Imperfect Action

Imperfect Action

100: Beth Miller: Improving Leaders, Improving Your Career

August 04, 2020

Beth Miller, founder of Executive Velocity and executive coach, shares her advice to executives and leaders about taking care of themselves so they can take care of others through mindfulness techniques and self-reflection. She also shares thoughts on hiring and developing high potentials, the differences between high potentials and high performers, the skill to develop to stand out in your own career, and how to shine as a job candidate.
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Beth Miller, founder of Executive Velocity, Executive Coach, and Author 

Beth founded Executive Velocity in 2006. Here, she has poured her trademark enthusiasm and energy into helping clients manage their most valuable asset-talent by developing their leadership capabilities and building succession plans for organizational continuity. The year 2006 was a banner year for the trusted consultant; she was also named a Chair with Vistage, the most prestigious CEO and business owner peer advisory organization in the world. During the 12 years Beth was a Vistage Chair, where she facilitated peer advisor meetings and coached business owners and executives to grow and develop in their roles and careers.
Beth began her career in financial management with Hewlett Packard (fka Digital Equipment Corporation) She later transitioned into account management with Coopers & Lybrand, now Pricewaterhouse Coopers. She developed and managed accounts, honing her skill in providing effective solutions for the diverse needs of clients.
In 1989, Beth co-founded MA&A Group, Inc., with her husband and served as CEO and Chair of the Board. The technology project management consulting firm worked with clients such as BellSouth, SunTrust, Wachovia, and the American Cancer Society to incorporate and implement technological solutions to advance business objectives and achieve greater productivity and profitability. MA&A Group was named a “Pacesetter” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 1997, 1999, and 2000, and was ranked #199 on the Inc. 500 ranking of America’s fastest-growing companies.
Beth is a graduate of Babson College and Harvard Business School’s OPM program. She is certified in Myers Briggs, Hogan, Business DNA, Foundations of NeuroLeadership, Strategic Workforce Planning, and Facilitation and Advanced Facilitation from Leadership Strategies. She is Certified Managerial Coach by Kennesaw State University and has received the following awards and recognitions: Atlanta’s Top 40 Under 40, Georgia Trend’s “Divas,” and Babson College’s Distinguished Service Award.  Beth’s book, Are You Talent Obsessed? Outlines how leaders can benefit from becoming laser focused on their talent and the subsequent benefits. Beth’s insight and expertise has made her a sought-after speaker, and she has been featured in numerous industry blogs and publications.
Connect with Beth:
Website: Executive Velocity
Twitter: @SrExecAdvisor

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