Susan Drumm CEO leadership coach

What’s your path to enlightened leadership? Take the Quiz

The Enlightened Executive Podcast & Youtube Channel

Where your personal evolution sparks your leadership (r)evolution.

Are You Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? (feat. Ben Lytle)

Are You Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? (feat. Ben Lytle)

The next thirty years will bring advancements we can’t imagine.    From augmented reality and the metaverse to enhancements in technology and automation, the sky isn’t the limit anymore.    Whether we like it or not, the world continues to change. So how can...

The Power of Selfless Service (feat. Jonathan Keyser)

The Power of Selfless Service (feat. Jonathan Keyser)

When it comes to sales, most executives and entrepreneurs want instant gratification.    You don’t want the needle to move five or ten years from now, you want that ROI today. But what if slow progress leads to more growth in the long run?   What if being...

Is a 4-Day Workweek viable? (feat. Joe Sanok)

Is a 4-Day Workweek viable? (feat. Joe Sanok)

For most executives and entrepreneurs, the four-day workweek feels like a pipe dream.     When you’re working 50-60 hours a week, it’s hard to picture eliminating an entire workday. There's not enough time in the day to be successful. What about revenue? Employee...

Brain Optimization for Effective Leadership (feat. Lee Gerdes)

Brain Optimization for Effective Leadership (feat. Lee Gerdes)

Mental health and emotional wellbeing aren’t just buzzwords anymore.    Today, mental health is an essential component of the enlightened workplace.    Employees spend the majority of their time at work—whether at home, hybrid, or in the office. It stands to...

How Conscious Leaders Win the Game of Business (feat. Sophie McLean)

How Conscious Leaders Win the Game of Business (feat. Sophie McLean)

If business is a game, how do you play to win?   As a leader, it’s natural to put pressure on yourself to avoid losing at all costs. The stakes are high. Your business is your livelihood. You have investors and employees counting on you.   But the most...

Delegating everything but your zone of genius (feat. Cameron Herold)

Delegating everything but your zone of genius (feat. Cameron Herold)

The way we are taught to learn in school may make us poor delegators later on.   Schools often expect students to master all subjects. And if a student isn’t naturally gifted at that subject, they’re advised to put in even more time studying.   When these...

Creating change and a vision for your life (feat. Matt Brannagan)

Creating change and a vision for your life (feat. Matt Brannagan)

What would happen if you stepped away from your routine for a full week… to focus on crafting your future?    For some leaders, this might sound like a dream — but challenging. In our busy world, it’s a rarity to dedicate so much uninterrupted time to thinking...

Navigating the hybrid return to work (feat. Robert Glazer)

Navigating the hybrid return to work (feat. Robert Glazer)

Though adopting a hybrid model sounds like a natural solution for this period of uncertainty, it’s more complex than it seems.  Without knowing how COVID-19 will progress in 2021, leaders are scrambling to decide whether to reopen offices or to allow employees to...

Building resiliency through self-compassion (feat. Sharon Salzberg)

Building resiliency through self-compassion (feat. Sharon Salzberg)

One secret to resiliency as a leader is self-compassion. The more readily you can forgive yourself for mistakes, the faster you can bounce back.    Some leaders may believe that forgiving yourself for your mistakes leads to laziness and a lack of ambition. In...

Making complex, high-stakes decisions (feat. Cheryl Strauss Einhorn)

Making complex, high-stakes decisions (feat. Cheryl Strauss Einhorn)

What’s your current process for making a complex, high-stakes decision as a leader? Do you conduct extensive research?  Rely on your intuition? Ask for advice from trusted parties?    Most decision-making models include some version of each of these components....