22 episodes

Inspiring stories for those who lead! Leadership and learning go hand in hand, so join us as our community’s most interesting leaders, along with host Aaron Miller, enjoy a candid conversation about their leadership journey. Find out how these headline-makers plan to "be better and do better" (the purpose of the Leadership Louisville Center) and, most importantly, find out their vision for the future of this community. In each episode you'll hear an authentic exchange where listeners get to know our community leaders as real people and, hopefully, have fun along the way.

The Leadership Louisville Podcast with Aaron Miller Aaron Miller

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Inspiring stories for those who lead! Leadership and learning go hand in hand, so join us as our community’s most interesting leaders, along with host Aaron Miller, enjoy a candid conversation about their leadership journey. Find out how these headline-makers plan to "be better and do better" (the purpose of the Leadership Louisville Center) and, most importantly, find out their vision for the future of this community. In each episode you'll hear an authentic exchange where listeners get to know our community leaders as real people and, hopefully, have fun along the way.

    Expansion during times of uncertainty, with Stephen George, President & GM of Louisville Public Media

    Expansion during times of uncertainty, with Stephen George, President & GM of Louisville Public Media

    Louisville Public Media President and General Manager Stephen George stops by the podcast to discuss his career journey - across multiple cities and multiple forms of media - to eventually come back to his hometown and lead an organization that has continued providing news throughout the pandemic and racial justice movement in Louisville.  Despite challenges, the organization is expanding the newsroom in 2021. Join Aaron and Stephen for a great conversation on leadership, pivoting, and growing into the future.

    Towards the end of the episode, Stephen mentions the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (https://www.cnpe.org/) and Young Authors Greenhouse (https://www.youngauthorsgreenhouse.org/)
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    • 50 min
    On creating your own job, with Dave Christopher, Founder of AMPED

    On creating your own job, with Dave Christopher, Founder of AMPED

    Dave Christopher is the Founder and CEO of AMPED (Academy of Music Production Education and Development) in the Russell neighborhood, and he's also leading the newly opened Russell Technology Business Incubator (RTBI). He and Aaron discuss the wisdom he learned from his father, how he started in tech by repairing his family's tube television, and how entrepreneurship can change lives. 
    Support the show (https://www.leadershiplouisville.org/donate-to-scholarship-fund/)

    • 59 min
    From 9/11 to COVID-19, the importance of trust in media with David Mattingly, WAVE 3 News

    From 9/11 to COVID-19, the importance of trust in media with David Mattingly, WAVE 3 News

    Louisville native David Mattingly  is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist with four decades of experience reporting domestically and abroad.  For 23 years David had a front-row seat to history as a CNN National Correspondent, but he considers returning to his hometown to be his most rewarding assignment.  Aaron and David discuss being present for history, from 9/11 and hurricane Katrina to COVID-19, and how trust in media is changing in our world of "fake news" and misinformation.



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    • 56 min
    On listening to diverse opinions with Col. Pam Stevenson, State Representative

    On listening to diverse opinions with Col. Pam Stevenson, State Representative

    Colonel Pam Stevenson has had an incredible journey, from the West End of Louisville to the US Air Force (and stations around the globe) for 27 years - and then back to Louisville and into the Kentucky House of Representatives for District 43. In this episode she shares stories and leadership lessons from an amazing career and how she plans to collaborate with all of Kentucky to help build a better tomorrow for everyone. 
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    • 45 min
    On being a homegrown leader, with Mike Moll, SVP of PNC Bank

    On being a homegrown leader, with Mike Moll, SVP of PNC Bank

    Aaron gets a chance to catch up with a longtime friend, Mike Moll, Senior VP at PNC Bank. Mike grew and developed his leadership over a long career with PNC here in his hometown of Louisville. Mike and Aaron discuss how a career can evolve even if you're at the same company for a long time. They also discuss the two-way nature of mentoring relationships.
    Support the show (https://www.leadershiplouisville.org/donate-to-scholarship-fund/)

    • 44 min
    On raising people out of poverty with Dr. OJ Oleka, President of AIKCU

    On raising people out of poverty with Dr. OJ Oleka, President of AIKCU

    Aaron spends an hour with Dr. OJ Oleka and they discuss everything from leading during a pandemic, to education as a path out of poverty, to being black and politically conservative in 2020. At one point OJ mentions this book which we said would be in the show notes: Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans (George Gund Foundation Book in African American Studies),  https://www.amazon.com/dp/0520291905/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_4P5XFb61MSCP0 

    Special thanks to PNC Bank for being our presenting sponsor.
    Support the show (https://www.leadershiplouisville.org/donate-to-scholarship-fund/)

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Such a welcome relief from zoom

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