Leader as Teacher

July 23, 2018
Hosted by June Gunter, with Beth Hyjek, Christine Erickson, and Morgan Ridenhour

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In a recent article in HBR (Feb. 2018), Syndey Finklestein asserts that the best leaders are great teachers. In this episode we will entertain the question, "If the best leaders are great teachers, what does it mean to be a great teacher?" We will shed light on how horses mentor their next generation of leaders. We will be gifted with the presence of world renowned author and educator Dr. Jane K Vella. and Dr. Paula Berardinelli, author, educator, and a sought after adviser to the advisers. Join us for this virtual visit with Jane and Paula to be in conversation about leadership, learning, and the art of dialogue as a tool for developing current and future talent.

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The world is changing and our beliefs about leadership need to change with it. On this show we reveal the simple, yet profound, truths we have learned from horses that will prepare you to lead confidently in the direction of your future. In the world we lead in, clarity is more powerful than force. We reframe uncertainty, offer you ways to find confidence in uncertainty, and reimagine leadership for the world we live in today. We explore ways to use attention, direction, energy, and congruence to elevate confidence in your leadership.

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June Gunter, with Beth Hyjek, Christine Erickson, and Morgan Ridenhour

June Gunter, with Beth Hyjek, Christine Erickson, and Morgan Ridenhour

June Gunter, Ed.D. is the Co-Founder and CEO of TeachingHorse, LLC, which was established in 2004, June holds a Doctor of Education degree in the field of Adult Learning from North Carolina State University and has worked in the field of leadership development for 32 years. She lives in North Carolina with her wife Beth and their 7 horses, 7 cats, and 2 dogs.

Beth Hyjek, MFA is the Co-Founder and COO of TeachingHorse, LLC. At her core, Beth is a storyteller who works with leaders, in partnership with the horses, to let go of inner stories that limit their capacity to lead. She has a BFA from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA.

Christine Erickson, MBA/MIM, is a Senior Associate Facilitator with TeachingHorse, LLC. Her background is in international business and intercultural communication. Christine is a leadership coach and educator, focusing on executive development, inclusive communication, and organizational impact assessment. Christine is the founder of One Legacy Coaching, LLC.

Morgan Ridenhour, MA is an Associate Facilitator with TeachingHorse, LLC. She is a life-long consumer of social science, a behaviorist at heart, and a devoted sentinel in the TeachingHorse herd. Morgan holds a Masters Degree in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which is pretty cool.

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