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HCI Webinar: "The Importance of Self-Awareness and Humility in Successful Leadership"

In this HCI Webinar, Dr. Westover talks with Lee Eisenstaedt, of the Leading With Courage® Academy, about characteristics of effective leadership, particularly the importance of self-awareness and humility. #HumanCapitalInnovations #Leadership #SelfAwareness #Humility

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Lee Eisenstaedt ( brings more than 35 years of diverse leadership, finance and operations experience to the clients of the Leading With Courage® Academy ( The CFO of SC Johnson has described Lee as a well-rounded businessman because he’s “…worked for more than two companies, in more than two functions, in more than two countries.”

Lee focuses on helping individuals and teams, in employee- and family-owned organizations, realize peace of mind and confidence from being more effective leaders and managers. This is accomplished with the leadership workshops and assessments and a process for succession planning offered through the Leading with Courage®Academy which are based on his fourth book, Leading With Courage: The Nine Critical Behaviors of Effective Leaders and Managers (June 2019). Priorto founding Leading With Courage® Academy, Lee was a founding partner of L. Harris Partners, LLC, during which time he surveyed/interviewed several thousand clients of professional services firms. He has been a Chief Operating Officer of a Top 5 and a Top 50 CPA firm.

Lee spent the majority of his career, 22 years, with the SC Johnson family of companies –including the consumer products company, the SC Johnson family office, and Johnson Outdoors, Inc. – in the U.S. and Western Europe, frequently as the“right hand” to the leader of the division, subsidiary or country to which he was assigned. During his two European assignments with SC Johnson, Lee lived and worked in Paris, France for five years and had responsibility for finance, accounting, logistics, IT and customer service in five countries within the European Union. Lee also spent six years with Baxter International, Inc. in various finance and accounting positions.



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