About Julie Benezet

Julie Benezet has devoted her working life to exploring the new, building businesses and helping others do the same. She developed Amazon’s first global real estate organization, worked many years as a finance lawyer, and led the growth of several successful businesses.

She now consults, writes, and speaks on living and leading in the 21st Century and decoding human behavior in the face of change.

Julie’s book, The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There Is None, advocates a new approach to leadership that embraces the scariness of the unknown as a source of inspiration rather than an obstacle to building a better future.   Read More »

Julie’s Books

The Journey of Not Knowing books

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”— T.S. Eliot

The Journal of Not Knowing

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The Journal of Not Knowing, a companion workbook guide to The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There Is None.

To be used in conjunction with the Journey book or as a standalone, the workbook provides its readers with provocative questions, exercises and other tools to explore the Journey principles of navigating the unknown, dealing with risk, and the Core Four principles.

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What’s New

When in Doubt, Consider Training … or Not?

Too often, companies automatically choose training rather than tackling the… Read More »

Office Bullies

They are everywhere, but they don’t have to win. Identify their behavior and rectify it, or risk losing your staff. Read More »

Office Tribalism

Tribes provide compelling places for support, validation, and direction, but tribalism cannot be allowed to thwart a firm’s success. Read More »

Julie’s Popular Posts

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The Power of Getting Along: How Group Cohesion Can Promote Learning

Training is all about improvement…

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Here They Come!

Approximately 10,000 baby boomers will retire every day over the next decade. By 2030, millennials will comprise three-quarters of the U.S. workforce…

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A Love Supreme: The Day I Rediscovered Jazz, Cooking, and Rebooting

I heard the news about the discovery…

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The Journey of Not Knowing book was awarded a gold medal for cover design by the Independent Book Publishers Association. Kudos go to the creative people at theBookDesigners out of San Francisco who helped bring the design to life!

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A Transformational Leadership Program

The Journey of Not Knowing Leadership Program is an executive development program that combines comprehensive classroom experience with individual coaching, assessment, and development work in the context of a peer-based community.

The program focuses on learning to navigate the unknown to move organizations into the future and applying the critical core competencies of leadership to get there.


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