Welcome to Lab Notes

The Lab Notes podcast is an ongoing series focused on leadership development, communication and presentation – for anyone and everyone who wants to follow up to improve their practice. More specifically, it is an ongoing conversation with people who have been though a Connection Lab workshop, an executive development program or through a Leadership Journey […]

Lab Notes Episide 6 – Meet them were they are

If you are a coach, a facilitator, a manager, director or a CEO – one of the most challenging and most important objectives is to meet the individuals around you where they are. What’s interesting to them? What’s useful to them? How can I meet this person where they are? It’s often easier to identify […]

Lab Notes Episode 5 – Predisposition

How many ways can I be predisposed? Likely in more ways than I know. Am I so predisposed that I am closed to new information? In this episode, each of our guests struggle and overcome their predispositions to really get present and fulfill their potential as communicators and leaders. Eric Edelman • VP of Platform at […]

Lab Notes Episode 4 – Invitation

The question “Do you feel seen and heard?” informed much of the conversations and our guest’s leadership journey. In this episode we hear from Katie Berger – Sr People Business Partner and People  at Leader Validity Caroline Pearl – Learning & Organizational Development at LRN Paru Radia – Founder, Startup Advisor, C-Suite Executive at Double Gemini   Katie […]

Lab Notes Episode 3 – Curiosity

In this episode we hear from: Cathy Hawley – Chief People Officer, Saudia Ganie – Technical Recruiting Lead at RStudio, Inc. and Jim Conrad – President of JCA Communications. Cathy Hawley paints a vision for her staff – and leading with curiosity was key. It took shouting out loud at Russ during her executive program […]

Lab Notes Episode 2 – Relationship

In this episode we talk to Heidi Harris – People Leader, Learning & Leadership Development Professional, Executive Coach at Validity in Las Vegas, Nevada Brianna Connelly – Director of Data Engineering at Integrate in Wheat Ridge, CO and Brenda Imes – Organizational Development Specialist at Canpotex Limited in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Each conversation revolves around their […]

Lab Notes – Episode 1 – Practice

Lab Notes Episode 1 – Practice Lab Notes – is an ongoing conversation with over 1000 graduates of the various Connection Lab programs about their practice in communication, presentation and leadership. This opening episode features interview with three executive from around the world who are each deep in the Connection Lab methodology and eager to […]