Leadership Matters

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Synopsis

Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Co-hosts Dr. Sheryl White, Linda Shoob, Gerald McFadden, Undraye Howard, Tom Woll, and Rehana Absar along with their guests explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

Episodes

  • Exemplary Leadership and What the Pandemic Revealed

    Exemplary Leadership and What the Pandemic Revealed

    07/04/2021 Duration: 55min

    Exemplary Leadership and What the Pandemic Revealed (based on Kouzes and Posner’s The Leadership Challenge) Tune in for this discussion on Kouzes and Posner’s The Leadership Challenge's 5 practices of exemplary leadership and lessons learned leading through the pandemic. Host Dr. Sheryl White will discuss this topic with special guest Edward Condon, Executive Director of Region 9 Head Start Association. Mr. Condon is also a certified Leadership Challenge facilitator. You do not want to miss this episode of Leadership Matters: Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

  • Lessons Learned Living and Advancing Diversity

    Lessons Learned Living and Advancing Diversity

    24/03/2021 Duration: 54min

    Lessons Learned Living and Advancing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) in the Workplace Join host, Dr. Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist with Neighborhood House Association, in San Diego, CA and guests Damon Carson, J.D., General Manager, Education, Instruction, and Operations and Chair of the Board for the National Head Start Association; and Dr. Donald E. Chick, President and CEO of New Synergist Consulting, also based in San Diego, as they discuss lessons learned while living and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Tune in to Leadership Matters: Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

  • Nonprofits Serving and Enduring Amidst the Pandemic

    Nonprofits Serving and Enduring Amidst the Pandemic

    24/02/2021 Duration: 54min

    Neighborhood House Association (NHA) is one of the largest nonprofit comprehensive human service providers in San Diego, CA. With 125 locations, 24 programs, and over 800 employees, NHA provides quality education, wellness, and social services to diverse community members across the lifespan from prenatal development to the golden years. Join host Dr. Sheryl White as she continues part two of the dialogue with members of NHA’s executive leadership on how the organization has managed to continue to safely serve the community and employ staff during the pandemic. Special guests Rudolph A. Johnson, III, President and CEO; Dwight Smith, Esq., General Counsel and General Manager of Legal; and Damon Carson, J.D., General Manager of Education, Instruction, and Operations and Chairman of the Board for the National Head Start Association will provide an update on the agency’s progress in providing in-person child development services and much more.

  • Diversity, Equity  Inclusion: What Works and What Does Not?

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: What Works and What Does Not?

    03/02/2021 Duration: 55min

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Efforts: What Works and What Does Not? Join host, Dr. Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist with Neighborhood House Association, in San Diego, CA and Dr. Donald E. Chick, President and CEO of New Synergist Consulting, also based in San Diego, as they discuss how leaders can effectively lead DEI efforts in their organizations. Reasons why some DEI efforts do not work and what can be done to get positive results will be examined.

  • Leadership and the Power of Gratitude in Challenging Times

    Leadership and the Power of Gratitude in Challenging Times

    13/01/2021 Duration: 55min

    These are indeed challenging times. How does one stay calm, focused, and effective during difficult times and what does gratitude have to do with it? What is at the core of gratitude? How is it relevant to leadership, and how does one successfully employ it as a method for greater effectiveness during trying times? Join host Dr. Sheryl White, cultural psychologist with the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego, CA; Rich Miller, Senior Pastor of Perfecting Grace Church in San Diego, CA; and Cedric Manley, Founder and CEO of Family Synergy Center in Dallas, TX, as they discuss leadership and the power of gratitude in challenging times.

  • Building a Pipeline of Diverse Executive Leaders

    Building a Pipeline of Diverse Executive Leaders

    02/12/2020 Duration: 55min

    Building a Pipeline of Diverse Executive Leaders in the Nonprofit Sector Join host Dr. Sheryl White, cultural psychologist, and two nonprofit executives that have beaten the odds: Rudolph A. Johnson, III, President and CEO of Neighborhood House Association, San Diego, CA and Chanda Smith Baker, Senior Vice President of Impact for Minneapolis Foundation. Both will share from their lens as successful African American leaders: challenges they encountered along their journey; what helped fortify them to keep on keeping on; how they have reached back to help others; and what can be done to help dismantle racism and advance inclusion, equity, well-being and success of all people (the systemically oppressed and oppressors). You do not want to miss this episode of Leadership Matters: Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

  • Leveraging Computer-Mediated Technology to Lead Remotely

    Leveraging Computer-Mediated Technology to Lead Remotely

    18/11/2020 Duration: 55min

    Leveraging Computer-Mediated Technology to Lead Remotely while Avoiding Videoconferencing Fatigue During this prolonged span of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work and videoconferencing have increasingly become a norm for many workplaces. While certainly fortunate to have such work as an opportunity during this time, leading and managing teams with minimal to zero in-person interaction has required developing new skills and pivoting to new strategies to engage employees and effectively manage performance. Join host Dr. Sheryl White and special guest Dr. Alisha Wilkins, Owner/Founder of Hera Hub Temecula as they discuss Dr. Wilkins’ extensive research on how communicating primarily through computer-mediated technology impacts factors related to job performance, such as job satisfaction and interpersonal relationships between managers and their virtually managed employees. Solutions for addressing these potential impacts will be discussed. Dr. Wilkins will also share tips on ways leade

  • Nonprofits Serving and Enduring Amidst a Public Health Pandemic

    Nonprofits Serving and Enduring Amidst a Public Health Pandemic

    21/10/2020 Duration: 54min

    While many businesses and nonprofit organizations were forced to permanently cease services and lay off employees, the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego, CA managed to pivot its service delivery and maintain its employee workforce. Join host Dr. Sheryl White as she discusses how they did it with Neighborhood House Association’s executive leaders: Rudolph A. Johnson, III, President and CEO; Dwight Smith, Esq., General Counsel and General Manager of Legal; and Damon Carson, J.D, General Manager, Education, Instruction, and Operations and Chairman of the Board for the National Head Start Association. They will also discuss plans underway to resume on campus early childhood development services. Leadership Matters: Your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

  • Coping with and Positively Influencing Stressful Situations

    Coping with and Positively Influencing Stressful Situations

    05/08/2020 Duration: 55min

    Stress can be defined as the way our body and mind responds to change. There are no shortage of changes today. Leaders are constantly being called upon to cope, make the best decision, and positively influence stressful situations for the betterment of those they serve, employees, and the sustainability of their organizations. Tune in to Leadership Matters as co-host Dr. Sheryl White discusses with Dr. Charlotte Houston a clinical psychologist, NFL evaluator, and executive coach, strategies and tips leaders can use to increase their stress tolerance, resilience, and effectiveness in managing stressful and difficult situations. Leadership Matters: Informing leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

  • Black Voices in Leadership

    Black Voices in Leadership

    01/07/2020 Duration: 55min

    Tune in to Leadership Matters as co-host Dr. Sheryl White explores life and lessons in leadership through the eyes of Black leaders. Special guests Rudolph A. Johnson, III, President and CEO of Neighborhood House Association, San Diego, CA and Kerron Norman, Chief Program Officer of Lutheran Social Services of New York will share their thoughts regarding the revealed pandemic on racism, views on a way forward, and additional food for thought for Black leaders and allies facing today’s challenges. Join us for Leadership Matters: Informing leaders. Inspiring Solutions!

  • Leading Effectively Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Leading Effectively Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    27/05/2020 Duration: 54min

    Leaders we are being called upon to led through uncharted territory, while simultaneously meeting increased personal and professional demands. Join co-hosts Dr. Undraye Howard and Dr. Sheryl White as they facilitate a discussion on ethical, health and legal factors that must be considered to successfully led, reopen, and deliver services amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Special guests bringing critical expertise and insight to this discussion include Dwight Smith, Legal Counsel/GM at the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego, CA, Dr. Suzanne Afflalo, Medical Director for the Alliance Health Clinic in San Diego, CA, and Dr. Durryle Brooks, Research Associate at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/91706680960?pwd=YU9CUG5oTEx6ZUQrYW8vYTNURlVndz09

  • Advancing Organizations, People, and Equity Diversity

    Advancing Organizations, People, and Equity Diversity

    11/03/2020 Duration: 55min

    When people are asked to provide the name of a great leader, one of the names that most frequently is recited is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King’s leadership ability to move ideas to action and people forward impacted not only the nation of the United States of America, but the world. Join host Dr. Sheryl White as special guest Rudolph A. Johnson, III, CEO and President of the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego, CA, shares timeless leadership lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King that he has used to move forward one of San Diego’s largest nonprofit human services agencies. You don’t want to miss this enlightening leadership discussion of ways leaders today can leverage lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, to advance organizations, Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) commitments, and the community they serve.

  • Stedman Graham on the Key to Being a Great Leader

    Stedman Graham on the Key to Being a Great Leader

    02/10/2019 Duration: 55min

    Tune in to hear New York Times bestselling author Stedman Graham discuss the key to being a great leader. Graham will discuss concepts from his latest book, IDENITY LEADERSHIP, which provides a very personal and prescriptive guide for creating a roadmap that leads to personal growth, development, and improvement of performance in every area of life—A journey that brings clarity and sets one on a path to maximizing their leadership potential.

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  • Leadership Development in the Human Services Sector

    Leadership Development in the Human Services Sector

    24/07/2019 Duration: 53min

    Leadership Development in the Human Services Sector – Current and Future State As we consider leadership across the human servicing sector, there is no doubt that preparation of leaders is a priority. However, an organization also needs to grow and develop to meet the changing needs of the community that it serves. Listen to how leaders in this sector currently meet the learning and development needs of their leaders and their organization and what the future looks like as they continue to adapt and change.

  • Successfully Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Successfully Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    10/07/2019 Duration: 53min

    Successfully Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion -- EDI -- Initiatives and Change Commitments Join us for this special episode of Leadership Matters as David Tolbert takes the seat as host and our regular hosts Dr. Sheryl White and Dr. Undraye Howard move over to take the seat as guests. Dr. Sheryl White, cultural psychologist and Vice President of Training and Organization Development with the Neighborhood House Association in San Diego, CA and Dr. Undraye Howard, Senior Director of EDI and Leadership with the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities headquartered in Milwaukee, WI will discuss strategies for successfully advancing EDI initiatives and change commitments.

  • Leadership in Driving Age-Inclusive

    Leadership in Driving Age-Inclusive

    19/06/2019 Duration: 01h00s

    Leadership in Driving Age-Inclusive, Intergenerational Organizations Emily Merritt, director of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities’ Second Acts for Strong Communities initiative, will be joined by two Second Acts cohort members to share their insights on how leaders can improve their organizations by implementing age-inclusive, intergenerational approaches, and why this is such an important, timely issue, especially for the nonprofit sector.

  • Leadership Matters May 29th 2019

    Leadership Matters May 29th 2019

    29/05/2019 Duration: 52min
  • Abrasive Leaders: The Bad, The Good

    Abrasive Leaders: The Bad, The Good

    03/04/2019 Duration: 54min

    Abrasive Leaders: The Bad, The Good, A Unique Perspective and Solution! Join co-host Dr. Sheryl White and guest Jordan Goldrich, author of Workplace Warrior: People Skills for the No-Bulls_ _t Executive, as they discuss solutions for addressing executives and leaders that are identified as abrasive or bullies. Goldrich, a speaker, author, executive coach, and self-identified recovered abrasive executive will share his unique perspective on why these often “warrior spirit” leaders can be crucial agents for success during our current VUCA environment (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity), and how to leverage their good and rid their negative style and impact.

  • Health and Human Services Intersection

    Health and Human Services Intersection

    27/03/2019 Duration: 53min

    Health and Human Services Intersection – The Social Determinants of Health Jane Pirsig will share the leadership and change management challenges when a large family service agency merged with a growing healthcare system, and staff continued to long for the "good old days" 7 years later. After 15 years, Jane and the agency is now playing a major role in the Advocate Aurora Health's response to social determinants of health. Learn about the strategies and tactics employed to support organic collaborative innovation and program development through the lens of systemic leadership and its applicability to multiple settings at the emerging intersection of human service sector, healthcare delivery, and place-based health and well-being.

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