274 You Are Responsible to Those You Lead – Sarah Nannen

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Leadership, Responsibility, Emotions, Potential, Disruption

274 You Are Responsible to Those You Lead – Sarah Nannen


Whether you are a CEO, parent, community leader, or employee, you influence others. But what does influence look like? Today’s guest takes a counter-intuitive approach and shares why leadership ultimately comes down to responsibility. You will learn how to take greater responsibility for your team by being more vulnerable, caring for yourself, and surrounding yourself with other great leaders.

Sarah Nannen is a keynote speaker, empowerment coach, podcast host , and author of Grief Unveiled: A Widow’s Guide to Navigating Your Journey in Life After Loss. Sarah became a military widow and solo mom in 2014 when an aviation accident claimed her husband’s life. Her journey through grief informs her renegade work with those navigating painful life transitions who seek to live extraordinary lives. She has devoted her career to teaching sustainable well-being and a new paradigm of deep, systemic integration of mind-body healing. Sarah lives in central Illinois with her fiancé, Brad, their four children, and their blue pit bull named Luna.

We’ll explore: 

  • Why having a position of authority is not the same thing as being a leader.
  • The importance of doing your own emotional work as a leader.
  • When Sarah began to realize her leadership potential.
  • The relationship between leadership and co-creation with the audience.
  • Why we need models of well-being.
  • The value of disrupting unhealthy patterns to unlock a whole new way of leading.
  • The call to become a “disruptor.”

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