Darlene Drew, Leadership Conditioning, Personal & Professional Development, LLC (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 601)
Darlene Drew, CEO of Leadership Conditioning, Personal & Professional Development, joined host John Ray on this episode of North Fulton Business Radio. Darlene discussed her career as a warden in Federal Bureau of Prisons, leadership lessons from that career, women in leadership, the boss versus leader mentality, preparing emerging leaders, and much more.
North Fulton Business Radio is produced and broadcast by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta.
Darlene Drew, CEO, Leadership Conditioning, Personal & Professional Development
Darlene Drew is the CEO/Owner of Leadership Conditioning, Personal & Professional Development, LLC. She is also a Certified & Independent Leadership Trainer, Professional Speaker and Executive Coach with the Maxwell Leadership Team.
Darlene serves businesses, companies and organizations by helping leaders develop leaders. Through her training sessions, she equips, engages and energizes participants with leadership and professional development training by providing them with tools that can immediately be applied in their personal and professional lives.
As an authority in leadership, building relationships and communications, she helps organizations develop their staff in a manner that improves their bottom line of first valuing people which improves the operation of their business and the performance and production of their staff.
She has been recognized in the Maxwell Leadership Team in the Top 20 Nominees for the Maxwell Leadership Team Culture Award. She’s a 2019 Stage Time Winner. Darlene has been featured in the Peachtree City Magazine on two occasions.
Her prior career began in the Federal government at the entry level as a Correctional Officer promoted up to a Senior Executive Service Appointment into the position of Warden. One of her most groundbreaking accomplishments was becoming the first and only female to serve as Warden at the United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, GA. She served as Warden of three Federal prisons after being told early on in her career that she would never make it!
These dynamics brought leadership expertise that has positioned her to help those she partners with in their growth.
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Questions and Topics in this Interview
- Women in leadership
- Boss vs. Leader
- Preparing emerging leaders
- Being a leader other will follow
- The essentials of leadership
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