Conversations with the Greatest Thinkers in Leadership & Learning

Welcome to the LTEN Talks Podcast, conversations with business leaders, innovators and visionaries who share their creative initiatives and award-winning executions. Guests will share their best practical, trainer-focused advice and ideas you can use to support, engage and empower your teams, colleagues and learners.

Our host: Kevin Kruse, CEO of LeadX and former LTEN executive director


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LTEN Talks Episodes

Scott Eblin on Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed

Scott Eblin has been a Fortune 500 manager and executive. He’s been a trusted coach and advisor to governors, admirals, and CEOs. And he’s been through a personal journey, thriving in the face of multiple sclerosis and managing its effects. He uses these experiences in his keynotes and workshops by sharing grounded research and compelling, real-world stories to spark practical ideas that you can put to work immediately. Learn more at

Get Scott’s book, Overworked and Overwhelmed.

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29:27 Minutes

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Krister Ungerböck on Better Communication and Employee Engagement

Krister Ungerböck is the former CEO of a global tech company, a leadership language expert, keynote speaker, and bestselling author. Prior to exiting corporate life at age 42, Krister was CEO of one of the largest family-owned software companies in the world. While leading the company to over 3,000% growth, his team created $100M in shareholder value, won five consecutive Top Workplace Awards, achieved remarkable employee engagement levels of 99.3%, and became a dominant player in its market niche — event management software. Visit to learn more.

Get Krister’s book, 22 Talk SHIFTs.

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18:45 Minutes

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Richard Sampson on The Future of LTEN

Richard Sampson is the LTEN Board President and Head of Global Training and Development at Cepheid.

LTEN is the essential resource for life sciences trainer education and networking; enabling members to harness their collective knowledge, apply leading-edge technology, and deliver world-class learning. Visit to learn more.

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17:12 Minutes

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David Burkus on Leading From Anywhere

One of the world’s leading business thinkers, David Burkus’ forward-thinking ideas and bestselling books are helping leaders and teams do their best work ever. He is the best-selling author of four books about business and leadership. As a sought-after international speaker, his TED Talk has been viewed over 2 million times. Visit to learn more.

Get David’s book, Leading from Anywhere.

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21:45 Minutes

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Heather Younger on Caring Leadership

Heather R. Younger is an experienced keynote speaker, two-time author, and the CEO and Founder of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement, leadership development, and DEI consulting firm, where she is on a mission to help leaders understand the power they possess to ensure people feel valued at work. Visit to learn more.

Get Heather’s book, The Art of Caring Leadership.

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26:26 Minutes

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Sabina Nawaz on Leadership Development and Executive Coaching

Sabina Nawaz spent 14 years at one of the world’s most successful companies. As one of the principal architects of their leadership development strategy, she cultivated the talent of 11,000 managers and 720 top-tier executives. She’s gone on to build a global executive coaching business in 22 countries with companies worth more than $100 Billion. Visit to learn more.

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33:58 Minutes

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