Donna Drehmann, Author of Things Lady Likes (Hello, Self… Episode 8)
Donna Drehmann, author and customer experience leader, joined host Patricia Leonard. She shares her career journey and the events that led to writing two children’s books and self-publishing. Donna discussed the Hello, Self… moments that led to her personal shifts, the value of leveraging her networks, her volunteer work, her learnings, and much more.
Hello, Self… is presented by Patricia Leonard & Associates and produced by Arlia Hoffman in association with the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®.
Donna Drehmann, Author of Things Lady Likes
A Nashville resident of over 25 years, Donna has served as business leader in the community and an active volunteer and Board member for many organizations.
Donna is a seasoned customer experience leader, who has spent 20+ years building & leading teams at several key Nashville companies like Asurion, Change Healthcare, Postmates and now Eargo.
Her Board service includes the Belcourt Theatre, Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce and CABLE. She currently serves on the Marketing Committee of Nashville CARES.
She is a staunch believer in diversity, inclusion & equity, and recently published two children’s books featuring her senior dog Lady, Things Lady Likes, and Things Lady Likes – Holiday Edition. Through the eyes of Lady, a young reader can feel safe learning & talking about diverse topics such as adoption and inclusion.
About Hello, Self…
Hello, Self… is a biweekly podcast focused on inspiring stories of turning dreams into reality. Join coach and author Patricia Leonard and her guests as they share life-changing Hello, Self… moments.
Hello, Self… is brought to you by Patricia Leonard & Associates and is based on the new book by Patricia Leonard, Hello, Self.., available here.
The show is produced by Arlia Hoffman in association with Business RadioX®. You can find this show on all the major podcast apps. The complete show archive is here.
Patricia Leonard, Host of Hello, Self…
Patricia Leonard is President of RUNWAY TO SUCCESS, a division of Patricia Leonard & Associates located in Nashville, TN. She is a MESSAGE ARTIST speaker, career & business coach, author and magazine columnist. Patricia consults with clients on leadership, empowerment, career management, entrepreneurship and the power of language. Her work is focused on helping clients find their runway to success!
She has a professional background in management, human resources, corporate training, business consulting and talent development. Patricia has worked with companies in the service, music, banking, manufacturing, publishing, warehousing, healthcare, academic, retail and financial industries, and has taught management classes as an adjunct professor.
Patricia has a degree in Human Resource Management, is certified as a Career Coach and Consulting Hypnotist and is MBTI qualified.
Her volunteer energies are focused on Women in Film and Television-Nashville, where she is a Board Vice President; Dress for Success as the Advisory Board President; and International Coaching Federation-Nashville where she held Board roles for several years.
Patricia is the author of Wearing High Heels in a Flip Flop World, BECOMING WOMAN…a journal of personal discovery, THE NOW, HOW & WOW of Success, Happenings, a full year calendar of inspirational messages and a spoken word album titled, I AM…
She enjoys songwriting, creating poetry and has written a one-woman show and artistic speech she performs titled Hello, Self…, about a woman in midlife reinventing herself, which led to her new book by the same name, available here.
On the personal side, Patricia, describes herself as a woman, lover of life, mother, grandmother, career professional and message artist; AND in that order! Her goal is to continue inspiring others, of any age, to START NOW creating and expanding their Runway to Success.
She believes that life is a gift, the way we wrap it is our choice.