Episode 33: Why connection is paramount to successful leadership


Why Connection Is Paramount to Successful Leadership

with Kat Rippy

Leader friends, I am so excited to talk to you today about one of the most important elements to leadership: connection.

Connection is the first facet of the Energize Leadership model, and for good reason. Want to make a difference? Connect. It’s the only way.

Tune in to this week’s episode to learn about the steps you can take to connect with yourself and others in all areas of your life.

Check out the episode below:

Highlights of this episode include:

  • Leveraging self-awareness to connect with others
  • Learning how to connect with others in a way that is authentic to who you are
  • Why putting yourself first will help you connect with others
  • … and more!


What Do You Think?

We’d love to hear your thoughts on this episode—do you take time out of your busy day to really connect with others? If so, how has it improved other areas of your life? If not, what are you waiting for? Let us know in the comments below!

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Kat Rippy

For 20 years, Kat Rippy has worked with organizations across the United States ranging in size from 20,000+ employees to a small office of 30 as well as many individuals who run their own small businesses. She has coached an endless stream of leaders in a variety of positions and businesses to reach their goals and make critical shifts in their effectiveness. Additionally, Kat has presented, facilitated, and trained more than 10,000 participants in various leadership topics, keynote addresses and all-hands organization-wide events.

Kat knows what it takes to lead people. With her extensive consulting background in organization development, she’s experienced in working with the organization as a whole to enhance cultural and systemic improvements through coaching, strategic planning, employee development programs and strategic talent management. As a Board Certified Coach, her clients benefit greatly from her system-wide perspective and understanding of how to improve performance through tools and techniques mastered by the world’s greatest leaders.