Managing Yourself and Leading Others Through Racial Inequality and COVID Lockdown Re-entry

  • Owning Your Career, Taking Risks, and Pivoting
  • Fighting for Racial Equality and the Black Lives Matter movement
  • Leading Through the New “Normal”
The panelists were: 
  • Kari Delahunty, Jenkins Working Professional MBA, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Syneos Health
  • Nikki Jones, Senior Director, Talent Management and IT, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association
  • Christian Nyguyen, Global Product Team Leader, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Soo Son, Head of R&D Operations Business Transformation, GSK
Suggested readings suggested by panelists:
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

Many resources from HBA:

For Career Transitions into Leadership
The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership Powered Company, Ram Charan
Becoming a Manager: How New Managers Handle the Challenges of Leadership, Linda A. Hill
The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company – Robert Iger
Switch:  How to Change Things When Change is Hard – Chip Heath and Dan Heath
The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver.

Personal Growth
Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell.

Being a Leader
Multipliers (Liz Wiseman) – “How the best leaders make everyone smarter”
Upstream (Dan Heath) – “The quest to solve problems before they happen”
Invisible Women (Caroline Criado Perez) – “Data bias in a world designed for men”
Life is Magic (Jon Dorenbos) – “Talk to yourself, don’t listen to yourself”

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