James Robilotta: Why is being an authentic leader important?
Welcome to an epic episode of Fraternity Foodie, this is episode number 78. Today we interview James Robilotta, someone who helps audiences pause and think about the way they lead, the way they connect, and the way they can impact their world. He creates moments that empower teams and individuals to realize they are the only thing standing in the way between the results they want and the results they’re currently seeing. He is an award-winning, recognized professional speaker on stages all across the country with a background in stand-up and improv comedy. He delivers powerful and hysterical keynotes and workshops that will transform lives. I know because I’ve seen it in person, and I will tell you that it’s a very fun ride with this guy. He truly loves to make people think and make people laugh. He’s the real deal. We find out how this Long Island, New York native selects University of North Carolina – Wilmington for his undergraduate experience, what made him choose Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc., what he learned as a Resident Director, what he thought when COVID-19 hit just as he was rolling out a brand new business, why is being an authentic leader important, what is PHEAM and how can we do that virtually, how can introverts network and feel less awkward about the experience, how societal norms play a role in men’s ability to connect with each other on a deeper level, and where we are going to eat the next time I find myself in Minneapolis. Don’t miss this episode! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDFYe6ypNIY