Denise Griffitts interviews Mindy Mackenzie , AKA the "Velvet Hammer'.
Mindy Mackenzie is an accomplished corporate executive, a highly acclaimed speaker, and CEO advisor. Before starting her advisory practice, Mindy served as Chief Performance Officer of Beam, Inc., where she earned the nickname of the “Velvet Hammer.” She was revered for being the truth teller amongst the executive team by exhibiting a bold combination of honesty and empathy.
Her impressive career also includes five years at Campbell Soup Co, where she lived and worked overseas, and nine years at Wal-Mart, where she advanced through various Senior Leadership HR and Organizational Development roles.
An expert on truth telling in the workplace, her expertise includes leadership and organizational effectiveness, transformational change, culture, and strategy. Mindy is the author of The Courage Solution: The Power of Truth Telling with Your Boss, Peers, and Team
You can find her here: Website * YouTube * Facebook * Twitter * Instagram