Today’s guest embraces inclusion as a true beacon for her career.
An award-winning diversity and inclusion leader, consultant, and speaker, she is committed to diversifying the workplace and training women and emerging leaders to take true leadership positions in all aspects of their lives. She is the CEO of her company, a certified minority, and women-owned business enterprise.
Her background includes over two decades in corporate America. Her strong project management acumen allows her to educate and create transformational results for her clients. She teaches diversity and inclusion, conscious inclusion, and project management.
She is the author of multiple books, including her latest “52 Tips for Owning Your Career: Practical Advice for Career Success.”
Please join me in welcoming Simone E. Morris.
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In this episode we discuss:
- her thoughts on leadership: “Leadership is getting others to follow you, a way of motivating others to see your vision.”
- how she shifted from a shy and introverted youngest child into a person who makes herself visible and is a leader.
- her college experiences that helped lay the foundation for future leadership.
- her experience with a career sponsor and how it helped her in her career.
- how she left the corporate world not planning to pursue entrepreneurship and then ended up finding success doing it.
- networking and how she originally struggled but then eventually found great success in putting herself out there.
- Simone E. Morris on LinkedIn and Twitter.
- Simone’s Podcast: The Power of Owning Your Career
Books mentioned in this episode:
- “52 Tips for Owning Your Career: Practical Advice for Career Success” by Simone E. Morris
- “The Power of Owning Your Career: Winning Strategies, Tools and Tips for Creating Your Desired Career!” by Simone E. Morris
- “Achievement Unlocked: Strategies to Set Goals and Manifest Them” by Simone E. Morris
- “Feel the Fear…and Do It Anyway” by Susan Jeffers
- Learn more about SHRM: The Society for Human Resources Management.
- Learn more about SHRM’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives.
- Learn more about Nancy Di Dia of Boehringer-Ingelheim.
- Learn more about the Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2020.
- Learn more about the Women Business Enterprise National Council.
- Learn more about the Ellevate Network for Women.
Robbie Samuels is a keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, and relationship-based business strategist who has been recognized as a “networking expert” by Inc., Forbes, Harvard Business Review Ascend and Lifehacker. He helps event organizers and associations inspire life-long membership by creating welcoming and inclusive participant experiences.
He is the author of the best-selling business book Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences and has been profiled in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company. He writes for Harvard Business Review Ascend. His clients include associations and corporations including Marriott, AmeriCorps, Hostelling International, and General Assembly.
He has been featured in several books including Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It by Dorie Clark and The Connector’s Advantage: 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact by Michelle Tillis Lederman. He has guest lectured at many leading educational institutions including Harvard University, Brown University, Cornell University, Brandeis University, and Northeastern University.
Robbie is the host of On the Schmooze podcast which features his networking strategies and talented professionals sharing untold stories of leadership and networking.
Interested in booking Robbie to speak? At www.robbiesamuels.com/speaking you'll find video clips and a description of his signature session, Art of the Schmooze.
Watch his TEDx “Hate networking? Stop bageling and be the croissant!” at www.robbiesamuels.com/TEDx.
Call 617-600-8240 to speak directly with Robbie.
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- Connect with Robbie on LinkedIn
- @RobbieSamuels on Twitter and Instagram
- New to his website? Start here
- On the Schmooze podcast archive
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