Leadership Lessons from Parenthood with Valerie Cockerell

Valerie Cockerell shares insights from her book, Manage Like a Mother: Leadership Lessons Drawn from the Wisdom of Mom, which is designed for anyone who wants to become a better leader, in any arena of their life. Drawing from her parenting experience and decades of corporate experience, Valerie emphasizes skills such as multitasking, conflict resolution, and role modeling that leaders can use to drive success in any setting.

Valerie Cockerell

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Valerie Cockerell is a French American former Disney leader who was part of the opening team of Disneyland Paris. She pursued her career at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida and facilitated programs for the Disney Institute. She is now a consultant in Leadership and Customer service excellence for organizations around the world. Today, she is the proud mother of 3 and lives near Boulder, Colorado.

Learn more at cockerellconsulting.com.



Kristen Manieri is a coach who works with teams to increase both productivity and wellbeing. She also helps individuals navigate transition with clarity and confidence. Her areas of focus are: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, habit formation, rest rituals, and self-care. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 200 authors about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional and joyful life. Learn more at kristenmanieri.com/work-with-me.

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