“Be the Leader You Wished YOU Had”

Posted by Michelle Madden in News on Nov 18th, 2016 18:35 CDT

EY Strategic Growth Forum is the country’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. The focus is on how human ingenuity transforms opportunity into growth.

Jody Miller, our CEO, was there (she was named one of EYs “Winning Women”), and here are just a few of the pithy thoughts coming out of the event ….


Be the leader you wished YOU had @simonsinek

The goal isn’t to beat the competition, it’s to out-do yourself @simonsinek

Innovation is only possible if people feel safe to take risks @simonsinek

(Simon Sinek is a serious leadership guru with lots of powerful words to share. That’s him up top :))

Surround yourself with positive people @BarbaraCorcoran

Don’t overthink disruption, you just have to get out and do it @JenniferBMorgan

Anyone can be a disruptor, age is irrelevant @unknown

A common fallacy is that digital is a technology issue, it’s not, it’s a business issue  @AnnaBourne

Believe in yourself and surround yourself with people that will support you @JoeMontana

For more, check out #SGFUS on Twitter


Michelle Madden

Michelle is Head of Marketing & Communications at BTG. She has worked with Huffington Post, AOL, and Cablevision, helping them build their brands. She is a former Bain consultant and partner at her own media strategy firm where she grew the company and sold it to CommerceOne. She then ran an ecommerce company (GreenYour). She is a passionate foodie and founder of the Webby Award-nominated food blog, The Sweet Beet. Michelle graduated with honors from Queen’s University in Canada, and holds an MBA from Harvard.

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