Leading with the Heart with Rebecca Metter

Focusing on what is going well is a beautiful way to remind people of their ‘why’ - what is it that drew them to their profession in the first place. That’s the driving concept behind Wambi, an employee recognition platform for the healthcare industry. Wambi is a deeply emotional company and that’s why CEO Rebecca Metter is dedicated to leading it with heart. In this episode, Rebecca talks about the importance of showing your human side as a leader. Along the way, you’ll learn different ways to connect with your team and why love is an essential business principle.

Episode 32: Julie Bartkus on Detoxifying Your Organization

What pain points do you have in your organization that are holding you back? Julie Bartkus, a workplace transformation consultant, says to move forward you need to root out the cause of that pain. If you’re willing to be vulnerable and take a hard look at your organization, then you can put yourself in a position to change your business for the better. In this episode, Julie breaks down what it means to “detox” an organization. As you listen you’ll learn how to identify and eliminate the things that de-motivate your staff and get to a place where you can fall in love with your business all over again.

Episode 31: An End-of-Year Reflection

“Sometimes it's in the stillness, the spaces in between, where we find our most creative thoughts, our clearest thinking, our ideas, our commitment to what's next." That’s why Rosie is taking a moment to pause and reflect on all of the things she’s learned from a year of wonderful guests. Take a listen to hear what you might consider implementing in your leadership journey in 2022.

Episode 30: Vasavi Kumar on the Power of Leading with Our Authentic Selves

Vasavi Kumar, a coach and licensed therapist, says real leaders show their full selves - the good, the bad, and the ugly. Sharing your messy parts can open doors in others they didn’t even know were closed. While that level of vulnerability isn’t for everyone, Vasavi and I talk about how it leads to unexpected and meaningful connections. As you listen you’ll learn why showing up as your authentic self allows you to skip the drama and how sharing what you're struggling with can be a valuable teaching moment.

Episode 29 – Brandon Hatton on Having an Abundance Mindset and Healing Our Money Memory

You have to work on yourself before you can show up for others. Something easier said than done. Brandon Hatton, the author of Conscious Wealth, says one place you can start is your relationship with money. In his book, he describes why a recalibration of your views on your finances can put things into perspective and help you focus on what really matters. Listen to this episode to hear how Brandon was able to create a sense of abundance in his life and what kind of impact you can make on others by doing the same.

Episode 28 – Michael Crafton on Removing Hierarchies, Ego and Nurturing a Humane Workplace

Our multi-tasking, results-focused world makes it easy to prioritize metrics over people. Michael Crafton, CEO of Nelbud Services, shares why taking a counter-cultural approach matters, and how it's benefited his organization. He gives practical advice, discusses how he overcomes his own self-doubt, and motivates listeners to flip traditional org charts upside down. Join us for an inspirational, action-oriented episode that will help you show up as a servant leader.

Episode 27 – Jethro Lloyd on Why it’s Necessary for Leaders to Show Their Human Side

There's a lot to love about the '80s, but there are a few things we're glad are gone. For example, the "superhero" approach to leadership. Jethro Lloyd, CEO and President of iLAB, digs into the shortfalls of leaders who try to seem invincible and explains why vulnerability is critical to leading well. Listen to learn why showing up as a leader means embracing your humanity.

Episode 26 – Six Leadership Lessons from One Year of Podcasting

It’s the one year anniversary of Show Up As a Leader, and during this time we’ve interviewed some amazing guests to help you maximize your positive impact on the world by becoming your best, fully authentic self. Can you believe it? It has been such a fun and challenging year of podcasting, and to celebrate, I’m revisiting some of my favorite moments with past guests. Listen and learn six leadership lessons you can apply right now to show up as a leader.

Become a Boundary Master

Do you ever say “yes” when you want to say “no”? Do you find yourself feeling resentful as a result? Do you prioritize other people’s needs or desires above your own? Are you overly invested in the feelings, decisions and outcomes of the people you care about? Do you avoid asking for or accepting help...

Episode 25 – Howie Milstein on Quieting Our Ego and Leading Vibrant Communities

Every conversation with Howie Milstein is a mixture of thoughtfulness, wisdom, silliness and laughter. Howie channels his nontraditional background to serve others as a career coach and as the CEO and Provocateur for the Institute to Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously! We talk about the normalcy of being human, how to create more humanized workplaces, and the key culprit getting in the way of having vibrant workplaces and communities - people’s egos taking over and them showing up as a FD. I hope you’ll walk away with some laughs, insights and things to consider so you can show up as a better version of yourself and create vibrant communities around you.

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