How to Lead with Wisdom with Dorian Mintzer and Jann Freed

Episode Description:

This program is for anyone in a position of influence in an organization or those who train these individuals. It's also for those who feel they are drowning in information but starving for wisdom about what behaviors nurture people, organizations, and communities at large.

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • how to define sage-ing
  • how sage-ing influenced my leadership book
  • why my book is about life as much as leadership
  • why wisdom is essential in leading one's best life

About Jann Freed:

Jann Freed, Ph.D., is a leadership development consultant and speaker organizations hire to improve employee engagement, navigate change management, or develop leaders at all ages and career stages. She is particularly interested in helping employees 50+ find meaning and purpose beyond their careers. She does this through the use of a concept she developed — The Breadcrumb Legacy — in which people create new meaning for themselves and others through small daily actions.

Jann is the author or co-author of five books. On her website, she blogs weekly about leading, living, and sage-ing or conscious aging. She also has a monthly podcast series, Becoming a Sage, where she interviews top thought leaders in conscious aging.

Passionate about helping individuals and organizations go from where they are to where they want to be. Jann is also certified as a Sage-ing Leader through Sage-ing International. Sage-ing work is focused on positive aging so that people are inspired to use their wisdom and life experience for their benefit and the benefit of organizations and communities.

Jann is a Professor of Business Management Emerita and the former Mark and Kay De Cook Endowed Chair in Leadership and Character Development at Central College, Pella, Iowa. After 30 years of college teaching and administrative responsibilities, she left to become a senior consultant with the organizational development firm, Genysys Group. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa.

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