The Evolved Leader

The Evolved Leader

Hosted by: Dr. Laura Gallaher

Real, human stories with practical tips for leaders who want to evolve themselves and their teams, creating an evolved culture. Dr. Laura Gallaher is an organizational psychologist who has been hired by Disney and...


Do you have the Gallaher Edge?

Season #2 Episode #1

We’ve rebranded the company which means we’re rebranding the show! Kayla and I chat about why we decided to rebrand our company and what the new name is all about. She also asks me about the origin of the business –...
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Authentic Leadership and Self-Acceptance

Episode #13

In this episode, originally recorded back in 2014 (release is early 2018), Laura describes one of her most emotional experiences from early adulthood that shaped her self-concept and was the catalyst for her to look...
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The Competitive Edge Every Leader Wants

Season #1 Episode #12

In this episode, I speak with Mike Morris, CEO of Topcoder. Topcoder has grown and seen tremendous success, yet Mike knows the team is capable of even more. We talk about creating peer-to-peer accountability on the...
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Why We’re Traveling the World In 2018

Episode #11

In this episode, I talk with Kayla – my executive assistant, my marketing coordinator, and a good friend about our decision to travel around the world in 2018. We talk about where we are going, why we are going, and...
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More Than A Training – It’s A Lifestyle

Episode #10

In this episode, I talk with Ben O’Connell, VP of Sales at National Carts. He talks about the very real culture change initiative, and how growing his own self-awareness has given him far greater personal power. We...
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Getting Out of “Violent Agreement”

Episode #8

In this episode, I speak with Terrence Donnelly and Joshua Imel, co-founders of Teeps, and we talk about how to NOT allow people issues to take down your business. Specifically, we discuss how to break out of “violent...
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What Openness Actually Means

Season #1 Episode #7

In this episode, I speak with Alexandria Agresta, the founder of My Loop and co-founder of Purpose Pioneers. We talk about pre-Human Element™ Alex (a less self-aware version of herself), and how changing her...
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Triangulation is Toxic!

Season #1 Episode #5

In this episode, I speak with Gabriela Buich, one of our talented executive coaches and consultants, and Licensed Human Element Practitioner. We speak about one of the most toxic elements in organizations:...
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Gotta Tear It Down to Build It Better

Season #1 Episode #4

In this episode, I speak with Danya Shea, who goes by “Shea” about her self-awareness journey. As a well-respected entrepreneur and avid supporter of forward thinking founders and leaders, Shea usually looks like she...
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Roy: From Trouble Maker to Rain Maker

Season #1 Episode #3

Do you have somebody on your team that is competent and capable, a “latent leader” who can rally the troops, but does so… in the wrong direction? That was Roy, a self-described “trouble maker” using Slack to do “the...
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How Your Self-deception Can Kill Your Company

Episode #2

In this episode, I talk with Lee Odess, VP at UniKey Technologies about their bold decision to invest heavily in their leadership development, culture, and team cohesion. Odess describes what drove their decision to...
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