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Leading Something That’s Never Been Done Before
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50:21Dr. Ben Levy is a physician, musician, and public health advocate who grew up at times feeling like an outsider. He has since used his skills and love of music to create an innovative way of organizing concerts to raise awareness for critical health issues. As someone who has known Ben for 40 years, in this episode you hear us reminiscing and chuckling and reframing our history together and shared memories.
Turning Pain into Purpose
34:50Brandy has continually demonstrated exceptional versatility and a sincere desire to be of service to people who struggle with substance abuse disorders. What’s more, as someone who has faced her own addiction battles head on and emerged victorious, she is specially equipped with insight and understanding to lead others into the light.
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The ADD Superpower
36:58Randy Walton spent most of his life standing out from the crowd because he lived the first 40 years of his life with ADD but didn't know it. On the outside, everything seemed fine but on the inside, he was endlessly frustrated, and like other great leaders he then had his turning point.
47:52Erika Page spent much of her life visibly standing out from the crowd because she lived the majority of her adolescence and young adulthood, as she so gracefully calls it, “dappled.” Others call it living life with spots. Doctors call the skin condition – vitiligo. And like other great leaders that we will interview in this season of the LION 40, she had her turning point.
How to Inspire Coworkers and Direct Reports
28:56In this Lion 40 Podcast episode Courtney Hodges-Lanius, Head of People & Culture at The XD Agency talks to us about how to inspire coworkers and direct reports. Doing things like intentionally connecting with people and using your own experiences to help relate to others. Leaning into emotional intelligence, creating new leadership examples, and how all leaders at all levels need to freshen up their toolkits.
Advice on Parallel Entrepreneurship
19:14In this episode of the Lion 40 podcast, Brandon Checketts, founder of Seller Labs, Roundsphere, and MouseDining, talks to us about his experience in Parallel Entrepreneurship. You can not do everything yourself so what is the best way to be able to handle multiple kinds of business all at the same time?
How to Prepare a Company for Sale
22:32In this episode of the Lion 40 podcast, Tanya Osensky, an attorney at law at Osensky Law, LLC, talks to us about everything needed when preparing a company for sale such as experts you need like business brokers, CFO’s, accountants, and a business consultant. She also discusses topics like succession planning, ESOP’s, estate planning, and who to get referrals from for quality work.
Advice on Company Mergers
20:43In this episode of the Lion 40 podcast, Retta Gardner, EVP of Wholesale, A Mortgage Boutique, talks to us today about getting through company mergers. Mergers are a stressful time, especially if company cultures are different. If you have someone that is already thinking of leaving, this is likely the time they will do it. Here is what you need to retain people and lower stress levels.
Onboarding New Hires with Intention
24:43In this LION 40 Podcast episode, Kimeran Johnson, Chief People Officer at Studer Family of Companies, talks today about onboarding new employees with intention, making sure people feel like they belong early on, and building a trusting relationship, that is the foundation of all functioning teams.
Advice on Managing Your Team Through Change
24:37In this LION 40 Podcast episode, Michelle Morgan, The Executive Vice President, Culture and Brand Experience has been with Zaxby's for 23 years and talks to us about managing teams and guiding them through various changes over the years, sometimes when it wasn't always agreed with.