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Heart of Leaders

At the Heart of Leaders, we believe that putting your people first is the transformational strategy that will enable any organization to accomplish its mission faster and more profitably, with less stress and happier customers.

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Ep 04: In Depth With Walt Rakowich

In this episode, we go more in-depth in Walt Rakowich’s story. Walt shares the keys to one of the biggest turn arounds in corporate history, and the incredible need on having transparency as a heart led leader. There is a need for more heart led leaders, and Walt Rakowich emphasizes how important it is for you, the listener to take your journey as a heart led leader seriously.


4 Oct 2018

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Ep 18: Meet Todd Musselman

Todd Musselman takes us deep into his struggles with both sides of family business. He shows us what it was like to loose a family business and how he handled the aftershock. However, with the loss brought him great things. Todd discusses victim versus leadership mindset and how he got back into the flow and followed his heart and friends into the business of giving to others-- public speaking. Follow this fantastic journey with pain, plight and pity that leads to hope, harmony and heaven.


19 Dec 2018

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Ep 03: Meet Walt Rakowich

Meet Walt Rakowich and learn about his climb to being known for one of the biggest turn arounds in corporoate history. Walt discusses his journey from humble beginnings, through Harvard Business School and then to being a leader in commercial real estate and his graciousness for having those experiences under his belt. In this episode, Walt will give you his advice for being a heart led leader through the lens of what he went through to become a leader in his industry.


4 Oct 2018

Rank #3

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Ep 19: In Depth With Todd Musselman

Todd Musselman hones in on victim mentality versus having an ownership mindset. With are particular focus on the vocabulary you use and how it either hinders or encourages growth, Todd will show you how to manage life when you feel defeated and stuck. Todd will also take you through personal examples in his life where growth seemed pointless and when he didn't want to keep fighting, all the while he still did and does not regret a single day of developing himself. Take this new perspective this week and run with it!


7 Jan 2019

Rank #4

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Ep 05: Core Principle #2- Leaders Create a Clear Path to a Daring Destination

With a clear destination, the team can accelerate the pace of their accomplishment because they can clearly see which decisions will result in getting closer to the destination and which will hinder their progress toward the goal. The destination must be Daring because it must inspire the discretionary effort required to get there. Download the practice sheet at HeartofLeadersPodcast.com


9 Oct 2018

Rank #5

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Ep 14: Core Principle #5- Develop Yourself to Your Fullest Potential While Developing Your Team to Theirs

For the team to excel and adapt to a relentlessly changing environment and competitive landscape, each member must take responsibility for their own personal and professional growth and leaders must proactively invest time and money into the growth of their teams. The stronger each member becomes, the stronger the team becomes. Download the practice sheet at HeartofLeadersPodcast.com


19 Nov 2018

Rank #6

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Ep 08: Core Principle #3- The Team Deserves to Win

Each team member commits a portion of their life and their emotional bandwidth to the team. They commit to doing whatever it takes (that is legal and moral) to get to the Daring Destination. Because of their commitment, they deserve to win. The leader must act to clear obstacles and team members who are in the way of accomplishing the goal, because the team deserves to win. Download the practice sheet at HeartofLeadersPodcast.com


12 Oct 2018

Rank #7

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Ep 24: Meet Amy Young

Listen to Amy discuss her "Growth Mindset" and her predisposition to confidence. Growing up, Amy was a polymath and learned how to do everything her brothers did. Later in life she eventually found her niche through jobs her peers didn't have and that led her to the amazing work she has done at DaVita Clinical Research since! Amy Young also talks about her experience being a Heart of Leaders Program Explorer. You too can become an explorer, and even meet Amy Young in person, visit HeartofLeadersPodcast.com/program for more information or contact Rick Barrera.


19 Feb 2019

Rank #8

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Ep 10: In Depth With Rick Tetzeli

Rick Tetzeli thinks differently from other journalists and he writes from a different perspective. So, its not surprising that he seeks out business leaders who think differently. In this session, we go inside his coolest assignments to learn more about these uncommon leaders. 


16 Oct 2018

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Ep 09: Meet Rick Tetzeli

Rick Tetzeli has been the Executive Editor of at Fast Company, Deputy Editor at Fortune and Editor of Entertainment Weekly. He has been covering the biggest names in business for decades. In this session, we learn about Rick’s roots and where he got his passion for business and how he chooses his subjects. 


15 Oct 2018

Rank #10