Episode 058: Bozoma Saint John and Paula Faris on The Authenticity Challenge
Today’s society seems hopelessly divided along race, gender, age, political and other lines. Many leaders are asking, “How can we work together to solve big problems in such a divided world?” In this episode of the GLS Podcast, Bozoma Saint John sits down with Paula Faris to discuss the challenges of showing up as your authentic self in the middle of this division. They discuss how the solution to big societal issues begins with individual relationships, and how authenticity can be the pathway to genuine connection in your friendships, work teams and organizations.
On This Podcast
Bozoma Saint John is Chief Marketing Officer for Netflix, a widely recognized entertainment provider. Over the course of her career, Saint John has earned a formidable reputation as a trailblazing executive. She most recently served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Endeavor, a globally recognized entertainment company. She also served as the Chief Brand Officer for Uber and the Head of Global Consumer Marketing for Apple Music and iTunes. For her innovative work, Saint John has been recognized on Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People list.
Paula is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, Former Senior National Correspondent at ABC News and host of the popular podcast Journeys of Faith with Paula Faris, which gives an intimate look at how some of the world’s most influential people lean on faith and spirituality to guide them through the best and worst of times. Previously, Faris was the co-anchor of Good Morning America weekend edition, as well as a co-host of ABC’s The View. Paula returns to The Global Leadership Summit stage for the second year as one of our GLS interviewers. She will also share her leadership journey in the high stakes world of broadcast journalism as well as leadership insights from her recent book release, Called Out, Why I Traded Two Dream Jobs For a Life of True Calling.