"Don't let anyone, at any time take away the power you have over your own direction," she answered with passionate intensity. The question I asked Rita Johnson-Mills last Friday at the Good Leadership Breakfast: "What was the message you shared with students, when you were the first African American ever invited to speak at your high school's graduation?"
Passion, positive energy and the spirit of abundance radiate from Rita Johnson-Mills – she’s the President and CEO of United Healthcare Community Plan of Tennessee. Rita Johnson-Mills is the speaker at the Good Leadership Breakfast on Friday, October 21. If you want to meet her, please join us – but you will have to show up early, or move quickly afterward.
As part of a leadership exercise at a 2015 Good Leadership Breakfast, the 350 professionals in the room brainstormed synonyms for fairness. A common suggestion was “equality”…and leaving that morning, I realized that I wasn’t fully practicing equality at the Breakfasts.