When I interviewed Traci Campbell for The Courage of a Leader book, I asked her, “How do you get employees to take on the tough stuff?” Her response was immediate, “Educate, support, protect and guide.” We got together on this episode to talk more about exactly how to do so.
About the Guest:
Traci S. Campbell is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, executive producer, Information Technology consultant, CEO of BIBO Worldwide, LLC and founder of two 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, the C.H.A.M.P. Community Project and The BIBO Foundation.
She has worked with corporate and academic clients in various cities and Silicon Valley including IBM, McDonald’s, Sears, CSX Railroad, Northwestern University, and University of Chicago. With over 12 years in podcasting and radio, she has hosted several programs that aim to educate, inform, and entertain! As CEO of BIBO Worldwide, LLC , she and her team help clients with radio, podcast and streaming media exposure via the well-received BIBO Weekly and BIBO Weekly's Winners Circle web series and the entertaining AM/FM radio and podcast show, The B Zone w/ Traci S. Campbell.
Traci is a dynamic talent, host, and executive producer. She has interviewed the likes of veteran actors Harrison Page (Law & Order, CSI, JAG, and Grey’s Anatomy), and Tippi Hedren (iconic actress from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” and “Marnie”, mother of actress Melanie Griffith) and Dee Wallace (veteran actress in iconic movies and shows such as “ET: The Extra-terrestrial”, “The Howling”, “General Hospital”). Recording artists such as Chilli of the Grammy Award winning group, TLC. VH1 stars Valery Ortiz (“Hit the Floor”) and politicians such as Senator Iris Y. Martinez, first Latina elected to the Illinois Senate. She conducts celebrity interviews, highlights people helping communities throughout the US, and panel discussions that address a myriad of topics affecting teens and families including relationships, political, social, health, wellness, and business topics that especially affect women.
As founder of The BIBO Foundation www.thebibofoundation.org, Traci and team produce the annual BIBO (Beauty In / Beauty Out) Awards which recognizes dynamic women demonstrating leadership in their communities and celebrates “real role models.” The BIBO Foundation educates and mentors budding female leaders from disadvantaged backgrounds via their S.H.Y.NE. Mentorship program.
About the Host:
Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.
As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results.
Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:
The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership Legacy
The Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System Collaboration
The Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and Community
The Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team
Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.
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