Karen sits down with Sharon Kilmartin, Area Manager for IHG Hotels Group.
Sharon is a world-class executive in the hospitality industry and has a heart for leadership. She discusses how to embody the power of connection through empathy and listening deeply in a way that inspires others. Her stories about leading through the pandemic are illustrative of how to process emotions during challenging times. Our conversation exemplifies how pivoting helps to create life-changing bonds with those we lead so they can soar.
Sharon shares her love of fly fishing, which helps her to connect to God, while also serving as a metaphor for leadership. As she tells stories about standing in the river, she encourages listeners to find their own “fly fishing”: something that brings inner peace to their hearts, balance to their lives, and insight into self.
In this episode, you will learn:
To find more on Sharon, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharonkilmartin