Unapologetically Ambitious

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Unapologetically Ambitious

In this episode, Gary speaks with Shellye Archambeau, Former CEO, MetricStream, and author of “Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms.” They discuss Shellye’s…
January 5, 2023

Unapologetically Ambitious

Meet Shellye Archambeau:

The former CEO of MetricStream, author Shellye Archambeau is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high performance teams, and organizations. Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to Forbes Ignite and the President of Arizona State University, and serves on the board of two national nonprofits, Catalyst and Braven. Her book, Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms, will inspire you and provide the tools to enable you to fight the battles, make the tradeoffs and create the life you want.


Key Insights:

Shellye Archambeau offers important advice for aspiring leaders, based in her experience, on recognizing opportunities, finding mentors, and creating effective networks.


Helping Others. Shellye’s path to leadership began when she noticed that helping others led them to respect her as a person, and as an effective organizer.

Stick to the Plan. Very few people have a plan and make a consistent effort to orchestrate every day in accordance with the plan. Shellye believes this is the path to power. 

A Good Director. Having served on a number of boards, Shellye advises board members and directors to contribute in their own expertise, and to speak up to raise important questions.


Relevant Links:

Check out Shellye’s website

Follow Shellye on Twitter

Order a copy of Shellye’s book

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