How Not To Lose Your Soul While Leading With Karin Hurt

The Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 026

Today’s guest on the Answers From Leadership podcast is Karin Hurt. Karin is a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor.

Karin helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection with their teams. As a former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over twenty years of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources.

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Show Notes:

Karin, what else do you want listeners to know about you?

I am just passionate about helping people discover their true authentic leadership style and helping people to grow.

How did you become a leader?

My mother would tell you that I was a leader when I was in diapers. She said I was the only kid she ever met who would organize her stuffed animals and tell them what to do.

Consider Giving On Giving Tuesday!

Today is a day of Global Giving. After gorging ourselves on turkey and pumpkin pie and spending obscene amounts of money to get the best deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we can join in with others from around the world to share our support of worthwhile causes.

consider donating on Giving Tuesday

If you’re struggling to decide who to give to on this Giving Tuesday, may I suggest these charities?

Grace’s Table offers a firm foundation for teen mothers and their children, from mothers-to-be, to newborns and toddlers.

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Save The Storks partners with pregnancy resource centers and give abortion-vulnerable women a choice that will change their lives forever.

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Greater Newark Holiday Fund is raising funds to give homeless men and women a pair of warm socks for the winter.

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Pound Buddies is a no-kill dog and cat shelter in Muskegon, Michigan.

13 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Disney’s Moana

A Reel Leadership Article

Disney’s latest animated feature film is the hit success Moana. Moana is about a Pacific Islander who has to partner with the demigod Maui.

I’ll be honest, I was a bit hesitant going into the movie because of the mythology of the characters. You have demigods, gods, and other mythical references.

There were quite a few references to these beings. If you can get past that, Moana is a fun animated children’s movie that is packed with leadership lessons.

Leadership lessons and quotes from Disney's Moana

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Disney’s Moana

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You Are Leading Someone

I’ve come across great leaders. Though there was one strange thing about them.

These great leaders didn’t know they were leaders.

Do you know who you're leading?

Have you noticed this before?

Leading Without Being A Leader

This happens all the time. A new hire comes aboard the team. Before you know it, they’re able to organize other team members without being an actual leader.

Again and again, this happens. And many leaders sit back and wonder how this can be.

To me, what is happening is very simple: