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This Week in Leadership: Why Your Quest For Perfection May Be Holding You Back
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This Week in Leadership: Why Your Quest For Perfection May Be Holding You Back
September 24th @ 10:00 AM EDT | 15:00 BST

Throughout the past few months, Out Leadership’s “This Week in Leadership” series quickly became a crowd favorite. Many people can relate to the idea that they want to do everything possible in their life to the best of their ability. Join Out Leadership and Remy Blumenfeld for an incredibly interesting episode highlighting why your quest for perfection may actually be holding you back.

Moderator:

Remy Blumenfeld – Forbes Contributor. Mindset and Business Coach. Online Course Professor. Creative Industries Empowerment Coach

This Week in Leadership: Why Your Quest For Perfection May Be Holding You BackRemy Blumenfeld is an entrepreneur, coach and business adviser to the creative industries. He’s been named by Broadcast Magazine as one of the world’s top 5 Format Kings and by The Independent as one of the Top 20 most influential GayPeople in theUK. He works primarily with the founders of content companies who want to build, grow and sell. A onetime news reporter for The Wall Street Journal Report, he is the founder of two TV Production companies and has written extensively for Forbes.


Speakers:

Alexander Leon – LinkedIn Changemaker, writer, campaigner, LGBT+ activist

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Alexander Leon is a writer and campaigner focussed on LGBT+ rights, antiracism and mental health. His work on issues such as sexual racism, LGBT+ mental healthin equality, and global LGBT+ human rights has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, MTV, The Independent, Huffington Post and more. He is currently working with LinkedIn as part of their LinkedIn Changemakers campaign, which connects businesses to activists to encourage change in the world of work. During the day he works for the leading LGBT+ international human rights charity Kaleidoscope Trust, where he heads up their communications and campaigning work.


Campbell X – Writer, LGBT+ Advocate

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Campbell X is a transgender writer/director who directed the awardwinning queer urban romantic comedy feature film STUD LIFE. Stud Life was voted by theGuardian as one of the top 10 Black British feature films ever made. It was also in Vogue magazine as one of the best films to watch in 2020. Stud Life was also selected by the British Film Institute as one of the top 8 queer films to view while we were all on lockdown. Campbell was one of the writers at the Royal Court for My White Best Friend theatre series in 2020. In 2015 Campbell was voted as in the top 50 LGBTIQ people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday Pink List. Campbell is the Cofounder with Neelu Bhuman of Wahala Film Funda completion fund for short films by and about QTIPOC people.


Jared Green – Transpersonal Psychotherapist

This Week in Leadership: Why Your Quest For Perfection May Be Holding You Back 3Jared Green is a UKCP registered psychotherapist. He works in private practice in Central London with a range of client groups, from CEOs to students and a diversity of intersectionalities. Jared works with issues such including life purpose and work, shame and internalized homophobia, sexuality and identity. He is also a staff member at London’s Centre for Counseling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE), where he supervises trainee therapists. He has worked at a number of organisations serving the LGBTI community as a therapist and as a supervisor. He has also run courses and has been published on workplace wellness and workplace toxicity. Prior to training as a psychotherapist, Jared had a 15 year career in eCommerce, working for US, UK and Australian companies including eBay, Havas, Intel and Trainline. Alongside his psychotherapy qualifications, he has Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Business from the Australian National University.

OluTimehin AdegbeyeOthering Correspondent at The Correspondent

This Week in Leadership: Why Your Quest For Perfection May Be Holding You Back 4OluTimehin is a Nigerian queer feminist advocate who works on human rights, inclusion and social justice in the areas of Gender, Sexualities and Urbanisation. Her TED Talk on urban justice “WhoBelongs in a City?“, was selected by TED’s lead curator Chris Anderson as one of the ten most notable TED talks of 2017. She has addressed audiences in over a dozen countries, and has worked with a variety of corporate and civil society organisations locally and internationally. She was awarded the 2019 Gerald Kraak Prize for her essay on sexual violence and secondary victimisation, ‘Mothers and Men‘. She currently writes for The Correspondent, and her work has been translated into French, Japanese, Spanish, Norwegian and other languages, with selected publications incorporated into academic curricula in various countries.