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Hans Finzel is known as an author of great leadership books. He travels the world speaking and teaching on all things leadership. Hans is a successful author, mentor, speaker and trusted authority in the field of leadership. Hans has trained leaders internationally on five continents. He and Donna founded HDLeaders in 2012 where he serves as President. Prior to that, Hans completed twenty years as President and CEO of international non-profit WorldVenture. Hans and his wife Donna spent ten years living in Vienna, Austria while training leaders throughout Eastern Europe behind the Iron Curtain before the fall of communism. He has an earned doctorate in the field of leadership from Fuller School of Intercultural Studies. He has served on the Board of Trustees of Columbia International University (CIU.EDU) for twenty years.

Learn to Lead: R is for Resilience

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Learn to Lead: R is for Resilience  Resilience is very different than determination. In this episode I contrast difference. How flexible are you? Do you...
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How do I Overcome Failure in my leadership?


Learn to Lead: E is for Effective Communication

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Learn to Lead: E is for Effective Communication  One of the most effective responsibilities of any leader is clear and effective communication. In this episode...
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Learn to Lead: D is for Determination

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Learn to Lead: D is for Determination  Determination is a huge part of being a successful leader. Another word for this would be persistence or...
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How do I Balance the Demands of My Home and Job?


Learn to Lead: A is for Accessibility

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Learn to Lead: A is for Accessibility  Today I want to talk about A: Accessibility, and along with it Vulnerability. Beware of the Ivory tower...
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Learn to Lead: E is for Emotional Intelligence

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Learn to Lead: E is for Emotional Intelligence  Today we are going to cover the “E” in leadership. It stands for EQ, or Emotional Intelligence....
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Learn to Lead: L is for Listen and Learn

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Learn to Lead: L is for Listen and Learn  The top ten skills every leader must master in order to be effective. Today we are...
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Interview with Dr. Mick Ukleja

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Interview with Dr. Mick Ukleja  Dr. Ukleja works extensively with Millennials as they are the future of the workforce. Top Leadership Lessons that Dr. Mick...
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Do Leaders Need Thick Skin?

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Do Leaders Need Thick Skin?  DO YOU REALLY NEED A THICK SKIN? No. In fact, developing a coarse emotional hide is the worst thing you...
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Courageous Leadership

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Courageous Leadership  “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with great talent....
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Communication Chaos - Part 2

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Communication Chaos - Part 2  In this episode I cover: Communication Chaos, Singing from the Same Page in the Hymnal. I hope you are enjoying...
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Communication Chaos - Part 1

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Communication Chaos - Part 1  In this episode I cover: Never assume that anyone knows anything. The bigger the group, the more attention must be...
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Choices are Coming: Launch Your Encore III

Leadership and Management podcast entitled: Choices are Coming: Launch Your Encore III  In this episode we cover: (1) The Old Man and the Sea; (2) Four Areas where Choices are...
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