In addition to her role as CEO of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, Denny Post serves on the board of Women’s Foodservice Forum, and Blue Dog Bakery, a $20M natural dog treat company. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and social sciences from Trinity University and a Certificate from Wharton Executive Education School of Business in Strategy and Management. Enjoy this rich conversation between Denny Post and host Gregg Dedrick on this episode of oGoInsider Leadership Podcast.
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Denny majored in Journalism for her undergraduate studies. The skills she learned through Journalism helped her in all aspects of her career, starting in advertising, then consulting, and eventually becoming a CEO. Early on, she learned to be a good communicator, which made her a stronger leader. Denny never earned a graduate degree. According to Denny, she was able to learn more through her job opportunities than if she had been in the classroom. This proves that you don’t always have to meet cultural standards in order to achieve success.
How often do you think leaders rely on communication skills?
Why is it important for you, as a leader, to be a good communicator?
Do you think experience is a better teacher than the classroom?