In This Episode: Amy Friedrich, President of Protection at Principal Financial Group, chose “The Little Red Hen” to share personal stories illustrating the value of hard work and initiative, and how these lessons shape her leadership approach today.

Insightful Quotes and Takeaways from Amy Friedrich:

  • The little red hen is intrinsically connected to my mom for me.
  • Sometimes you have to start the journey alone.
  • When I think back to my mom, we need more of those people in the world.
  • My mother embodied the spirit of the little red hen, taking initiative in the community when others would not.
  • Effective leadership involves recognizing and integrating diverse contributions while making decisive calls.
  • Organizations should cultivate environments where quieter contributors can flourish and be recognized for their incremental progress.


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