A good leader brings people to the table and listens to them. Being conscientious in growing your workforce requires passion, persistence and perseverance. Listen to Valerie E. Patton, President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer of Greater St. Louis Foundation, as she details the importance of inclusivity, especially with regards to the latest efforts of Greater St. Louis, Inc. Episode 168 is not one to miss – especially if you call St. Louis home!
Could you spot the red flags of a culture that needs work? Join Patricia Asp, Founder and Principal at ASPire, and Lisa as they discuss how important it is for leaders to empower their people with heart, mind, and hand. You'll walk away with practical ways to touch the hearts of your employees to unleash their potential. Episode 167 is not one to miss.
Your character is the intangible quality that can set you apart from others. Learning how to take care of yourself to remain calm and collected internally is imperative when leading others. Listen to how Jo Saxton, Author/Speaker/Leadership Coach, leverages words for good, nurtures her identity, and stays fresh as a leader.
Join us as we reflect on the incredible stories and advice shared by our 2021 guests. We've selected some of our favorite highlights for this episode of Something Extra. Look back on a full year of inspiration with us as we celebrate the start of a new one!
Leading in this shifted world requires being adaptable and honing in on what makes you human. Focusing on your guiding light in your personal life and career will help you to remain your best, balancing everything life has to offer. Listen to how Jennifer Hopper, CIO of Save A Lot, has learned how to be intentional and remain grounded in states of overwhelm. Episode 164 is not one to miss!
As a leader, it’s your duty to be an example to your team. You’ve been placed in your role for a reason. Do you have someone who you look to for guidance in your career? Do you pour into others as a mentor? Consider the power of mentorship as you listen to Dave Williams, SVP, Corporate IT Operations & Employee Exp at Mastercard, and Lisa in the latest episode.
Research has shown that the lack of meaningful connections in your life is more dangerous than smoking 15 cigarettes a day. But how do you foster deeper relationships with people? What are the barriers? What steps must you take to overcome them? Join Lisa and leadership consultant, Nicole Unice, as they provide a path to expanding your relational intelligence and mastering your presence as a leader in this week’s episode of Something Extra!
It is nearly impossible to "have it all together," but it is possible to prioritize balance and putting your best foot forward. Learn how Jennifer Belmont Jennings, Wealth Advisor at Hightower Wealth Advisors, approaches financial stability and overall wellbeing in life. Listen to the latest episode of Something Extra!
Imagine if everyone in business operated with a drive to help everyone they could. How could that change the world? In this week's episode of Something Extra, Jonathan Keyser, Founder of Keyser, Inc. 5000 Commercial Real Estate Firm, shares how to get out of a scarcity mindset and into abundance in business. Episode 160 will leave you inspired to go the extra mile in your next business relationship.
Do you know what your next step should be to level up your leadership? Do you have all of the resources you need to create meaning and opportunities for those who work for and with you? Join Lisa as she discusses how to create and execute those plans and coach higher performance with Jim Canfield, President of CEO Tools/Author/Speaker.
Have you ever asked the question, “What makes a true leader different than everyone else?” You have followed along as our CEO, Lisa Nichols, has interviewed leaders from around the world to share their stories and show us what it takes to influence, encourage, and be a true leader in our daily lives. Episode 158 with Tabitha Sarris, Executive Director of InspireCIO – Charlotte and St. Louis, is no exception!
The most powerful leadership tool is understanding and having awareness of what is going on under the surface. Understanding is where the work happens — it's the gate to growth, but not the path. Episode 157 with Discovery Christian Church Lead Pastor, Steve Cuss, is one you do not want to miss!
Since 2011, the Missouri Athletic Club has annually honored six local women who have been revolutionary in business, civic engagement, philanthropic programs, and mentorship. We were honored to have our very own, Lisa Nichols, moderate this panel of noteworthy women as they discussed this year’s theme of “Be The Change.”
When is the last time you stopped and thought about the processes you follow throughout your day? In the words of Steve Morris, Founder and President of Catylator, “Documenting the processes followed within your company leads to consistency which allows you to scale.” Your day will be enriched by this episode as you get a glimpse into Steve’s experience, wisdom, and zeal for leadership.
When is the last time you have dissected your success? After all, it’s said that failing to plan is planning to fail. Episode 154 with Bill Ellis is packed with incredible wisdom on topics from the reality of influence, to giving your obstacles credit, and the three C’s in your leadership that will set you apart from the rest.
President of Jackson Healthcare, Shane Jackson, believes that the something extra every leader needs is authenticity. There is freedom and permission released when leaders are transparent in the challenges they are facing and decisions to be made for the organization. Your day will be deeply enriched by Lisa and Shane's conversation about maintaining a growth mindset, stewarding your season, and how to be a leader that makes a lasting impact.
As a leader, your team is counting on you for perspective to see the whole picture. We cannot underestimate the power of clarity and how it helps us to build trust with those we are called to lead. Take a few minutes today to listen in on Lisa's recent conversation with the CEO of Balto, Marc Bernstein.
According to Dedric Carter, Vice Chancellor for Operations and Professor of Engineering Practice at Washington University, the secret sauce to living a wonderful life is leaning into the power of partnership. Taking a few minutes out of your day to listen to our latest episode will enrichen your life in how to take full advantage of partnership in your work, personal, and spiritual life.
What a beautiful thing it is to have a mentor speak into the trajectory of your life. In this week's episode, Founder, President, and CEO of The Sister Accord, Sonia Jackson Myles, speaks into the value of mentorship, the cost of patience, and the importance of always finding a way.
The difference between efficiency and effectiveness is a fine line to walk, but when you master balancing the tension of the two you’ll radically improve your leadership footprint. We were honored to have Scott Miller share his story and experience with us in this 146th episode of Something Extra.
When it comes to the mountains in front of you needing to be moved, it’s not about whether or not it can be done — it’s about how you’re going to tackle this hurdle. Brian Cook, CEO at Pete’s/Hollandia Produce, shares with Lisa this week how leadership makes all the difference when authenticity and resiliency are displayed.
According to Dr. Beverly Kaye, your career mobility is a kaleidoscope, not a telescope where you set your eyes on one thing. Changing your frame slightly can make all the difference. In this episode, you will cultivate your leadership mindset as you reflect on how you encounter change, your engagement at the table, and how quickly you celebrate the work put in front of you.