125 episodes

Would you like to uncover how Leaders with Heart lead their teams and engage and retain them in the process? Join Heather R. Younger, J.D., the best-selling author of The 7 Intuitive Laws of Employee Loyalty and Founder and CEO of Customer Fanatix as she interviews amazing leaders from all over the world and all walks of life to find out what drives them to be more emotionally intelligent leaders.

Leadership With Heart Heather R. Younger, J.D.

    • Management
    • 5.0, 44 Ratings

Would you like to uncover how Leaders with Heart lead their teams and engage and retain them in the process? Join Heather R. Younger, J.D., the best-selling author of The 7 Intuitive Laws of Employee Loyalty and Founder and CEO of Customer Fanatix as she interviews amazing leaders from all over the world and all walks of life to find out what drives them to be more emotionally intelligent leaders.

    125: Leaders With Heart Course Correct Themselves And Others With Care

    125: Leaders With Heart Course Correct Themselves And Others With Care

    In this episode, Heather interviews Curtis Martin , CEO of FOCUS about his drive to lead, his leadership style, his struggle with patience, and a time when he took his eye off of the business and abdicated responsibility.

    Key takeaways:
    *Dont abdicate responsibility but be there to guide people
    *Make show the balance of care and strength. 
    *Take the long view when leading so that you might create tension for the benefit for the long term goal

    • 33 min
    124: Leaders With Heart Find a Way To Be The Solution 

    124: Leaders With Heart Find a Way To Be The Solution 

    In this episode, Heather joins listeners in a personal journey during COVID-19, the racial divide, and writing a book.

    Key takeaways:
    1. Be the Solution yo the problems in our world. Don’t bail out of taking responsibility

    2. You are worthy of your leadership. You are good enough for others to care for. 

    3. We can all choose to be unstuck post-COVID-19

    • 10 min
    123: Leaders With Heart Are Co-Owners Of A Vision With Those They Lead

    123: Leaders With Heart Are Co-Owners Of A Vision With Those They Lead

    In this episode, Heather speaks with Craig Miller, President of FOCUS, Fellowship of Catholic University Students, about his leadership style, where his drive to lead comes from, his focus on minimizing his ego and much more!

    Key Takeaways:

    Don’t focus on serving self but serving others
    Decide whether or not you are claiming positions out of ego
    Bring people along with you by spending time with them to help them see their role in a vision
    Try to harness a common mission

    • 25 min
    122: Leaders with Heart That We All Get Better One Step At A Time

    122: Leaders with Heart That We All Get Better One Step At A Time

    In this episode, Heather speaks with Matt Sweetwood, CEO of LuxNow, on his leadership style, his strong drive to lead and where it comes from, how he treats his employees like family his very profound story of adversity and rebirth.

    Key takeaways:

    Sometimes when we are easy on team members whose performance is short, we enable them to fail. Then, that failure becomes our own.
    Regarding challenges, this too shall pass if you make it pass
    Succeed one step at a time

    • 40 min
    121: Leaders with Heart Accept the Truth of Their Leadership

    121: Leaders with Heart Accept the Truth of Their Leadership

    In this episode, Heather speaks with Kristin Fox, VP of HR at Gyrodata about her leadership style where her drive to lead comes from and ways she was not the the best version of herself and what strategies she used to show up better.

    Key Takeaways:
    Take time with your people and leave the boss back at the office
    Try to establish a deeper connection especially now during a crisis
    Help your people through the struggle and model it

    • 21 min
    120: Leaders with Heart Don’t Seek Perfection in Themselves

    120: Leaders with Heart Don’t Seek Perfection in Themselves

    In this episode, Heather speaks with Stephen Christopher about his leadership style, where his drive to lead come from, about a time when he allowed himself to hold onto an employee who was not open to change and what he did to come out of that circumstance and what he does now to stop himself for doing that.

    Key takeaways:
    Set aside time to be with people who just need to talk
    Be a student of learning
    All your people to be their greatest selves

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

DDL147 ,

She always delivers!

Heather’s courage and vulnerability to share her authentic self is truly inspiring. She continues to share the most cutting edge leadership strategies on topics like emotional intelligence and employee experience. If you are looking to sharpen your leadership skills, this podcast is for you.

Pravida ,

Reflecting is good for the soul

Heather, way to make us reflect on how far we’ve come in our leadership journey!

Stinam15 ,

Life long learner

Thanks heather for an incredible experience with your podcast! Always fun to connect with new people, grow our network and live in abundance! You do an incredible job with that! Look forward to continuing to listen in and maybe even do another podcast with you soon! Cheers

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