Learning Beyond Limits, Embracing Continuous Education Episode:37

In this enlightening episode of Leader U, Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and Sarah Draper founder of Leading Well Strategies LLC, dive into the transformative world of continuous education. Angie and Sarah explore how ongoing learning can significantly impact our personal and professional lives, keeping us adaptable and relevant in an ever-evolving world.…

Diplomatic Finesse in Sensitive Situations Episode:35

In this episode, Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and James Rutchi, explore the intricate world of diplomacy and tact in leadership. Angie and James share their top strategies for maintaining composure and effectively using emotional intelligence in challenging situations. Discussing how emotional intelligence plays a crucial role in understanding and navigating sensitive issues.…

Building From Within: Demystifying Leadership Concepts For Personal Growth Episode: 33

In this episode, Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and Anca Trifan, CEO and strategist behind Tree-Fan Event LLC, delve into the intricacies of personal growth and leadership in the context of demystifying leadership concepts for personal growth. Join us as we unravel the myths surrounding leadership and explore how understanding and nurturing your…

The Art of Listening: How Leaders Excel by Prioritizing Customer Focus Episode:32

In this episode, Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and Keith Zundel, VP Commercial Lending Manager and Sr. Commercial Lender with the Bank of Idaho, dive into the crucial role that customer focus plays in contemporary leadership. Customer focus is the ability of leaders and organizations to understand, anticipate, and consistently meet the evolving…

Changing The Narrative Through Diversified Influence Episode:29

In this episode Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and Diane Bevan of Diane Bevan Consulting discuss women the leadership competency Influencing Others. We define Influencing Others as personally affecting others actions, decisions, opinions, or thinking. Diane shares her story and her experience in becoming a leader of what she calls Diversified Influence. She…

More Women In Leadership: The Tide That Will Raise All Boats Episode:28

In this episode Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and Diane Bevan of Diane Bevan Consulting share the challenges that many women face in the business world, including gender bias, stereotypes, and unequal opportunities. They explore their strategies for empowering women to take on leadership roles, build confidence, and overcome obstacles in their career…

Being Intentional About Customer Focus Episode:26

In this episode, Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and Connie Miller of Credible Advantage discuss the leadership competency, customer focus. We define customer focus as anticipating, meeting and/or exceeding customer needs, wants, and expectations. Together Connie and Angie dive into an impactful conversation around being strategic about customer focus. They discuss customer focus…

Emotional Intelligence: Developing Your Interpersonal Skills & Conflict Management Skills Episode:25

In this episode, Angie Lion of Black River Performance Management and Dr Michelle Bennett of Boise State University discuss two leadership competencies “interpersonal skills and conflict management skills.” Both of these skills are enhanced by understanding our emotions and how they impact our moods, motivation, our decision making, and much more. Michelle shares the latest…