Shayla Atkins is an award-winning leadership and business strategist, global DEI consultant, and international keynote speaker. With nearly 20 years of corporate experience as a human resource executive, Shayla is passionate about cultivating diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace cultures. As CEO and Founder of The Atkins Impact Consulting Firm and creator of the Solo 2 CEO Academy, Shayla guides women of color leaders and entrepreneurs to build and grow authentic, profitable, and sustainable careers and businesses leveraging authenticity as their competitive advantage. Shayla is a leading authority in global DEI strategies, frameworks, and initiatives, and has been recognized for her leadership, commitment, and contributions to her community and the next generation.
Shayla Atkins Links:
Podcast website: https://www.womleadmag.com/podcast/
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3YJHMoy
– YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WomELLE
– LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/womelle
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1:15 – With almost two decades of corporate experience as a human resource executive, Shayla Atkins shares how she got into HR.
4:08 – Shayla Atkins delves into the origins of The Atkins Impact Consulting Firm, her expertise in global DEI strategies, frameworks, and initiatives.
8:43 – Authenticity is a crucial aspect of leadership development, and Shayla Atkins highlights its importance as a competitive advantage.
12:37 – Code-switching is a common occurrence in corporate America, and Shayla Atkins explains how it affects workplace cultures.
13:46 – Shayla Atkins emphasizes the significance of being authentic in leadership and business and all aspects of life.
18:34 – Shayla Atkins explains how women of color leaders and entrepreneurs can join her Solo 2 CEO Academy program.
23:11 – Shayla Atkins shares insights into what women can expect to gain from her book.
25:10 – Leadership can be taught with various skills and strategies, according to Shayla Atkins.
30:19 – Drawing on her experience as a business strategist and consultant, Shayla Atkins offers advice for women who are starting their own business.
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