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How can leaders rebound from serious setbacks? Shellye Archambeau, former CEO at MetricStream and board member at Verizon and Nordstrom, discusses grit, risk-taking in leadership and the power of networks.

Becoming a CEO

Shellye walks us through her leadership trajectory: Where she got her start, when she pivoted and why forging relationships has been critical every step of the way.

I created my own network because it was the first time I didn’t have any peers, and I didn’t realize what it was actually like not to have any peers.

Shellye also talks about overcoming personal and professional adversity and her approach to “improving the odds for success.”


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