Join Lou in a conversation with Catherine Williams, an industry COO and past CMO. Catherine talks with us about:

  • How a two-week internship at Penguin launched her career
  • How she progressed through smaller societies to much larger organizations
  • All about managing the team at Altmetrics that brings essential data to librarians and information managers that allows them to make smart decisions
  • Why taking your time and learning from others is a more valuable experience than worrying that people think
  • Why it is important to make sure you don't take on too much, professionally
  • A love of historical podcasts
  • The joys of a good travel guide collection
  • How it's possible to spark inspiration in your team members
  • The importance of adding value, being authentic and telling your company’s story

Links from the session (Amazon affiliate links may be used below) Transcription -

Be inspired -

#IntBunchWordOfTheDay - Snooze

You're Dead To Me podcast -

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson -

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Herminia Ibarra -

Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds, Carmine Gallo -

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