Taking Leadership to Heart – Success Stories

David Mafe, SPHR is the Vice President of Human Resources at Emory Healthcare and the featured leader this month for Taking Leadership to Heart.  His team will tell you he is dynamic, mission focused, passionate, honest and transparent.  It’s not WIIFM, but it is WYSIWYG.  He exudes lots of personality. The most common words his team used to describe him were courageous, compassionate and empathetic.  He’s not afraid to be kind. Yet he is no softy either.  He appears to be fearless in the eyes … [Read more...]

Taking Leadership to Heart – Success Stories

As we continue our “Taking Leadership to Heart” series, certain emotional intelligence behavioral patterns are starting to emerge.  See if you can spot the commonalities among the leaders who’ve been featured. This month we are spotlighting Marian Anderson, Human Resources Director at Edwards Lifesciences.  When I asked her to reflect on her definition of emotional intelligence, she said: “Emotional intelligence is about me being aware of my emotions.  My emotional state is magnified by my … [Read more...]