62 episodes

Stories from powerful leaders on what it takes to unlock your team’s potential ... and all their screw ups along the way

Raising The Bar on Leadership Aaron Levy

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Stories from powerful leaders on what it takes to unlock your team’s potential ... and all their screw ups along the way

    Ep. 62: Embracing Empathy in People Management

    Ep. 62: Embracing Empathy in People Management

    In the latest episode host Aaron Levy sat down with Vice President of Human Resources at Backstage, Stephanie Trindade. Stephanie navigated through her unexpected transition from a criminal justice career into the realm of people management, driven by her strong desire to make a positive impact on others. She emphasized the integral role that people have within organizations and highlighted the value of clear communication from senior executives to entry-level employees in understanding the company's core values and culture.

    • 27 min
    Ep. 61: The Power of Curiosity and Humility in Servant Leadership

    Ep. 61: The Power of Curiosity and Humility in Servant Leadership

    Join us as we dive into the world of virtual team building and authentic leadership with Heidi Scott, Ph.D, VP of Learning and Development at Salary.com. Discover brain-centric techniques for boosting creativity, the secrets of million-dollar meetings, and how to align project objectives with business goals. And listen as Heidi talk about the power of curiosity, humility, and servant leadership in driving peak team performance.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 60: Learning to lead authentically with Tom Bromwich

    Ep. 60: Learning to lead authentically with Tom Bromwich

    How can you grow confidence and encourage top performance in your company’s people? Can constructive conversations bring about true authenticity in your workforce? Tom Bromwich didn’t start off in the gaming industry, but now as the Head of People Development at Kwalee, he brings his own leadership journey to his role. 
    On this episode of Raising the Bar on Leadership, Tom and Aaron explore how to pick up the good tactics of mentors, while developing your own leadership style. Tom explains how personal and company values are crucial to team harmony as well as how to honor the experience of more senior leaders as newer leaders are being developed. 

    • 24 min
    Championing your team's growth | David Kaus | VP HR, Catalyte

    Championing your team's growth | David Kaus | VP HR, Catalyte

    In today's episode, David Kaus, VP of HR at Catalyte, is a human resources professional and servant leader that is passionate about increasing the effectiveness of organizations and maximizing employees’ potential. In his roles, which have ranged from his current position managing over 700 employees to an Instructional Designer, David collaborates with business leaders to create and implement strategic and tactical plans to meet company objectives and growth initiatives, develops and tracks HR metrics to identify process improvement, organizational development, and employee engagement opportunities and helps employees and managers navigate ambiguity in fast-paced and changing environments. 

    • 30 min
    Checking Our Hue-man Biases | Wanda Lee Florestine, Director, Outreach (People Development/DEI), GRID Alternatives

    Checking Our Hue-man Biases | Wanda Lee Florestine, Director, Outreach (People Development/DEI), GRID Alternatives

    In this episode, we are joined by Wanda Lee Florestine, Director, Outreach (People Development/DEI) at GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit on a mission to transition to clean, renewable energy by making renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities. In addition to that powerful work, Wanda is an author and in the process of publishing her second book; if that doesn't keep her busy enough, she does DEI training & workshops in her local community.

    • 34 min
    Intentional Speed and Structured Reflection | Barr Moses, Co-Founder & CEO, Monte Carlo

    Intentional Speed and Structured Reflection | Barr Moses, Co-Founder & CEO, Monte Carlo

    In this episode, we welcome Barr Moses, the Co-Founder & CEO of Monte Carlo, a data reliability company and creator of the industry’s first Data Observability Platform. Barr and I discuss the importance of speed; not just speed for the sake of moving fast, but focused, intentional speed. We talk about how it’s helped her grow and scale Monte Carlo and how she’s put structures in place to help her team move at speed and take the time to reflect, reevaluate, and move forward even faster. Lastly, Barr leaves us with probably the most important nugget of all about authenticity. You’ll have to listen to the end to hear that one.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Alex Dumas- Abundance Daily ,

Leaders Need This

Love the interviews and insights from these guests. Great work Aaron.

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Fascinating

Aaron does a fine job engaging & interviewing fascinating guests.

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Inspiring

Love listening to the honest authentic leaders and Aaron’s interview style. Super inspired by the content and guests! Great for anyone who leads and runs and business!

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