Accelerate Your Performance
80: Find Your Path & Pay it Forward
May 18, 2020 · 16 min
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 All leaders face challenges, but women in leadership roles experience unique obstacles. Our guest today, Jackie Gaines, who has more than 40 years of leadership experience, explains the importance of mentorship for women leaders. That’s why Jackie decided to write a book with “rules of the road” for women who aspire to be great leaders in business. Her bestseller, The Yellow Suit: A Guide for Women in Leadership, offers women a simple guide on how to be a highly effective leader in today’s world. In this episode, Jackie shares her story behind the “yellow suit,” how to find what brings you joy, and why any of us can be a leader.

This episode addresses questions, such as:

  • Why is it important for women and men to collaborate in the workplace?
  • What is the difference between authentic professionalism and the perception of professionalism? 
  • How can leaders maintain their integrity? 


Recommended Resources: Wearing the Yellow SuitThe Importance of Mentorship, Choosing Your Path, Are You Leading Your Work?, Connect to Purpose

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