The ballroom dancer Ginger Rogers is said to have done everything Fred Astaire did, only backwards and in heels. Which is an excellent illustration of the additional challenges and hurdles that women, professionals of color, and other groups of difference can face in the corporate world. And how different the view may be, depending on who and where you are.
In this episode Kimberly Grey, Vice President of Global Talent Management for Leggett and Platt, shares with us her perspective and insight as a Black Woman who has successfully navigated her career as an executive leader. Kim offers tips around the skills she largely credits with her success including: networking, setting expectations and being effective in holding others accountable. Her authenticity, and wisdom around intentionality, make for a great conversation – while also reinforcing how much we can learn when we choose to broaden our view!