103 episodes

Are you hungry for ground-breaking techniques and strategies to evolve your personal and leadership effectiveness?

Our mission is to raise the consciousness of leaders through highlighting leading-edge programs, mindsets, and tools, as well as provide examples of leaders who have “done their own work” along the journey to becoming more enlightened. Some might call these growth tools cutting edge and others may be skeptical — but either way there is an intense curiosity for outside-the-box personal growth programs that help you be both a better human and a better leader. Guests will include founders of these programs and the executives who have experienced them. Up-level your leadership and join the (r)evolution!

The Enlightened Executive Susan Drumm, leadership development

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 102 Ratings

Are you hungry for ground-breaking techniques and strategies to evolve your personal and leadership effectiveness?

Our mission is to raise the consciousness of leaders through highlighting leading-edge programs, mindsets, and tools, as well as provide examples of leaders who have “done their own work” along the journey to becoming more enlightened. Some might call these growth tools cutting edge and others may be skeptical — but either way there is an intense curiosity for outside-the-box personal growth programs that help you be both a better human and a better leader. Guests will include founders of these programs and the executives who have experienced them. Up-level your leadership and join the (r)evolution!

    Managing a Multigenerational Workforce with Scott De Long

    Managing a Multigenerational Workforce with Scott De Long

    Leading a multigenerational workforce is becoming increasingly complex. Each generation brings a unique set of skills, perspectives, and expectations to the table. Dr. Scott De Long, a serial entrepreneur with a doctorate in leadership, shares successful strategies to bridge the generational divide on this week’s episode of The Enlightened Executive. In today’s business world, effective leadership requires more than just issuing orders and expecting obedience. The command-and-control approach is ineffective compared to leadership that empowers and inspires. This is the essence of my recent conversation with Scott, whose insights on leadership are reshaping how we think about steering our teams towards success. In this episode, we discussed the wisdom of connecting with multi-generational team members, understanding their motivations, and leveraging the strengths that each generation brings to the table. Want to learn how to work more effectively with younger generations? Then don’t miss this enlightening interview!

    • 26 min
    The Connection Between Creativity, Leadership & Jazz with Josh Linkner

    The Connection Between Creativity, Leadership & Jazz with Josh Linkner

    Unlock your employees’ potential by harnessing their greatest asset: creativity! In a world where creativity is thought to be only for a chosen few, Josh Linkner emphasizes that everyone is inherently creative. They just need a way to unleash it in their everyday work to generate revenue-fueling innovation. Josh Linkner is far from your average entrepreneur. Alongside his successes as a bestselling author and the founder of five tech companies, which have created over 10,000 jobs and generated over $200 million, Linkner is also an acclaimed Jazz musician. His deep-rooted passion for jazz not only sets him apart but also serves as a catalyst for his desire to help fellow business leaders tap into their creative potential. Josh’s unique approach toward innovation highlights the power of creative thinking and the importance of embracing a growth mindset in leadership. Ready to find out how to unlock creativity throughout your organization? Then don’t miss this enlightening interview! 

    • 27 min
    Unleash the Power of Innovation with Carla Johnson

    Unleash the Power of Innovation with Carla Johnson

    The secret to groundbreaking innovation lies not in specialized teams, but in empowering every individual to think like an innovator. Carla Johnson is the world’s leading innovation Architect, and she is reshaping the way we think about creativity and problem-solving in the corporate world. She says, “You can't solve new world problems with old school thinking.” With a 20-year career dedicated to working with leaders and conducting extensive research, Carla is breaking down traditional barriers to innovation. In this episode, Carla urges leaders to understand that even the most unconventional ideas can hold the key to significant advancements and improvements. Ready to learn a systematic approach to innovation? Then don’t miss this enlightening interview! 

    • 29 min
    Work-Life Harmony with Bo & Luke

    Work-Life Harmony with Bo & Luke

    Is the concept of “Work-Life Balance” outdated? Forget the balancing act; it's time for something more realistic. Bo Hale and Luke Carignan challenge the traditional notion of work-life balance. They argue "Work-life balance is a myth; it's harmony we should be after." As co-hosts of the globally acclaimed podcast "The Bo & Luke Show," they suggest that by finding the sweet spot between your personal and professional life, you can embrace a life lived with purpose and aligned with your values. Bo and Luke have one clear message to all the leaders out there: achieving work-life harmony is not only possible, but essential. By integrating your personal values into your professional career, you can lead a fuller, richer life that fills you with joy and purpose, which is something everyone desires! Want to learn how to create work-life harmony? Then don’t miss this enlightening interview!

    • 30 min
    Embracing the Weird: Frankie Russo on Authentic Leadership

    Embracing the Weird: Frankie Russo on Authentic Leadership

    In our fast paced business world, where the only constant is change, letting your weird flag fly could be your ticket to staying ahead of the curve. I had the pleasure of discussing leadership innovation with Frankie Russo, a serial tech entrepreneur known for his groundbreaking approach to fostering innovation within teams and companies. Frankie Russo, an entrepreneur with an eight-year streak on the Inc. 500 list, brings a fresh perspective with his "Love Your Weird" framework as a method for driving creativity and innovation. This approach is all about tapping into our authentic selves, letting our imagination run wild, and embracing a spirit of generosity in our professional lives. Frankie highlights the power that lies in embracing our quirks, dreaming big, and working together. In a world that often pushes us toward conformity, Russo's message is a breath of fresh air. Ready to learn how to face our fear of failure and be true to who we are? Then don’t miss this enlightening interview! 

    • 28 min
    Unconventional Leadership Strategies (feat. Shawn Dill)

    Unconventional Leadership Strategies (feat. Shawn Dill)

    The best business advice you’ll receive is likely unorthodox. Do you ever feel like you hear the same ole’ business advice over-and-over, perhaps just packaged in a slightly different way? Do you ever wonder if anyone is truly saying something new about how to approach enterprise growth? In this episode of The Enlightened Executive, Dr. Dill unveils a unique perspective on the building blocks of thriving businesses: creating a relationship plan, keeping challenges at the forefront, and the power of a generous mindset. He shares three strategies executives and entrepreneurs can implement to think outside the box and foster business growth. Ready to discover the essential catalyst for taking your business to the next level? Then don’t miss this enlightening interview!

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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102 Ratings

102 Ratings

Dinsoty ,

Positive Vibes

I fee Susan digs into more personal details that really help people like me resolve issues in my own life and business.

Leah Bosworth ,

Business Owner

I love that Susan goes beyong traditional corportat thinking into more high level concepts. There is so much that is intangible in leadership and how you carry yourself and Susan really knows how to dig deep in a powerful and delightful way.

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Life lessons

The ideas and strategies to build effective leadership are well presented and relatable. Excellent content that can be applied in all areas of life.

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