Leadership Insights Podcast
About This Show
Are you a leader or an aspiring leader who truly cares about your organization, people and culture? Then this podcast is for you! We bring you educational, enlightening interviews with today’s most innovative, inspirational leaders. Each episode is filled with inspiring stories, new perspectives and invaluable tools to help you communicate, innovate and lead even more successfully!
Most Recent Episode
Ep 23: The North Star of Leadership with Richard Bynum, President, PNC Bank
“My North Star is helping people who work with me to become even better than when they started.” Richard Bynum believes there is nothing better than working in a place that’s completely aligned with your values. As a leader he is passionate about supporting and mentoring others to determine their own values (and value) so they can follow their “North Star”. As the new President of the PNC Bank Richard brings a fresh perspective to his organization and industry at a critical time in history. In this dynamic, informative interview Richard shares what it’s been like to undergo this transition; his views on a diverse, inclusive workplace; being one of the first African American bank presidents in the banking community and so much more! What you'll learn How constantly moving as a child influenced Richard's belief in diversity of perspectives Why it's crucial to explain your "why" as a leader and how to help people get engaged with it That Richard's "North Star" as a leader is to help develop other leaders Importance of helping emerging leaders find their own true North, even when it's not aligned with your own Strategies for handling difficult conversations with people we lead How to make sure you have the right support systems mentoring and challenging you along the way How Richard has successfully transitioned into his role with support by his legendary predecessor Mike Harreld Richard's perspective on a diverse, inclusive workplace and being one of the first African American bank presidents in the banking community Importance of making company values tangible and actionable and authentically present in company decision making How Richard equates importance of diversifying organizations similarly to the common wisdom of diversifying an investment portfolio How to get back on-course with our North Star even when we meander off Links & Resources PNC – the bank Richard leads Simon Sinek video – amazing TED talk by renowned author and thought leader articulating the importance of beginning any endeavor with our “why” Doug Fruehling interview – previous Leadership Insights episode we referenced