36 min

Breaking Through Glass Ceilings and Finding Your Fit with Roberta Sydney Real Life Real Leaders

    • Business

We all face adversity, whether it's hitting the glass ceiling, dealing with difficult times, or navigating the corporate world. But how can we learn the lessons needed to overcome these struggles? Hear from Roberta Sydney, a successful leader with experience spanning multiple industries and roles. Roberta shares how she faced challenges head-on and learned the lessons needed to succeed.
Roberta delves into the importance of understanding company culture and fit, toning down one's words as a CEO, being a cheerleader for employees, and taking care of oneself during difficult times. Roberta also discusses her career arcs and the challenges she's faced as a young female in financial services, as well as the potential of millennials in the workplace. Further key points throughout include:
An introduction to Roberta Sydney and the three arcs of her career Hitting a glass ceiling in financial services  Making the decision to sell your business  Overcoming business issues and family issues  The 18-month experiment that transitioned into 18 years  The biggest lessons learned from Corporate America  Leadership strategies and the importance of company culture  The importance of maintaining personal care routines during times of hardship   
"I felt very strongly in running a real estate operation that everybody felt responsible for the profitability of the company. And I realized that in order to really make that tangible for people, they needed to see that their ideas and suggestions were received and acted upon." – Roberta Sydney.
Real Life Real Leaders is dedicated to exploring the real stories behind some of the world's most outstanding inspirational leaders. Each new episode teaches the highs and lows of building a successful business and uncovers the attributes that make a great leader. 
 
Get connected socially with Roberta Sydney:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertasydney/ 
 
Get connected socially with host Bonnie Hagemann:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhagemann/ 
https://edainc.io/ 
https://mobile.twitter.com/bonnie_hagemann 
https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/real-life-real-leaders-podcast/ 
 
This podcast is proudly produced in partnership with podlad.com

We all face adversity, whether it's hitting the glass ceiling, dealing with difficult times, or navigating the corporate world. But how can we learn the lessons needed to overcome these struggles? Hear from Roberta Sydney, a successful leader with experience spanning multiple industries and roles. Roberta shares how she faced challenges head-on and learned the lessons needed to succeed.
Roberta delves into the importance of understanding company culture and fit, toning down one's words as a CEO, being a cheerleader for employees, and taking care of oneself during difficult times. Roberta also discusses her career arcs and the challenges she's faced as a young female in financial services, as well as the potential of millennials in the workplace. Further key points throughout include:
An introduction to Roberta Sydney and the three arcs of her career Hitting a glass ceiling in financial services  Making the decision to sell your business  Overcoming business issues and family issues  The 18-month experiment that transitioned into 18 years  The biggest lessons learned from Corporate America  Leadership strategies and the importance of company culture  The importance of maintaining personal care routines during times of hardship   
"I felt very strongly in running a real estate operation that everybody felt responsible for the profitability of the company. And I realized that in order to really make that tangible for people, they needed to see that their ideas and suggestions were received and acted upon." – Roberta Sydney.
Real Life Real Leaders is dedicated to exploring the real stories behind some of the world's most outstanding inspirational leaders. Each new episode teaches the highs and lows of building a successful business and uncovers the attributes that make a great leader. 
 
Get connected socially with Roberta Sydney:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertasydney/ 
 
Get connected socially with host Bonnie Hagemann:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhagemann/ 
https://edainc.io/ 
https://mobile.twitter.com/bonnie_hagemann 
https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/real-life-real-leaders-podcast/ 
 
This podcast is proudly produced in partnership with podlad.com

36 min

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