About This Show
Enjoy interviews with women about their careers and how they became senior leaders at their companies. My goal is to de-mystify what it takes to get to VP by providing clear tips and advice for other women. Hosted by Archana Ravichandran. More info, please visit www.archanar.com.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 11: Authentic Leadership with Mia Mends, CEO of Sodexo Benefits & Reward Services
This week, our guest is Mia Mends, CEO of Sodexo Benefits & Rewards Services in North America. In this episode Mia defines what it means to be an authentic leader. She approaches the world with optimism and a belief in doing what’s right -- it’s clear that this approach has been key to her success. As a Ghanaian immigrant, Mia’s work ethic and discipline formed the foundation of her success. She talks to us about her career trajectory and how she took major risks in her career. Finally, she discusses the skillsets that she relies on to be an incredible CEO, her leadership philosophies, and an insider’s view on a non-intuitive negotiation style that has helped her succeed in every part of her career.