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Betty Shotton on the Principles of Liftoff Leadership

Elevating Your Leadership Potential

Date: February 10, 2012

By: Betty Shotton

Podcast #: 12-03

Price: FREE


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In this episode of Edgewise, Betty Shotton shares her experience as a serial entrepreneur, having founded and led six companies. She recently authored Liftoff Leadership, in which she pinpoints the key qualities and attributes necessary to kick-start your leadership trajectory.  She suggests a “pre-flight checklist,” and a series of assessments and questions, which she says allows leaders to identify their guiding principles. Listen as Shotton shares a few of the ten principles noted in her book, including: altruism, balance, and possibility.

About the Author(s)

Betty Shotton  has over 35 years experience as a CEO, entrepreneur, and leadership consultant. Today she is the CEO and founder of Liftoff Leadership LLC and a partner with Berkana Consulting Group. She has founded and led six companies cpncerned with vacation rentals and aviation. One of these companies, ResortQuest International, a part of Wyndham Worldwide, went public in 1998. Shoptton developed and led two regional airlines, SouthEast Air and SeaAir, which provide commercial air service for the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and served on the board of directors of Cape Air.

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