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Guiding leaders toward the courage to be imperfect.

Listen to conversations hosted by an organizational psychologist and master certified coach and get his unique perspective on becoming a leader and living more intentionally. Dr. McKinley’s insightful and lighthearted conversational style is easy to follow with practical advice. He frequently invites guests to join him, and his guests are from all “walks of life” leading people and organizations in admirable ways.

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Podcast Topics

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Communication

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Diversity Equity Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

10 Episodes

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Emotional Intelligence & Emotional Agility

18 Episodes

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Inspiration

26 Episodes

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Leadership (General)

49 Episodes

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Relationships

12 Episodes

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Resiliency/Life Work Harmony

24 Episodes

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Self-Leadership

42 Episodes

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July 9, 2024

The Doctor is in: Leading Teams Part 1

Of all the many factors that aid in team success, leadership is by far the most important. Without strong, intentional, and authentic leadership, successful teamwork…

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July 2, 2024

The Doctor is in: Leading Yourself Part 4

Lucy, the Peanuts Cartoon character, was ‘famously known’ for giving advice. This summer we thought it would be fun and helpful to use this podcast…

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June 28, 2024

The Doctor is in: Leading Yourself Part 3

Lucy, the Peanuts Cartoon character, was ‘famously known’ for giving advice. This summer we thought it would be fun and helpful to use this podcast…

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June 28, 2024

The Doctor is in: Leading Yourself Part 2

Lucy, the Peanuts Cartoon character, was ‘famously known’ for giving advice. This summer we thought it would be fun and helpful to use this podcast…

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June 11, 2024

The Doctor is in: Leading Yourself

Lucy, the Peanuts Cartoon character, was ‘famously known’ for giving advice. This summer we thought it would be fun and helpful to use this podcast…

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June 4, 2024

The Leadership Trifecta

Like many things in life, leadership requires a variety of specific skills to be effective. In this podcast, Dr. McKinley will share three necessary and…

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May 28, 2024

The Five Levels of Leadership Influence (Part 2)

As a continuation from last week, we are back with guest, James Hoard once again. Leadership is often misunderstood and described in limited and narrow…

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May 22, 2024

The Five Levels of Leadership Influence (Part 1)

Leadership is often misunderstood and described in limited and narrow ways. Prolific author and speaker, John Maxwell, describes a leader simply as an influence. Early…

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May 14, 2024

Trauma-Informed Leadership

Dr. McKinley is joined on today’s podcast by Kate Reed, a trauma-informed global consultant. The trauma-informed approach acknowledges the need to understand a person’s life…

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May 7, 2024

Artificial Intelligence Ethics & Thoughtfulness

AI. It’s here. Do leaders have a grasp of what it is and how to best handle it in their workplace? Dr. McKinley interviews Madison…

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April 30, 2024

Tips for Talent Selection

On today’s podcast Dr. McKinley is joined by Taylor Robinson, CEO of SearchWorks, to discuss tips for talent selection in 2024. Taylor and his team…

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April 23, 2024

Development in the C-Suite

Our guest today is Hendre Coetzee, a global executive coach and master facilitator. He is frequently invited to provide C-suite level coaching around strategy, culture,…

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April 16, 2024

Empathy and Humanity

Do you have a good understanding of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging? Dr. McKinley is joined by guest, Dr. Ben Mba, an academic physician leader…

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April 9, 2024

Risky Business: Moving Past Your Fear

Entrepreneur and real estate investor, Daniel Kwak, joins Dr. McKinley on today’s podcast. He is the co-founder and managing partner of the Kwak Brothers. Daniel…

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April 2, 2024

The Four Faces of Maturity

Dr. McKinley is joined by Caleb Luper and Adam Mock who are long-time friends, colleagues, and sojourners in the cause to fight poverty by leveraging…

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