In this vlog, Jean interviews four amazing members of the Pathfinders and DEI survey communities. Each is a well-respected leader in their organization. Each is committed to fostering racial and social justice in their spheres of influence. As you can see, they represent diverse industries: the corporate sector, small business, and nonprofit.
Erika D. Young, Director, Business Development, Pipelines at NextEra Energy Resources
We are honored that they willingly shared their time and talents to bring to you the challenges and benefits they gained from their participation with us.
Below are the questions they responded to.
00:21What specific problem were you wanting guidance to solve?
02:42What were the pain points of not having a solution?
06:23 What is it like to partner with us?
09:30When did you realize you were getting results worth your while?
12:47 What big wins have you achieved by partnering with us?
15:53 What would you say to someone thinking about partnering with us?
Some common threads: All four spoke about the benefits of maintaining openness and honesty, willingness to hear feedback, forging ties with others in the group, and changes in their leadership approaches. They recognize the barriers and the struggle to overcome them. They consider themselves co-learners with their staff. And all four value the connection with Jean and Leading Consciously. We provide a safe and challenging space for growth.
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