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January 26, 2023
Speaking Engagement: Servant Leadership Conference 23
Kadabra CEO, Wendy Ryan, asks “Are you currently the leader you want to be? Being a leader is a conscious decision made daily. Some leaders are loud and proud. Some leaders, even though quiet and reserved, are still quite compelling. What story do you want your leadership style to tell about you? Your story will be read by your staff, your peers, and your superiors. Find out how to dig deep to cultivate mindful leadership, making it a best-read story that will resound with a powerful and lasting impact.
February 26, 2023
Trailer: Show Her The Money
Kadabra CEO, Wendy Ryan, is an Executive Producer and stars in this feature length documentary pulling back the curtain on the venture capital world, creating awareness about why women get less than 2% of VC funding and how we can change that situation. The film tells the incredible stories of a female fund manager, female angel investors, and the women who are the recipients of those funds- women who otherwise would not be getting funded. The film features the history of women in the angel investment and VC worlds and talks about how together we can impact the future.
March 7, 2023
Episode: Mindset Agility featuring Wendy Ryan
Self-awareness in leadership, dealing with skeptics, practicing healthy detachment and the importance of integrating identity and lived experiences into team development work are key topics in this thought-provoking interview with Kadabra CEO, Wendy Ryan.
Leading people and organizations through disruption requires mindsets, skill sets and behaviors that are trauma-informed. Kadabra CEO, Wendy Ryan offers guidelines for creating trauma-informed workspaces and explains the concept of mindful momentum in her illuminating article for Emergence Magazine.
September 22, 2022
Wendy Ryan, CEO of Kadabra
Wendy Ryan, CEO of Kadabra, shares the virtual stage, courtesy of CCEDA, with Gisela Salgado and Bob Zdenek during this Faith-Based webinar. They disucssed a hot topic: leadership and succession planning for faith-based organizations.
August 4, 2022
Inspired Leadership: Mindsets and More
Wendy Ryan, CEO of Kadabra, talks with host Mary Hiland of “Inspired Nonprofit Leadership.” Wendy talks about her Learn Lead Lift Framework, focusing on mind sets and which mindsets are needed for successful leadership.
July 26, 2022
Influencing Others to Achieve Results
Wendy Ryan, CEO of Kadabra, talks with host Dr. Allen Lycka of “How to Live A Fantastic Life.” Wendy shares her vision of a world where people love going to work thanks to leaders who are inspiring and supportive, and who create a culture that lifts each team member up.
Author Helps Leaders Achieve Success as Individuals and in Teams
Wendy Ryan, CEO of Kadabra, talks with Gresham W. Harkless Jr. in the “I am CEO” Podcast and shares her #1 hack for leaders. Learn how to be very clear and intentional about who you want to be and who you are actually being.
Host: Theresa M. Ashby, Ph.D., MBA
February 1, 2022
Heart Hustle Humor Podcast
What makes a leader “great”, how you go from good to great as a leader and how working with a coach can help.
Host: Dustin Betz
January 22, 2022
Founders Institute Global Alumni Event
Wendy Ryan, CEO of Kadabra, takes you on a brief journey on what leadership means to a start-up founder.
Host: Michelle St. Jane
January 1, 2022
Your Healthy Living With Leadership Coach Wendy Ryan
Wendy Ryan, CEO of Kadabra, talks with host, Michelle St. Jane, about why leaders need to become trauma-informed, the difference between cultural competence and cultural humility and why they matter in leadership.
Host: Mahan Tavakoli
December 16, 2021
How to Think, Act and Inspire Your Way to Greatness with Wendy Ryan | Partnering Leadership Global Thought Leader
Why leading organizational change requires a growth mindset, plus how great leaders both encourage team members to take risks and hold them accountable.
Host: Chandra Gore
December 15, 2021
Chan’s Bookshelf with Chandra Gore
A candid conversation about the challenges Wendy faced finishing Learn Lead Lift during a global pandemic and how she built the Learn Lead Lift Framework™ to be relevant for leaders now and in the future.
Host: Darcel Dillard-Suite
December 14, 2021
Long Life Short Stories
Kadabra CEO WEndy Ryan sheds much light on being a “change agent” and how best to support leaders.
October 19, 2021
The Economic Impact of a Hybrid Office
Why organizations who embrace a human-centered approach to designing hybrid workplaces, schedules, and in-person collaboration requirements are going to be best positioned to thrive over the next 20 years.
September 15, 2021
An introduction to 21st century leadership calculus, DEPTH, VUCA and I EAT Leadership, what following the math requires and the meaning behind Kadabra.
September 8, 2021
9 Best Practices For Remote Working Agreements, Policies And Procedures
To effectively lead a remote or hybrid team, understand the intrinsic motivations your employees have for getting their job done.
Host: Natalie Barron
August 31, 2021
Lead Your Life
What does successful, powerful leadership mean to you? How do you lean into the unique qualities and values that you bring to your leadership? My guest this week, Wendy Ryan, talks all about how you can think, act and inspire your way to greatness.
Business Digest Magazine
Contributor: Fanele Moyo
May 18, 2021
Interview with Wendy Ryan: Growing Exceptional Leadership and Teams to Surge Positive Change
Kadabra CEO Wendy Ryan shares what inspires her to advocate for increasing diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in the business and investor ecosystems.
February 8, 2021
How Kadabra’s approach to organizational change goes deeper and stretches beyond the traditional – working at both the head and heart level to expand what’s possible.
Host: Konstantine Dubovitsky
June 9, 2020
Applying to angel groups, raising money as a female founder and ways to improve your chances of getting your application reviewed by an angel group – by Wendy Ryan
For founders who identify as female (or non-binary), getting funded is especially challenging. Find out how you can overcome barriers to success.
November 26, 2019
Six strategies to mitigate the downside of emphasizing short-term productivity and efficiency in the workplace at the expense of long-term productivity.
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