Lead the People

Lead the People

Hosted by: Matt Poepsel, PhD

Classic management training and techniques focus on the technical aspects of business. These are important, but they’re no substitute for what really creates and sustains value—the people who make it all possible. |...

All Episodes

Episodes

Self-Centered Wellness with Jennifer Beck

Episode #12

Jennifer Beck is an entrepreneur with deep experience in the legal hemp and cannabis markets. Today, she is the CEO of Jihi, a line of self-care products that elevate performance and enhance balance from the inside...
View Episode

Transitioning from Military Service with Sarah Smith-Barry

Episode #11

Sarah Smith-Barry is the founder and principal consultant at Freego Consulting.She is a business psychology practitioner both on LinkedIn and in real life, improving the workplace through the use of personality and...
View Episode

Servant Leadership with Marcel Schwantes

Episode #10

Marcel Schwantes is the founder of Leadership from the Core and an international speaker, leadership coach, and a columnist who attracts over 1.5 million readers monthly to his thought-leadership contributions. Top...
View Episode

Productive Procrastination with Kimberly Spencer

Episode #9

Kimberly Spencer is an award-winning high performance, trauma-informed coach and trainer, Amazon best-selling co-author, international motivational speaker, and the founder of CrownYourself.com. She helps visionary...
View Episode

The Self-Authoring Mind with Susanna Katsman

Episode #8

Susanna Katsman is a leadership development consultant and a coach. She has held a variety of leadership roles in healthcare and higher education settings. She holds an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from...
View Episode

Resilience with Andrea Wilson Woods

Episode #7

Andrea Wilson Woods is a writer who loves to tell stories, and a patient advocate who founded the nonprofit Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association. Andrea is the CEO and co-founder of Cancer...
View Episode

Change and the Brain with Dr. Joanna Massey

Episode #6

Joanna Dodd Massey, Ph.D., MBA has more than 25 years of experience in the media industry at companies, such as Condé Nast, Lionsgate, CBS, Viacom, Discovery and Hasbro. She’s an experienced C-level communications...
View Episode

Vision with Paul Claxton

Episode #5

Paul is the Founder and CEO of Reciprocity ROI, Inc., a technology management consulting firm. He’s a thought leader, an investor, and a futurist. Like me, Paul is a former Marine. Unlike me, Paul is an expert in all...
View Episode

Sleep with Colin McIntosh

Episode #4

Colin McIntosh, founder & CEO of Sheets & Giggles, a fast-growing bedding and sustainability company based in Denver, Colorado. Sheets & Giggles’ eucalyptus lyocell sheets recently won Good Housekeeping...
View Episode

Self Awareness with Dr. Greg Barnett

Episode #3

Dr. Greg Barnett is the Chief People Scientist at Energage, the provider of a leading employee engagement platform. Greg is an Industrial Organizational Psychologist who’s done stints at Hogan Assessments and IBM...
View Episode

Authenticity with Thad Peterson

Episode #2

Thad Peterson is the Director of Product Marketing, Core Platform at Zoominfo. Thad and I worked together at The Predictive Index, and he has always struck me as one of the most authentic people I’ve ever met. When I...
View Episode

Origin Stories

Episode #1

In this inaugural episode, I share a series of origin stories.MY STORY [1:29]I provide a detailed walkthrough of my story arc to help you get to know me better and understand my leadership perspective.THE STORY OF...
View Episode