You Winning Life

Ep.143- Leading Requires Empathy with Heather Fortner

October 20, 2022 Jason Wasser, LMFT Season 1 Episode 143
You Winning Life
Ep.143- Leading Requires Empathy with Heather Fortner
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Show Notes

Heather Fortner practices “coach with empathy” leadership style. She uses her unique ability to harmonize people’s passions and talents to build teams and lead organizations that deliver excellent and inspiring client experiences.

Ms Fortner has a Bachelor of Finance from Kennesaw State University, and a Master of Science in professional counselling from Georgia State University. She is also an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional and a graduate of the Schwab Executive Leadership program and the G2 Institute.

Heather is a speaker, leader, and the CEO of SignatureFD. She has been in SignatureFD for almost 20 years.

In this episode,  she shares insights into:

◈ Her beliefs into racial injustice.

◈ How we must be empowered to have the responsibility for ourselves.

◈ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

[00:04:19]- Career with SignatureFD.

[00:06:32]- College degree.

[00:07:30]- “Controlling money as a tool.”

[00:12:38]- The label doesn’t define you.

[00:15:39]- “Power in acknowledging the truth.”

[00:19:14]- My job to create a safe place for the learning and education to happen.

[00:25:13]- Diversity is important.

[00:30:30]- Relentless curiosity.

[00:32:45]- We are empowered to change.

[00:35:24]- “You’re the boss of you.”

[00:39:57]- “Find 6 ways to solve the obstacle, opportunity, or challenge.”

[00:42:51]- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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Jason Wasser Therapist/Coach
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The Family Room Wellness Associates
Certified Neuro Emotional Technique Practitioner 
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