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SOAL 41: Creative Thought Leadership

SOAL 41: Creative Thought Leadership

The pandemic and brutal killing of George Floyd were two devastating events we all experienced in our own unique ways in 2020. Chris Slaughter used this time of uncertainty and pain to spend quality time with his son, Zachary. After purchasing a new camera with graduation money, Zachary and his dad took to the streets of Chicago to photograph street art on boarded-up buildings. These photos captured both pain and beauty and were transformed into an incredible book titled, Boarded Up Chicago: Storefront Images Days After the George Floyd Riots. A message of love and unity, all seen through the lens of a father and his son.

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SOAL 40: Winning as a Team

SOAL 40: Winning as a Team

Growing up in a single-parent home, Dickey Simpkins credits his mother for his strong work ethic and leadership skills. His mother set the ultimate example of what it means to persevere through adversity, have confidence, and lead with ambition and passion. Dickey is now raising his own beautiful family with the same conviction, love, and drive that his mother instilled in him. Simpkins is a three-time NBA champion, a development expert, a national public speaker, and a successful businessman. In life, you will have to make tough decisions as a leader and you have to be able to look at yourself in the mirror at the end of the day.

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SOAL 39: Believe In Your Magnificence

SOAL 39: Believe In Your Magnificence

Brett Penager is the founding partner and owner of Chiro One Wellness Centers and is an extraordinarily successful author, businessman, and entrepreneur. Above all those accomplishments and accolades, Brett wants to be known and remembered as a man of God, a husband and father, and a good friend. From a young age, Brett has learned the power of success and authentic leadership all stems from love and gratitude. Penager also stresses the importance of surrounding yourself with positive mentors and coaches that can speak into your life and offer different perspectives. Every human being is magnificent; believe in your magnificence!

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SOAL 38: End of Season 1

SOAL 38: End of Season 1

Listen in as Dr. Alicia and Dr. Eileen reflect on this past year and how the Soul of a Leader podcast came into existence. From its humble beginning, this podcast has developed into something greater than either of them could have imagined. In 2020, Alicia and Eileen have had the amazing opportunity to interview some of the greatest leaders of our time. This journey has taught all of us to remain hopeful, be authentic, and to be spiritually led, allowing God to be our ultimate leader in life. There is so much more to come in 2021, including new projects, new guests, and even a new book!

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SOAL 37: Building Wealth

SOAL 37: Building Wealth

Chris Gandy is a former NBA player, who calls himself a “recovering athlete.” Years of playing basketball have taught him unique skills along the way, including sacrifice and what it means to be a true team player. Now you can find him leading others in the financial industry. At Midwest Legacy Group, Chris coaches individuals on how to successfully accumulate wealth and plan for the future with custom financial strategies. Gandy encourages us all to work hard, ask for help along the way, and to “leave the world a little better than you found it!”

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SOAL 36: Lead with Love

SOAL 36: Lead with Love

Takara Beathea-Gudell is a creative and inspiring entrepreneur and self-taught designer in the fashion industry. She has successfully run her own business, Takara Designs, for over 40 years. She creates designs that make women of every size feel beautiful. With Takara’s artistic abilities and innovative mind, she was able to create a program during the COVID pandemic to allow her company to survive by making over 3,000 masks. Takara is a role model for women everywhere and shares what it means to create an opportunity out of the chaos. Her words of wisdom? Always lead with love and courage!

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With Dr. Eileen & Dr. Alicia

Conversations with ordinary people, with extraordinary impact on strategies, success stories, spirituality and leadership.

With Dr. Eileen & Dr. Alicia

Conversations with ordinary people, with extraordinary impact on strategies, success stories, spirituality and leadership.