Aug 30, 2021
Dee Ann Turner understands the importance of stewarding talent.
A 33-year veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc, she was selected as the company’s first female officer in 2001 and served as the Vice President, Talent and Vice President, Sustainability. During her long career, she worked closely with Chick-fil-A’s founder, S. Truett Cathy, and other key leaders as an architect of their organizational culture. Additionally, she led Staff Learning and Development, Diversity and Inclusion, and Culture and Engagement, and Talent Management.
More recently, Dee Ann launched and led Chick-fil-A’s sustainability function focusing on a strategy to implement sustainable practices at the then $10.5 billion company.
Episode Summary: A listen in truth episode where Matt & Richard explore with Dee Ann the power of listening and finding your purpose. Dee Ann asks herself four questions in knowing if she is in alignment with what the universe wants her to pursue. They also explore how to receive and improve on negative feedback - the listener will find Dee Ann’s advice refreshingly contrarian in nature.