On March 11th, Cisco held a virtual Women of Impact event. Speakers covered a myriad of topics including authenticity, leadership, the impact of gender, and connecting with a purpose. I left the meeting having learned and grown in ways I had not imagined possible in such a short amount of time.
As leaders in your organization, recognize the people that stimulate, motivate, and influence others by using their gifts. This practice must extend into our communities and homes as well. Discouragement and doubt cannot survive in an environment that continually spotlights excellence.