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 »
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”— T.S. Eliot
Julie’s Popular Posts
Another Chapter in the New: Building a New Home
A place to house ideas and conversations for navigating the new.
If You Want People to Step Up, You Must Get Off the Step
Three Key Things to Make Leadership Succession Happen.
The Power of Empathy: What We Don’t Know Won’t Help Us
In the 21st Century, we have become rather short on empathy.
Now Available as an Audiobook
You can now peer into your future via your headphones. The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There Is None is available on all your favorite audiobook channels. The book starts with a true story from Amazon in 1999, then moves on to the corridors of Arrow, Inc., a fictional company with characters highly recognizable to anyone who has worked. Combining storytelling, business experience and human psychology, The Journey of Not Knowing illuminates the importance of being comfortable with the discomfort of not knowing what the future might hold for leaders and anyone else who dares to pursue better things.
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
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.
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