233: Use Compassionate Accountability to Build Connection and Get Results

233: Use Compassionate Accountability to Build Connection and Get Results

233: Use Compassionate Accountability to Build Connection and Get Results

Do the words “Compassion” and “Accountability” seem like opposites to you? My guest Dr. Nate Regier views them as such an important pairing that his new book, Compassionate Accountability: How Leaders Build Connection and Get Results, as well as his work with clients, focus on addressing them together. In this interview we discuss the three elements that bring these words together. Be ready to take notes, or even better, buy the book because Nate shares so many practical strategies in it.

Nate is the CEO and founding owner of Next Element Consulting, a global leadership firm dedicated to bringing compassion into the workplace. He’s brilliant in creating models that foster positive relationships and workplaces…and then teaching clients how to use them to transform their organizations.

You’ll discover:

  • The evolution of Compassion as a term and as a practice in the workplace
  • The two extremes on the Pendulum of Compassion
  • How three fundamental components of Compassionate Accountability apply to how leaders see themselves and their teams
  • Practical ways that leaders can bring these elements to life
  • Case studies of organizations that have operationalized these components

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218: A CEO’s Impact on a Young Leader

218: A CEO’s Impact on a Young Leader

218: A CEO’s Impact on a Young Leader

Have you ever had a boss who challenged you because they saw your long-term potential? Geoffrey Roche was lucky enough to work for a CEO who led him that way, and her influence is reflected in the way he leads his own teams today. You’ll take away ideas that can help you be that kind of leader to others.

Geoffrey is the son of a nurse, as well as a future of work and education expert. The combination of healthcare and higher ed represents a common thread throughout his professional career, which includes over nine years in hospital administration and in senior leadership roles at two universities.

Geoffrey currently serves as the Senior Vice President of National Health Care Practice & Workforce Partnerships at Core Education, a Public Benefit Corporation. He is a strong advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and a champion for transforming health equity. He’s also the host of the EdUp HealthUp podcast.

You’ll discover:

  • How Geoffrey continues to model behaviors he learned from an extraordinary CEO he worked for
  • What led him to be a Heart Leader and adopt Love as a way of being with others
  • Why Geoffrey’s superpower is connection
  • The importance of addressing career mobility with employees
  • What’s different in the way Geoffrey leads and coaches his remote team

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169: The Power of Compassion and Connection in Healthcare

169: The Power of Compassion and Connection in Healthcare

169: The Power of Compassion and Connection in Healthcare

What does powerful leadership in healthcare look and sound like? My guest Liz Bruno describes the qualities and behaviors that matter most when creating a culture where everyone thrives. You’ll want to catch every minute of this interview because Liz drops wisdom bombs throughout our entire conversation.

Liz is the Vice President and Chief Learning Officer at Baptist Health System in Jacksonville, Florida. She’s an advanced practice psychiatric nurse who’s held leadership positions in learning and development for a number of health systems in the Southeast. Since joining Baptist Health in 2015, Liz and her team have designed and implemented innovative programs in both the clinical and leadership development arenas.

You’ll discover:

  • The distinction Liz makes between empathy and compassion
  • The negative impact that fatigue has on a leader’s behavior
  • Why self-awareness is a critical component of effective leader
  • Why Liz says everyone needs a coach
  • How Baptist Health helps employees connect with each other and with patients

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168: Cracking the Leadership Code

168: Cracking the Leadership Code

168: Cracking the Leadership Code

Did you know that only 23% of people think their leaders lead well? How did we get to the point that employees have such low confidence in their leaders?

Alain Hunkins understands what people are looking for, and why the approach of previous generations of leaders is not the answer. He talks in a compelling way about the three C’s that are required—Connection, Communication, and Collaboration. They form the basis of his excellent book, Cracking the Leadership Code.

Alain is CEO of Hunkins Leadership Group, where he helps high achieving people become high achieving leaders.  Over his twenty-year career, Alain has worked with thousands of groups of leaders in 25 countries. Clients include Wal-Mart, Pfizer, General Electric, IBM, and Microsoft.

You’ll discover:

  • The impact on Alain of growing up with two Holocaust survivors (mother and grandmother)
  • What younger workers are looking for—but not getting—from most leaders
  • Why leading with empathy is essential…and the benefits of doing so
  • What gets in the way of leaders communicating well
  • How to identify and acknowledge peak moments to create a positive workplace

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066: The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People

066: The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People

Have you thought of resilience as the ability to “bounce back” from adversity? My guest Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal provides a much more powerful definition with three elements that allow you to emerge from any challenge enhanced and actually bounce forward. Have pen and paper handy because you’ll want to capture the important insights and practical tips Dr. Taryn Marie shares for developing resilience. She founded Resilience Leadership, where she serves as the Chief Resilience Officer (CRO), leveraging over a decade of research on resilience that gave birth to the empirically-based framework she uses with clients today. She’s a foremost international expert on this topic and is the former Head of Executive Leadership Development at Nike and Global Leadership Development at Cigna.

You’ll discover:

  • Why resiliency is not “bouncing back”
  • A definition that encourages you to flourish, no matter what adversity you face
  • The research that led to Dr. Taryn Marie’s evidence-based model
  • The 5 core practices that resilient people engage in regularly
  • 3 Quick Wins for building resilience

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