Leadership through Personal Adversity: Interview Jay Trestain
In this episode, we’re joined by Jay Trestain, Global Offerings & Big Deal Leader at IBM iX.
She’s been with IBM for 15 years, however, this episode takes a look at how leaders can lead when they themselves are going through personal adversity.
Jay’s story is both humbling and an incredible story of success in the face of huge adversity as we get into how she’s battled the loss of her mother and her husband’s terminal diagnosis, while simultaneously leading teams.
Jay tells us about her experiences with vulnerability as a leader and how’s she’s faced it in the workplace herself, earning the right to be ‘emotionally open’, how she handled the job at hand when going through tough personal situations and how ‘life’ and little things that you don’t necessarily ask about or know about but impact how you turn up to work.
Connect with Jay on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jay-trestain/
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