The Leader's Panel

Ever wonder how the world’s greatest leaders do what they do? How they work their individual magic to rise to the top of the pack? How they hone their skills to the finest point, taking their ventures into stratospheric success? New York Times best-selling author and leadership expert Dr. Henry Cloud joins Jennifer Laine, President of Cloud Productions, and global-finance guru Loriann Lowery-Biggers to delve into the nitty-gritty of leadership. Each week our panel of experts dives into issues both practical and clinical, meeting with key leaders from every era and industry to take you to the leading edge of leadership.
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Oct 19, 2020

In this episode hosts LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers and Dr. Henry Cloud welcome Blake Canterbury to The Leader's Panel. Blake is the founder of Purposity, a new app designed to make charity more effective and local. Blake talks to the panel about the troubles he saw with other forms of charity, like crowd-sourcing, where people were getting taken advantage of. Purposity is different. They use schools and social workers to post needs to the app. You can find out more about this amazing app at

Jul 14, 2020

In this episode hosts LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers and Dr. Henry Cloud welcome Harvey Kanter to The Leader's Panel. Harvey is an author, and career business leader. He is currently the CEO of Destination XL, a leading retailer in the big and tall clothing sector, specializing in designer clothes. He's also the author of Choosing To Lead, and shares some of his key insights with us, like the importance of speed when making decisions, and how to get comfortable being in uncomfortable situations. 

Jun 9, 2020

In this episode hosts LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers and Dr. Henry Cloud welcome Joel Manby to The Leader's Panel. Joel is a graduate of Harvard Business School, the former CEO of Seaworld, and the former president and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment, the largest family owned theme park company in the US. He's here to talk about his new book Love Works  about bringing something that we rarely consider when we think of our work culture: treating people with love. We hope you enjoy this discussion as much as we did. 

May 5, 2020

In this episode of the Leader's Panel, hosts Dr. Henry Cloud and LoriAnn Lowery-Biggers are joined by Joel Peterson to discuss how leaders work in a crisis, and what real listening is between co-workers, amongst many other topics. Mr. Peterson is the Chairman of JetBlue Airways, the founder of Peterson Partners with over $1 billion under investment, and a professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.

Mar 13, 2020

Part 2 of our conversation with Jack Hollis. 

Dec 9, 2019

Jack Hollis is group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division at Toyota Motor North America, and in this episode of The Leader’s Panel, he tells us about the importance putting relationships first and focusing on the “human” side of business.

Oct 21, 2019

In this episode of The Leader’s Panel, Christina Hovestadt discusses the journey that led her to the NFL and shares with us the principles that allowed her to persevere as a role model within one of the most recognized sports brands in the world.

Sep 12, 2019

Jia Jiang joins The Leader’s Panel to talk about his journey to overcome the fear of rejection by intentionally putting himself in situations where “no” would have been the default answer, but to his surprise, the more asks he made, the more likely others said yes.

Feb 27, 2019

The Leader's Panel host Jennifer Laine explains the inspiration behind a revamped podcast featuring the expertise Dr. Henry Cloud. 

Aug 22, 2017

Emily Esfahani Smith talks to us about the difference between finding happiness in your life versus having meaning in your life – where do we get it, why we can’t find it, and what composes the ingredients of meeting.

Aug 8, 2017

Dr. Henry Cloud talks about the ingredients that foster a thriving work environment. First, we have to consider how the brain functions. How does someone receive information when it’s coming from you? It’s not just about setting expectations and giving feedback, expecting to see results, but leaders need to take the time to think about how those expectations are set and how feedback is delivered.

Jul 25, 2017

Brad Stulberg expands upon the scientific and practical formulas that achieve peak performance. He tells us that the mastery behind personal and professional gains can be achieved by anyone because it comes down to understanding that the purpose for what anyone does has to be more powerful than themselves.

May 18, 2017

Frans Johansson talks to Jennifer and Greg about leveraging the Medici Effect, a place where intersectional ideas come together from diverse industries and cultures to create undiscovered innovations. He emphasizes how these unique ideas come to fruition and tells us how to make these breakthrough discoveries. Dr. Henry Cloud elaborates on how creativity works in the brain and what you can do to uncap it.

May 2, 2017

How does a leader have a multiplying or diminishing effect on their team? Liz Wiseman talks to Jennifer and Greg about the traits, characteristics and culture it takes for a leader to maximize talents and competencies among their organization in the midst of challenges and obstacles.

Mar 21, 2017

It’s important to come to terms with the fact that when we show up to work, we’re still people. If you consider yourself the type who only cares about results, you need to come to terms with the fact that you’re not going to get what you want if you don’t take others’ emotions into consideration.

Mar 7, 2017

Henry, Greg and Jennifer sit down with Kat Popiel to talk about taking risks while being humble enough to admit that you don’t have all the answers, yet having the willingness and energy to try. Kat tells us how to think about new ideas and why it’s ok to be comfortable with failure. 

Feb 21, 2017


Rorke Denver is a Navy Seal who has led special forces all over the world. He’s written about his experiences in two books and has been featured in movies about his life serving our country. Dr. Henry Cloud ties in a lesson from The Power of the Other.

Jan 31, 2017

What takes your attention that really moves the needle, and what is a waste of time? It all boils down to where your energy goes. In this episode, Henry, Jennifer and Greg discuss the way the mind works when it comes to time management, while proving that the concept of multitasking is actually a myth.

Jan 17, 2017

Jesse Itzler talks about why he’s never done setting goals and how he only gives time to the opportunities that will further his personal development. Dr. Henry Cloud tells us how a leader functions at their highest capacity when they focus on what will ultimately further their mission.

Jan 10, 2017

In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Henry Cloud talks to Patrick Lencioni about leaders remaining humble, hungry and self-aware as they strive to be high producers who want to see growth within themselves and among their teams.

Nov 29, 2016

Amy Morin goes over the 13 things that mentally strong people don’t do and what inspired her to write an article that helped more than 30 million people. Plus, Dr. Henry Cloud breaks down the secrets behind the sustainability of improvement.

Nov 8, 2016

Liz Wiseman shares her insight on what leaders need to do to get the desirable results from their teams and organizations. Dr. Henry Cloud elaborates on how we get in the way of the results we want to achieve.

Nov 1, 2016

This week Dr. Henry Cloud talks about the wake of you leave in leadership between results and relationships. Plus, he answers your pressing questions about leadership.

Oct 18, 2016

Chris McChesney talks to Jennifer and Chris about the four principles of executing a strategy. Plus, Dr. Henry Cloud tells us about the difference between a vision and a fantasy, and how leaders get results from their teams.

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