We’ve all heard the term overwhelmed, and many leaders often experience the stress of being overwhelmed. In this episode, Ralph and Bill discuss the concept of being “whelmed” – that is, achieving the sweet spot between your leadership responsibilities and the critical need for rest and renewal. They offer strategies to avoid feeling overwhelmed, thereby…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.