Positive Leadership – Steve Browne, VP of HR at LaRosa’s

For this week's Inspirational Leadership I had a lively discussion with Steve Browne, the Vice-President of Human Resources at LaRosa's, Inc. - a regional pizzeria restaurant chain in Southwest Ohio with 13 locations and over 1,200 team members. Steve has been an HR professional for 30+ years and has worked in the Hospitality, Manufacturing, Consumer … Continue reading Positive Leadership – Steve Browne, VP of HR at LaRosa’s

Leading from Heart Instead of Ego with Lorie Corcuera

For this episode of Inspirational Leadership I had a heart-to-heart with Lorie Corcuera, the Co-Founder and CEO of SPARK Creations & Company Inc. They are a training and development organization that inspires people and companies to create meaningful cultures and workplaces. Over the past 20 years, Lorie has cultivated her people and culture development, community … Continue reading Leading from Heart Instead of Ego with Lorie Corcuera

Social Justice in the Workplace – Dr. Sarah Saska, CEO of Feminuity

I was thrilled to sit down and speak with Dr. Sarah Saska, the Co-Founder and CEO of Feminuity for this week's Inspirational Leadership Conversation. Feminuity is a global strategy firm that partners with leading technology startups through to Fortune 500 companies to build diverse teams, develop equitable systems, and design inclusive products and company cultures. … Continue reading Social Justice in the Workplace – Dr. Sarah Saska, CEO of Feminuity

Improving Lives at Work – Rob Catalano, CEO of WorkTango

For this week's Inspirational Leadership Interview I had an illuminating conversation with Rob Catalano, the Chief Engagement Officer at WorkTango. Rob is passionate about helping companies succeed – by helping them focus on their employee experience.  With his unique experience in HR Technology as a founding employee at Achievers, Rob co-founded WorkTango – software that … Continue reading Improving Lives at Work – Rob Catalano, CEO of WorkTango

Leading with Head, Heart & Hands – Lindsay Schneider, CEO of Arcane

For this week's Inspirational Leadership Interview I had an enlightening conversation with Lindsay Schneider, the CEO of Arcane. Lindsay started her career in the Oil & Gas industry, then moved to two global matrix corporations in the retail & pharmaceutical sector. As she progressed in her career she built a strong foundation of HR practice … Continue reading Leading with Head, Heart & Hands – Lindsay Schneider, CEO of Arcane

Leadership Starts with a Deep Understanding of Self with Eric Dillon

For this week's Inspirational Leadership Podcast I had the pleasure of speaking with Eric Dillon, the CEO of Conexus Credit Union. Eric is a leader within the cooperative finance movement in Canada and has worked extensively to shape the credit union business model. He's a serial innovator having been involved in some of the credit … Continue reading Leadership Starts with a Deep Understanding of Self with Eric Dillon

Transforming Organizations – Shawn Good, CEO of Prospera Credit Union

I believe that leadership can make or break an organization. When the right leaders are in place it has a huge impact on employee engagement, innovation, profitability and the overall success of the company. In order to explore this area further I have started an Inspirational Leadership Series. I will be interviewing progressive CEO’s, strategic … Continue reading Transforming Organizations – Shawn Good, CEO of Prospera Credit Union

How Do We Humanize the Workplace?

Last week I had the privilege of attending the WorkHuman Live Conference in Nashville and my head is still buzzing! I always leave this event filled with ideas, new friendships, different perspectives and tons of learning. For me, this is the Disney World for HR. This conference is filled with heart-driven professionals who are passionate … Continue reading How Do We Humanize the Workplace?

Leadership Development: The Power of Asking for Help

In my coaching practice I’ve had the pleasure of working with leaders in various industries, from construction and finance to technology and manufacturing. Many times the coaching engagements begin because HR recognizes an opportunity to support a senior leader. Usually these are high performing individuals who are struggling to build skills in a specific area. … Continue reading Leadership Development: The Power of Asking for Help

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned as an Entrepreneur

On Jan 2nd I celebrated two years in business. I will never forget that cold day in December when I told my boss I was leaving. I felt intense happiness, excitement and a deep feeling of inner peace. I knew it was time and the right decision for me. I’d had the entrepreneurial itch for … Continue reading 10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned as an Entrepreneur