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, negotiated major financing deals, and founded several successful businesses.

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

Julie’s recently released 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 Book

The Journey of Not Knowing book cover

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

Julie’s Popular Posts

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Birthing a Book to Bring New Life to Leadership

I now understand what authors mean when they describe writing and producing a book as its own kind of journey.

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Leadership and the Unknown: Looking Under the Hood

Success for a leader requires embracing the unknown. Only by seeking out new ideas can leaders reach new strategic directions.

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Leading Your Leader: 5 Steps to Manage Up and Move Up

Dealing with issues caused by an ineffective leader who happens to be your boss occurs all too often in organizational life.

Uncertain about the future of your enterprise?
Here are 4 tips to confront and defeat those fears.

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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.

Latest Book Awards

Foreword Indies Award

Judged by booksellers and librarians, the Foreword INDIES honor the best independently published books. The Journey of Not Knowing book was a Foreword INDIES Winner in the category of Business & Economics.

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.

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