Read It Again Bookstore is excited to welcome Kristi Turner to our Author in Residence program. Join us on Saturday, March 18th from 12 to 2 pm. Come by and pick up a copy of Rethink Everything: The Courage to Lead Differently.
Rethink Everything: The Courage to Lead Differently
"This is my kind of leadership book - one that celebrates a truly integrated life thoughtfully challenges the status quo, and normalizes the conversation around intentional rest. I'm confident that Turner's journey, and the priceless insights she shares, will inspire more leaders to rebel for the change they want to see in their lives, companies, and the world."
- Shelley Paxton, Chief Soul Officer, Rebel Leader, and Bestselling Author of Soulbbatical
One corporate leader's climb to the top while refusing to sacrifice family for career and finding her power to lead differently.
In Rethink Everything we walk with Kristi Turner in each season of her career journey through corporate management, as she shares poignant notes to self, illustrating how they influenced her life decisions. As Turner shows, from the slightest whisper to the most dramatic experiences, life's micro moments' drive our soft- and hard-coded belief systems, which in turn inform every choice we make in life and define how we lead ourselves and others.
Turner weaves together stories of challenges, observations, and lessons learned from her childhood, ballet days, marriage, parenting, and career, to finding herself as the only woman in the corporate boardroom. She offers a fresh lens on pay inequality and the power of diversity. The reader sees how she fits in while still staying authentic to herself and her innate desire to work hard, be thoughtful, take risks, and make a difference. She illustrates the power of pausing, trusting your intuition, and mustering the courage to challenge the status quo, when the status quo just doesn't make sense. By sharing this honest portrayal of what it means to lead herself while consciously being aware of her sphere of influence-those she interacts with both professionally and personally-she opens our eyes to the value of awareness, authenticity, and accountability.
With wisdom, generosity, and grace Kristi Turner illustrates how our personal and professional lives can each enhance rather than be detrimental to each other. This idea that we should all pause and rethink everything periodically to check in is a priceless lesson that can benefit every individual, manager, leader, and business.
Kristi Turner is a C-level executive, thought leader, author, consultant, and mentor. She also happens to be mother of two, aunt to 14, sister, friend, daughter, and wife. By honoring every role and recognizing the relational benefits between them, her climb to Chief Marketing Officer in the heavily male-dominated private equity and venture capital funded high-growth technology industry is a lesson of courage, resilience, perseverance, and integrity.
Turner provides counsel to executive teams, investment firms and boards on brand, marketing, product design, customer operations, smart diversity, and employee culture. She has worked with some of the top retail, telecom and financial brands including Target, Walmart, Apple, T-Mobile, AT&T, American Express, and Visa. Turner has managed multiple companies through high growth, mergers, acquisitions, and crisis management, and received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Top Women in Restaurant Technology.
As a mentor, coach, and difference maker, Turner guides leaders and individuals through her Rethink Everything process in each unique season of life and business. Her radical simplicity and contagious energy inspire companies and individuals to adopt a different kind of leadership—one that delivers improved bottom-line results while making a difference in their community, and in their sphere of influence.
Kristi lives in the northern suburbs of Atlanta with her husband. They have two amazing children and spend much of their time in the quaint Blue Ridge Mountain community of Clayton, Georgia. Learn more at www.kristihturner.com.