If there was ever a time to lead with heart, it was during the trying times of 2020-2021. This episode explores those who embody heart-based leadership, to inspire loyalty and build powerful relationships by being kind, caring, and humble. Leading with heart doesn’t always mean a soft approach, it can also mean high expectation and ﬁrm accountability.
Beth Kieffer Leonard kicks off this ﬁrst episode with her vision on leading with heart and what this leadership style can inspire. She moderates the conversation in an interview style with Kate Kelly from PNC Bank and Kim Motes for the Children’s Theater. Camille Burns from national WPO joins Beth during the episode intro to speak to the outstanding community of WPO Chapter One.
About the Guests
Kate Kelly, PNC Regional Bank President, is deeply steeped in service and philanthropic efforts. Her philosophy is to choose trust over fear. “As you lead people, the more you trust, the more things come together,” said Kelly.
Kim Motes , Managing Director for Children’s Theatre Company, Kimberly Motes became Managing Director for Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) in February 2016 where she leads all business aspects for the theatre. CTC is the nation’s premiere theatre for multigenerational audiences and an important cultural asset in Minnesota.