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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

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“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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Another Chapter in the New: Building a New Home

A place to house ideas and conversations for navigating the new.

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If You Want People to Step Up, You Must Get Off the Step

Three Key Things to Make Leadership Succession Happen.

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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.

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

Video Credit: TechRepublic

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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