"I would tell young women to go for what you want, what you love and what you're good at, not to be deterred." So if you want to pursue a competitive, traditionally male-dominated field, Cloudastructure's Lauren O'Brien says ignore the naysayers and go for it. The chief revenue officer also encourages people to set higher goals, you just may be surprised. In this episode of Brand Insider: BTS, Lauren tells me that if you envision what you want, and truly believe, then you can make it happen. She also shares how becoming a mom was a turning point in her …
"It makes you a better leader and you're stronger and more focused in what you're doing." The "it," for Delta Faucets' Maggie Miller, is protecting her time. Though the senior director of omnichannel marketing admits it wasn't always easy. In this episode of Brand Insider: BTS, the recently promoted, new mom talks about learning to prioritize and set her own agenda, why she never could have envisioned her current position, and confesses she wouldn't mind going back in time to before the Internet took over...shhh don't tell Maggie's boss!
"I realized that I will not spend a minute of my day and minute of my career kind of wasting my time and energy on something that didn't matter." What does matter to Irina Gerry is climate, food and sustainability, and it's that passion that brought her to the animal-free dairy start-up, Change Foods. In this episode of Brand Insider: BTS, the CMO talks about taking leaps instead of steps, forgoing a predictable path and her "checkered past."
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