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Authenticity and Empathy in Leadership with Ebony Beckwith

Authenticity and empathy are two essential qualities for successful leadership. No one exhibits those qualities more than Ebony Beckwith, who also ensures that those she mentors take those principles to heart. This week’s episode 59 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about authenticity and empathy in leadership.

In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Julie Castro Abrams and Ebony Beckwith are sharing the importance of making time for mentoring and actionable steps you can take right now to bring authenticity to your leadership position.

Ebony Beckwith is the Salesforce Chief Business Officer & Chief of Staff to Marc Benioff. She is also the CEO of the Salesforce Foundation, overseeing the company’s global philanthropic strategy. Additionally, she is the CEO of the Salesforce Foundation, overseeing the company's global philanthropic strategy.

Some of the talking points Julie and Ebony go over in this episode include:

  • How important it is for working women to let their daughters see into their professional life.

  • Having a clear goal does not mean your path will be linear.

  • Taking inspiration from the fact that people have not lost hope.

  • Tips for searching for your first board opportunity.

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