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The Leader’s Circle with Kim A. Smith
45 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
Growing In Influence
Episode 14 shares strategies focused on growing in influence- especially in a changing landscape, like the healthcare industry. Our guest in the Circle is one of my brilliant mentors, Pamela Sutton-Wallace.Guest IntroIn January 2020, Pamela Sutton-Wallace joined New York Presbyterian Hospital to serve as Senior Vice President and Regional Chief Operating Officer for the Brooklyn and Queens markets. In this capacity, she works to actualize the strategic vision of providing the highest quality inpatient and outpatient services in both of these markets. She also leads the NYP Medical Group comprised of faculty from Weill Cornell and Columbia University as well as employed physicians serving several geographically dispersed regions. Prior to her appointment at NYP, Pamela served as the Chief Executive Officer for the University of Virginia (UVA) Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia from 2014-2020. During the last 6 months of her tenure, she also served as the Acting Executive Vice President for Health Affairs for UVA Health. Overseeing a $2.2B revenue budget, she led UVA Health in achieving numerous accomplishments in the domains of quality, safety, patient experience, team member engagement and financial performance. Ranked as the #1 hospital in Virginia by US News & World Report for four consecutive years, the medical center has received several national designations and recognitions under Pam’s leadership. Prior to joining UVA, Pam served as Senior Vice President for Hospital Operations of Duke University Hospital in Durham North Carolina. During her 17 year tenure at Duke, she served in several leadership positions including: Chief Operating Officer for Ambulatory Services, Vice President for Perioperative Services and Chief of Staff for the Chancellor for Health Affairs. In addition to her tenure with Duke University Health System, Pam has a diverse health care background with experience in the pharmaceutical and insurance industries with Pfizer and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina, respectively. Pam received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and African-American Studies from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She later graduated from Yale University with a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, completing her thesis with distinction. A nationally recognized speaker, Pam has received several recent accolades: · Modern Healthcare’s “Top 25 Women Leaders in Healthcare 2019” · Modern Healthcare’s “Top 25 Minority Health Executives in Healthcare 2018” and “Top 10 Minorities to Watch 2016” · Becker’s Hospital Review, Top 50 African-Americans in Healthcare 2019 and 2018 · Association of Yale Alumni in Public Health on the Winslow Centennial Honor Roll for Excellence and Service 2016 · BlackDoctor.org award recipient of “Top Blacks in Healthcare” · Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the Top 10 Women in Healthcare Pam is married to Maurice O. Wallace PhD, associate professor of English and African-American Studies at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Together, they are proudly raising two brilliant daughters, Sage (21), a fourth year student at UVA, and Amaya (19), a junior at Washington University in St. Louis. Pam enjoys speaking to a wide array of audiences, mentoring and encouraging the next generation of leadership, especially women.
40 minutes | Sep 23, 2020
The Power of Motivation with Che Brown
In Episode 13, we explore the power of motivation and how to make each day your January 1st. Our guest in the Circle is Che Brown. Che Brown, The Happy EntrepreneurFounder, Champion NationHost of The Happy Entrepreneur Show, The #1 Business Development Late Night Show In The Countrywww.happyentreprenuerstribe.com
58 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
Stayin' Alive (COVID19 Talk) with Dr. Leigh-Ann Webb and Dr. Ebony Hilton
Today is a very special episode. We will be discussing how to educate our children on COVID-19. Stayin’ Alive – spreading the word and not the virus. GUEST I have two incredible guests in the Circle today. Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton & Dr. Leigh-Ann Webb are co-author’s of the book “We’re Going to Be O.K.: Staying safe, healthy and optimistic during the COVID-19 pandemic”. GUEST INTRO Leigh-Ann J. Webb, MD, MBA is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine practicing at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine. Leigh-Ann completed her BS.Ed in Sports Medicine at UVA in 2005 and her Medical Degree at UVA in 2009. She completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Chicago in 2012 where she served as Chief Resident of International Transport and received awards for Humanism and the 2012 Resident of the Year award. After residency, she went on to serve thousands of patients at various academic institutions: Wake Forest, New York Presbyterian- Columbia University Medical Center, University of Maryland, and now UVA. Last year she completed her MBA at UVA's Darden School of Business and was recognized as one of the "2019 Best and Brightest EMBAs" by Poets and Quants. As a medical educator, she teaches medical students how to listen and examine patients from their first weeks as medical students through the fourth year. She on the teaching team for the Medical Design Thinking Program. She marries her love of empathy, innovation, and action by serving on the Emergency Medicine Research Office's Data Action Team where she helps link data to actionable operations that make a difference in patient outcomes. She founded The Get-Well Company in 2019 as a way to help others use empathy, innovation and collective action to promote equity and revolutionize the illness experience. Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton is a practicing physician and associate professor at the University of Virginia - Charlottesville. As a young girl in Little Africa, South Carolina, Ebony Jade Hilton declared at age 8 that she wanted to become a doctor. From that day on, her mother called her Dr. Hilton. Today, she is a doctor and professor of anesthesiology, the medical director of a consultancy, an author and a lifelong advocate of America’s underserved and marginalized communities. Dr. Hilton earned her M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 2008, after graduating magna cum laude from the College of Charleston with a triple major in biochemistry, molecular biology and inorganic chemistry. She completed her anesthesiology residency at MUSC, and was awarded a fellowship in critical care medicine at the university. In 2013, she made history, becoming the first African American female anesthesiologist at MUSC since its opening in 1824. As the medical director of Goodstock Consulting, she works with companies to address local social issues that affect community health, such as education, transportation, food insecurity and housing.
42 minutes | Sep 9, 2020
Personal Brand with Terri Stockton Foulks
For Episode 11, we will be discussing the importance of managing your personal brand. Our guest in the Circle is Terri Stockton Foulks- HR executive with Reyonlds America Incorporated.Guest IntroWith professional experience in the corporate, higher educational, and non-profit sectors, Terri Stockton Foulks strives to maximize and share her gifts to realize the fullest potential of herself and others. She currently serves as Sr. Director, Strategic HR Business Partner with Reynolds America Incorporated a subsidiary of British American Tobacco. Across her career, Terri has worked with and lead both global and domestic teams charged with setting the strategy for organizational design, change management, leadership development, succession planning, new employee orientation, and diversity initiatives. Terri received her undergraduate degrees (Psychology and Criminal Justice) and a masters degrees (Psychology) from Radford University. She received a second masters degree (Social Work) from The Ohio State University. Active in her community she serves on the executive board of Dress for Success Winston Salem as Vice Chair and with her church. These experiences feed one of her passions, connecting people with resources to fuel their success. Terri and her husband Branson enjoy traveling and family time.www.kimasmith.com
47 minutes | Sep 2, 2020
Legacy Building with Craig King
Today we are discussing going beyond the walls of your organization or business to create ripples of impact. Our guest in the Circle is the one and only Craig King. GUEST INTRO Craig Q. King is the Director of Teacher Leadership for the Palmetto State Teachers Association and the CEO and founder of the Craig King Group. He is the author of, The Path to Exceptional Living: 15 Lessons to Living an Extraordinary Life. Mr. King is a twenty-year cancer survivor who knows his purpose in life is to serve, educate, and inspire!Learn more at www.craigkinggroup.com.
42 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
The Leap w/ Kevin "Big Redd" Felder
In Episode 9, we will be talking about strategies and gut instincts when taking the leap into entrepreneurship. Our guest in the Circle is the chart-topping, award winning and trailblazing Kevin Felder aka “Big Redd”. GUEST INTRO From schoolyard freestyle battles to Billboard-charting music, Christian hip-hop artist Big Redd has found refuge and rebirth in music for most of his life. A graduate of Wake Forest University, he boasts a dynamic fifteen years in the radio industry and almost ten as an independent artist. Now, he’s pushing new waves through the music industry with The Big Redd Radio Show--a syndicated radio show amplifying the best in Christian hip-hop, pop, and rhythm and praise music for generations seeking authentic spiritual connection. Big Redd is a proud husband, a proud father of three, and his heart’s desire is to make and present music that will change generations–-one listener at a time! www.kimasmith.com/podcast
39 minutes | Aug 19, 2020
Career Transitions with Ashely Teasdal, MBA
Today we are talking about making career transitions at the executive level. Our guest in the Circle is the Ashely Teasdel. GUEST BIO Ashely currently serves as the director of the Business Services Division for the SC Department of Commerce, which focuses its efforts on small business development, existing industry support, supplier outreach, recycling market development and emergency response/recovery. With the belief that every business, large or small, deserves every benefit it can get, Ashely has dedicated her time to working with statewide partners and allies to develop services that local businesses and global enterprises can leverage to be successful. Ashely is an active member of the SC Small Business Advisory Council and serves on the board for the SC Small Business Development Centers, Junior Achievement of Greater SC and Business Development Corporation of SC. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Charleston Southern University and a master’s degree in business administration from Southern Wesleyan University.www.leaderscirclepodcast.com
40 minutes | Aug 12, 2020
Work Life Intergration with Tameika Isaac Devine, ESQ
Listen as our special guest, Tameika Isaac Devine, ESQ, shares helpful strategies on reaching your goals in life and business.Tameika Isaac Devine is an elected official, attorney and a leading expert and speaker on work-life integration for busy working moms whose insights have been featured though media outlets such as CNN, MSNBC, Forbes, Jet Magazine and more. As a busy working mom and wife, Tameika understands the challenges that can come with trying to excel both at home and at work. Tameika’s personal passion is in helping working moms conquer overwhelm in order to perform their best at work and at home.
47 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
The Guilt Trip with Tiffany Conyers, LCSW
Episode 6: TIffany Conyers, LCSW shares practical strategies on how working professionals can pursue their dreams guilt free. Tiffany Conyers- brand owner of Wholly Mamas, has a passion for working with women in the areas of maternal mental health, crisis intervention, parent/child attachment building and breastfeeding education. She is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia and South Carolina and owner of Maternal inSync, LLC, a counseling agency for women and families. Tiffany has several years of experience providing psychotherapy using family systems, solution focused, and cognitive behavior theories. These years of experience she brings into the classroom as a lecturer in the WellStar College of Social Work and Human Services at Kennesaw State University. With her background in Maternal Emotional Wellness and Crisis Intervention allows her to add to the learning experiences of Human Service and Masters level social work students.
48 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Pursuit of Happiness with Miriam Dicks
Today we will be discussing the pursuit of happiness. What does that mean? Is your happiness really overrated? Brief Bio: Miriam Dicks is known for her warm, inviting nature, contagious fun-loving spirit, and as a devoted wife and mother of three. As an executive and leader, she inspires and supports cutting edge leaders with tools and solutions that help bring their vision to life. Her passion for encouraging and supporting leaders is made possible through the work that she does on several platforms to include, leading the Transformed Women ministry group, serving as Co-Founder and Executive Pastor of Mount Zion Church, and through consulting with companies such as 180 Management Group and Generis.
78 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
Putting People First
Kim A. Smith shares the official book launch of People First, then Profit for this very special episode. Audience members share what putting people first means to them. Kim also introduces the phenomenal executives and influencers that she interviewed for this project. Learn more about the book and the free digital resources by visiting www.kimasmith.com. You can also order the book on Amazon.
43 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
Work Unmuted with Dr. Katrina Hutchins
Have you ever felt silenced in your organization? How did that impact your productivity and morale? In this episode we are diving deep into the topic of voice activation – unmuting your voice in the workplace The guest in the Circle is Dr. Katrina Hutchins.Katrina Spigner, affectionately known as, “Dr. K” is the founder and CEO of Re-Source Solutions, LLC, a personal and professional growth and development company. A Certified Personal & Executive Coach, Consultant, Speaker, Author, and Adjunct Professor with over 15 years experience as a senior leader in the nonprofit, philanthropic, and higher education sectors, Dr. K's passion is unmatched and her dedication is in a class by itself, as she is deeply committed to helping people thrive.
31 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Empathy in the Workplace with Dr. Nicole King-Smith
Today we are discussing the importance and need for empathy in the workplace. Our guest in the Circle is the amazing Dr. Nicole King-Smith. Dr. Nicole King-Smith is a trailblazing servant leader, distinguished scholar and a workplace culture expert who advises Fortune 500 businesses with innovative solutions that bridge the generational gaps.
32 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
Coaching Employees Through Crisis with Monica McCoy
Today we will be diving deep into a very critical topic for leaders right now. We discuss how to coach your employees through crisis. Between COVID19 and the racial injustice facing people worldwide- we need to have bold conversations. Join the discussion as we welcome Monica McCoy to the Circle. Monica McCoy is a pitch queen as CEO of Pitch University. She is also a global speaker, business strategist, executive coach and consultant. Most recently, Monica was the recipient of the 2019 Start Up Atlanta Best Equity Champion. As founder of Monica Motivates, LLC., she helps corporate professionals and entrepreneurs transition from being mere spectators, to pursuing their dreams and becoming active participants in having fulfilling, successful personal and professional lives.
1 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
Welcome to The Leader's Circle
Kim A. Smith - author and executive coach, introduces you to The Leader's Circle Podcast. Kim has spent over 14 years mastering people development and operational management in the top hospital systems in America. Join Kim, and her a-list circle of influencers, as she coaches you through the unpretty side of accelerating your influence and impact. Learn more at www.kimasmith.com.
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