In this podcast you'll engage in a deep dive with Loree Draude on how leaders and teams can create the optimal conditions to enable a team to take flight and achieve supersonic performance. You'll learn how you as a leader, can create the perfect conditions for your team to be able to perform at a supersonic level ? How can leaders learn to humanize the workplace and motivate their teams on a human level, not just as employees ? How can teams learn to recognize what they need, and what will help them achieve supersonic performance? Loree’s experience and expertise, as a Navy combat jet fighter, team leader at Google and Facebook, along with that of her notable guests, will answer all of these questions and so much more.
Associate VP Boise State University, Nicole Nimmons' Leadership Journey & How She Supported Students at Campus
Nicole Nimmons is the Associate Vice President of Student Services at Boise State University. A well-respected and goal-oriented executive with extensive leadership skills, Nicole has spent the past 16 years leading teams to support students and operations at BSU, including managing the logistics for a highly successful visit by President Obama in 2015, where he noted the innovative culture of the university.
Tune in as she shares her journey as a leader and how her innovative ideas have been proven to enhance the Boise State student experience.
Improving Employee Engagement by Harnessing Their Motivation For Happiness with Eric Karpinski
Eric Karpinski has been on the cutting edge of bringing positive psychology tools to workplaces across North America for nearly 10 years. In his programs, he shares powerful psychology and neuroscience research that shows that happiness leads to success, not the other way around. He’s helped tens of thousands of people find more happiness at work and helped managers and executives lead with positive emotions to drive team productivity, engagement and performance.
Eric has been a key member of Shawn Achor’s GoodThink team since 2012 as a keynote speaker and a master trainer with Shawn’s Happiness Advantage-Orange Frog corporate training. He developed and implemented the Orange Frog in-house certification program and has trained over 100 facilitators to lead Orange Frog at their organizations.
Eric trained as a scientist at Brown University and has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He spent a 15-year career as a management consultant, venture capitalist, and executive in the biopharma industry. He was at the juncture of business and medical science translating complex research to non-scientists in an accessible, dynamic, and thought-provoking way.
For more details, http://thehappinesscoach.biz/
Leadership, Diversity & Moonshot Thinking with Francis Ebong
Francis Ebong supports teams at X (formerly Google X), where he focuses on scaling early stage projects to solve some of the world’s hardest problems. Previously, he was Director of Global Operations & Partnerships at Facebook, where he oversaw consumer operations for Emerging Services, a global team responsible for the launch and engagement of new and emerging businesses (including FB Live, Marketplace, Messenger, ‘M’ Artificial Intelligence, & Workplace).
Before joining Facebook, Francis held key leadership roles in operations and business development at Apple and Postmates. Prior to Apple, Francis worked as a management consultant for both public and private sector clients at Deloitte, where he focused on go-to-market strategy & operations. Francis started his career living in Japan, East Africa, and Washington D.C. serving as a Naval Supply Officer.
In this episode, we discuss his leadership journey from the military to the tech industry, and the importance of "gentle candor" for leaders in their roles as truth-tellers.
Bringing The Voice of Leadership During A Pandemic with Dr. Karen
Dr. Karen Y. Wilson-Starks, the President of TRANSLEADERSHIP, INC.®️, has more than 30 years of experience as a trusted advisor for executives in corporations, the US Military and Federal Government, and non-profit leaders in faith based organizations and Foundations.
In these tough times, executive leaders must successfully identify their next best steps to create and/or restore a winning culture and to put the communication and feedback systems in place to get the desired business results. Tune in to discover what good leadership looks like for Dr. Karen Wilson-Starks.
To learn more about Dr. Karen, go to her website www.TransLeadership.com
Great Leadership is About Running Towards the Fire: Ex Submarine Officer Now COO, John Brown
John Brown is an experienced technology client manager and operations leader. He is the COO of ParkMobile LLC. Prior to ParkMobile, John served as Vice President of Customer Operations at Clutch Technologies, a software startup acquired by Cox Automotive. Previously, John held several roles in the fintech space, including President of US Operations for Cardlytics and leading a business unit at Fiserv. In addition, John was a consultant at McKinsey & Co. He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Navy aboard a nuclear submarine.
In this episode, John shares his experience in years of leading operations and how he dealt with leadership setbacks.
Preparation Beats Talent - Learning to Take Extreme Ownership of Your Leadership Journey with Senior VP Scotty Perkins
Scotty Perkins has held leadership positions in numerous roles throughout his career, including product innovation, operations, compliance, IT, and business development. He is now the Senior Vice President of Product Innovation for Quisitive, where he is the head of their LedgerPay product company. In this episode, Scotty shares his leadership journey and the key insights that brought him to where he is today. We start where it all began, with the key principles he learned from his high school football coach, Kevin Carroll. Join us as we discuss how he still utilizes those principles today, and how he has evolved and grown as a leader throughout his successful career.
A completely great leader interviewing other great leaders - highly, highly recommend.
LOVE this!!! Incredible insights on leadership so NEEDED in 2020!
WOW I have learned SO many insightful tidbits on this show already.. Loree and her guests have SO much incredible advice about leadership.. but it’s not just that. There’s this true down to earth aspect to leadership that makes these folks with all of these accolades seem so… just like real people. I think that’s what makes them great leaders.. it’s hard to put into words but I haven’t heard a show quite like this one. Highly recommend!
Longtime listener, first time caller!
I have been following Loree Draude her first book, I have listened to almost every podcast episode she has done. She is so knowledgeable and passes along so much information in the most loving, nonjudgmental way. Listening to this podcast is so motivating to me! Thank you so much K for all that you do!