The Importance of Mentorship with Mandy Crawford, Cassie Jordan, and Shandra McGlohon
What you'll learn:
Featuring Mandy Crawford, CIO, State of Texas, Cassie Jordan, Deputy CIO, Texas Health, and Human Services, and Shandra McGlohon, IT Policy Coordinator, Executive Office of the Governor in the State of Florida at the Office of Policy and Budget
Connect with Mandy Crawford: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-crawford-dir/
Connect with Cassie Jordan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandramjordan/
Connect with Shandra McGlohon: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shandra-mcglohon-pmp-8b9512b/
And before we jump into today’s episode, this podcast is sponsored by Nagarro Public Sector. Nagarro Public Sector excels at helping senior technology leaders in digital disruption from Cloud, AI, Big Data, and digital product engineering to system integration work across platforms. To learn more about Nagarro, check out https://www.nagarro.com/en.
1:06 Exploring the Power of Positivity Through Mentorship
4:58 The 3 Types of Mentors
6:04 Mandy’s Mentors That Had An Impact
8:40 Cassie's Mentors That Had An Impact
12:25 Shandra's Mentors That Had An Impact
23:57 The importance of commitment to team and mission
28:36 How do you build relationships with your team?
34:06 Tools for peeling back the onion
40:16 Working with a lot of different personalities
44:25 The importance of getting to know your colleagues
50:01 Being the light of positivity
55:00 Keynotes that changed perspective on leadership
1:01:45 Mandy's Inspiration
1:11:38 Honesty is the foundation for trust
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