Jenn Donahue, Ph.D., is a retired US Navy Captain and civil engineer who works on large-scale, high-profile geotechnical projects. Over her 27-year military career, Jenn has built a bridge across the Euphrates River during the Iraq war, commanded an 800-personnel Battalion in Afghanistan, and constructed combat outposts in the middle of deserts filled with insurgents. Jenn has led earthquake and tsunami reconnaissance missions in places like Samoa and Japan, designed the seismic plans for a bridge over the Panama Canal, and built roads in the coldest climes of Ketchikan. Along the way, she mentored scores of young leaders. In this episode, we talk about introverts and leadership.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- The unique strength of introverted leaders
- How to have fun with your “minority” identity and turn it to your advantage
- Advice on Executive presence when you found yourself the only woman in the board room
- How and when to pivot in your career.
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