Deborrah Himsel on Maintaining Your Legacy

    Jan 24, 2019

    Great leaders are determined by how well they are able to translate their goals into action.Great leaders are determined by how well they are able to translate their goals into action. Deborah Himsel’s book Beauty Queen: Inside the Reign of Avon's Andrea Jung tells the story of the CEO’s rise and fall at Avon while interweaving discussions of business and corporate cultural issues. Andrea found herself to be in the right place at the right time while enjoying success in re-vitalizing a brand and mobilizing a well-rounded and successful work team. However, the second half of Andrea’s tenure was not as successful as she dealt with corporate issues. The book explores the possible reasons for this unfortunate change, mistakes made in the process, and ways that any leader can apply this story to help ensure long-term success. AMA_Edgewise_1417.mp3