Ep 95: Leading With Your Authentic Self–Carla Harris & Mitch Barns
In this episode we invite you to learn from Carla Harris (Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley), one of the most powerful leaders on Wall Street. In a conversation with Mitch Barns, Carla shares how to authentically bring your whole self to work, how to find commonality in diversity and inclusion, why relationships matter in a career, and more. No matter where you are at on your leadership journey, Carla’s wisdom will broaden your mind and encourage you.
On This Podcast
One of the most influential women on Wall Street, Carla Harris was named to Fortune magazine's list of "The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America," Fortune's "Most Influential List" and Black Enterprise's "Top 75 Most Powerful Women in Business." She is actively involved in her community and is a member of the board of overseers of Harvard University and of the board of directors of the Walmart Corporation. Harris is the author of Expect to Win and Strategize to Win.
Second Half Advisors / Global Leadership Network
Mitch joined Nielsen in 1997 with leadership roles across all major parts of the business. From 2014-2018 he became CEO, leading a staff of 45,000 employees in 106 countries. During Mitch’s time as CEO at Nielsen, the company was recognized as one of the “Top 40 Companies for Leaders” by Chief Executive magazine, one of the world’s “Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes, a “Top 50” company by Diversity Inc magazine, a “JUST 100” company by JUST Capital, and one of the “Best Run Companies” by the Wall Street Journal. Mitch holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University and completed the Stanford Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he spent 12 years in marketing research and brand management. Mitch has also served on the Board of Directors of the Global Leadership Network since 2015. He also currently serves an advisory board member of Growth Catalyst Partners and is the founder of Second Half Advisors. Mitch served as a member of the board of directors for Monsanto prior to its June 2018 acquisition by Bayer AG. He also served on the Board of Directors for CECP (Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose) from 2015-2018. He was a member of the American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable from 2014-2018.
The Global Leadership Network
Ashlyn Ochoa has been a producer with the Global Leadership Network since 2016. The product of her talented work, strategic creativity and valuable leadership can be experienced in her production of The Global Leadership Podcast, as well as many of the GLN’s leadership events and videos that are translated and contextualized in more than 123 countries. As a valuable leader with a voice of positive influence across the GLN, her behind-the-scenes brilliance was recently brought to public light when she was chosen to be the official host of The Global Leadership Podcast, one of the most popular leadership podcasts in the world. As a curious, growth-minded leader herself, Ashlyn enjoys curating and creating great content to equip and encourage leaders to thrive and bring out their best selves. This passion also extends into her love for investing in, empowering and mentoring the next generation. Now you too can experience her positive energy, inquisitive mind and wisdom as you tune in to the Global Leadership Podcast!