Insights from an impressive female CEO

Carol Leaman challenges, supports and inspires
By Karen Gorsline
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/21/2017

Carol Leaman is not your run-of-the-mill CEO. How many of us have sold a business to Google and then turned down a job there? How many of us have grown and sold three tech companies and then leapt into a fourth startup? Below are three insights based on her shared experience.

A new perspective

HR and learning and development can be seen as reactive. Even though there may be a large budget commitment to supporting learning, line-of-business leaders often do not see it impacting employee performance and results. A shift in reliance from “one-and-done” training to building knowledge relevant to performance directly focuses on supporting business results.