#29: Be a Leader Who People Want to Follow with Sharon D. Sauls

59m | Dec 2, 2022

Have you ever been hired for a position without sharing a resume? Well, that’s exactly what happened to Sharon D. Sauls, CEO of The BE LED Group, LLC & Senior Vice President of Training and Leadership Development at Chick-Fil-A (MNE), and organizational leadership guru. Join Dr. Jasmine and Sharon for a great conversation about women in leadership, organizational leadership, and entrepreneurship. Looking for ways to become more effective in leadership? Listen in as Sharon shares her story and gives advice to women leaders and entrepreneurs. 

Episode Quotes:

  • “I was hired at Chick-fil-A, and they still don’t have my resume.” 
  • “Every leader must be led in order to effectively lead.” 
  • “Effective leadership is the ability to align your leadership skills and behaviors in ways that make you a magnetic leader. People want to follow you.”
  • “How you think, see people, along with your ongoing desire for leadership development point you toward being an effective leader.” 
  • “You don’t just learn how to lead when you get the position; you grow into it.” 

Sharon D Sauls is a leadership consultant and speaker with over 25 years of entrepreneurial and executive leadership experience. As president of The BE LED Group, she challenges, equips, and empowers and emerging leaders through her practical, transformative approach. From ministry to the marketplace, Sharon demonstrates an exceptional ability to combine biblical principles with corporate strategies. 

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Dr. Jasmine is a multi-talented author, educator, award-winning community leader, and founder of JLM Global Consulting, LLC and Girl Go Global, a community for purpose-driven women. For 20+ years, Dr. Jasmine has used her unique skills as an educator, professional writer, and communications strategist to build a career that allows her to serve small business owners, in academia, and at all levels of government. Whether she is mentoring women and girls, engaging students during university lectures, speaking as keynote, or serving at all levels of government, she is driven by providing support to others to meet needs, equip, and train. In addition to making the Daily Record’s Successful by 40 Very Important Professionals list, she is a President’s Management Council Fellow, entrepreneur, and writer with interests in topics that concern women.

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