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Cheryl Francis Explains Common Misunderstandings About Leadership

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  • Date Added : 4/22/2011
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Cheryl Francis

  • Board Member, Corporate Leadership Center
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1954 (Age: 66 years old)
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
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Biography

Cheryl Francis has been the Vice Chairman of the Corporate Leadership Center since 2002 and an independent business and financial advisor since 2000.

From 1995 to 2000, Francis served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a print media company. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Morningstar, Inc., HNI Corporation and Hewitt Associates.

Francis holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

The thing I think is most misunderstood about leadership is that often people are looking for a charismatic leader and I don't think that's what leadership is at all. I think leadership is hard work. I think it requires thoughtful planning. I think it requires an attitude that projects confidenc...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 20 Cheryl Francis Shares Early Experiences and Role Model
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 3 min. 40 sec.
Video 2 of 20 Cheryl Francis Explains Metrics For Success
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 3 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Her Role At Donnelly & Sons
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 3 min. 23 sec.
Video 4 of 20 Cheryl Francis Explains Role Of CFO And The Cost Of Capital
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 43 sec.
Video 5 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Strategies She Used For Effective Leadership As CFO
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 5 min. 57 sec.
Video 6 of 20 Cheryl Francis Explains Common Misunderstandings About Leadership
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
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  • 0 min. 52 sec.
Video 7 of 20 Cheryl Francis States Women Have Not Made The Same Gains in The Higher Level Roles In Business
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 16 sec.
Video 8 of 20 Cheryl Francis Outlines Programs at Corporate Leadership Center That Assist Women In Gaining Skills To Succeed
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 41 sec.
Video 9 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Aspects Of Take Care Versus Take Charge Perceptions
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
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  • 4 min. 15 sec.
Video 10 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Common Mistakes Made By Young Women
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 2 min. 51 sec.
Video 11 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Importance of Finding a Sponsor
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 31 sec.
Video 12 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Recruiting A Sponsor
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 15 sec.
Video 13 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Women Leaving The Workforce
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 3 min. 21 sec.
Video 14 of 20 Cheryl Francis Shares Anecdote On Blending Career And Family
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 3 min. 14 sec.
Video 15 of 20 Cheryl Francis Shares Anecdote On Off-Ramps and On-Ramps in Career
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 21 sec.
Video 16 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Evaluating Options While On Off-Ramp
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 17 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Teaching As Transition
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 5 sec.
Video 18 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Taking The On-Ramp
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
  • 4/22/2011
  • Cheryl Francis
  • 1 min. 31 sec.
Video 19 of 20 Cheryl Francis Shares Anecdote of Son's Reaction To Her Returning To Work
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
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Video 20 of 20 Cheryl Francis Discusses Importance of Maintaining Network While On and Off Ramping
  • Cheryl Francis - Interview - Corporate Leadership Center
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