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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Oct 31, 2023

The last time you had to navigate change – real, structural change – who did you turn to? When we’re working from a place of ambiguity, when we’re stuck inside our own head, another person can make all the difference.

But let’s be honest, sometimes, painfully… that person is no one at all. We can have this instinct, as leaders, that reaching out is weakness. We can see it as this flashing neon sign that, hey, I have no idea what I’m doing. Someone, please help.

Melissa Werneck’s spent her career fighting against that stigma. As the Chief Human Resources Officer for Kraft-Heinz, she’s bringing her message of coaching as growth to an international company. Making sure everyone knows, it’s okay to raise your hand, it’s okay to feel a little lost – whether you’re a new hire or the CEO.