Bringing Who You Are to What You Do, with Jeff Leitner (Part 2)

Episode Summary:
In Part 2 of Flourishing Together’s premiere episode, Jeff Leitner asks Junto founder Raman Chadha to talk about his background, how he came to appreciate the human side of business, and the impact that practicing emotional intelligence has had on his life. Join us for the conclusion of this open and raw discussion between two old friends. If you missed it, be sure to check out Part 1 of this conversation.

Full Show Notes:
In the conclusion of Flourishing Together’s premiere episode, interviewer Jeff Leitner asks Junto founder Raman Chadha to talk about his background, including how he fell in love with entrepreneurship and what he learned while teaching at the university level. Raman also dives into how he came to appreciate the human side of business and the profound impact that discovering and practicing greater emotional intelligence has had on his life.

Join us for the conclusion of this open and raw discussion between two old friends. If you missed Part 1 of this discussion you can find it here.

  • [00:59] From banking to startup consulting

  • [05:00] Love for entrepreneurship and teaching

  • [07:00] Living in the “Third Wave”

    • [8:04] Increasing movement toward humanity and spirituality in business

    • [10:56] Not just another version of ‘cause marketing’

    • [12:05] Significance of this shift for entrepreneurs

  • [13:03] Emotional Intelligence as a well kept secret

  • [15:53] Raman speaks to the changes he’s experienced in his life as a result

  • [17:22] Crystallizing the vision for ‘bringing who you are to what you do’ during the inaugural Junto retreat

  • [19:45] Why the Junto community is called a Tribe

  • [21:05] Why businesses need to get clear about their mission, vision and values

  • [24:54] Closing with a round of appreciations

Junto runs a structured, designed Apprenticeship Program that is built on deep mentorship, emotional intelligence training, and teams learning together. Originating in 2012 in Chicago, IL, over 30 companies have participated in the Junto Apprenticeship program.

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