Empowering Change: Our 40 Under 40 Podcast episode with April Pekel on Leading with Passion, Purpose, and Resilience
Are you ready to be inspired? Our latest episode of the Change Cultivators 40 Under 40 podcast features the amazing April Pekel – a Connector, Coach, and Change Management Assistant Director at Northwestern Mutual. With her years of experience and her unwavering dedication to supporting others, April is a true powerhouse in the world of change leadership. (Listen here)
April’s work focuses on helping others navigate change, uncertainty, and innovation so that they can better serve their clients and change lives. April knows firsthand the importance of resilience, emotional intelligence, and effective communication when it comes to driving change.
Throughout our conversation with April, we couldn’t help but be inspired by her infectious passion, purpose, humor, and hard work. She shared with us how her own experiences have shaped her approach to leadership.
One of the key takeaways from our conversation with April was the importance of emotional intelligence in change leadership. At Change Cultivators, we understand the importance of this and try to put emotional intelligence as the foundation of everything we do. Being able to understand and manage our own emotions, as well as the emotions of those around us, is essential to building trust, fostering collaboration, and driving meaningful change.
Of course, none of this would be possible without April’s incredible work ethic and dedication. She shared with us some of the challenges she faced along the way, but also how she’s been able to overcome them and grow as a leader.
Overall, our conversation with April was both exciting and insightful, and we can’t wait for you to hear it. So if you’re ready to be inspired by an amazing young leader who is making a real difference in the world, be sure to tune in to our latest episode on your favorite podcast platform.
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