Walking Through Fire: Sheila Johnson

There’s no such thing as overnight success. It’s a concept brought to life by Sheila Johnson, the co-founder of BET and America's first black female billionaire. Sheila shares the importance of passion and knowing oneself in pursuing a successful career as she reflects back on her own 50-year journey filled with ups and downs. She also talks about the leadership decisions she made that contributed to her success, emphasizing the importance of hiring the right people and listening to their expertise.

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When your industry changes, your strategy needs to change too. The question is, how do leaders make the right adjustments without losing momentum or focus? The answer is agility.

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Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a 25-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as Senior Advisor, Thought Leadership. Scott hosts the world’s largest and fastest-growing podcast/newsletter devoted to leadership development, On Leadership. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Releases, Master Mentors: 30 Transformative Insights From Our Greatest Minds, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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