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Being More Human in Leadership with JeanAnn Nichols

Success comes in all shapes and sizes. But one of the biggest marks of success is being an approachable leader who connects with empathy and humility while still getting the important work done. This week’s episode 58 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about being more human in leadership!

In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Julie Castro Abrams and JeanAnn Nichols share the importance of empathy in leadership and actionable steps you can take right now to network in ways that make sense for YOU and fit into your everyday life!

JeanAnn Nichols is an executive coach and keynote speaker with a recognized ability to enable leaders to seek their full potential through coaching, mentoring, and accountability toward desired goals. Through her executive coaching, she partners with C-suite executives who want to deliver superior business results in rapidly changing environments. JeanAnn is also a leadership professor at Stanford University.

Some of the talking points JeanAnn and Julie go over in this episode include:

  • In the midst of the Great Resignation, why did only 8% of women in leadership leave their roles?

  • The HEARTI Leadership Quotient and the importance of “soft skills” in leadership.

  • Networking isn’t always going to big conferences. You can network YOUR way.

  • Expanding your perspective and learning global perspectives from books of all sorts.

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