AGL 249: Catching up with Steve Yacovelli

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AGL 249: Catching up with Steve Yacovelli

Dr. Steve Yacovelli

About Steve

Pride LeadershipDr. Steve Yacovelli (“The Gay Leadership Dude”) is the owner & principal of TopDog Learning Group (LLC) – a learning and development, leadership, change management, and diversity and inclusion consulting firm based in Orlando, FL, USA, with affiliates across the globe.

Steve and TopDog have had the pleasure of working with some great client-partners who they consider to be members of their “pack.” He’s worked with Fortune 500 greats like The Walt Disney Company and Bayer to amazing not-for-profits like The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The American Library Association; large universities like The Ohio State University and The University of Central Florida, to small entrepreneurial rock stars like International Training & Development and GovMojo, Inc. Steve and TopDog have thoroughly enjoyed helping their client-partners grow, develop, expand, and be successful with their corporate learning, change management, diversity and inclusion, and leadership consulting goodness.

With over twenty-five years’ experience in leadership, strategy, organizational learning, and communication, Steve is a rare breed of professional that understands the power of using academic theory and applying it to the corporate setting to achieve business results. Oh, and he’s quite fond of dogs, too.

Today We Talked About

  • What’s new with Steve
  • The Great Resignation
  • 6 Leadership Competency
    • Authenticity
    • Courage
    • Empathy
    • Communication
    • Relationships
    • Culture
  • Mindfulness
  • Biases in recruitment
  • Zoom Backgrounds
  • Proximity bias

Connect with Steve


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