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
Conquering Adversity with Lisa LaFontaine, President & CEO, Humane Rescue Alliance
7 days ago
“Don't ever think that your biggest adversity can't be turned into your greatest gift” When Lisa says that anyone can do *anything* she knows this to be true from personal experiences. After a horrific car accident she was told she’d never walk again or have children. Through sheer determination Lisa managed to heal her body by remaining motionless in bed for three months! Then in her late 30s, as a successful communications executive, Lisa’s life (and career) path took another sudden turn. Her young daughter was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome that seriously affected her daily functions, including sleep. An unexpected healer came to the rescue, persnickety Merlin-the-cat. Witnessing her daughter’s life transform thanks to this incredible bond, Lisa left her corporate job and become an evangelist for helping animals! In this amazing interview you’ll get to know a leader who has conquered extraordinary adversities with grace, grit and determination to become an incredible force for good in the world! You do not want to miss this moving, inspiring episode! What you'll learn How Lisa went from not even owning a pet until late 30s to running a leading animal rescue organization Fantastic story of how her fought for her first dream job and won How Lisa's father's support and guidance has helped shape her character and leadership path Incredible story of how her quirky cat Merlin helped her daughter cope with Tourette’s Syndrome What being in a debilitating car accident and bedridden for three months taught Lisa about life and the power of determination How Lisa affirms and instills the sense of power and empowerment in her staff Tips for creating an organizational culture that balances time management with ability to pivot in emergencies Strategies for ensuring a successful organizational merger And so much more! Links & Resources Humane Rescue Alliance – Amazing animal rescue organization Lisa leads in Washington, D.C. About Lisa LaFontaine Lisa LaFontaine is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA), this area’s premier animal welfare organization. HRA was created when t