How to Be a Leader and Make a Difference

Not everyone is naturally suited to be a leader — but everyone can learn how to become one and use those lessons to make a difference.

Michelle K. Johnston, PhD., author and professor of management at Loyola University in New Orleans, sits down with Richard Atherton, host of the Being Human podcast.

Being Human is for people who want go deep on what it means to be a human making a difference. We’ll discover how to be better humans at work and in life. We’ll explore leadership, relationships and how to make changes in ourselves and our environments. Nothing will be off-limits. 

In this episode, they discuss Dr. Johnston’s book, The Seismic Shift in Leadership: How to Thrive in a New Era of Connection, and how the overriding imperative for leaders today is to connect; to themselves and others.

They talk:

From pantsuits to heels
Dropping perfection
How to build connection
The power of ritual
Lessons from a great quarterback