Talking Leadership Culture with LaTonya Wilkins – Episode 265

Amber is joined by leadership coach LaTonya Wilkins for a conversation on corporate culture, inclusion, and betting on yourself.

LaTonya Wilkins is the founder of Change Coaches, where she partners with executive leaders and their teams to build cultures of belonging through one-one-one and team coaching, as well as Culture Academies, where assessments, customized workshops, and coaching are combined to address client cultural challenges.

LaTonya is also the author of Leading Below The Surface: How To Build Real and Psychologically Safe Relationships With People Who Are Different From You, and is a sought-after keynote speaker who has inspired audiences around the world. She seeks to challenge leaders at every level to disrupt the way we think about leadership, and to create cultural change where it truly happens: below the surface.

LaTonya is on the advisory board of Women of Color in the Workplace, a strategic partner of Lean In, and has been featured in publications including Well + Good, NPR, Inc Magazine, and Fast Company.

Shareable Quotes:

“There’s a process that seems forced; when we’re young and expected to choose professions.” -Amber Fuhriman

“My first thought as far as what I wanted to be, was a firefighter. It came down to wanting to help people.” -LaTonya Wilkins

“You learn most about yourself when you take the time to find out what you care about.” -Amber Fuhriman

“When I was in the corporate world, there were things I couldn’t force to align with my values. I had to walk away.” -LaTonya Wilkins

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