Yes, maybe her hair color is chemically enhanced but Dolly Parton is a real person where it counts…on the inside. I love a quote from her that’s all about being authentic: “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” More of that in leadership, please. Figure out your values then live them intentionally. After all, honesty is the top characteristic of admired leaders: read more on values in leadership here. Use these values in your own leadership development. And for more from Dolly: read more about Dolly Parton here.
Gwen Voelpel has 20 years of experience in coaching and mentoring leaders at all levels of organizations. She has an undergraduate degree in communications, a graduate degree in public administration, and has served as an executive leader in several organizations. Gwen is an accredited Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team and Everything DiSC Workplace Facilitator and a Certified Master in Training for The Leadership Challenge.