Wish I Knew . . .

#42 Lois Jeffers - Lawyer to DEI / Having Courage / Blind Spots / GOT ahead of the curve

March 08, 2022 Gary Nowak Season 1 Episode 42
Wish I Knew . . .
#42 Lois Jeffers - Lawyer to DEI / Having Courage / Blind Spots / GOT ahead of the curve
Show Notes

Career Overview

  • Becoming a lawyer from Fordham
  • Working as a lawyer for 8 years
  • Transitioning to an assistant director of career advising
  • Finding her calling with Diversity, equity and inclusion career path
  • Work today at a multinational technology company in the Bay area

 

Highlights

  • Growing up in the virgin islands working for the national guards
  • Matlock guided her career choice
  • Perspective on the timing of law school
  • Having courage and maturity 
  • Observing others to influence her future
  • Using an Executive coach and family support for a career Pivot
  • Pay attention to these micro moments of life, this could be a signal
  • Feeling the burden when relying on advice great advice
  • Toughest part of Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • Get comfortable with being uncomfortable
  • Your Blind spots
  • Time allows mistakes to show themselves as proud moments / successes
  • Proud moment that we all might be able to relate to
  • Being ahead of the curve on Game of Thrones