13 episodes

Leading inclusively starts with a desire to better understand ourselves and others. Susan MacKenty Brady asks leaders what better understanding and leading inclusively means to them and why it is so critical.

Better Understanding with Susan MacKenty Brady Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Leading inclusively starts with a desire to better understand ourselves and others. Susan MacKenty Brady asks leaders what better understanding and leading inclusively means to them and why it is so critical.

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    • 29 min
    A Conversation with Tom Kolditz

    A Conversation with Tom Kolditz

    In the 11th episode of the Better Understanding podcast, I get to talk to retired Brigadier General Tom Kolditz. Tom is the Founding Director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University and one of the top leadership experts in the world.Download the transcript (https://media.blubrry.com/better_understanding/content.blubrry.com/better_understanding/Transcript_TomKolditz_BetterUnderstanding.pdf)

    • 28 min
    A Conversation with Dani Monroe

    A Conversation with Dani Monroe

    In the 10th episode of the Better Understanding podcast, I get to talk with DEI legend Dani Monroe. Dani serves as a trusted advisor and thought leader to chief diversity officers and senior executives, including leaders at MetLife, Novartis, Pfizer, and even the CIA. Dani believes in and encourages taking risks because only by taking action can we move forward.Download Episode Transcript (https://media.blubrry.com/better_understanding/content.blubrry.com/better_understanding/Dani_Monroe_BetterUnderstanding_Episode10_Transcript.pdf)

    • 27 min
    A Conversation with Sonya Jacobs

    A Conversation with Sonya Jacobs

    In the 9th episode of the Better Understanding podcast, I'll introduce you to Sonya Jacobs. Sonya is the Chief Organizational Learning Officer for the University of Michigan and the Senior Director for Faculty and Leadership Development at Michigan Medicine. She is also Special Advisor to the President of the University on culture. She believes that leading inclusively means building relationships with people you don't know. And that starts with listening to and understanding their unique stories.Download episode transcript (https://media.blubrry.com/better_understanding/content.blubrry.com/better_understanding/Tanscript_BetterUnderstanding_SonyaJacobs.pdf)

    • 27 min
    A Conversation with Stuart Kliman

    A Conversation with Stuart Kliman

    In this episode of the Better Understanding podcast, I'll introduce you to Stuart Kliman, a Partner at Building Industry Partners, which is a leading private equity investment firm. Stuart talks about inclusion as both an objectively good end and also as a necessary means to better business results. He believes industries will lose if they can't attract and retain a diverse workforce that can help them better serve an ever more diverse customer set.Download episode transcript (https://media.blubrry.com/better_understanding/content.blubrry.com/better_understanding/Stuart_Kliman_Episode8_BetterUnderstanding_Transcript.pdf)

    • 28 min
    A Conversation with Dawn Frazier-Bohnert

    A Conversation with Dawn Frazier-Bohnert

    In this episode of the Better Understanding podcast, Liberty Mutual Executive Vice President of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Dawn Frazier-Bohnert acknowledges that as adults we’re often rewarded for what we know versus our willingness to be open to learning. She shares that being open to learning and growing unlocks new ideas and possibilities.

    • 24 min

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