Relational Leadership (w/ Resource Links)

Episode Run Time (12 mins)

Becoming a relational leader will pay off in big dividends for years to come.

In this episode, we’re talking about the key outcomes to look for in your relationships to help measure their success — whether you’re leading an organization or still aspiring to be a leader.


Relational leadership is a marathon. As you develop this skill, there are tons of great resources to help inspire your journey and growth. Here are some of my favorites and why…

Episode Resources

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“Power of Vulnerability”

TED Talk : Brene Brown (20 mins)

Why I like it: You can’t have real relationships with others if you’re not being your authentic self. Brown talks about leaning into vulnerability with those around you.

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“Building a Psychologically Safe Workplace”

TED Talk : Amy Edmondson (11 mins)

Why I like it: Edmondson talks about the psychological benefits of having empathy as a leader. It helps you make a connection with someone going through a tough time and builds relationships more quickly.

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“The Fearless Organization”

Book by Amy Edmondson

Why I like it: A great extension of Amy’s TED Talk, this dives deeper into creating psychological safety in the workplace for learning, innovation, and growth.

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“The Soul of a Team: A Modern-Day Fable for Winning Teamwork”

Book by Tony Dungy

Why I like it: This is a great resource on fostering mutuality through the shared experiences of our unique backgrounds in order to level the playing field.

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“The Infinite Game”

Book by Simon Sinek

Why I like it: I could go on and on about this one. In short, it’ll help you find purpose and meaning in every relationship you foster.


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