Episode 6: The Privilege of Leadership with Madeline Yacht

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In this episode of the Dignity Lab, Dr. Jennifer Griggs interviews Madeline Yacht, the founder and CEO of the Summit Executive Advisory Group. They discuss the privilege of leadership, the impact of leaders’ behavior on their teams, and how leaders can improve and evolve. They emphasize the importance of treating people with dignity and respect, the need for self-awareness and mindfulness in leadership, and the role of self-care. They also explore the challenges of changing leadership styles and repairing relationships with team members.

Guest Contact

Madeline Yacht LinkedIn

Episode Resources

Positive Intelligence by Shirzad Chamine


00:00 Introduction
00:34 The Definition of Dignity and the Privilege of Leadership
09:49 Creating a Safe Environment for Expression
15:38 The Need for Change in Leadership Styles
26:43 Being Real and Authentic as a Leader
31:29 Repairing Relationships and Making Positive Changes
38:44 Speaking Up and Addressing Dysfunction
41:36 Conclusion

Exploring what it means to live and lead with dignity at work, in our families, in our communities, and in the world.

What is dignity? How can we honor the dignity of others? And how can we repair and reclaim our dignity after harm? Tune in to hear stories about violations of dignity and ways in which we heal, forgive, and make choices about how we show up in a chaotic and fractured world.

Hosted by physician and coach Jennifer Griggs.

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