leadership

90. Dr. James Kisia: Using mentorship to cultivate leadership in Africa

In the first of our series of guest-hosted episodes Racheal Wanjiku Kigame, Country Director, Help a Child Africa, who was a guest on episode 12 talks to her mentor Dr. James Kisia about using mentorship to cultivate leadership in Africa. He explains why leaders must listen, be curious and ‘walk their talk’ if they want…

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Preview of Series 12

Sue Stockdale previews the guest-hosted episodes that will be featured in Series 12.  They are: Dr. James Kisia: Using mentorship to cultivate leadership in Africa – Guest host Racheal Wanjiku Kigame from episode 12 Pierre Heistein: Recording the story of the Atuel River – Guest host Brendan Davis from episode 58 Cori Myka: Helping non-swimmers overcome fear…

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88. Nic Parmaksizian: How to create an environment that encourages innovation

Nic Parmaksizian talks to Sue Stockdale about his role as Global CEO of Designit and why he is passionate about creativity and innovation.  He outlines how leaders can create environments that encourage innovation, and why ambidexterity is needed to be able to focus on both profitability today and tomorrow. An accomplished global business executive, Nic…

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74. Thomas Luther: Sisu – leading the Finnish way

Sue Stockdale talks to Thomas Luther, CEO of Nevel, a green infrastructure company in Finland. He explains the concept of Sisu – the Finnish way of being and explains in the conversation how he embodies this approach in the way he leads the company. Thomas was born in Finland and is happy father of five…

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69. Sanzar Kakar: Trading is key to the Afghan spirit

Sue Stockdale talks to Sanzar Kakar about his life as an entrepreneur in Afghanistan, how he measures success, and how the company pivoted to support the recent humanitarian crisis in the country. Sanzar Kakar is the Chairman of Afghanistan Holding Group, a 13-year-old private firm with 350 Afghan team members that has served over 700…

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64. Lisa Marie Platske: Courageous leadership

Sue Stockdale talks to Lisa Marie Platske, President/CEO, Upside Thinking, Inc. about what courageous leadership means and how she found courage to move on after she was impacted by 9/11.  The conversation touches on how vulnerability, forgiveness and the willingness to step out of one’s comfort zone can help leaders be of greater service to…

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61. Zach Moreno and Rock Felder: Making an impact in podcasting

Sue Stockdale talks to Zach Moreno and Rock Felder, co-founders of SquadCast to discover how they are making an impact in podcasting. She learns how they collaborate and inspire others based on their values of listening, transparency, and flexibility, and hears their thoughts on how the podcasting industry will evolve in the future. SquadCast is…

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Bonus episode from Coaching Perspectives podcast

In this bonus series on Leadership and Learning we share episodes from other podcast series we recommend. They feature inspirational people that our host, Sue Stockdale has interviewed. This guest episode is from the Coaching Perspectives podcast series published by the Association for Coaching. Host, Sue Stockdale talks to Dan Hoffman, founder and CEO of…

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Bonus episode from the Conscious Leader podcast

In this bonus series on Leadership and Learning we share episodes from other podcast series we recommend featuring inspirational people that our host, Sue Stockdale has interviewed. This guest episode is from The Conscious Leader podcast published by The Learning Curve. Sue Stockdale talks to Paul Tennant OBE, who until recently was Chief Executive at…

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Bonus episode from the Association for Coaching podcast channel

In this bonus series on Leadership and Learning we highlight other podcasts that feature inspiring guests. This week’s episode is from the Coaching in the Workplace series which is part of the Association for Coaching Podcast Channel.  Sue Stockdale talks to Jen Kidby, Director of Talent and Leadership Development at Grant Thornton Canada, about the…

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