14. Semper Fi Leadership

14. Semper Fi Leadership: Faithfulness and Loyalty

“Once you understand the essence of leadership is service, Semper Fi/Always Faithful means you’re always looking to be of value to others.”

Guest Info:

As the founding partner of Lead Star, a leadership development consulting firm, Courtney works closely with all levels of leaders — from CEO’s to frontline team members. She designs and delivers development programs that drive immediate results.

Courtney is also the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of SPARK: HOW TO LEAD YOURSELF AND OTHERS TO GREATER SUCCESS and LEADING FROM THE FRONT and has written numerous articles on behavior-based leadership and organizational excellence. She’s been a dynamic guest on CNBC, FOX News, and CNN. Courtney’s efforts with Lead Star have been noted in publications ranging from Fast Company, and Inc., to The New York Times.

In addition to her work with consulting clients, Courtney served as the Director of the Center for Creative Leadership’s Partner Network, convening and connecting leading consultancies with the Center’s innovative thought leadership, research and development solutions.

Prior to starting Lead Star, Courtney’s professional experiences included service as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, an attorney at one of the nation’s largest law firms and as a sales manager for Rational Software. She holds a law degree from William & Mary, an undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and completed intensive studies at Cambridge University. Courtney lives with her husband and three children in Northern California.

Favorite Quote: “Lead as you are, it works!”

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Credits:

Courtney Lynch, Lead Star. Production team: Nani Shin, Sheep Jam Productions, qodpod