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Predicting 2022

Ralph and Cindy offer predictions for the coming year. What challenges will leaders face in the next few months, and how can they successfully adapt and overcome the toughest challenges? Listen, and learn how to future-proof your leadership.

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A Conversation with Fanny Villarreal

In this episode of our “Driving Leadership” series, Emergent’s Bill Berthel speaks with Fanny Villarreal, Executive Director of the Syracuse, New York YWCA. Fanny shares her passion, belief, and energy for the mission of eliminating racism and empowering women and girls in Central New York.

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A Conversation with Winnie Deloayza

In this episode of our “Driving Leadership” series, Emergent’s Bill Berthel speaks with Winnie Deloayza of East Meets West Consulting, who has spent an incredible 35 years coaching others to improve their leadership. Winnie shares the valuable lessons she’s learned and the wisdom she’s gained through her own leadership journey. This episode is a must…

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Influence

An ability to influence others is a key to effective leadership. In this episode, Ralph and Cindy break down the components and methods of influencing. It’s a must listen if you’re struggling to assert your influence within your team or organization.

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How Empathy is Ruining Performance

This episode’s title will be surprising if you know Ralph and Cindy, but they make a strong case that often empathy is overused, misunderstood, and misapplied. And that can adversely affect leadership, team, and organizational performance.

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A Conversation with Chief Philanthropic Officer at the American Association for Cancer Research

In this episode of our “Driving Leadership” series, Emergent’s Bill Berthel speaks with Mitch Stoller, Chief Philanthropic Officer at the American Association for Cancer Research. Stoller discusses the virtues of servant leadership and the challenges of fundraising, and offers advice about how to inspire and engage team members.

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Psychological Safety – How Can You Really Speak Up?

Cindy and Ralph discuss the concept of psychological safety – feeling confident in your ability to speak your mind without fear of retribution – and offer tips to help improve the sense of psychological safety for yourself and your team.

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A Conversation with a Hamilton College Graduate

In this episode of our “Driving Leadership” series, Emergent’s Bill Berthel speaks with Sadye Bobbette, a recent Hamilton College graduate and avid outdoors person who discusses her leadership journey, particularly what wilderness adventure experiences have taught her about leadership with others, leadership of others, and importantly, leadership of self.

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No

Ralph and Cindy discuss the importance of saying no, and how to do so strategically and thoughtfully, thereby strengthening your leadership by allowing you to focus on what matters most.

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A Conversation with President and Founder of Leashes of Valor

In the conclusion of a two-part episode featuring the leadership of Leashes of Valor, a not-for-profit organization serving wounded veterans, Emergent’s Bill Berthel speaks with Danique Masingill. Danique is a retired veteran, Syracuse University graduate, and Leashes for Valor’s President and co-founder. Daniquediscusses how her past experiences with poor leadership influenced the development of her…

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