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Dynamic Leadership Discussions: How to Get to the ‘Yes’

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Host: Stacy Mandock 

Stacy Mandock provides support to the Risk Mitigation team as the program director. With the purpose of providing the safest possible experience for travelers both foreign and domestic, Stacy assists in doing the initial research for travel destinations and identifying potential concerns and/or risks before and during travel. Her specialty is working with collegiate travelers and ensuring that they’re thoroughly prepared before travel as well as tracking potential risks or threats throughout their trips.

Guest: Beth MacDonald 

Beth MacDonald has worked in the defense industry for over 20 years gaining experience in leadership, analysis, development, and solution-based results and currently works as the BD Director for Raven.  As a seasoned resource management expert, she is passionate about advancing her skills in coaching and training.  Driven by a mission to overcome obstacles, Beth is best known for inspiring others to rise above any circumstance and thrive. As a Gold Star spouse, Beth has spent years researching post-traumatic growth with some of the nation’s leading universities and organizations. 


See Beth’s full bio at Focus20 Coaches

On this topic: Sometimes ‘No’ is the easy and fast answer, but it doesn’t mean you have to stop there. Beth dives into her experiences over the years of navigating through and around the Nos and problem-solving to the ‘Yes’. 

Key takeaways:

  • Ways to get the person saying No to help you get to the Yes

  • Best practices for handling negative interactions

  • Checking the energy - yours and theirs

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