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Ep 8: What’s Love Got to Do with It? – with Mark Bergel, Founder, A Wider Circle

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Few business conversations center on love, but love is exactly what drives Dr. Mark Bergel every moment of every day. His mission is “simply” to end poverty. It may seem like a lofty goal but when you hear this amazing interview, you’ll know that if anyone can end poverty, it’s Mark!

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Ep 7: Roots of Leadership with Lidia Soto-Harmon, CEO, Girl Scouts

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Lidia has spent a great deal of her life in the “hyphen” between her Cuban roots and America life as an adult. She attributes much of who she has become to her family – ancestors, parents, husband and children. The result is an amazing leader focused on authenticity, service, learning and changing the world!

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Ep 5: When Failure is Not an Option with Glen O’Gilvie, CEO, Center for Nonprofit Advancement

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

“Failure is not an option and neither is complaining.” This – and doing more with less – is what Glen O’Gilvie learned from his Jamaican immigrant parents. So when he became an “accidental” leader at a young age, Glen had to figure out how to gain credibility and trust, lead people of all ages and backgrounds and make a transformational impact on the organizations and communities he served.

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Top 3 Reasons to Avoid Strategic Planning: #1 Time & Timing

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Clients often hire me to guide them through the strategic planning process. A Strategic Plan illuminates an organization’s vision and can become a compass that helps to navigate all important decisions and activities. It engages the staff, board, funders and other key stakeholders and assures that everyone is moving together in the right direction. Given all these benefits, shouldn’t every organization engage in the process? Actually no. This three-part series explores the primary easons for organizations to forgo strategic planning (for now).

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Ep 4 – Doug Duncan, CEO, Leadership Greater Washington on Leadership, Mental Illness & Transparency in a Crisis

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

The Washington Post called Doug Duncan the best County Executive in Montgomery County history. But then what was splashed all over the media was Doug withdrawing from the Maryland governor race due to severe depression. What followed Doug calls “two years of living in hell.”

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Ep 2 – Brian Hawkins, CEO, DC VA Medical Center on Cultivating Excellence

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Brian Hawkins was told he wasn’t smart enough to work as a hospital payroll technician. Urged by a mindset instilled by his family “You can do, you must do and you will do” and driven to change the medical system that treated his grandfather poorly Brian persisted to eventually to become the Director of the DC Veteran Affairs Medical Center. You’ll hear just how much Brian’s parents (and children) have taught him about leadership all throughout this interview.

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How to Post an iTunes Review

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Thank you so much for subscribing and posting an iTunes review for the Leadership Insights Podcast!  Here is a super easy, fast way to do this. 1. Click here to visit podcast in iTunes online 2. Click “View in iTunes” under the podcast logo 3. If you haven’t yet done so, please subscribe (click the button under […]

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Get validated!

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Need a little validation today? Don’t we all! This video from YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cbk980jV7Ao is one of those cute, goofy and exceptionally heart-warming films you’ll be glad you spent 13 minutes watching!

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Learning from Apple

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Being a complete and utter technophobe I dread the day – inevitably afflicting my existence every several years – when my phone or computer tells me in no uncertain terms that it’s about to retire.  It probably goes without saying that when this occurs I have no idea what’s out on the market or what […]

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Making a tough decision? Flip a coin!

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

I was facing an interesting dilemma this week: whether to stay in Washington on January 20th, the much-anticipated Inauguration Day. The same day for which millions of people are paying thousands of dollars! And it would be FREE for me since I live right here. Except I need to get to a conference in Florida […]

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