Culture and Leadership Connections Podcast

Culture and Leadership Connections Podcast
Discover what cultural influences have formed the careers of noteworthy leaders in a variety of professions, by exploring the groups that shaped who they are today. Learn about the collective context and experiences that affect their worldview, leaders…

Special Announcement - Podcast Party!
Sep 28 • 8 min
The Culture and Leadership Connections podcast has its three-year anniversary on October 15 in the form of a podcast party and wants to celebrate with you!
Dave and Dara Feldman – Virtues Matter
Sep 21 • 36 min
Being of service through caring: A couple of social entrepreneurs shows us how to build our lives around virtues, elevating positivity, and uplifting humanity in the process.
Linda Kavelin-Popov – Practical Mysticism
Sep 14 • 53 min
Curious instead of furious: An elder shares her journey with starting a project based on virtues, sparking a revolution of kindness, integrity, and resilience.
Martin Kerr – Everything Is Under Control
Aug 28 • 42 min
Bio for Martin Kerr British-Canadian singer-songwriter Martin Kerr finds himself traveling all over North America performing for different communities and has racked up passport stamps from 35 countries on his musical travels.Episode…
Janine Brisebois – Curious Janine
Aug 17 • 46 min
Bio for Janine Brisebois Janine Brisebois, BSC, RMT, M-NLP, is an MC, speaker, facilitator, author, successful entrepreneur, business professional in sales and training, and a personal consultant with decades of success. Episode highlightJanine…
Alex Molden – Further from Football
Jul 21 • 46 min
A former NFL players shows us how he inspires others using stories from his life.
Devon Riel – Santa Claus Lane
Jun 23 • 28 min
Devon Riel has built a unique and locally dominant photography industry specializing in events and sports teams, where he can use his skills bridging cultures and keeping multiple stakeholders happy.
Colin Christopher – Hypnosis & Healing
Jun 8 • 51 min
Real Selves: A German Canadian hypnotist shares his life stories to teach us how to develop genuine connections.
Denise Liebetrau – Suck It Up, Buttercup!
May 17 • 46 min
An HR expert teaches us how to give our all in both our personal and professional lives to realize our greatest potential.
Cycles and Stages in Nature and Work
Apr 28 • 7 min
Work which incorporates the rhythm of nature and an understanding of life is healthy and soul-enhancing.
Understanding Our Spiritual Nature and Its Relationship to Work
Apr 16 • 12 min
Recognizing the difference between soul-sustaining and soul-diminishing work environments
Cara Bedford – Ask Me Why
Apr 6 • 36 min
From Scarcity to Abundance: A Canadian woman in tech teaches us how perspective can change how we think of the future.
COVID-19 Helps Us Focus on What Matters
Apr 1 • 4 min
Learning to focus on what really matters in our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful times
Andy Knight – How To Do Good
Mar 11 • 54 min
People over Politics: A Barbadian-Canadian political science academic shares his life’s work on looking at people for who they really are.
Karlyn Borysenko – Mindfulness Matters
Mar 11 • 42 min
Authentic Conversations about the World of Work: An organizational psychologist teaches us how to keep the BS out of our workplaces using mindfulness.
Kamal Sinclair – Making A New Reality
Feb 19 • 53 min
Bio for Kamal SinclairKamal Sinclair is Executive Director of the Guild of Future Architects and supports independent artists as a Senior Consultant for Sundance Institute. Kamal makes art through a family creative practice called Sinclair…
Leading Without Power – The Power of Unconscious Belief and Reading Your Reality
Feb 3 • 15 min
Whether it’s a professional or personal relationship, understanding how the power of belief can shape our reality is a must for success
Steven K. Young – We’re All In This Together
Jan 16 • 50 min
A journey of learning: A sportsman-policeman-politician-manager shares the lessons he has mastered through his wide range of personal and professional experiences
Leadership Without Power/Virtuous Coup
Dec 30, 2019 • 9 min
It’s possible to build unity through leadership influence even without formal management power
Myke Macapinlac — Shy to Social in 12 Weeks
Dec 12, 2019 • 34 min
Myke Macapinlac has transformed a lack of social confidence into a strength that wins him the trust of hundreds of men in technical industries longing to overcome loneliness and fear of social interaction.
Leadership Without Power and Emotional Triggers
Nov 20, 2019 • 14 min
How to handle a team climate of conflicting relationships and power dynamics without having power yourself
Harold Kurlander – Finding the Balance
Nov 13, 2019 • 51 min
A semi-retired neurologist-turned-facial-aesthetics specialist shows how good communication is the key to a full life.
Linda Crockett – Authenticity, Humanness and Collaboration
Sep 10, 2019 • 43 min
A Scottish-Canadian workplace harassment specialist shows us how to understand and accept yourself to rise above difficult situations.
Karla Briones – From Candy to Coaching
Sep 4, 2019 • 52 min
A Mexican-Canadian serial entrepreneur shows how to channel your life’s emotions into a successful business.
Lewis Cardinal – It’s All About Relationships
Aug 7, 2019 • 52 min
Establishing relationships across cultural divides leads to greater understanding
Ron Carucci – Within, Between, Among – The Interaction Between Stories
Jul 8, 2019 • 39 min
Knowing and understanding your story can mean the difference between success and failure as a leader.
Michael Hagley – Give It A Shot
Jun 7, 2019 • 30 min
Understanding the value of teamwork and always giving your best effort towards goals.
Christian Höferle – The Suspension of Judgment
May 9, 2019 • 40 min
Perfection is an illusion: A German-American expert on culture shows us how to accept our mistakes in inter-cultural relationships.
Catherine Vu – Work Hard, Laugh Harder: A Vietnamese Woman’s Rise in the IT Industry
Apr 2, 2019 • 32 min
Culture, community, trust and hard work can produce success, no matter where you’re from.
Teresa Spinelli – One Big Human Family
Mar 15, 2019 • 13 min
The love of good food is a universal constant regardless of the culture you grew up in.
Ada Tai – Don’t Give Up: The Journey From High Power Hierarchy to Personal Power
Feb 19, 2019 • 23 min
Ada Tai’s mix of Chinese culture and Canadian understanding allowed her to write her own immigrant success story.
Ashif Mawji – Leading From Behind, Even If You Know The Answers!
Jan 23, 2019 • 31 min
Despite his humble roots, Ashif Mawji built a business empire as a successful social entrepreneur and investor.
Yvonne Chu – Leadership for Introverts: Quiet Stories and Hidden Powers
Dec 11, 2018 • 27 min
How introversion can be a strength in our normally extroverted society
Judy Lynn Archer – If There Was Ever A Time For Women To Come Into Industry, It Is Now.
Nov 17, 2018 • 40 min
Women Building Futures can help women find or change careers into the trades.
Anthony King - Grandmother’s Rule: Always Do The Right Thing
Oct 30, 2018 • 34 min
Anthony King’s grandmother was a pivotal influence in helping him develop into the kind of leader he is today, and his quest to live up to her example has been one of the drivers in his leadership style.
Belonging, Culture and Leadership Stories: Why I started Culture and Leadership Connections with Marie Gervais
Oct 22, 2018 • 7 min
Developing and improving leadership and workplace communications in today’s globally multi-cultural environment