"On behalf of Diablo Valley College's Hotel and Restaurant Management Program and its students, I would like to thank you for a magnificent keynote speech. Your words enhanced the evening's event, but most importantly enriched the lives of the students in attendance. You captured the minds and hearts of the students and they have not stopped commenting on what an inspiration you were to all of them. Again, thank you."

Leslie Styles, President
Diablo Valley College Hotel and Restaurant Management Program

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Podcast: Kristi's Leadership Secrets

(posted: December 1st, 2020)

Kristi guests on Sarah Tenisi's new podcast, Tech Me Seriously!

Listen in as Sarah and Kristi have a lively discussion on the Platinum Rule vs the Golden Rule, a primer on the four DISC personality types and how understanding each type can help you communicate better at work, and leading amid the pandemic.

A great leadership team is defined by vulnerability and passion. Every individual on the team—especially during these challenging times—needs to be willing to ask the important questions and hear answers that they may not always want to hear. Active listening allows us to drop our egos and become authentic, vulnerable, and passionate members of the team, committed to the growth and success of the organization.

Listen to the podcast here (39 min.)