Co-Founder & COO at Schlep (J4)
"I always left the early morning [Junto] Forums feeling “full,” like a runner’s high or a yoga trance. I could go about my day with a shield from some of the normal things in daily life."
What are 1-2 leadership virtues you've observed or learned in your career?
If leaders are open-minded, they’ll start to see that some people have a natural place in their role and others are suited better in a different role. It’s best to let people use their natural strengths and build teams that way.
Finish the following sentence: "In my experience, ______________."
Things do not go as planned.
How would you describe your areas of expertise based on industry, market, and/or function?
I’m a brand builder. I consider brand building and design as my forte. Design thinking and brand engineering are where I play.
What is your strength when it comes to emotional intelligence?
I can find common ground and have a meaningful conversation with just about anybody.
What is one book, blog, or podcast you recommend widely?
The StartUp podcast by Gimlet Media. It’s about how to get your startup off the ground.
What is your superpower?
What is something that's not on your LinkedIn profile that you wish was?
Pictures of my dog! I’d love to be able to add more personality to my profile.
What is your most memorable Junto moment?
I always left the early morning Forums feeling “full,” like a runner’s high or a yoga trance. I could go about my day with a shield from some of the normal things in daily life.
What are you working on right now?
Receiving quotes for a new warehouse.
What have you learned about yourself participating in Junto?
Conflict management and the tactics to use as I encounter new conflicts.