Leading From Within – An Interview With Lisa Petrilli
Last week, I interviewed Mike Henry, Sr., Founder of The Lead Change Group, a non-profit global community of leadership authorities. Their mission is to instigate a leadership revolution that encourages, energizes and equips people to apply character-based leadership to facilitate change.
21 of these leaders got together and authored a really terrific book entitled, The Character Based Leader. While the basic premise is indicated in the title, each of these individuals wrote with their own outlook and approach to effective leadership.
In this interview, a brilliant leader by the name of Lisa Petrilli. Her personal and professional history of leadership within both huge corporations and entrepreneurial endeavors speaks for itself, as you’ll discover in our introduction.
In this chat, Lisa shares the importance of a character-based leader being connected with oneself at every level.
Not only does she explain this very powerfully, but shares with us three examples — 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln, Urban Outfitters CEO, Glen Senk, and The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — of those who succeeded through tapping into that very foundation.
Who else comes to your mind (either from history or present day) that, like the three Lisa mentioned, lead from true sense of self-connection; the understanding of who they are and what they were put here on earth to do? Would love to know your thoughts.
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