Monthly Archives: March 2023

March 28, 2023

How Does Iron Sharpen Iron in Marriage? A Conversation with Gene and Benedicte Early (Episode # 415)

Social Entrepreneur Benedicte Early and her husband, Gene, have been a spiritual power couple since God brought them together more than 40 years ago.

As the first saleswoman for Jockey men’s wear in Scandinavia, Benedicte subsequently led elsewhere in significant sales, marketing, and leadership development roles. She also served on the Women’s Aglow Ministry Board and as a missionary for Youth With a Mission (YWAM).  Gene co-founded Genomic Health and served as Vice Chancellor of Operations at the University of the Nations in Kona, HI. He recently spoke with Dr. Karen in Episode # 412.

On today’s episode, they speak with Dr. Karen about building their marriage, businesses, and ministries around trust, healing, and their complementary gifts.

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March 23, 2023

What Does it Take for Women to Land the CEO Role (Episode # 414)

How do women break the glass ceiling today? Dr. Karen shares the insights she gained from attending the Duke Corporate Education sponsored conference, “Lead with Her: Empowered Voices.” Dame Inga Beale, the first female CEO of Lloyd’s of London, and the Honorable Julia Gillard, Australia’s first female Prime Minister were two of the distinguished guests and speakers. Dr. Karen identifies several important success strategies: Confront fear, take risks, and cultivate allies, including men. Tune in to hear the rest.

Contact Dr. Karen to explore how to elevate the leadership of women in your

March 21, 2023

Strategies to Prepare Women for Executive Leadership (Episode # 413)

Women in executive leadership roles face a unique set of challenges. From her recent work to prepare women for executive positions, Dr. Karen identifies ten crucial success strategies. Two of those strategies are to identify and appreciate their own strengths and talents and to develop key relationships with strategic stakeholders. When you practice all ten, the sky is the limit.

Contact Dr. Karen to explore how to elevate the leadership of women in your

March 14, 2023

A Conversation with Gene Early, PhD on Vision, Company Culture, and Listening to God (Episode # 412)

Company culture is a fundamental part of every organization and has the power to determine long-term viability. Today’s guest, Gene Early, is an accomplished entrepreneur who co-founded Genomic Health, a Silicon Valley molecular diagnostic company and trailblazer in personalized medicine. Gene was also the first to bring the globally recognized Neuro-Linguistic Programming process to Europe. He has a PhD in leadership and organizational development and works as a strategic advisor to global leaders.

Today on The Voice of Leadership, Gene shares his insights on the importance of innovation, system transformation, and personalized solutions to meet the rapid rate of change and enhance constituency loyalty. He also speaks with Dr. Karen about his faith journey and a special life-changing encounter with God.

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March 9, 2023

Celebrating Women’s Leadership (Episode # 411)

Have you ever wondered how Dr. Karen developed her gifts of conversation,  desire to meet new and interesting people, commitment to be a lifelong learner, and drive to maintain a high level of excellence? In this episode Dr. Karen reflects on some of the women that profoundly influenced her life.

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March 7, 2023

Celebration and Praise (Episode # 410)

What God-sized dilemmas are you facing today? What distress and affliction has you anxious or afraid for your life or livelihood? In this episode, Dr. Karen shares three types of celebrations and spends special time on the one celebration that requires the most faith and trust in God. When you practice this kind of praise and celebration, you get to see what the Lord can do in “impossible” situations.

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March 7, 2023

Victorious Family Celebrates Family Discipleship with Gala Dinner at The World of Coca-Cola: Interview with CEO Terence Chatmon (Episode # 409)

If you are a thought leader and influencer in the family, church, marketplace, educational sphere, and beyond, then join CEO Terence Chatmon and Victorious Family for a celebration and gala on 19 April 2023 at the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, GA.  Victorious Family is committed to family transformation through family discipleship. They have already trained 100,000 parents and 36,000 pastors in 39 countries. Special gala guests include Steve Green, Hobby Lobby CEO, Bob Lepine, Christian show host, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, and more. Join the movement and engage in powerful conversations that shape the future.

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