Very little is random in our world and ecosystem. In this episode Dr. Karen extracts lessons from the natural ecosystem and applies them to business. She introduces several key questions for executive leaders to consider in the business ecosystem.
In a world of conformity, people are often reluctant to be different and to show up in their uniqueness. Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen highlights an illustration from nature. Sometimes the glory you bring to a situation also enhances those around you and shines a light on them too. Dr. Karen concludes with several challenging leadership questions for self-reflection. Will you dare to be different?
What can we learn from the life of Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman? He faced some closed doors and challenges in his early acting career. The principles he learned at Howard University gave him the intestinal fortitude to face those closed doors and later open bigger and better doors. Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen talks about the passion and purpose behind his life and shares excerpts from his Howard University Commencement address. In addition, take away some courage and vision for your own life.
Are you listening to what your customer wants, needs, and values for this time or are you doing what you’ve always done, or what you think is best absent the customer’s input? In this podcast episode Dr. Karen shares practical examples to inspire you to evolve to meet your customers’ real needs and desires.
Did you know that the musical group, The Beatles, deeply cared about the plight of Blacks in America? Paul McCartney wrote and dedicated their song “Blackbird” to honor Black Americans in the struggle for racial equality. Dr. Karen sheds light on this time in history, leadership from the Beatles, and inspiration for us today to also use our platforms to give voice to the voiceless.