What is 1 characteristic that differentiates a superb leader from a great leader?
Marvin Powell: Great leaders will always make engagement a part of their leadership DNA. As their own levels of enthusiasm, dedication, and caring increase, so does the performance and satisfaction of their teams.
Alexis Fink: Influence
Karan Ferrell-Rhodes: Agility to adapt. Superb leaders are able to adapt both their leadership style and strategies, based upon the people and environment they are trying to influence.
What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever received?
Marvin: If you are feeling bad about yourself just go help someone else and everything will work out. That’s where I began to develop a real orientation for service.
Karan: You have to be at the table to play the game.
What profession did you want to be when you were 6?
Karan: A veterinarian
Who would you love to dress up as for Halloween?
Marvin: I don’t really embrace the Halloween thing but I really appreciate the attitude and values that Erving “Magic” Johnson has shown in everything that he does.
Alexis: Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Karan: A Flapper from the Roaring 20’s era or Michelle Obama
Special thanks to this month’s contributors:
Your Host of Pow-wows + Perspectives: Karan Ferrell-Rhodes
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