What is your authentic leadership style? How can underrepresented employees in leadership positions navigate corporate culture in the post-George Floyd era? In today’s episode, we’re joined by Chief HR Officer Gary Cunningham, who provides some insight on his path to the top, including the challenges and triumphs he faced along the way. We’ll also discuss what it’s like as a black leader driving and co-creating organizational culture and leadership development. Listen as Gary shares why authenticity matters during your career journey.
This week on C-CRETS:
[4:05] Connections along the way
[5:35] Gary shares his story
[9:09] Overcoming difficult moments
[14:13] The importance of sponsorship as a career-builder
[19:30] Gary talks authenticity
[25:08] Why authenticity is important as a leader
[29:02] Layoffs and lessons learned
[32:29] Navigating through the pandemic and other changes
[36:50] I’m not the teacher
[40:18] Receipts on authenticity
[44:33] C-CRETS on being your authentic self
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