Say It Skillfully™ – OUR VOICES premiere episode with special guest Patrick Brown defying the odds
June 9, 2020
Hosted by Molly Tschang
Say It Skillfully™ is a show that helps you benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 31, Molly launches Our Voices, a feature in which you will hear firsthand the stories of her guests becoming who they are. When you can hear different voices with curiosity and without judgment, it helps create empathetic understanding of vastly different experiences around what it means to grow up, go to school, struggle, work and live in our world. Molly’s friend, Patrick Brown shares his inspiring journey from high school dropout—in a land of pain and poverty—to renting his first computer at 17, and then defying the odds to become a successful, Fortune 50 high tech leader. While honoring his roots, he shares his optimism and excitement about the legacy he wants in the future. Patrick also shares actionable ways to support all of us in being safe, seen and heard... being our true and best selves.
Say It Skillfully™
Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Molly Tschang's Say It Skillfully™ is a show that helps you benefit from Molly's guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. She helps everyone from CEOs to interns to recognize that we are all both part of the problem as well as the solution, and that the path to solving any problem is to say what needs to be said.
Molly is a rare breed: tough enough to advise CEOs and company boards, but empathetic enough to understand the human costs of not allowing talent to shine. She has helped dozens of management teams navigate the human after-effects of mergers and acquisitions, and her show brings her expert guidance to a wider audience.
Listen for Say It Skillfully™ every Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
Molly Tschang helps her clients' organizations gain the skills to Win As One, which most other companies never even try to do. She starts at the top, guiding management to commit to each other’s success and lead as one cohesive unit.
Molly is Founder and CEO of Abella Consulting, a New York-based leadership development and business advisory consultancy that helps senior leaders cultivate the collaborative capacity to elevate individual, team and organizational performance resulting in accelerated sustained, profitable growth. She created and hosts the “Say It Skillfully™” video series on LinkedIn, making it easier for all members of an organization to say what needs to be said in a constructive and productive manner.
Prior to launching Abella, Molly held executive leadership positions at Cisco Systems and U.S. Filter, where she led the integration of over 80 acquisitions. She holds a BS in chemical engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from UCLA. In 2017, Molly was selected from among 12,000 applicants to be a protégé of Marshall Goldsmith through his 100 Coaches initiative. In her downtime, she enjoys tennis, yoga and cooking with family and friends.