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The Legendary Leaders Podcast

Dec 29, 2020


Do you have the space to be your authentic self at the workplace? Being heard, understood, valued, and supported as a team member, especially during the current remote work setting era allows you to be authentic and succeed in your tasks.


Darrin Murriner is the CEO and Cofounder at Cloverleaf, author of Corporate Bravery, and has over a decade of experience working with some of the largest corporations in America. He has also worked as an outside consultant, led operations and finance teams, and worked in risk management.


Darrin explains how Cloverleaf help teams to be more effective in establishing better relationships in all areas including sales, account management, teamwork through technology and innovation.


Listen in to learn how you can create a clear model where each team members’ differences are embraced and respected. You will also learn the true meaning of corporate bravery for the success of individuals or leaders in an organization.



Key Takeaways:

  • How to allow people to be who they’re at the workplace without having to project manage others’ expectations and beliefs.
  • Learn to navigate and respect each team member’s views through a clear model.
  • Having a tool that helps you be more effective in establishing better corporate relationships.
  • How to create deeper connections and meaning in remote environment relationships.




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Episode Timeline:

  • [0:41] Intro
  • [3:40] Darrin shares about his impoverished background, his corporate career, and when he embraced his entrepreneurial self.
  • [7:59] The moment Darrin realized he had to walk away from his corporate career and take on the entrepreneurial role.
  • [11:47] Understanding the true meaning of corporate bravery to be successful as a leader or just an individual.
  • [15:07] Learning to embrace multiple dimensional views of team dynamics in the corporate scene.
  • [16:54] He talks about the model they use at Cloverleaf to speed the process that people use to learn hidden ways of operating in a new workplace.
  • [18:57] Darrin explains the two concepts of the Cloverleaf technology; understanding who you are and visualizing how you interact with others.
  • [22:39] How they help and support entry-level leaders to build their leadership competency over time.
  • [26:40] He explains how they’re helping create a space for team members to be heard, understood, and be valued in a remote working environment.
  • [30:18] The key areas in an organization that Cloverleaf technology excels in; plus the different sizes of organizations they work with.
  • [32:05] Darrin talks about the future focus of Cloverleaf, which is to use technology to bring the human aspect back to work.
  • [36:49] Why Cloverleaf is the accomplishment that Darrin is most proud of.



Standout Quotes:

  • “It’s so important to listen to our inner voices and really understand what do I stand for or who I am I, and what does it mean to be true to myself.”- Cathleen Merkel [9:58]


  • “We evolve as people, as leaders, as individual contributors, and having step by step support along the way that’s so customized to your needs is a fantastic way to give yourself the best chances of success.”- Cathleen Merkel [24:20]


  • “What we’ve tried to do is create these opportunities for there to be deeper connection and meaning in those relationships where in a remote environment is often hard to create.”-Darrin Murriner [28:45]


  • “Our goal is to use technology to bring the human aspect back to work.”- Darrin Murriner [34:30]



Find | Cathleen Merkel


On Instagram: @CathleenMerkel

On Facebook: @CathleenMerkelCoaching

On LinkedIn: @CathleenMerkel


Find | Darrin Murriner


On LinkedIn:

On Twitter: @cloverleafme @murriner

On Facebook

Book| Corporate Bravery: Eliminate Fear-Based Decision Making by Darrin Murriner




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About Cathleen: 


As a Thought Leader in the Mindset & (Self-) Leadership space, Cathleen supports high achieving, but worn-out women create a more content & balanced life without sacrificing their hard-earned success. Following a simple 6 step framework, she helps you not only reconnect with your inner feminine side; Cathleen also supports you to rediscover your REAL YOU!

Cathleen focuses on women who lost their sense of purpose, who feel they are running in a hamster wheel, trying to please everyone but themselves. She helps you to turn your careers, your social connections and personal life around so that you will start feeling fulfilled and excited again about the days to come.  

At the end of the process, Cathleen's clients will feel healthier, happier, energised and clear about their future.  

With over 15 years of leadership experience in Retail, Media & Broadcasting, Engineering and Property Investment, Cathleen has not only experienced the challenges and opportunities of a female leader herself, she has also been leading and supporting various leadership development initiatives within large, complex, multinational matrix organisations.


Only by deeply experiencing her very personal life challenges – ‘hitting a wall experiences’ –Cathleen was able to redefine her own purpose, deciding to bring ease and content to as many women as possible on the planet!



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About Darrin Murriner


Darrin Murriner has over a decade experience with some of the largest corporations in America. Darrin has worked as an outside consultant, led operations and finance teams and worked in risk management. These experiences have provided the thesis for Corporate Bravery.

In addition to his corporate experiences, Darrin has also started businesses as well. He founded BabysitEase with his wife Peggy in 2005 and the local news site Fort Thomas Matters in 2008. In late 2015 he started his latest venture -, a technology platform for building highly productive teams.

In addition to his business experiences he lives with his wife Peggy and three children in Fort Thomas, Kentucky - a small suburb located a couple miles from Cincinnati, Ohio.