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Jennifer L. Smith

Company: Passionate Leader Institute

Position/Title: CEO & Founder


Executive coach and leadership authority, Jennifer Smith is the CEO and founder of the Passionate Leader Institute. She is one of the nation’s experts on igniting passion within leaders to help them reach their peak performance and potential.

As a senior leader working for companies such as General Electric, Munich Re America, and Panasonic she led teams delivering leadership development, succession planning, performance management, compensation and high potential programs while managing million dollar budgets.

A former Diversity Leader, Jennifer knows that diverse teams bring out the best ideas and richest experiences in the workplace. As a woman of color, she is aware of the challenges diverse leaders face when navigating corporate cultures to make it to the top while remaining true to one’s culture.

Jennifer has been the executive coach for hundreds and speaker in front of thousands of leaders across four continents having an impact in over ten industries.


WORKSHOP


Title: A Leadership Mindset for Success: Position Yourself as the Obvious Choice

Description: Leaders today are continually challenged to do more with less, achieve aggressive targets, be innovative, and ensure that employees are engaged. The expectation is that they deliver and achieve goals regardless of what is going on in the fast, ever-changing world that we live in today just to meet expectations. Leaders show that they are savvy with the actions they take and the behaviors they choose when working with colleagues. One’s mindset plays a critical role in positioning you for the success that you desire.


By the end of this session, attendees will: · Learn why focusing on ones mindset is important. · Learn the impact mindset has on taking on broader roles or being promoted within companies. · Understand key ingredients to having a successful leadership mindset. · Feel inspired to take their leadership skills to the next level.