Today’s episode of OneMoment connects to one specific conversation Chris had with a colleague at FedEx which materially changed the direction of his career. If this moment had not happened, Chris would not be in his role today… What happened in this conversation? What was said that impacted Chris?
Today we welcome Rebecca Yeung, Corporate Vice President of Operations Science and Advance Technology at FedEx Corporation, and she is one of fourteen C-Suite leaders who sits on FedEx’s Strategic Management Committee, which sets the global enterprise strategy. In her current role, she leads FedEx’s innovation strategy. She has focused on onboarding advanced technologies, like robotics and electric vehicles, on solving some of the enterprise’s most pressing business challenges.
Today’s episode of OneMoment connected one particular moment when Rebecca was a teenager in China. If this moment had not happened, she likely would have never ended up on a path that has allowed her to rise to the highest levels of corporate America and realize the American Dream.
Rebecca let’s go to that moment… You were 15 years of age and the moment has to do with an exam you took… What was going on in your life and in China at that time? What was the exam and how did it impact you?
Today we welcome Emily Cherniack, Founder and Executive Director of New Politics. Founded in 2013, New Politics is focused on revitalizing American democracy by recruiting, developing, and electing servant leaders who put community and country over self.
Today’s episode of OneMoment connects one particular phone call Emily made in 2012 which led her to formally launch New Politics. Let’s go back in time to that moment when Emily made the call…
Today we welcome, David Woo. David is a former top Wall Street macro strategist and currently shares his unbiased and non-partisan critical analysis on markets, economics, and politics through his videocast DavidWoo Unbound.
Today’s episode of OneMoment shows how a random interaction can lead to the great love and unexpected paths taken. Let’s go back in time, to that moment in the library in front of a stack of art books…
What can we take from being an art performer to becoming an exceptional leader? A silver line connects both: you have to shift your perspective and be genuinely interested in your audience, your people, allowing them to better connect with you. We all have a story, and we all have far more in common than what differentiates us. Understanding the core of humanity, our cultural background, and experiences make us unique, appreciate each point of view… From his hard beginning in the art to his unique experience in Nepal, to becoming a renowned performer and now an executive coach and leader, you’ll hear in this episode Rob’s stories and great advice for us to become better leaders, expanding our boundaries, bringing the quality of tolerance, appreciation of difference to a whole new level.
“Cultivate Positivity… Only if we have a positive view on the world, we are able to bring our best selves forward, and allow everybody else bring theirs as well.”
Rob combines two decades of experience as a top leadership development executive with a well-established career in the performing arts. He has a passion for coaching leaders to develop their presence, tell compelling stories and establish authentic connections.
Rob is the author of – Leading From Your Best Self – an amazing book I strongly recommend.
What is unique about Rob is that for the first half of his career he was a performing artist where he traveled the globe delivering his unique, one-person variety show. Rob is a lecturer in MIT Sloan School of Management and an MIT Leadership Center Master Executive Coach. Over the past 20 years, Rob has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies.