The Courage of a Leader

Amy Riley

This is where top leaders tell real stories about achieving extraordinary results and share practical advice and techniques you can immediately apply for your own success. This is where you will get inspired and take bold, courageous action. Host of The Courage of a Leader™, Amy Riley is a renowned keynote speaker, #1 international best-selling author and sought-after leadership consultant who has been transforming leaders – at all levels – for more than 2 decades. Guests on The Courage of a Leader™ are powerful, successful leaders who are passionate about authentic, engaging, difference-making leadership. Amy gets beyond the theory and dives deep with her guests about how things really work, so you walk away with tangible ideas to grow your influence, inspire your team, and get extraordinary results. Join us to step into the full power of your leadership and achieve what you care about most. Here’s where you’ll ignite The Courage of a Leader! To apply for the show or to book Amy Riley as a guest or keynote speaker, visit The Courage of a Leader website at www.courageofaleader.com. read less

How to Be More Influential with Beth Ruske
Jan 17 2023
How to Be More Influential with Beth Ruske
Beth Ruske, Co-Founder of Tiara International – a leadership development consultancy – is an innovative strategic thinker who embodies a win/win approach in every situation. In this episode she shares with us practical, anyone-can-apply guidance and a specific tool we can use to improve our outlook and increase our influence. Get pen and paper ready, you’re going to want to take some notes!About the Guest:Elizabeth “Beth” Ruske, Co-Founder of Tiara International – a leadership development consultancy – brings all aspects of her background and expertise to her work. This includes marketing, sales, business development, client services, strategic partnering, coaching, consulting and leadership development. She is known as a creative strategic thinker who embodies a win-win approach in every situation.Beth’s commitment to challenge and guide clients around the world to become the leaders they were meant to be is in perfect alignment with her skills, passion and business interests. Over the span of a 30-year professional career, Beth has held various leadership positions for large companies like TRW (Experian), Ceridian, and Acxiom, as well as being involved in smaller start-ups and entrepreneurial firms.Beth has extensive experience with coaching high performing leaders. She brings her practical real-world experiences to the table to keep things relevant to the situations at hand. She is direct yet caring and is known for her wit and humor to help address conflict in just about any situation. Beth believes in the philosophy that leadership is not a title but rather a role we all play because we are all the leaders of our own lives. True leaders are powered by an internal source of inspiration, have a deep sense of self-awareness, are confident in their ability to produce results and use their influence for a positive ripple effect on their communities. About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results. Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a CompetitiveAdvantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid TeamHer new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/Call to action:Use the 3-column tool in an area where you’re stuck and see new possibilities! Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below!Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe
How to Inspire Others to Live Abundant and Meaningful Lives with Nancy Rizzuto
Jan 3 2023
How to Inspire Others to Live Abundant and Meaningful Lives with Nancy Rizzuto
Nancy Rizzuto is a Co-Founder of both Cap Strat and Cap Strat Women’s Forum. Nancy is a visionary. She’s clear about her purpose, and she shares with us in this episode about how to inspire others to live abundant and meaningful lives.I know you’ll be inspired by Nancy and who she is in our world.About the Guest:Nancy Rizzuto is an accomplished entrepreneur, speaker, philanthropist, mentor, and faith filled action leader with over thirty years leadership experience.Nancy is a Founding Partner and Principal of CAP STRAT, an independent fiduciary investment advisory firm that she launched in 2003 with her two partners. She is also Founder of the CAP STRAT Women's Forum, a community created in 2015 to support the personal, professional, and financial success of women.Nancy's purpose, which she lives each day, is to serve and empower others to take intentional action to live a successful, abundant, and meaningful life. She is fiercely committed to educating and empowering others, especially women, to own their voices, to act on their power and, to attain financial freedom so they can live the life of their dreams and create a meaningful legacy. The best way to reach Nancy is by email, nrizzuto@capstratig.comLinkedIn, https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancyrizzuto/ and Instagram, https://www.instagram.com/nancyrizzuto/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodeCap Strat Women’s Forum - https://capstratwomensforum.com/ Call to actionFind ways to create opportunities for others. Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast...
How to Get Inspired and Inspire Your Team in the New Year
Dec 27 2022
How to Get Inspired and Inspire Your Team in the New Year
So many leaders ask me: How do I get people excited about and ready for the new year? We've dealt with a lot this year. How do we re-group and re-energize to start the year off strong?In this episode, I'll share what it takes to inspire ourselves and our teams, and give you concrete guidance and examples of how to do so. About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodeInspire Your Team assessment: www.courageofaleader.com/inspireyourteam Call to actionDeclare your leadership legacyTake the Inspire Your Team assessment: www.courageofaleader.com/inspireyourteam Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Teaser for next episodeOur next episode comes out next week! Nancy Rizzutto is my guest. She is a visionary. She’s clear about her purpose and she shares with us about: How to Inspire Others to Live Abundant and Meaningful Lives.
Secrets of Collaborative Leadership: Breaking the Long-Held Myths of Collaboration with José Pires
Dec 13 2022
Secrets of Collaborative Leadership: Breaking the Long-Held Myths of Collaboration with José Pires
José Pires is a cross-industry Excellence and Innovation executive leader and advisor with extensive experience in a variety of industries. In this episode he clearly defines the traits and skills of a collaborative leader. You don’t want to miss this one! It’s packed with research and experienced-based guidance.About the Guest:José Pires serves as cross-industry Excellence and Innovation executive leader and advisor for companies ranging from successful startups to Fortune 50 companies, guiding executives and high-performance teams on the journey to award-winning cultural, business, and digital transformations for value creation. Jose is an advisory board leader and keynote speaker for organizations and global conferences on innovation, operational excellence, leadership development, strategy execution, culture, business and digital transformation, customer engagement, exponential technologies, and growth acceleration.José is an executive Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt who holds a Bachelor in Engineering Physics from the University of Kansas and a Master in Business Administration focused in Investment Banking and Entrepreneurship from the University of San Diego. The best way to reach José is by email, info@excellenceandinnovation.com About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Call to actionDeclare your leadership purpose, what I like to call a leadership legacy. Here are 2 Resources to support you: More about Your Leadership Legacy https://courageofaleader.com/your-leadership-legacy/ and your Leadership Autobiography https://courageofaleader.com/LeadershipAutobiography/. Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader...
How to Use What we Know about Neuroscience to be Exponentially More Influential with Laura Berger
Nov 29 2022
How to Use What we Know about Neuroscience to be Exponentially More Influential with Laura Berger
My guest Laura Berger, Founder and CEO of Berdeo Group. has spent 2+ decades coaching exceptional leaders into the C-suite and boardroom. Laura always has powerful concepts to share and illustrates them with real examples. In this episode she discusses how understanding how our brain works can make us exponentially more influential. You’ll love hearing from Laura.About the Guest:Laura Berger is the founder and CEO of Berdéo Group, a global leadership development consultancy. A pioneer in an evidence-based methodology the before-and-after leadership competencies of her clients, Laura has spent 20+ years coaching exceptional leaders into the C-suite and board room. Her twenty-year journey into executive coaching yielded her natural true north—enabling and empowering leaders to take their best actions toward their loftiest pursuits. A subsequent purpose-driven quest led her into government and public policy. In October 2020, Laura Berger became a Trustee at the Committee for Economic Development and The Conference Board. This membership puts Laura on the frontlines of cutting-edge public policy decisions, bringing a corporate perspective to policy recommendations delivered to Washington. What’s more, she has access to a unique and rare understanding of economic policy that enables her to impart to her Clients more solid thinking that gives them a more secure footing on the global stage. The best way to reach Laura is by email, lberger@berdeogroup.com About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Call to action  Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page. Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on...
The #1 Key to Be the Powerful Leader Your Team Deserves with Tom Rosenak
Nov 15 2022
The #1 Key to Be the Powerful Leader Your Team Deserves with Tom Rosenak
My guest on today’s episode of The Courage of a Leader podcast is Tom Rosenak. Tom has a unique talent to bottom-line concepts and get to the heart of the matter, and express that in powerful descriptive ways.Glad you’re joining us to hear Tom discuss the #1 key to be the powerful leader your team deserves.About the Guest:Tom Rosenak is a senior consultant with over twenty-five years’ experience in leadership communication with a focus on the persuasive arts of sales, presentation, executive presence, and influence without authority. He works with clients to expand business performance through relationship, influence, and communication strategies. Tom’s coaching style is engaging, constructive and encouraging while ever challenging the participant to improve. Broad client experience, from small not-for-profit, to Fortune 500 firms.https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-rosenak/https://www.digdiamondmind.com/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodeThe Momentum Playbook: https://www.digdiamondmind.com/product/give-get-the-gift-of-momentum/Diamond Mind: https://www.digdiamondmind.com/90 Day Momentum Process: https://www.digdiamondmind.com/blog/your-ninety-day-momentum-challenge/ Call to actionName and start tuning into your Inner CEO. Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from...
Innovative Ways YOU CAN Create a More Sustainable World with Simon Bailey
Nov 1 2022
Innovative Ways YOU CAN Create a More Sustainable World with Simon Bailey
My guest today is Simon Bailey. He’s the Managing Director of LSP Leadership and is asking himself, and the leaders with whom he works, about regenerative leadership.He asks:What is society asking of you?What is the opportunity inside of your organization?What are you personally passionate about shifting and repairing?Listen in to this conversation to get inspired and get in action in the ways that are important to you.About the Guest:Simon Bailey is the managing director of LSP leadership. In leading LSP leadership, he sees clearly the necessity to work with leaders and their organizations to bring about an accelerated transition towards the sustainable enterprise. This is driven by his personal purpose to help people and places be better than they are today and by his observations that people in the organizations that they work in, are in the main, slow to recognize commercial and personal opportunities that this transition to a sustainable economy presents.As a coach, his approach is intuitive, challenging and deeply caring for his clients, and what they are seeking to achieve. Simon coaches in multinational organizations, multi sector SMEs and with individual leaders in transition. Prior to joining LSP leadership in 2003, Simon served in the army as an infantry officer leading operations and training in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.He is a Member of the Institute of Directors (MIOD) with a Diploma in Company Direction, working towards Chartered Directorship. He has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto, and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (AIEMA).https://www.lspleadership.com/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episode1% for the Planet: https://onepercentfortheplanet.org/Marine Conservation Society: https://www.mcsuk.org/Edelman Trust Barometer: https://www.edelman.com/trust/2022-trust-barometerIPCC — Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:
How Age Diversity Can Bring You the Top Talent You Need with Gary Danoff
Oct 18 2022
How Age Diversity Can Bring You the Top Talent You Need with Gary Danoff
My guest in this episode is Gary Danoff, a global leader at Google with a very diverse team and a Coach who works with people from different nationalities around the world. Gary is known for leading across generations with empathy, clear objectives, humor, and humanity – and he’s here to tell us how he does it. Gary always inspires me. I’m glad you’re here to listen in.About the Guest:Gary Danoff is an Advisor, Executive Coach, Content Creator and Global Leader of Alliances for Google Workspace at Google. Gary loves working with people in leadership and contributor roles regardless of title. What matters most is the curiosity they have to overcome obstacles, create new paths for themselves and their organizations, and do so while employing a mix of humor, determination and with an open heart/desire to create work they and others love.As an executive coach, Gary serves founders, entrepreneurs, executives from all over the globe and those around them. With a focus on improving human connection in a digital world, Gary is the executive producer and host of What's Next Now! Guests share their stories of blending business goals, public interest, personal passion, and their best human strengths to create positive outcomes for themselves, citizens, customers and the employees they serve.https://www.linkedin.com/in/garydanoffhttps://www.instagram.com/garydanoff/?hl=enhttps://www.garydanoff.com/What’s Next Now podcast: https://anchor.fm/gary437/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodeThe Verge article, File Not Found: https://www.theverge.com/22684730/students-file-folder-directory-structure-education-gen-zWhat’s Next Now! Podcast Episode: Describing ‘Sales’ to 5th Graders:
Double Your Impact in One Year or Less with Sarah Victory
Oct 4 2022
Double Your Impact in One Year or Less with Sarah Victory
Sarah Victory of The Victory Company is an exceptional speaker, author of several books, coach, and consultant. She works with companies that want to double their business in 1 year or less. If you are a leader – at any level – looking to double your impact, you’re in the right place.About the Guest:Sarah Victory is the author of numerous best-selling books and audio programs including Double Your Business in One Year or Less!, Do Something Brave Every Day, and How To Be Powerful. She has addressed over 2000 distinguished audiences in Europe, the US and South America.A trusted coach and business consultant, Sarah has worked with over 500 influential individual clients such as Fortune 100 CEOs, New York Times Best Selling Authors, Celebrities, Sports Stars, Top International; Coached and Consultants, and Speakers Hall of Famers in the last 25 years. Her clients include Avon, Ford, Redken, Farmers, Mary Kay, Oxford, Usana, OPI, Arbonne, and IBM just to name a few! You have seen her influential consulting clients make dozens of appearances on Oprah, the Today Show, the Tonight Show, and CNN.https://www.thevictorycompany.com/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Call to actionTake action today to double your impact. Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Teaser for next episodeTune in next for “How Age Diversity Can Bring You the Top Talent You Need” with Gary Danoff. Gary is an Advisor,...
Easy and Accessible Ways to Retain Top Talent with Mary Lynn Fayoumi
Sep 20 2022
Easy and Accessible Ways to Retain Top Talent with Mary Lynn Fayoumi
If you want practical guidance to retain talent, you’ve come to the right place! My guest today is Mary Lynn Fayoumi, CEO of HR Source. Mary Lynn shares talent retention strategies that you can immediately employ regardless of your team’s or your company’s size and makeup. Glad you’re here. You’ll enjoy listening to: Easy and Accessible Ways to Retain Top Talent!About the Guest:Mary Lynn Fayoumi, CAE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is the President and CEO of HR Source, a Chicago-based employers’ association with over 1200 member organizations. She is a highly respected speaker, prolific writer, facilitator, advisor and an accepted authority on organizational issues including workplace culture, employment trends, people management and leadership. Countless organizations and their teams have benefited from her expertise during her twenty-nine years at the Association. Mary Lynn is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Industrial Relations/Human Resources. She holds an MBA with Honors from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. In addition to serving HR Source’s 1200 member organizations, she volunteers on several business association and charitable boards and advisory councils.Although the line between Mary Lynn’s personal and professional life is almost non-existent, she manages to find time to be a mother, a sister, a friend, a mentor, a Hawkeye, a yogi, a world traveler, a researcher and a pop-culture fan.https://www.hrsource.org/maimis/About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodeThe Changing Definition of the Workplace, the workplace is no longer about the place:https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20220309/the-changing-definition-of-the-workplace Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also...
Cutting-Edge Strategies from a Courageous Virtual Veteran with Gloria Everett
Sep 6 2022
Cutting-Edge Strategies from a Courageous Virtual Veteran with Gloria Everett
My guest today has made herself a thought leader in the area of hybrid work. She has been a step ahead of most in the marketplace asking herself the questions for the next phase of work - always with an eye on caring for employees and clients.You'll enjoy hearing from and learning from Gloria Everett, President and CEO of The Mutual RRG. About the Guest:Gloria H. Everett President & Chief Executive OfficerGloria has more than 35 years of experience in insurance risk management, sales, marketing and management, including over 20 years of experience in medical professional liability insurance with The Mutual. Before joining The Mutual, Gloria held key leadership roles at TIG/Fairfax, Fireman's Fund, NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company and Kaiser Permanente. Gloria has served on multiple Boards including Pacific University, National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), the UC Berkeley, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Board and Medical Professional Liability Association (MPLA) formerly the Physician Insurers’ Association of America (PIAA), where she served as Chair of the Board from 2014 – 2016. Gloria was the recipient of the 2019 MPL Association Award of Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland.Gloria holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary’s College in Health Services Administration.https://www.linkedin.com/in/gloria-everett-b247924/https://www.tmrrg.com/About/management.aspx About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on...
How to Fearlessly Focus Your Team to Truly Make a Difference with Barbara Best
Aug 23 2022
How to Fearlessly Focus Your Team to Truly Make a Difference with Barbara Best
My guest today is an inspiration. Barbara Best is clear about and focused on her purpose as co-founder of both Cap Strat and Cap Strat Women's Forum. She knows the difference she wants to make with business owners and professional women and fearlessly focuses herself and those around her. About the Guest:Barbara Best is a Founder and Principal of CAP STRAT, and Founder of the CAP STRAT Women's Forum.Barbara primarily focuses on business development and raising awareness of her firm’s investment management and advisory services; and she co-leads their Women’s Forum.Barbara is recognized as one of Chicago's Most Influential Women by the Chicago Business Journal and Rotary International Woman of the Year for her broad personal and professional support of others, her community service and leadership. In addition to being in leadership for Women Leaders in Philanthropy of the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation, Barbara is a board member of the Women in Entrepreneurship Institute at DePaul and Housing Forward, among other philanthropic activities.https://www.capstratig.com/https://capstratwomensforum.com/linkedin.com/in/bbest1  About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays. As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodeThe Brilliant Life Program: https://capstratwomensforum.com/programming/financial-strategies-to-support-your-brilliant-life/ Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us...
The Insider Secrets You Must Know to Feel 100% Effective Post Promotion with Jim Ryan
Aug 9 2022
The Insider Secrets You Must Know to Feel 100% Effective Post Promotion with Jim Ryan
Jim Ryan, the CEO of Flexera, is my guest on this episode. Jim has moved up in his career with intentionality and a great deal of self-awareness. He shares with us what it takes professionally – and personally – to step 100% into that next level of responsibility.About the Guest:Jim Ryan leads Flexera, a global, privately-held $400M+ software company headquartered outside of Chicago. He has been with the company since 1998, in roles that included Chief Operating Officer, SVP of Global Sales, and Managing Director of EMEA, where he lived in the United Kingdom for seven years.Jim has served as an Operating Advisor to the Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo since 2014, specializing in the area of sales. Jim also sits on outside Boards leveraging his experience and track record of delivering results at Flexera. Jim started his career at IBM in sales and remains passionate about the sales profession. Jim was instrumental in forming Marquette University’s Sales Program, which is designed to help students excel in their career as salespeople and currently acts as an Advisory Board Member to the program.He is frequently asked to speak on business topics, including Technology Value Optimization, private equity, M&A, sales strategy, leadership, and culture. Jim holds a BA from Marquette University, where he studied Political Science and French.https://www.flexera.com/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results. Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page. Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Teaser for next episodeTune in next for “How to Fearlessly Focus Your Team to Truly Make a...
How Your Team Can Take Ownership and Power Their Own Accelerated Success with Pia Lee
Jul 19 2022
How Your Team Can Take Ownership and Power Their Own Accelerated Success with Pia Lee
Pia Lee is an expert in the leadership of teams. And work in our world gets done through teams. In this episode, Pia shares with us how teams can take ownership and accelerate their success. Whether you’re a team member or a team leader, you don’t want to miss this one!About the Guest:Pia Lee is the Co-founder and CEO of Squadify, Pia Lee’s experience managing teams and her expertise in leadership consultations pans over 30 years. Positively impacting people in teams and organizations around the world, Squadify codifies the key conditions for delivering success, whereby teams can assess, track and develop through a nexus of data and dialogue.Prior to Squadify, Pia Lee held the position of CEO at LIW, a global leadership consultancy based in Sydney, for more than 10 years. Her leadership helped LIW expand its reach through a pioneering range of leadership consulting, leadership development, and coaching services.Pia also has over 15 years of experience in coaching and consulting CEOs and executives in industries including finance, asset management, healthcare, technology, and professional services. An advocate for creating measurable and sustainable business impact for a broad range of global clients in both the private and public sectors, Pia has coached and consulted blue-chip clients including Cisco, Republic of Tanzania Government, Sanofi HealthCare, Macquarie Bank, Google, and Atlassian. She thrives when analyzing executive and team management solutions, cutting through challenges to leverage leadership capability at an individual, team, and organizational level.Completing her Masters of Organizational Coaching at the University of Sydney, Pia is the joint author of 'Keep Calm and Carry on Leading' and is qualified across a number of psychometric tools and assessment frameworks.A passionate thought-leader, Pia regularly speaks to large audiences on leadership at events including Learning Technologies Conference London 2020, Australia Social Housing Forum 2019, and Macquarie Perspective 2019. She began her career in early childhood education, before embarking on adult educational development and training.Pia lives in northern NSW on an acreage with her partner and young family. She balances life with ducks, alpacas, and a lot of mowing and enjoys capturing life on camera.https://au.linkedin.com/in/pia-lee-squadify-a2884113https://www.squadify.net/About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author, and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte, and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodehttps://www.squadify.net/
How to Think Like the Best Top-Level Leaders with Joey Vitale
Jul 5 2022
How to Think Like the Best Top-Level Leaders with Joey Vitale
In this episode, my guest is Joey Vitale of The Business Growth Advantage. He shares with us universal truths about how to think like the best top-level leaders to achieve growth and extraordinary results. About the Guest:Joey Vitale is an internationally renowned speaker, award-winning attorney, and business growth consultant. He has spoken to tens of thousands of people across the world. Joey has worked with influential brands like Velocity Work, Maximum Lawyer, and The Futur.As a trusted business growth consultant, Joey helps mission-driven law firm owners who want to achieve exponential growth and transform into recognized thought leaders so they can make a bigger impact.His forthcoming book is entitled: The Business Growth Advantage: How Law Firm Visionaries Can Achieve Limitless Income, Crack the Social Media Code, and Become Breakthrough Thought Leaders.https://www.linkedin.com/in/joeycvitalehttps://www.thebusinessgrowthadvantage.com/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Teaser for next episodeUp next in 2 weeks: How Your Team Can Take Ownership and Power Their Own Accelerated Success with Pia Lee, CEO and Co-Founder of Squadify and Team Evangelist
How to Easily Make Hybrid Teams More Extraordinary Than Ever with Sherry Haworth, President of PLICO
Jun 21 2022
How to Easily Make Hybrid Teams More Extraordinary Than Ever with Sherry Haworth, President of PLICO
Sherry Haworth, President at PLICO, asked all employees to try out a hybrid approach. What many learned surprised them, and they are continuing to evolve their approach. Hear their story – and effective hybrid approaches – in this episode. About the Guest:Sherry Haworth is the President of PLICO, a medical professional liability insurance company located in Oklahoma City. She began her career in Human Resources and, driven by a people-oriented perspective, was able to successfully shift to Operations Leadership. Sherry believes in the importance of recognizing that there isn’t a single business decision that doesn’t have a people impact. Once you can articulate what that impact will be, you are best poised to make the right decisions for the organization and its stakeholders.https://plico.com/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results. Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Call to actionWant help determining and designing your optimal hybrid approach? Download Amy’s free eBook: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team and Become 10 Times More Productive here: https://courageofaleader.com/products/#how-to-build-a-happy-and-successful-hybrid-team Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page. Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Teaser for next episodeThe next episode of The Courage of a Leader podcast is: How to Think Like the Best Top-Level Leaders with Joey Vitale, Business Growth Expert
Ultimate Prioritizing to Garner Guaranteed Momentum with Jerry Houston, Founder and CEO of HPISolutions
Jun 7 2022
Ultimate Prioritizing to Garner Guaranteed Momentum with Jerry Houston, Founder and CEO of HPISolutions
In this episode, I had the pleasure of discussing the ultimate priorities for leaders – everywhere – to garner guaranteed momentum with Jerry Houston; my business partner and the Founder of the performance improvement and management consulting firm, HPI Solutions. About the Guest:Jerry Houston is the founder and CEO of HPISolutions, an organization dedicated to unlocking the potential of individuals and their organizations. The company will celebrate its 30th Anniversary this year, starting with humble beginnings in Lansing, Illinois, and now headquartered in Surprise, Arizona.HPISolutions has served hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals over its history Jerry is educated in Business and Operations Management and spent well over 20 years in leadership and executive leadership for operations management in several different industries. He is certified in multiple behavioral sciences, emotional intelligence, stress management, stages of growth and is master certified in The Prioritized Leader Process for executive and team development. He is the recipient of two lifetime achievement awards from the prestigious Trusted Advisors Network and the international network at TTI Success Insights, a worldwide leader in analytic assessment tools.Jerry is also the author of The Eccentric Entrepreneur, a book based on his life and the philosophy of how one does business and what it takes to be successful while living your best life possible based on your defined purpose. Jerry is at work on a second book, It’s All About the People, which will publish in early 2023.Jerry can be reached at jerry@hpisolutions.com or 623-866-8200https://hpisolutions.com/ About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynotes are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodeThe Prioritized Leader – https://hpisolutions.com/services/the-prioritized-leader/Simon Sinek – https://simonsinek.com/books/start-with-why/Jerry Houston’s book, The Eccentric Entrepreneur – https://hpisolutions.com/books-for-entrepreneurs/Call to actionEmail info@hpisolutions.com for a 30-minute, no obligation...
The Power of Authenticity to Increase Profits and Retain Top Talent with Erin Lavelle, CFO of WittKieffer
May 31 2022
The Power of Authenticity to Increase Profits and Retain Top Talent with Erin Lavelle, CFO of WittKieffer
Erin Lavelle, CFO at WittKieffer, and I discuss powerful authentic leadership and how to show up day-to-day authentically, and what a difference it makes when you do. It was a vulnerable and real conversation. Glad you’re here to benefit from it!About the Guest:As WittKieffer’s Chief Financial Officer, Erin Lavelle plays a critical role in the development and execution of the company’s global strategy and oversees all fiscal and fiduciary needs of the organization. In her role, she is responsible for deriving strategic value out of data, driving financial planning for the business, providing informed and objective counsel on business issues, and offering technical and experience-based advice to peer executives, practice leadership, and staff.She brings over 25 years of experience in financial and professional services as a talented finance strategist who possesses strength in leadership, creative thinking, strong collaboration and sound judgment. In her work she demonstrates vast experience, comprehensive financial knowledge, a data-driven operational mindset and strategic acumen. About WittKieffer:WittKieffer is a global leadership search and advisory firm serving clients in healthcare, education and the life sciences.About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte, and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams, and achieve extraordinary results. Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Teaser for next episodeMy next guest is long-time business owner of a performance improvement and management consulting company and a business partner of mine, Jerry Houston. We talk about the “Ultimate Prioritizing to Garner Guaranteed Momentum.” This one has guidance that’s...
Insider Secrets for Enticing Your Team to Successfully Do All the Work Flexibly From Home or Hybrid with El Lages, Chief People and Culture Officer, Flexera
May 17 2022
Insider Secrets for Enticing Your Team to Successfully Do All the Work Flexibly From Home or Hybrid with El Lages, Chief People and Culture Officer, Flexera
The power has shifted from organizations to people. How do you meet the new expectations employees have? How do you retain your top performers? My guest today is El Lages, Chief People and Culture Officer at Flexera, and we talked about how she and her team are strategically and creatively planning for a flexible work environment, while also not forgetting the basics. I’m glad you’re here to listen in. And, then we’d love to hear from you. Leave a message in the comments about your lessons learned about working virtually or in a hybrid setup.About the Guest:Elizabeth Lages is a change agent. El, as she is known, has spent her time building operational excellence throughout the organization. She is known for increasing employee engagement, driving rigor in our sales processes, and building relationships with her optimism and warmth.She is instrumental in making Flexera a “top workplace” through performance management, manager training, and continuous employee feedback. El has been with the company since 2004 in various sales and operations leadership roles before moving into organizational effectiveness in 2017.Born and raised in New York City, El has a B.S. in communications at State University of New York.About the Host: Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodewww.managertools.com Call to actionWe’d love to hear from you. Leave a message in the comments about your lessons learned about working virtually or in a hybrid setup. Thanks for listening!Thanks so much for listening to The Courage of a Leader podcast! If you got inspired and/or got valuable leadership techniques you can use from this episode and think that others could benefit from listening, please share using the social media buttons on this page.Do you have questions or feedback about this episode? Leave a comment in the section below! Subscribe to the podcastIf you would like to get automatic updates of new The Courage of a Leader podcast episodes, you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. You can also subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Leave us an Apple Podcasts reviewRatings and reviews from our listeners are extremely valuable to us and greatly appreciated. They help our podcast rank higher on Apple Podcasts, which helps us ignite The Courage of a Leader in more leaders! Please take a minute and leave an honest review on
How to Build a Team Guaranteed to Shine and to Consistently Create Exceptional Work Product with Traci Campbell
May 3 2022
How to Build a Team Guaranteed to Shine and to Consistently Create Exceptional Work Product with Traci Campbell
When I interviewed Traci Campbell for The Courage of a Leader book, I asked her, “How do you get employees to take on the tough stuff?” Her response was immediate, “Educate, support, protect and guide.” We got together on this episode to talk more about exactly how to do so.About the Guest:Traci S. Campbell is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, executive producer, Information Technology consultant, CEO of BIBO Worldwide, LLC and founder of two 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, the C.H.A.M.P. Community Project and The BIBO Foundation.She has worked with corporate and academic clients in various cities and Silicon Valley including IBM, McDonald’s, Sears, CSX Railroad, Northwestern University, and University of Chicago. With over 12 years in podcasting and radio, she has hosted several programs that aim to educate, inform, and entertain! As CEO of BIBO Worldwide, LLC , she and her team help clients with radio, podcast and streaming media exposure via the well-received BIBO Weekly and BIBO Weekly's Winners Circle web series and the entertaining AM/FM radio and podcast show, The B Zone w/ Traci S. Campbell.Traci is a dynamic talent, host, and executive producer. She has interviewed the likes of veteran actors Harrison Page (Law & Order, CSI, JAG, and Grey’s Anatomy), and Tippi Hedren (iconic actress from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” and “Marnie”, mother of actress Melanie Griffith) and Dee Wallace (veteran actress in iconic movies and shows such as “ET: The Extra-terrestrial”, “The Howling”, “General Hospital”). Recording artists such as Chilli of the Grammy Award winning group, TLC. VH1 stars Valery Ortiz (“Hit the Floor”) and politicians such as Senator Iris Y. Martinez, first Latina elected to the Illinois Senate. She conducts celebrity interviews, highlights people helping communities throughout the US, and panel discussions that address a myriad of topics affecting teens and families including relationships, political, social, health, wellness, and business topics that especially affect women.As founder of The BIBO Foundation www.thebibofoundation.org, Traci and team produce the annual BIBO (Beauty In / Beauty Out) Awards which recognizes dynamic women demonstrating leadership in their communities and celebrates “real role models.” The BIBO Foundation educates and mentors budding female leaders from disadvantaged backgrounds via their S.H.Y.NE. Mentorship program.About the Host:Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.  Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership LegacyThe Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System CollaborationThe Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and CommunityThe Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results. www.courageofaleader.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/amyshoopriley/ Links mentioned in the episodewww.thebibofoundation.org