44 episodes

This podcast celebrates real-life examples of inspired leadership to create more of it in our workplaces. Co-hosts Tyler Bayley and Susan Power interview guests on Inspired Leadership. "Inspire" means to excite, encourage, or breathe life into. Inspire comes from the Latin word that means to inflame or to blow into. When you inspire someone, it is as if you are blowing air over a low flame to make it grow.

If you would like to be a guest , we would love to hear from you. Email susan@powerupleadership.ca. PowerUp Leadership and Tyler Bayley sponsor the production of this podcast

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This podcast celebrates real-life examples of inspired leadership to create more of it in our workplaces. Co-hosts Tyler Bayley and Susan Power interview guests on Inspired Leadership. "Inspire" means to excite, encourage, or breathe life into. Inspire comes from the Latin word that means to inflame or to blow into. When you inspire someone, it is as if you are blowing air over a low flame to make it grow.

If you would like to be a guest , we would love to hear from you. Email susan@powerupleadership.ca. PowerUp Leadership and Tyler Bayley sponsor the production of this podcast

    Ken Rusk, Entrepreneur and Wall Journal Best Selling Author, How to Find Life Purpose

    Ken Rusk, Entrepreneur and Wall Journal Best Selling Author, How to Find Life Purpose

    The Inspired Leadership Podcast is sponsorsed by PowerUp Leadership and Tyler Bayley. On this episode, we have Ken Rusk, who is started at the young age of 15 as a ditch digger, President of Rusk Industries, blue collar construction entrepreneur, and author of Wall Street Journal Bestseller Blue-Collar Cash. Ken is a proud advocate of creating a strong vision for your life, and the pursuit of comfort, peace and freedom.



    Key takeway from this podcast is that there are many routes to achieving our goals and dreams. It doesn't matter as much what we do but being on the right path to build our life vision.

    • 41 min
    Hylke Faber, Leadership Coach and Award-winning Author, Maximize Connectedness with Others, (Ep. 43)

    Hylke Faber, Leadership Coach and Award-winning Author, Maximize Connectedness with Others, (Ep. 43)

    The Inspired Leadership Podcast is sponsorsed by ⁠PowerUp Leadership⁠ and ⁠Tyler Bayley⁠.

    On this episode, we have Hylke Faber, who is a seasoned consultant turned transformative coach and author, dedicated to helping individuals and organizations unearth their inner peace and wisdom. With a rich professional journey that includes roles at renowned firms such as Towers Perrin and Strategic Decisions Group, Hylke's passion for guiding others toward fulfillment has culminated in leadership at Growth Leaders Network, a consultancy focused on culture and team development.

    Hylke's contributions extend beyond consulting, with thought-provoking articles featured in Forbes and Harvard Business Review, and an acclaimed book, "Taming Your Crocodiles: Unlearn Fear & Become A True Leader," recognized among Bloomberg's top leadership reads.

    Looking ahead, Hylke anticipates the release of their forthcoming book, "The Connectedness Quotient," slated for 2025. Beyond professional pursuits, Hylke finds joy in music, nature, and continuous personal growth, seamlessly integrating these passions into their coaching practice. With a holistic approach to life and work, Hylke embodies the essence of authentic leadership and holistic well-being.

    • 41 min
    Farah Mohamed, CEO, Prince's Trust Canada, Creating Inclusive Workplaces that Empower Inspired Youth Driven Leadership, (Ep. 42)

    Farah Mohamed, CEO, Prince's Trust Canada, Creating Inclusive Workplaces that Empower Inspired Youth Driven Leadership, (Ep. 42)

    The Inspired Leadership Podcast is sponsorsed by PowerUp Leadership and Tyler Bayley. On this episode, we have Farah Mohamed, CEO of Prince’s Trust Canada, His Majesty King Charles III’s charity focused on helping youth find meaningful employment. Farah discusses Canada’s youth employment challenges and how leaders can create an inclusive workspace for equity-deserving young people and kickstart their careers.

     

    A former refugee from Uganda, Farah is of Indian heritage and was raised in Canada. Prior to taking the helm at PTC, she worked with Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, created G(irls)20 (now Fora) and spent almost 10 years working on Parliament Hill with former Deputy Prime Minister, Anne McLellan and Paddy Torsney, M.P. For her contribution to Canada, Farah was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and Meritorious Service Medal.

    Recently, Prince’s Trust Canada revealed the results from a global report that surveyed 1,249 Canadians aged 18-30 on the future of work. Farah wrote an op ed in iPolitics on this topic; here is the news release linked here, and the top survey findings below.


    Prince’s Trust Survey Findings: Canadian Results


    Only 28% of young Canadians think the education system provided them with the skills they needed to get a job
    15% of youth are currently working multiple jobs and of those, 33% need to work multiple jobs to cover basic needs.
    Of youth currently working, 29% currently work in a job with income that can vary week-to-week and where there is nothing preventing the employer from firing them on short notice.
    76% think that providing young people with digital skills is necessary for Canada’s economic future. 
    57% are interested in a ‘green’ job, but only 48% think they have the necessary skills or qualifications, and only 30% think those jobs would be easy to find.
    80% of young people reported that they have been impacted by the increased cost of living, with 54% experiencing a negative impact on their mental health, and 45% on their social life. 

    • 36 min
    Kim Watson, President & Managing Director, Wipro Canada Embracing Curiosity to Solve Problems (Ep 41)

    Kim Watson, President & Managing Director, Wipro Canada Embracing Curiosity to Solve Problems (Ep 41)

    The Inspired Leadership Podcast is sponsored by PowerUp Leadership and Tyler Bayley. On this episode we have Kim Watson, the President and Managing Director for Wipro Canada. In her role, Kim is focused on Wipro's vision for business growth, localization, brand building and transformational engagements with clients in key sectors within Canada.

    She is a veteran in the Information and Communications Technology field with over 30 years of experience in various leadership roles including development, sales, engineering, delivery, software, managed services and outsourcing.

    Prior to joining Wipro, Kim was Vice President and General Manager for the Federal Market at IBM Canada.

    Kim is best known by her clients and co-workers as an energetic and motivating leader, with a proven ability to construct creative, collaborative and innovative approaches to drive new business and deliver large programs.

    • 27 min
    Dorina Pulluqi, Regional Vice President of Growth Sales of Twilio on Leading with Empathy for Sustainable Growth (Ep. 40)

    Dorina Pulluqi, Regional Vice President of Growth Sales of Twilio on Leading with Empathy for Sustainable Growth (Ep. 40)

    PowerUp Leadership and Tyler Bayley co-sponsor the production of the Inspired Leadership Podcast.  This podcast highlights how to create inspiring workplaces by creating inspired leaders.  On this episode, we have Dorina Pulluqi, Regional Vice President of Growth Sales of Twilio.  

    Dorina is an empathetic and data driven leader with ten years of global sales technology experience focused on building high performing teams and responsible for driving growth and brand awareness. As a nimble innovator with a passion for connecting complex business issues with scalable solutions, Dorina develops and executes business strategies that produce measurable results.  

    Thank you to our listeners for your ongoing support. You can email susan@powerupleadership.ca for suggestions on future guests.

    • 24 min
    Josh Olson, Global Head of Experience Solutions, of VMware on the Evolution of the Digital Workplace (Ep. 39)

    Josh Olson, Global Head of Experience Solutions, of VMware on the Evolution of the Digital Workplace (Ep. 39)

    PowerUp Leadership and Tyler Bayley co-sponsor the production of the Inspired Leadership Podcast.  This podcast highlights how to build leadership capability in our workplaces.  On this episode, we have a returning guest from the global technology firm, VMware, Josh Olson, Global Head of Experience Solutions.  With over 20 years of experience, Josh is recognized as an expert in the intersection of the employee and their workplace and work styles.  He has an MBA in strategy and has held diverse senior sales roles at UUnet, EMC and Oracle prior to coming to VMware.  He developed and oversaw solutions ranging from internet backbone, remote access, data management, HR, Financial, Sales and eCommerce solutions. Today, he leverages his multi-industry multi-discipline background to guide organizations on how they can provide the best customer, employee and partner experiences to grow revenue, profits and loyalty. This episode features Josh Olson of VMware on the evolution of the digital workplace.  VMware conducted a second survey two years later to see the shift in employees expectations and perceptions around remote and hybrid work.  On this episode, we will share VMware's new data comparing changing attitudes around employee experience and what they expect from business leaders.

    VMware is headquartered in Palo, Alto California. VMware is a global company with a footprint in Canada that includes over 500 employees.  Their software powers the world's most complex digital infrastructure, with cloud, app modernization, networking, security and digital workplace offerings to help customers deliver any application on any cloud across any device.

    Thank you to our listeners for your ongoing support. You can email susan@powerupleadership.ca for suggestions on future guests.

    • 40 min

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