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From Triangle Media, Lead Different is dedicated to helping anyone develop the ability to lead others to do good. Using everyday examples to teach you how to lead your community to reach its full potential. Hosted by Russ Ewell and Nathan Schaffernoth, they discuss different topics to learn how we can all evolve to lead different.

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From Triangle Media, Lead Different is dedicated to helping anyone develop the ability to lead others to do good. Using everyday examples to teach you how to lead your community to reach its full potential. Hosted by Russ Ewell and Nathan Schaffernoth, they discuss different topics to learn how we can all evolve to lead different.

    Why Inclusivity and Understanding Are Necessary When Talking about Vaccines

    Why Inclusivity and Understanding Are Necessary When Talking about Vaccines

    Sensory Friendly Vaccine Clinic sign up

    In today’s podcast, Russ talks with Dr. Dave Traver and Dr. Dieter Bruno about the importance of understanding and inclusivity in the conversation surrounding COVID-19 vaccinations. On May 15 and June 12, Hope Technology School is partnering with the Bay Area Christian Church and Sequoia Hospital to provide COVID-19 vaccines for people 12+ who may require a more sensory-friendly environment.
    This clinic was developed by medical professionals, special education teachers, and parents to provide a calm, safe, and inclusive atmosphere in which anyone who’d like to get vaccinated can do so free from barriers that might be present at a typical vaccination site.
    This sensory-friendly environment includes:
    Short wait timesMinimal transitionsNo crowdsVisual aidsSocial storiesQuiet areas Go to bacc.cc/clinic to learn more and to sign up.
    Resources
    Dr. Fauci - to reach the unvaccinated we need Trusted Messengers/On the Ground LeadersFDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12-15Johnson and Johnson and Potential Risks (Scientific America)The U.S. Has the Shots it needs, but Vaccine Doubt is Prolonging the Pandemic (Bloomberg article)Hope Technology SchoolSequoia HospitalSensory Friendly Vaccine Clinic sign up

    • 39 min
    The Cultural Importance of Artists and the Arts

    The Cultural Importance of Artists and the Arts

    Artists communicate and articulate emotionally what we are unable to do ourselves. When we don’t value and support artists, society as a whole misses out on truth, introspection, and depth. An Urban Institute study found that “96 percent of respondents said they were greatly inspired and moved by various kinds of art…[and] only 27 percent of respondents said that artists contribute "a lot" to the good of society.” If so many of us value and are moved by art, why don’t we support the artists that create it?
    In the final episode of this three-part podcast series, Russ concludes his conversation with William Deresiewicz, discussing his book, The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech, and the importance of supporting and valuing artists’ contributions to society.
    Deresiewicz has published more than 280 essays and reviews, won the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle’s Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, as well as a Sydney Award. He is a three-time National Magazine Award nominee, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The American Scholar, and many other publications. These works have been translated into 18 languages and anthologized in more than 30 college and scholastic readers.
    Resources
    The Death of the ArtistExcellent SheepA Jane Austen EducationSolitude and LeadershipThe best education for all - Bill Deresiewicz TedTalkJFK quote the importance of artist in culture“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth…”
    Juice Wrld

    • 22 min
    Rethinking And Redefining Education

    Rethinking And Redefining Education

    Students are people, first and foremost. When we treat them as products or resources for the job market, we deprive both them and the world of the creativity and depth necessary to develop holistic leaders. In this second episode of three, Russ continues his conversation with William Deresiewicz about rethinking and redefining education and the importance of seeing students as human beings.
    Deresiewicz has published more than 280 essays and reviews, won the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle’s Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, as well as a Sydney Award. He is a three-time National Magazine Award nominee, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The American Scholar, and many other publications. These works have been translated into 18 languages and anthologized in more than 30 college and scholastic readers.

    Resources
    Position, Purpose, and the Midlife Crisis 
    This Side of Paradise 
    Dostoevsky
    Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
    “Achievement machines,” from “Stressed for Success?” by David Brooks
    Peter Drucker

    • 14 min
    The Death of Friendship, A Jane Austen Education, and the Lost Art of Listening

    The Death of Friendship, A Jane Austen Education, and the Lost Art of Listening

    In this first episode of three, Russ talks with award-winning essayist and best-selling author William Deresiewicz about a varying number of topics, including friendship, mentorship, and learning from those who are different from you. 
    Deresiewicz has published more than 280 essays and reviews, won the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle’s Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, as well as a Sydney Award. He is a three-time National Magazine Award nominee, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The American Scholar, and many other publications. These works have been translated into 18 languages and anthologized in more than 30 college and scholastic readers. 


    Show Notes/References: 
    A Jane Austen Education Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big TechOdyssey by Homer, Translated by Emily WilsonThe Death of Friendship The End of SolitudeSolitude and LeadershipEmmaMansfield ParkThe Lost Art of Friendship

    • 27 min
    Why Emotional Intelligence is Essential for Leadership

    Why Emotional Intelligence is Essential for Leadership

    When thinking about effective leadership, it can be easy to focus on the tangible: what needs to be done and how quickly can it be accomplished? While this is important, it is just as important to develop self-awareness and team-building skills as...

    • 54 min
    The 4 D's of Emotionalism

    The 4 D's of Emotionalism

    Powerful emotions can derail, disrupt, distract, and disorient us. If we don’t learn how to handle strong emotions, they will begin to lead us and our company, department, or family. Join Russ Ewell on this episode as he gives us a spiritual and emotional antidote to emotionalism so we can reinvent our leadership.

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19 Ratings

19 Ratings

ninagal ,

Much needed

Interesting and inspiring content - great guests who really outline practicals for parents, teachers, coaches and any thought leaders! Thanks for the podcasts.

CourtneyPeterson ,

Inspiring, relatable leadership discussions

This podcast is extremely beneficial for thinking about the way you lead. Speakers share in a relatable and relevant way. Starts the necessary discussion about how we individually can develop as leaders who will make a positive difference.

OutOnthepOrch ,

Good insights, helpful discussion

I’m enjoying these episodes, great talks on what it means to lead people to do good and become better people. The episode on the top 10 US presidents is my current fav.

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