April 6, 2021
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I invite guests to share personal stories about small acts of leadership that help shape their lives.
In Episode 40, Shonia Brown explains a decisive question that became one of her guiding principles. She then shares a leadership story that illustrates her applying the guiding principle. Next, Shonia offers advice that has become her motto.
00:00 Prologue: Shonia Is A Lifelong Learner
From technical writing to instructional design, Shonia has enabled employees to learn, develop, and perform better. Her talent has enriched not only her professional career but her personal life as well. For example, Shonia has leveraged her videography capabilities to educate people in her community.
01:09 Part 1: Be A Victor
Shonia tells a story about her manager that occurred after NCR moved from Ohio to Georgia. Her manager asked a question that became one of her guiding principles.
08:30 Part 2: Serving Others through A Homeowner’s Association
In this story about leadership, Shonia describes how an issue with a townhome builder opened an opportunity for Shonia to serve her community. She describes a linkage between her professional and personal work.
17:58 Part 3: When Together Is Better
Shonia advises us to learn more, which enables us to do more, which leads us to be more.
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Shonia’s LinkedIn Profile
Shonia’s website: girlygeek.biz
Girlygeek.biz promotional video[00:59]
Simon Sinek’s book: Together Is Better
Peter Veruki’s book: The 250 Job Interview Questions
You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements.
00:00 Theme music: Inspiring Uplifting Corporate by mixer_drummer
00:54 Folk Acoustic Guitar by pinkzebra
08:12 Let's Go Have Fun by pinkzebra
17:40 Happy swing by Praded
20:27 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia
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