Bari joins me today to share the power of adding value outside your core function. She shares why this ninja tactic is essential to develop the skill of sharing your narrative -- what you’re trying to do, how you’re trying to do it, and how you made all those jumps and the leaps. Bari also discusses how she built a thriving career inside organizations while establishing herself as a thought leader and building her personal brand.
“Once you’ve gotten your footing, always add value in another place within the business.” - Bari Williams
Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:
- What got Bari interested and involved in advising startups
- How she expresses her creativity even though she’s not a designer
- Some of the common challenges she has seen with startups
- Measures she puts in place to pivot more effectively
- What led her to make the shift to handling operations at StubHub
- Diversity versus representation
- Best practices for inclusion
- What cognitive diversity is and why she’s troubled with this term
- Where her passion for diversity and inclusion came from
- How to integrate entrepreneurs into the ecosystem of the corporate world
- Why her most significant decision was deciding not to be a litigator
- Success principles that helped her advance her career
- Why she loves efficiency and creating templates, processes, and standards
- How she manages her time and tasks among her family, personal brand, and corporate career
Bari’s Advice for Fierce Feminine Leaders:
- Give yourself 48 hours to grieve over lost plans.
- Tap into your data points as you make your case to potential clients.
- Don’t forget the basics -- “kill it” in whatever thing you’re hired to do.
- If you want people to look to you as someone who gets things done, you have to do more than just the basics.
- If you are someone who adds value in multiple places in your organization, you build a great amount of credibility.
- Employee Resource Groups
- Google Calendar
Connect with Bari Williams:
Love the show? Let us know!
Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!
What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!
And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…
Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!
Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/discover.