Skip to main content
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.
Listen on
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Breaker Logo

Breaker

Castbox Logo

Castbox

Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo

Overcast

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo

RadioPublic

Spotify Logo

Spotify

Currently playing episode

10. Peace over Performance with Amy Balog

The Innovation Meets Leadership Podcast

1x
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 8, 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!
25:01
November 1, 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!
23:59
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 4, 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!
27:22
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 6, 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!
21:47
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!
23:05
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!
23:03
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!
26:32
August 9, 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!
20:47
August 2, 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 5, 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!
24:56
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!
17:04
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!
16:05
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!
20:02
June 7, 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 3, 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