Aleta Jeffress, Senior Vice President at CGI, is a seasoned professional with a diverse array of experiences who embodies the principles of continual learning, discipline, and the power of a positive mindset. From her emphasis on the importance of professional growth to her insights into building and nurturing successful teams, Aleta's journey stands as an amazing example for those aiming to succeed in our new work climate.
In this insightful interview, Aleta dives deep, offering a fresh perspective on leadership, mindset shifts, and the art of team-building. As you listen, you'll find Aleta's wisdom not just enlightening but also a compelling call to action.
[7:40] Continual learning and professional growth
[11:43] The importance of discipline and consistency
[12:41] Shifting from a lack mindset to an abundance mindset
[16:04] Building and nurturing a successful team
[24:20] Focusing on your wins
Continual Learning and Professional Growth: It's crucial to commit to lifelong learning and consistently update yourself with the latest industry trends. This not only ensures you remain competitive but also enhances your marketability in an ever-evolving professional landscape.
The Importance of Discipline and Consistency: Discipline and consistency are not just buzzwords; they're foundational to your success. By maintaining a steady focus and persisting even when faced with obstacles, you set yourself up to achieve your goals and navigate challenges more effectively.
Shifting from a Lack Mindset to an Abundance Mindset: Transitioning to an abundance mindset can be transformative for you. Instead of seeing limitations, this mindset encourages you to see a world filled with opportunities, fostering a more positive outlook and paving the way for personal and professional growth.
Building and Nurturing a Successful Team: Building a successful team goes beyond just hiring the right people. It's about understanding and valuing each member's unique strengths and aspirations. By genuinely caring and supporting your team members, you create an environment where everyone thrives.
Focusing on Your Wins: As a woman, you might often be overly critical of yourself. This is a conscious work in progress for me too! However, it's essential to recognize and celebrate your achievements. Regularly documenting and reflecting on your successes can boost your confidence and provide a clearer perspective on your journey.
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