With change happening so fast, effective leaders diligently work on themselves to keep up. That “keeping up” may occur in industry, specialization, and even well-being. Facilitated by Jess Dewell, this panel discussion will explore questions about self-learning. Joy Guthrie and Lynette Davis will share their insights and personal experience around developing our inner leader.

Starting the Conversation…

What are you doing to ensure you continue to grow and develop as a leader?

Host: Jessica Dewell
Panelists: Joy Guthrie, Lynette Davis

What You Will Hear:

It starts with personal leadership.

Importance of changing perspective.

What are you watching to get inspired?

Leverage what’s around us.

How to look at a problem differently

Getting things done.

Funnel our effort through our strengths.

Joy shares about self-care.

Lynette shares about receiving and processing information.

Approaches to working with worry.

Hear Joy and Lynette’s perspective on personal growth strategy.

Tips on how to let go of what’s not working.

It’s BOLD to develop our inner leader.

Notable & Quotable:


Joy Guthrie: I focus on doing something that is brave every day.

Lynette Davis: I decided to up-level, and I need guidance from someone that has been there.

Joy Guthrie: It’s ok to mess up. It’s ok to move forward.

Lynette Davis: Sometimes we take servant leadership too far.

Jess Dewell: Understand what you can leverage to best show up in each situation.

Jess Dewell: When I have my head in the right space, being inspired, I can problem solve more effectively.

Joy Guthrie: When something happens that’s not the way we wanted, we add it to the dancing we’re doing. I adapt and overcome.


Lynette Davis: I ask for the courage to change the things I am able to change.

Joy Guthrie: I am good at learning, and use that to try figuring things out.

Lynette Davis: I learned how to work with my clients that are developing the skills that I was – turning my weakness into a strength.

Joy Guthrie: It’s been a process [to create lasting change], I wasn’t good at the beginning and I’m getting better.

Lynette Davis: We come to different points in business where we need different things.

Joy Guthrie: I ask ‘what’s the worst that can happen?’ And most of the time it’s not as bad as we think.


Lynette Davis: I laugh at myself and then ask myself ‘how was that for you?’

Joy Guthrie: I look at other people’s reactions to how I act toward them.

Lynette Davis: I really write down what I value so I can track it.

Joy Guthrie: Live is about all the people you are connected to.

Lynette Davis: Leadership is an action word.


Tags: leadership, gratitude, inspiration, decision, creating, unconventional, awareness, boundaries, change, strengths, listening, observation, confidence