Episode 1: Heart and Humility with Kate Kelly and Kim Motes

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.

Podcast One Workbook

This workbook is designed to guide you through the podcast, giving you the tools to appropriately reflect on your listening experience. We encourage you to use this workbook to help you further understand how to bring more heart & humility into your leading experience.

Additional Resources

Children’s Theater Company
Women Presidents’ Organization
CANMN
PNC Bank
We See You White American Theater
CTC Virtual Performance of “The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow”

Serve Minnesota
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