CARING LEADERSHIP & DEI STRATEGIST, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, FORBES & LINKEDIN CONTRIBUTOR
Heather is also the CEO of Employee Fanatix, a TEDx speaker on adversity, host of the Leadership with Heart Podcast, an attorney who worked for years in corporate America and a soccer mom who loves warm chocolate chip cookies!
Diversity and Inclusion- How to Build a Culture of Belonging
Inclusive leadership that supports diversity starts with surrounding yourself with people willing to deliver uncomfortable feedback. Building a culture of belonging, educating yourself about others' experiences and challenges, and staying committed for the long haul is essential.
Leadership keynote speaker and employee engagement expert, Heather R Younger draws from personal experience growing up shunned by her family because of her race. From a lifetime of living inside that complexity, Heather learned to intimately understand the hurt of ‘not belonging.’
Heather uses her intimate knowledge to inspire leaders to flex their empathy muscles and master the art of active listening to ensure every employee feels valued, respected, and supported.
Leaders who actively listen to team members, establish a sense of belonging and inclusion by honoring their employees’ diverse experiences and perspectives. They encourage and support honest conversations in authentic ways.
In this corporate practice-changing keynote, your audience will learn:
- How to harness the power of active listening
- How to encourage others to speak up and be heard
- How to treat others with civility, dignity, and fairness
- How to show up each workday as their most authentic self
Building Resilience: How to Unleash Your Mindset and Overcome Any Challenge
Most successful people in history had to overcome overwhelming obstacles to climb the ladder of success. From Abraham Lincoln to Walt Disney to Oprah Winfrey and leaders of significance all over the world – it’s inspiring to see how they navigated rock paths that might have derailed others.
What is the secret ingredient to their success? Resilience. Whether they endured abuse, poverty, rejection, hurt, betrayal, trauma, or a combination of adversities, they leaned in, committed, and made conscious, difference-making choices again and again to keep moving forward and become their best selves.
In this life-changing message, keynote speaker and adversity expert Heather R Younger taps into her own personal and professional experiences as well as stories of strength and perseverance to share empowering proven tools for resetting the resilience of every attendee.
Your audience will learn how to:
- Leverage the three top daily steps for strengthening resilience
- Uncover underlying beliefs that can fuel resistance to change
- Reframe adversity into opportunities for leadership and growth
- Develop the kind of core tenacity that can take them through any challenge
- Unlock and unleash new mindsets that replace fear with a feeling of empowerment, strength, and positive self-worth
Ready to help your team develop the kind of resilience that will allow them to be happier, healthier, more balanced, and ready for anything in a world filled with challenges and distractions? Heather Younger has just the message for you.
Seize the Opportunity: Reimagining a Better Workplace in a Challenging World
Do you feel like your entire workforce has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from the havoc unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic? Is your head spinning trying to define paths forward for your organization and employees in a world where change is happening at a seemingly warp speed?
In this empowering, interactive, and hope-filled message, keynote speaker and adversity expert Heather R Younger inspires attendees to reimagine the workplace, their roles, and offers a high-level roadmap for succeeding with more ease.
Your audience will learn how to …
- Use proven psychology to reframe challenges and see opportunities more clearly
- Feel more confident, empowered, and in control – even in a chaotic world
- Lean into their inherent resilience and reduce their stress
- Collaboratively reimagine workspaces and roles to develop win-win processes and an inclusive culture
- Become better advocates for themselves and others
- Lead in new, powerful, and sustainable ways
Sharing and Showing More Heart at Work: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent By Putting Your People First
Do you know how to lead with intention? In this session, you'll gain the key ingredients for changing your organization to a culture of listening, helping your employees feel safe at work, and driving better employee retention and loyalty.
Application on the Job:
Learn critical methods to ensure those you lead truly feel heard.
Discover how to be more resilient and help those who lead build resilience too.
Understand the significance of creating safe spaces in what feels like an unsafe world.
There has never been a more important time to lead with intention and develop a culture of listening. Give your leadership team everything they need to increase employee retention and loyalty. Contact us today to learn more.