010: Let Pneumos’ Chief Visionary Officer, Joel A. Brown, Inspire You to Join the Legions of Out Bosses Crushing it in Business

Joel is the Chief Visionary Officer of Pneumos, a consulting firm that specializes in organizational sustainability, leadership development, conflict resolution, executive coaching, and cultural intelligence. Joel partners with organizations to improve business performance and workplace culture. More specifically, Joel is skilled in unconscious bias and cross-cultural dialogue, and was named as an expert panelist for the Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB), a global, strategic, and cross-disciplinary tool used to help organizations become more culturally-intelligent.

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Questions Answered in this Episode

·      Who is Joel A. Brown?

·      What does his business do?

·      Why is he working so hard to transform workplace culture?

·      What does it mean to start now with a plan and be okay with uncertainty?

·      How can you get in touch with Joel?

Resources Shared in this Episode

·      Connect with Joel on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joelanthonybrown

·      Follow Joel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/joelabrown7

·      Email Joel @ joel@pneumos.com

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Rhodes Perry

Rhodes Perry is a nationally recognized expert on LGBTQ and social justice public policy matters, with two decades of leadership experience innovating strategy management, policy and program solutions for corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. At his core, Rhodes is an entrepreneur, where he most recently established Rhodes Perry Consulting, LLC, a national diversity and inclusion consulting firm that uses an intersectional approach to collaborate with leaders on creating solutions in the practice areas of strategy management, issue advocacy, and stakeholder engagement. Previously, Rhodes founded the Office of LGBTQ Policy & Practice at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and prior to this assignment he served as the founding Director of Policy at PFLAG National where he led the policy strategy and advocacy efforts for the organization’s 350 chapters. He cut his teeth serving as a Program Examiner at the White House Office of Management & Budget, where he improved upon federal benefit programs designed to provide assistance to low-income communities. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and obtained a Master of Public Administration from New York University.