Jump Start your January with a special Live2Lead Segment
KAT COLE is the COO of FOCUS Brands North America. Prior to FOCUS Brands, Kat was President of Cinnabon, Inc. and a Vice President at Hooters at age 26, making her one of the youngest executives in chain history. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan, and many others. Also, Kat has made appearances on CBS, CNN, Bloomberg CNBC, MSNBE, as well as an Undercover Boss episode in 2012 for Cinnabon Inc. Kat is the Co-Founder of Changers of Commerce and the Founder of Be The Change Revolutions, both non-profits emphasize her commitment to the community. She is the top Ranked Female Speaker of all-time within all Speakers Bureaus.
In this inspiring and thought-provoking presentation, Kat draws on her personal and professional experiences and upbringing to share how they have greatly impacted the leader and woman she is today. Sharing the story of her rise from humble beginnings to a powerful global executive, Cole shares how some of the most important lessons she has learned about leadership are lessons she learned as a young child growing up with a single mother. Whether she is doing humanitarian work in Africa or running a multinational billion-dollar brand, Cole understands the power of acts of empathy and believes that you have to have hustle and heart to get where you want to go. She carries and shares the beliefs that employees and companies are built to last when they stand for something that matters and make a positive impact. In addition to Cole’s passion for creating and highlighting opportunities, innovation, and community building, helping women succeed in business and leadership is another topic to which she can speak. An active angel investor, humanitarian, and philanthropist, she remains engaged and focused on elevating self-sufficiency through education, technology, and access to opportunities around the world.
Diane Caine is the owner of Spark Leadership Development, Executive Director with The John Maxwell Team, and NRICC member. For the fourth year in a row, she has hosted Live2Lead and brings this special segment to NRICC Women’s Business Council. To learn more about Diane visit www.poweryourspark.com.
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