The Leader’s Playlist

Unleash the Power of Music and Neuroscience to Transform Your Leadership and Your Life

The Leader's Playlist by Susan Drumm
The Leader's Playlist by Susan Drumm

The Leader’s Playlist

Unleash the Power of Music and Neuroscience to Transform Your Leadership and Your Life

Groundbreaking techniques and strategies to get the edge and enhance your personal and leadership effectiveness.

We all have a program, or playlist, that is running in the background that acts as a ceiling on our leadership effectiveness.

You may feel you can’t retain or engage your people.

You may be feeling burnout or that your team is overwhelmed by the pace of change. You may feel that you can’t delegate or trust your team to deliver.

The impact of the pandemic has been so far reaching that every leader has struggled in some way in the face of massive disruption.

In this keynote, Susan will share a process to uncover the program impacting your leadership, explain how music can interrupt this program, and then share how to leverage music to help you be a better leader.
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This isn’t just a metaphor.

Music has the ability to help make change stick, by priming the neurological landscape to form new neural pathways in a faster, more efficient way.

In 60 minutes, you will learn more about this unique approach and the tools to create a new, more powerful playlist that will transform your leadership and your life.

Featured past speaking engagements

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What’s Your Path To Enlightened Leadership?

In this episode, Susan Drumm joins Jason Hunt and Merged Media to discuss effective ways to run a team for maximum production and more.

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Susan Drumm joins Jon Rennie on the Deep Leadership Podcast to discuss her upcoming new book called The Leader’s Playlist: Unleash the Power of Music and Neuroscience to Transform Your Leadership and Your Life.

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Thought Leader Life Credibility

Susan Drumm joins Mitchell Levy’s podcast to share her passion for helping leaders become nimble and strategic so they can bring out the best in their team members, while building an exceptional culture.

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Leveraging The Enneagram to Become a Better Investor with Susan Drumm

In this episode, Susan Drumm joins Justin Donald to dive deep into The Enneagram — a personality assessment that you can use to identify your unique capabilities and level up your leadership skills in all areas of life.

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A different way to build resilience with Susan Drumm

In this episode, Susan Drumm joins The People at Work podcast to walk you through both the theory and application of techniques like “quick coherence” to achieve a state of optimal resilience.

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Is your wounded inner child still in charge of your emotional playlist?

In this episode, Susan Drumm joins Chris Schembra to discuss how concrete case studies illustrate how our brains can be highjacked – or healed – by the “anchor songs” we play in our heads.

Other keynote topics include…

Leverage The Enneagram For Business Growth

Ever wonder why certain people get “under your skin” at work, while others are a dream to work with?  Feel like you aren’t having the right conversations in senior team meetings?

Susan has been at the forefront of applying the model of the Enneagram to leadership in business for almost a decade to help executives get clarity on these questions and shift to a higher level of performance.

She’ll share why this tool is far more powerful than traditional tools such as DISC and MBTI for leadership growth—and how it’s particularly impactful for you in unlocking team performance.

Resilience In Chaos: How To Overcome The Overwhelm

What’s the #1 trait leaders need during this time of change and uncertainty? Resilience.

Resilience has become a hot topic for leaders, and as a certified HeartMath® trainer, what Susan offers is quite unexpected. She shares research that those leaders who operate with greater coherence/resilience are able to access the highest functioning parts of the brain—enabling them to think clearly under pressure and create more innovative solutions to problems.

Susan will share proven techniques that help you develop the capacity to prepare, recover, and adapt in the face of stress, challenge, change, or adversity.

Free Up 8+ Hours A Week

Want to learn how to delegate better, faster, and easier?

Susan shares the delegating secrets that 9 and 10 figure CEOs know about how to scale and leverage your team.

She’ll cover WHY delegation is the most important skill to master to advance your business and career, provide specific processes to figure out WHAT you can delegate, and provide a blueprint for HOW to delegate in the most effective way so it gets done right the first time.

“Susan’s enthusiastic style, coupled with her expertise in leadership, creates a thought-provoking and impactful experience.”
Tara Collison

Ph.D., PCC, Cisco

“By blending a background in acting with top-tier business expertise, Susan engages an audience like few others can.”
Kaihan Krippendorf

Founder, Outthinker

“Susan’s expertise with individual and team dynamics was extremely helpful in getting our teams to work together more effectively.”
Bria Martin

Vice President, Organizational Strategy and Leadership Development, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical

“Her Secret Sauce presentation at Ellevate Phoenix was one of the most talked-about events of the year. Attendees commented on how valuable it was over a year later!”

Kathy Lynn-Cullotta

Senior consultant, advisor, The Breakaway Team

“Susan led a session for us that allowed us to approach our challenges, roles, and our clients with the right mindset! She made a lasting impact on our team, resulting in better communication tools and trust across the team.”
Sumita Banjeree

Senior Vice President Talent Acquisition, L'Oreal Americas

“Susan’s keynote on effective communication was the highlight of our retreat.”

Kristine Campbell

Assistant General Counsel, U-Haul International