Leading With Purpose
Season 4, Episode 8
In this episode, Kelly Tufts, Vice President, Field Talent at Discover and Leading Women Executives Fellow, Spring 2015, discusses her focus on finding meaningful and impactful ways to lead with purpose. In her role at Discover, Kelly has been integrally involved in the opening of a new contact center in Chatham, a disinvested neighborhood in Chicago. Through this work and other civic roles, Kelly is able to help employees, customers and community members thrive, as well as chart her personal growth as a leader. Kelly also shares how adopting a growth mindset has empowered her to serve as a customer champion, lifelong learner and collaborative connector.
We encourage you to connect with your peer board, team or colleagues to discuss the podcast. Please use the following questions to guide your conversation:
- How does your organization lead with purpose?
- Where might opportunities exist for your organization to take a hyper-local approach and impact local businesses?
- What can you get involved with to help you foster a growth mindset?
How Discover Leads with Purpose [4:59]
Finding Success by Taking a Hyper-Local Approach [9:40]
Leadership Requires a Growth Mindset [11:35]
Empowering Women through PayTech Women [14:06]
Being a Curious, Lifelong Learner [16:46]