What differentiates leaders is not always their philosophy of leadership, their personality, or their style of management. Often, it’s how they interpret their surroundings and react in challenging situations that sets them apart. Today’s guest is James Kelley PhD, who has had his fair share of challenging experiences! James is the Cofounder of qChange, the international author of The Crucible’s Gift: 5 Lessons From Authentic Leaders Who Thrive in Adversity, and a TEDx speaker. James has an unbelievable story. In the past 15 years, he has worked in consulting, marketing, and higher education, and he did all that living in multiple countries with his family. In this episode, James shares how he found success, starting with the importance of mindset, and he explain show his natural curiosity inspired him to travel, how he developed an empathy of inclusion, and how he channeled his entrepreneurial spirit. James also describes cofounding qChange, moving across the world during a pandemic, and how he is working to democratize leadership, as well as how qChange works at both an individual and an enterprise level. Tune in today!
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