leadership Agility? ● How to define your Leadership Agility moving into 2021   ● Creating a life that matters ● Moving through the struggles of life Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources You can connect with Jodie on LinkedIn, @jodiecharlop. Interested in learning more about Leadership Agility? Schedule time with Jodie at https://www.jodiecharlop.com/virtualcoffee. Visit her company website,  https://excelerationpartners.com. These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
22:38
December 06, 2020
32. Relationships & Revenue with John Hulen
With nearly 30 years of experience coaching in both private and non-profit sectors, John helps individual organizations clarify who they are, why they’re here, and where they should invest their time and energy. John is a successful entrepreneur, business owner, and offers business coaching and group coaching, and he is the host of the Relationships & Revenue podcast. Main Takeaways: ● Selling and leadership is serving, and marketing is storytelling. ● Three questions that John asks people interested in starting a business ● Three things that are important when you are starting a business or creating a product ● The difference between FAILING and FAILURE ● Our pain is not for us. Our pain is actually for other people. Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources You can connect with John @johnhulen on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter, and @john.hulen on Facebook. Resources Mentioned: ● Relationships & Revenue podcast – Interview with Natalie Born These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
26:07
November 29, 2020
31. Marketing Automation with Gianni Quintana
Gianni Quintana is the founder and CEO of DigiTechy, an inbound marketing services, and conversational marketing platform. He is also the host of Smart Chickens Diversity Drives Innovation & Growth Show, and he has over 15 years of experience in strategic marketing. Gianni is a firm believer that where we come from shapes who we become both in life and our career. Main Takeaways: ● What is Marketing Automation ● Innovations in Marketing Automation ● Metrics for good Marketing Automation ● The roles of Marketing Automation Consultants Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Gianni on LinkedIn @gianni-quintana-b4b650a0 or visit the DigiTechywebsite, https://digitechy.com/. Also, view my podcast interview with Gianni here https://digitechy.com/smart-chickens-natalie-born. Resources we reviewed: https://fromimpossible.com These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
23:49
November 22, 2020
30. Innovation in HR Data & Analytics with David Turetsky
David Turetsky serves as a managing consultant and is responsible for consulting with clients on people analytics, total rewards, and other HR data governance issues at Turetsky Consulting. In his role, David consults with clients worldwide and is focused on improving their usage of data, analytics, and HR processes in support of their business. David and his team partner with their clients to provide ideas, insights, and best practices to optimize people insights. Main Takeaways: ● Innovation in HR Data & Analytics ● Improve your HR Data & Analytics Team ● Best practices for innovation in the HR data & analytics space Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with David on LinkedIn @davidturetsky or visit his website turetskyconsulting.com. Additionally, David and I recorded a double podcast so join me on the HR Data Labs Podcast: https://turetskyconsulting.com/podcast These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
23:49
November 15, 2020
29. Veterans Day with Ron Hayman Sr.
My guest today is Ron Hayman Sr.. Ron is a disabled veteran who served in the Army during the Vietnam war, where he was deployed to Korea. While in Korea, Ron was a communications tech. Recently retired from AT&T, after 19 years as a Sr. Network Support Analyst. He is now the founder of I Honor Your Service To America, a 501c3 Charity. Main Takeaways: ● Bringing honor, support, and courage to our deployed personnel ● I Honor Your Service To America’s mission ● Continuing their mission even in adversity ● How you can get involved in I Honor’s cause Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources You can follow Ron Hayman Sr. on the following platforms: ● LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ron-hayman-sr-848b8b6/ ● Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ihonorusa/ ● Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IHONORUSA ● Website: https://ihonorusa.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
20:15
November 08, 2020
28. Grow the Pie with Lee Towe
Previously, Lee Towe was the Director of Product Development at a bank. He left that job to start Innovators International, Inc. with a focus on developing and delivering training and facilitation around creativity. Lee also wrote a book on creativity called "Why Didn't I Think of That?".  Now he focused on helping people see ways they can "grow the pie." Not just grab a slice. Main Takeaways: ● The most important capabilities innovators must have ● The harm that comes when you create a grabbing/win-lose/comparisons culture within your company and how to abolish it ● How to avoid infighting and create a cooperative, cohesive team ● The core values that built Pie Growers Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources You can connect with Lee on https://www.piegrowers.com/or follow him on LinkedIn. These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:02
November 01, 2020
27. User-First Innovation with Dave Rickett
Today’s guest is the Senior Vice President of If/Then, Dave Rickett. Dave is a creative visionary in digital strategy and user interface. He is also a strong proponent of user-first methodologies. He helped shape the user experience for brands such as Coca-Cola, The College Board, and ING. Dave strongly believes that User-First Innovation is key to a successful, scalable, long-term business. If you don’t focus on your customers, you will end up being left in the dust of your competition. Main Takeaways: ● User-First Innovation, what it truly means for your business ● How to step-up your User-First Innovation game ● Going beyond User-First Innovation Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources You can follow Dave on LinkedIn or check out his company at https://www.ifthen.com These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
25:44
October 25, 2020
26. Innovation for Product Leaders with Nagini Indugula
Nagini Indugula is a product leader with a lifelong passion for bringing user value to the forefront of strategy and decision making. She has vast experience in digital marketplaces, consumer, and enterprise SAAS products at startup to mid-sized companies. Most recently, as the VP/Head of Product, she oversaw the Product, Platform, and Design team at NCSA Sports. Before NCSA Sports, she was a Product Director at CareerBuilder and launched several new products – Semantic Search, Talent Network, and Work@ (patent pending). She also serves as a product advisor to several startup companies. She graduated from Kellogg School of Management with an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship. She also holds a Master's in Computer Science from K-State. Main Takeaways: ● Innovation for product leaders ● Creating a culture of performing tests and experimentations when you have an idea ● How to pitch your ideas to your team leader or boss Resources Mentioned: ● CareerBuilder ● Why Test and A Framework for Testing Methods by Nagini Indugula and Amy West You can follow Nagini on LinkedIn @indugulanagini and Medium https://medium.com/@nagini_i. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.comor connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
23:60
October 18, 2020
25. Innovation in FinTech with Dave Allen
Dave Allen is a product executive who spent the last 25 years leading multiple innovation teams at various start-ups and fortune 500 organizations. Within those roles, he has launched a host of market-leading solutions for small and large financial institutions. You can find him speaking at various conferences and even at the Federal Reserve, focusing on how technology can bring greater financial inclusion for the underbanked. Currently, he is the co-founder and CEO of PayDN, a payment and data network focusing on expanding the underbanked community's digital payment options. Main Takeaways: ● Innovation in Financial Technology ● What PayDN is all about ● Banking transactions through the cloud ● Advice for entrepreneurs trying to get the ball rolling on their ideas Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can follow Dave on LinkedIn @davekallen. Visit PayDN’s website https://www.paydn.io/ or check out their LinkedIn profile @paydn. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review. Let’s go transform something!
22:19
October 11, 2020
24. Customer Driven Innovation with Abdel Tefridj
Today my guest is Abdel Tefridj. Abdel is the CEO and CPO at Data Bid Machine, designed to optimize companies' traffic acquisition. He is a technology and product executive with an extensive background in eCommerce, data science, and software development. He is advising several growing companies in their digital transformation and scaling their data science initiatives. Main Takeaways: ● Customer-driven innovation ● Customer-centric business framework ● Abdel’s advice on how you can be more innovative and become a “think outside of the box” person Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources. You can connect with Abdel on Linked at https://www.linkedin.com/in/abdel-tefridj-innovation. Visit his company website https://www.databidmachine.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.comor connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
20:39
October 04, 2020
23. Innovation and Design Thinking with Matt Morasky - Part 2
Matt Morasky is back for round two of our discussion. If you missed the first discussion, I urge you to go back to the previous episode titled "Innovation and Design Thinking with Matt Morasky - Part 1" before listening to this episode. Through the Growth Initiative Brief process, one idea spiders into three ideas: spiders into five ideas and then spiders into more and more ideas. In this episode, Matt walks us through the growth initiative brief that you surely wouldn't want to miss! Main Takeaways: The Growth Initiative Brief - Link to Resource: https://bit.ly/3coYJgE Determine the Goals Why? What are the Parameters? Identify the members of your Growth Team. Understand your Available Resources. Name your Sponsors. Outline the Decision Process. Complete the brief, and share with key stakeholders for input and feedback. Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can follow Matt on Linkedin @matt-morasky-39872019 or visit territory.co to learn more. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
27:23
September 27, 2020
22. Innovation and Design Thinking with Matt Morasky - Part 1
Matt Morasky has been a practitioner of design thinking and visual thinking for more than a decade. In the course of designing and delivering scores of programs throughout Europe and North America, Asia, and Africa, Matt established the Amsterdam Visual Thinking School and has written, taught, and spoke on the topic around the globe. Matt is also co-author of The Art of Opportunity, a practical guide to identifying, developing, and launching new business opportunities through strategic innovation. Let’s dive into part one of this interview and talk about the idea behind “big innovation” vs. “practical innovation”? Main Takeaways ● Big Innovation vs. Practical Innovation ● Having the freedom to advance your ideas and tackling limitations within an organization ● Tips for leaders on how to get their people to think more innovatively ● How to improve the flow of ideas in an organization Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership. You can follow Matt on Linkedin or visit territory.co to learn more. These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
23:47
September 20, 2020
21. Innovation in the Cloud with COO, Ron Hayman
With the advancement of technology comes the rise of its applications to businesses. Joining us today is Ron Hayman, the COO & Chief Cloud Officer of AVANT Communications. Ron is an experienced global executive, having worked in 25 countries with a talent for managing turn arounds, start-ups, and growing departments to scale. He is here to talk about why the demand for “Cloud” is continuously increasing for large organizations and start-ups. Main Takeaways: ● What is a “Cloud” and why companies are moving towards this technology ● Ways that a Cloud allows for innovation Be sure to check out full show notes at or click the "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Ron on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronhayman/. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
21:40
September 13, 2020
20. Make Innovation Approachable with Jamie Silva
Today we are continuing our series on innovation. Our guest for this episode is Jamie Silva. Jamie is a Product Development Team Leader at Paylocity. He is a proven entrepreneurial product leader whose passion in life is building products with a start-up mentality. His career’s success is a result of continuous learning and growth guided by personal goals and professional fulfillment. Main Takeaways: ● The Giants of Innovation (Tesla, SpaceX, Apple, and Amazon) ● Make Innovation Approachable ● Leading Large Corporations Towards Innovation Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Jamie on LinkedIn. Visit their website at https://www.paylocity.com/. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.comor connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
23:40
September 06, 2020
19. The Art of Corporate Innovation with Natalie Born
Today we are starting a series on Innovation. This episode is all about The Art of Corporate Innovation. I want to talk to you today about how to build a culture that focuses on innovation and how to look for this when you are potentially checking out a new company. Furthermore, I want to demystify the word innovation. Sometimes this word can feel lofty and disconnected from the day to day work we know we must do to keep the business afloat. Stick around until the end, and I will tell you how you can access my free innovation assessment. Main Takeaways: 1.) How to Create a Culture Focused on Innovation 2.) The Innovation Starter Guide Take Our Free Innovation Assessment: https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/innovation Be sure to check out full show notes at our website: https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
21:48
August 30, 2020
18. You Need a Mentor with Laurie Halter
Today’s episode is really special. Joining us today is Laurie Halter, and we talked about a subject that hits home for the both of us; mentorship and sponsorship. Laurie is the owner of Charisma Communications, a boutique public relations agency specializing in automotive, retail, and technology industries. She is also the host of the Carearing Podcast (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/carearing/id1492729033) Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) You Need a Mentor 2.) How to Find a Mentor Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Laurie on LinkedIn or visit their website http://www.charismacommunications.com/. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
23:06
August 23, 2020
17. Call Your Shots with Ilana Shabtay
Joining us today is the Director of Marketing at AutoLeadStar and "growth hacker," Ilana Shabtay. Ilana believes that what brought her to where she is today is her ability to apply and take constructive criticism. As a team leader, she promotes not just her growth but also the growth of all her team members and believes that to succeed as a team, you have to understand your member's strengths and weaknesses and play off them. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) How to Evolve Your Career 2.) How Cultural Differences Play a Role in Teams 3.) Call Your Shots Be sure to check out our other episodes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below for full show notes. You can connect with Ilana Shabtay on LinkedIn or visit their website https://www.autoleadstar.com/. These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
23:04
August 16, 2020
16. Belongship with Sangram Vajre
Today I am joined by author, international keynote speaker, host of FlipMyFunnel Podcast, and co-founder of Terminus, Sangram Vajre. Sangram is passionate about being a positive impact on people’s lives. He believes that a clear sense of belonging must exist within your community to be a successful organization. Main Takeaways in this episode: 1.) Sangram’s thought leadership idea - belongship 2.) Sangram’s PEAK Framework Be sure to check out full show notes at https://innovationmeetsleadership.com/resources You can connect with Sangram on LinkedIn @sangramvajre, or visit his company website https://terminus.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.comor connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
26:33
August 09, 2020
15. Right Talent, Right Capabilities with Dr. Tina Woodard
Today we are speaking with an accomplished engineer, businesswoman, and the founder & CEO of Capstone Performance Solutions, Dr. Tina Woodard. Dr. Tina is an accomplished HR leader that aids in implementing innovative organizational effectiveness and leadership development. She emphasizes that to be a good leader, you have to lead with empathy, patience, and communication. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) Right Talents, Right Capabilities of Leaders 2.) How to Hire the Right People 3.) Pushing Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Dr. Tina on LinkedIn @tinacwoodard or visit her company website https://www.capstonesolutionsinc.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
20:48
August 02, 2020
14. Bad Code Kills - Hiring Tech Talent with Jeremy Duvall
Today we are speaking with entrepreneur, speaker, software engineer, and founder of 7Factor Software, Jeremy Duvall. Jeremy believes that it’s both an art and a science when hiring technical talents and that good culture is essential within your company to create an environment where people can enjoy themselves yet still deliver desired results. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) Hiring for Culture 2.) The Toxic Subcultures in Start-Ups 3.) Bad Code Kills Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Jeremy on LinkedIn or visit his company website https://www.7factor.io/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
25:37
July 26, 2020
13. A Leader’s Influence with Dr. Dawn Marie Kier
Our guest today, Dr. Dawn Marie Kier is affectionately known as the “heart doctor.” She is the founder of New Dawn Consulting and has spent the last 22 years helping leaders, franchisees, and organizations in the fast-casual, franchise, and retail space. She helps leaders identify and remove the root problems that keep teams and organizations from achieving desired outcomes. Main Takeaways from this episode: 1.) How Should We Start To Cultivate Influence 2.) A Leader’s Influence 3.) “Results Through Relationship” vs. “Relationships Through Results” Be sure to check out full show notes at our website Innovation Meets Leadership. You can connect with Dr. Dawn on LinkedIn or visit her company website https://www.consultingnewdawn.com/. These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
23:31
July 19, 2020
12. Spotting High-Potential Leaders with SVP, Lo Li
Today we are speaking with the technology executive, investor, venture capitalist, and the SVP of Equifax, Lo Li. Lo is very passionate about spotting high potential leaders. She puts more emphasis on choosing leaders that are resilient and are comfortable with failure. Leaders will fail, and that’s perfectly fine as long as they learn from it and grow over time. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) Spotting High Potential Leaders 2.) The Process Of Doing "The Shift" 3.) How Do You Spot Resiliency In Someone? Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Lo Li on LinkedIn or visit her company website https://www.equifax.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
23:17
July 12, 2020
11. Talent Revolution with Kene Iloenyosi
Today we are speaking with the author, coach, and founder of TalentRevolution.me, Kene Iloenyosi. Kene Iloenyosi teaches his clients how to discover their purpose and work in their Career Sweet Spot. This process starts with identifying their innate abilities, and how best to use them in a fulfilling and engaging career. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) Maximizing Your Natural-Given Talents 2.) Talent Revolution 3.) Your Leaders' Role On Your Growth Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Kene on Twitter @keneiloenyosi, Instagram @talentrevolution or visit his website http://www.talentrevolution.me/ Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
19:24
July 05, 2020
10. Peace over Performance with Amy Balog
Today we are speaking with a writer, speaker, and founder of ConnextionPoint, Amy Balog. Amy designed a comprehensive coaching approach that allows leaders to harness their most significant internal leadership asset, their center. The experience of Amy's clients is a journey to find their peace as the ultimate source of their potential and performance. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) Peace Over Performance 2.) Discovering our Dark Side and Self-Awareness 3.) Choosing Humility Over Pride Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click the "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Amy on Twitter @abalog or visit her website http://connextionpoint.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
24:57
June 28, 2020
9. The X Factor of Talent with Natalie Born
We have started a series focused on the most important assets in our businesses, people, and what they bring to the table every day which is their talent. In this episode, we will talk about identifying the right people to hire and promote and how we should think about our own talent and the talent in others. Main Takeaways on this episode - The X Factor on Talent: 1.) Humility 2.) Teachable 3.) Failure Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
17:05
June 21, 2020
8. Leading in Crisis, A Conversation about Race
This is the last episode in this series “Leading in Crisis” and I’m taking this moment to talk about the racial injustices that have resurfaced to headlines upon the George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery deaths, amongst countless others. Leaders, it’s about time to end the silence. How does race play a role in business and on our teams? What can we do? Where do we begin? Let’s talk about it. Main Takeaways on this episode: Racial Injustices and Equality What can you do on a micro-level? What can you do on a macro-level? How Prioritizing Diversity and Psychological Safety Can Make You A Great Leader Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
16:06
June 14, 2020
7. Leading in Crisis with Productivity Expert, Theresa Ward
Today we caught up with Theresa Ward, founder of The Fiery Feather. Theresa’s clients are brought peace of mind through her expertise in training, communications, project management, relationships, and overall culture development. She embraces work that involves both big-picture strategies and rigorous roll-up-the-sleeves tasks. She ensures that her clients will continue to compete at a high level in any circumstance. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) How To Maximize Your Productivity During Crisis 2.) The importance of intentional living Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Theresa on Twitter @thefieryfeather Facebook @thefieryfeather or visit her website https://thefieryfeather.com/ These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
20:03
June 07, 2020
6. Leading in Crisis with AVP, Eb Ikonne
AVP of Product and Engineering at Cox Automotive, Ebenezer Ikonne, helps teams develop and deliver software solutions that are transforming the automotive industry. He is a champion of Agile and Lean practices that solve the challenges of a dynamic business landscape. He is passionate about evolving how work gets done and wants people to experience “Joy At Work”. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) How the Auto Industry, and Engineering Teams Adapt to the “New Normal” 2.) Opportunities That We Can Take Advantage of During Crisis 3.) Eb’s New Content Called “Joy At Work” Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Ebenezer on Twitter @eikonne Youtube @JoyAtWork or visit his website eikonne.wordpress.com These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website  innovationmeetsleadership.comor connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
21:27
May 31, 2020
5. Leading with Creativity in Crisis with Phil Stevens
I had the pleasure of speaking with the award-winning writer, filmmaker, founder of Bedheadmedia.com, Phil Stevens. Phil is a relational leader that started in business by improving the way big companies service their customers in the corporate world. He’s a storyteller, business strategist and leads the creative charge. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) Innovation In the Midst Of Crisis 2.) Everyone’s Comfort Level in the Midst of Crisis Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Phil on Instagram @bedheadmedia or visit his website bedheadmedia.com These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
16:14
May 24, 2020
4. Leading Volunteers in Crisis with Aaron Born
Aaron Born is the Men’s Ministry Director for Victory Church, a multi-site church of over 20,000 households and 140 nations based in the Atlanta area. We talk about leading and engaging volunteer teams across 3 campuses. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) How to engage volunteers 2.) Centralization vs. decentralization of volunteer teams 3.) Why returning to “normal” after COVID-19 may not be a good thing. Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Aaron on Linkedin or Twitter and you can connect with Men United at Website, Facebook or Instagram. We provide proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
21:40
May 17, 2020
3. Leading Global Teams in Crisis with Parker Lee
Parker Lee, Managing Partner of Territory Global talks us through remote work and the Work Forward movement. Territory believes there is a better way of working, based on human-centered principles and respect. Work Forward was founded before COVID-19 but its toolset is applicable with or without a crisis. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1.) New Ways of Working 2.) Diversity of Thought, Skills, and Perspective 3.) Learning what it means to be on a team and cooperate Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Parker at Territory Global via Website, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram. We provide proven solutions to advance your leadership and innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
20:47
May 10, 2020
2. Leading in Crisis with CIO, Roxanne Seymour
Roxanne Seymour, CIO of Serta Simmons Bedding guides us through the highs and lows of executive leadership amid COVID-19. Is your company focused on security right now? If not, they should be. We talk about everything from hackers, attackers, and bad actors to communication and team morale. Main Takeaways on this episode: 1. Organizational security 2. Increasing your communication during crisis 3. Going above and beyond to increase team morale Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. You can connect with Roxanne on Linkedin. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
19:07
May 03, 2020
1. Leading in Crisis with Natalie Born
Natalie Born is the Founder of Innovation Meets Leadership and the Vice President of Innovation for Territory Global. Tune in with host Natalie Born and find out what 5 critical and transformative principles to implement amidst the 2020 COVID-19 crisis. Main Takeaways on this episode: There are 5 things that a leader must do when there is a crisis: 1. Assess the Situation 2. Set a Vision 3. Create a Clear Strategy 4. Understand the Financials 5. Act and execute Be sure to check out full show notes at Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast or click "Episode Website" below. These are proven solutions to advance your innovation process. Check out our website innovationmeetsleadership.com or connect with us on Instagram or Facebook @innovationmeetsleadership Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review! Let’s go transform something!
15:08
April 26, 2020