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
Head & Heart of Leadership with Catherine Meloy, President and CEO, Good Will of Greater Washington
“If you're the smartest person in the room you're in the wrong room” - Catherine Meloy Catherine Meloy firmly believes that if you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room! She was a successful broadcasting executive when she got the call (literally) to serve as the fearless leader of Good Will. That call - along with her brilliance, commitment and passion - has helped transform countless lives in the greater Washington community and beyond. And in the debate of whether the heart or the head should prevail, Catherine uncompromisingly choses to lead with both! In this inspiring interview Catherine shares wonderful stories of her parents instilling in her the values of discipline, love and faith. You’ll learn why she refuses to ever be the smartest person in the room and empowers her staff to help translate her lofty 5-year vision into reality. And the ways she strives to learn and grow as a leader, manager and businessperson despite being on top of her game (just read her incredible bio!) I know you’ll find Catherine’s interview riveting and inspiring! What you’ll learn: How growing up with a disciplinarian Marine dad and unconditionally loving mom shaped Catherine's identity Why Catherine considers discipline to be the number one attribute in business and the daily habits that help her maintain discipline and focus Catherine's approach to email and boundaries that help her and her team reset weekly How asking "What was really important a year ago?” or “What did I lose sleep over a month ago?" can help stay focused on a bigger picture perspective Fantastic story of why and how she made the leap from broadcasting to leading Good Will Why having a strong brand for any organization is so crucial Advice for mission-oriented leaders on learning important business skills and how to make the time for the learning and professional development How Catherine's spiritual faith informs her leadership style and even culture of Good Will How declaring your values and priorities as a leader creates greater accountability for yourself What Catherine considers to be her growing edges And so much more! Links & Resources Good Will – Catherine’s incredibl