67 episodes

Conversations with ordinary people, with extraordinary impact on strategies, successes stories, and leadership.

Soul of a Leader Dr. Alicia Straughter & Dr. Eileen Timmins

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 8 Ratings

Conversations with ordinary people, with extraordinary impact on strategies, successes stories, and leadership.

    Power of Letting Go

    Power of Letting Go

    John Purkiss studied economics at Cambridge University and began his career in banking and management consultancy. As a partner with August Leadership, John recruits senior executives and board members. He is also an author of several books, including his latest book “The Power of Letting Go”. John discusses with us how he has discovered the power of meditation and experienced spiritual growth. He now is teaching others how to embrace the power of letting go.

    • 32 min
    Leading with Resilience

    Leading with Resilience

    Paul McGee is a visiting professor at the University of Chester and a Sunday Times bestselling author. He is also a motivational speaker who has spoken in 41 countries. Paul speaks on the power of change, resilience, well-being, and self-leadership. After being diagnosed with a long-term illness, Paul decided to begin his own entrepreneurial journey. His popular acronym, “SUMO”, which means “Stop, Understand, Move On” is making a difference all over the world.

    • 41 min
    Leading with Resilience

    Leading with Resilience

    Hugo’s disability is what drives his leadership. At a young age, he quickly learned that he had to be very outgoing so that people would really get to know him. He is a role model and supporter for not only those with disabilities but also advocates for Latinos and the LGBTQIA community. Hugo has never let his disability slow him down. He currently works at the University of Illinois in Chicago, as part of the Disability Resource Center Team.

    • 37 min
    The Evolution of Passion

    The Evolution of Passion

    JoAnn Fakhouri wears many hats. She started out in a banking career but knew that God had a bigger purpose for her life. JoAnn would go on to discover that her passion was within the film industry. She began her acting career as an extra and moved her way up the ladder to become an award-winning film and television producer and publicist. These days JoAnn stays busy as the president of Capital J Productions and the founder and creator of Freeing Sweets.

    • 37 min
    Fluent Leadership

    Fluent Leadership

    Amri Johnson started his career in public health and then pivoted into a focus on diversity and inclusion in the business realm. For over 19 years, he has been instrumental in helping organizations and their people inspire and create extraordinary in their business and community. Amri’s parents were a big inspiration growing up. By watching their examples of leadership, Amri has been able to influence and lead others.

    • 26 min
    Keep Moving Forward

    Keep Moving Forward

    Born and raised in Chicago, Lisa Davidson grew up in a very under-resourced neighborhood in Albany Park. As a young girl, Lisa never dreamed of the success her future would hold. Lisa is now a Vice Chairman, Board Member, and Chief Diversity Officer for Savills North America. She is also a part of the Hyde Park Angels and Chief- a private network designed specifically for women leaders.  

    • 43 min

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