Conversations with Leaders: Shanea Nelson of LCG

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Have you ever wanted to serve your community by working in local government? This week’s guest never did. In fact, she wanted to steer clear of being involved in any form of politics. But this week, Dr. Shanea Nelson talks about how her career path challenged her to impact others through the role of Director of Community Development for Lafayette Consolidated Government. Dr. … Read More

Conversations with Leaders – Chris Waters, Three Sixty Collective

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Today Skyra chats with Chris Waters. He talks about an experience he had on Jan. 21, 2013. On that day, Martin Luther King Day, he was relaxing at home and did something he’s done almost everyday for years. He checked his news feed. After reading about several shootings in South Louisiana, one being right here in Lafayette, he decided to … Read More

Conversations with Leaders – Robin LeBlanc

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This week Skyra talks with Robin Leblanc. Robin shares the journey she took that helped her build a successful business. And her journey is a very unique one, but through it all she remained very passionate about helping others. A great takeaway from this conversation is how Robin describes her leadership style. She leads by doing. She discovered at a … Read More

Conversations with Leaders – Stephen Bartley, CEO of Bartley & Co Financial

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In this episode Skyra talks with Stephen Bartley who shares an experience he had when he was young. Someone in his hometown made the decision to create opportunities for teens to provide services in his community like cutting the grass for elderly people, painting park benches and picking up litter. This lesson, the importance of giving back to your community, … Read More