Lead Into It

Sara Greco

What does it mean to be a good leader? What are leadership traits and characteristics? How do I build these characteristics? What does leadership have to do with my day-to-day life? The Lead Into It podcast dives into these questions and all things leadership with inspiring interviews from leaders with different backgrounds. Each episode will leave you with inspiration or tactical tools for your career or personal life. Your host, Sara Greco, has the vision to help others build and hone their leadership skills because she believes these skills can be learned at any point in your career and life, not only when you have a leadership title. You’ll learn from some of the most inspiring and motivating leaders of all backgrounds and companies, including Southwest Airlines, Franklin Covey, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, the comedy group - Four Day Weekend, University of Texas Austin, and more!

39. Setting Your Mindset, Boundaries and Priorities with Debbie Storey
May 17 2022
39. Setting Your Mindset, Boundaries and Priorities with Debbie Storey
Making coffee at work might seem like an ordinary task, so how did Debbie change her mindset about this small task into something that launched her career? This week's episode is with Debbie Story,  President and CEO of the nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center, to talk about leadership lessons she learned as she progressed in her career.  With her passion for leading teams, the lessons she shares can inspire you to change your mindset and set boundaries to maximize your potential. A little more about Debbie, before joining the Center full time, Debbie led large organizations in various parts of BellSouth and AT&T operations. Her most recent role was EVP Mobility Customer Service, and before that she spent four years as Senior Vice President of Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer at AT&T, responsible for identifying and developing leaders across 240,000 employees in 60 countries, aligning managers with the company’s priorities, and driving employee engagement. She oversaw the award-winning AT&T University, as well as the company’s efforts to leverage diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and growth. Throughout her career, she held positions in customer service, sales, distribution, supply chain, operations, network, M&A, digital & social media, and HR, first at BellSouth and then AT&T.Link to Debbie's book: Don't Downside Your Dreams: Leadership Inspiration for Women_______________________________________www.leadintoit.co  Reach out to Sara: hello@leadintoit.co Instagram: @leadintoitFacebook: @leadintoitLogo Design: Kamry Rose Creative, kamryrosecreative@gmail.com   DISCLAIMER: Any opinions or comments made by the host, Sara Greco, and/or her guests are their own and not endorsed by any external entity. MasterClass| $15/month unlimited classes An online experience that gives everyone the opportunity to learn from the world's best. MasterClass| $15/month unlimited classes An online experience that gives everyone the opportunity to learn from the world's best.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
35. Self-Leadership and Owning Your Authority with Marisa Santoro
May 4 2021
35. Self-Leadership and Owning Your Authority with Marisa Santoro
I'm so excited to have Marisa on the show again! This time, we talk about her new book, Own Your Authority: Follow Your Instincts, Radiate Confidence, and Communicate as a Leader People Trust. We also talk about what it means to own your authority, trust your gut and have self-leadership. Marisa is a former IT Executive on Wall Street who has over 21 years of corporate roles and leadership experience.   She is the creator of The Gutsy Leadership System TM and founder of In Our Shoes TM, a professional development training and collaboration platform consisting of self-paced online courses and live training delivered through The Gutsy Leadership Academy TM, an online leadership school that promotes a global community for professionals to share their same struggles in a trusted safe environment. Find more information about Marisa and In Our Shoes TM:    Reach out to Marisa:  marisa@inrshoes.com.__________________________________________www.leadintoit.co  Reach out to Sara: hello@leadintoit.co Instagram: @leadintoitFacebook: @leadintoitLogo Design: Kamry Rose Creative, kamryrosecreative@gmail.com   DISCLAIMER: Any opinions or comments made by the host, Sara Greco, and/or her guests are their own and not endorsed by any external entity. MasterClass| $15/month unlimited classes An online experience that gives everyone the opportunity to learn from the world's best. MasterClass| $15/month unlimited classes An online experience that gives everyone the opportunity to learn from the world's best.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.
32. Seven Ways to Lead with Andre Young
Mar 23 2021
32. Seven Ways to Lead with Andre Young
In this episode, I sit down with Andre Young, speaker, author, trainer, and Founder of You Evolving Now, LLC, to talk about his experience as a leader and his book, 7 Ways to Lead. Our conversation is FULL of tangible tools to take with you as you lead your teams or in your day-to-day life.  During our conversation, we talk about the common complaint, “Our leaders don’t know how to lead!” and work/life harmony and why it is important.   Andre worked as a Mental Health Therapist for 19 years, played sports at every level from high school to professional, has been an employee, a business owner, and self-employed, written four books focused on enhancing Leadership & Work/Life Harmony. It's his mission to enhance Leadership and Work/Life Harmony for Companies, Employees, and Teams with speaking engagements, leadership programs, and powerful online trainings; allowing a professional and personal evolution!Purchase Andre's Book -7 Ways to LeadChase your Greatness (Motivational video Andre mentioned) ___________________________________________________________________________www.leadintoit.co  Reach out to Sara: hello@leadintoit.co Instagram: @leadintoitFacebook: @leadintoitLogo Design: Kamry Rose Creative, kamryrosecreative@gmail.com   DISCLAIMER: Any opinions or comments made by the host, Sara Greco, and/or her guests are their own and not endorsed by any external entity. MasterClass| $15/month unlimited classes An online experience that gives everyone the opportunity to learn from the world's best.
29. Authentic Leadership with Joe Delaney
Feb 9 2021
29. Authentic Leadership with Joe Delaney
In this week’s episode, I talk with Joe Delaney, a Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps with over 28 years of service. He currently leads the Marine Forces Pacific Information Environment (IE) Directorate. Don’t worry if you aren’t in the military or familiar with military terminology, this episode has something for all types of leaders. Joe talks about how he decided to become an officer in the Marines, what he learned from his mentors early in his career, how important it is to be an authentic leader and so much more!Joe was born in San Fernando, Trinidad.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1989 and was commissioned from Savannah State University in 1993. He holds a BS in Mathematics, Savannah State University, an MS in Management, Troy State University, an MS in Information Technology Management, Naval Postgraduate School, and an MS in Strategic Studies, Marine Corps War College. He currently resides in Hawaii with his two daughters, Jayla (14) and Alyssa (12). Books Mentioned: Lincoln on Leadership by Donald Phillips Good to Great by Jim Collins _______________________________________www.leadintoit.co  Reach out to Sara: hello@leadintoit.co Instagram: @leadintoitFacebook: @leadintoitLogo Design: Kamry Rose Creative, kamryrosecreative@gmail.com   DISCLAIMER: Any opinions or comments made by the host, Sara Greco, and/or her guests are their own and not endorsed by any external entity. MasterClass| $15/month unlimited classes An online experience that gives everyone the opportunity to learn from the world's best.