Transparency in the Workplace (With Cisco's Maria Martinez)
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Holding leadership positions at companies like Motorola, Microsoft, Salesforce, and now Cisco, Maria Martinez made a name for herself in the tech space. But as she says, "the hard part was not the technology but was the people. But it was also the most important part." -That's how she learned the importance of transparency in the workplace.

In this episode, you'll hear all about Maria's career journey from high school math class, to working with Bill Gates, to being COO at Cisco. Make sure to listen to the end for her opinions on how we can fix the lack of diversity seen in corporate America today.

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