Strategic Project Leader
On the podcast, Fola Alabi and other thought leaders uncover the secrets to becoming high-achieving professionals with a clear path to leadership or becoming your own boss with strategic project management skills.
The podcast is sponsored by Strategic Project Leader, Inc., founded by Fola Alabi with the goal of empowering ordinary people to live extraordinary lives by leveraging project management with a strategic focus.
In a world beset with volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), with ever-evolving customer needs, organizations, leaders, and entrepreneurs have to rethink the way they plan and respond to business needs.
SPL was born to help create leaders that would do just that – achieve goals and deliver value that creates competitive advantage in business and beyond. The SPL podcast is one outlet created to empower leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs. You can listen by visiting us at StrategicProjectLeader.com
FOUNDER STRATEGIC PROJECT LEADER INC.
FOUNDER NO GAP FOUNDATION
AWARD-WINNING TECHNOLOGY LEADER
PROJECT & PMO EXPERT
F ola Alabi transforms businesses and lives with strategic project management philosophies. She is an international speaker, educator, and author fondly called THE Strategic Project Leader. Fola holds a BA in Philosophy, MBA in Strategy, Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile certified practitioner (PMI-ACP), and Prosci Change Practitioner designations.
Fola is passionate about people development as a catalyst to drive business and leadership transformation. She is an adaptive visionary leader with over fifteen (15) years of proven track record of managing projects, programs, portfolios and PMOs across several sectors including financial services, oil and gas, logistics and government.
Fola leverages her superpowers in project management with a strategic focus to help ordinary people live extraordinary lives – scaling their careers while living the life they crave.
Fola has helped professionals and entrepreneurs go from stuck to unstoppable in achieving results and goals efficiently in business and life.
In Fola’s soon-to-be-released book: “Project Intelligence an invaluable quotient (PQ): The practical steps for leaders and entrepreneurs to achieve goals”, Fola shares insights on how to increase project IQ, a critical quotient every leader and entrepreneur needs to create that competitive advantage in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.
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HOST OF FRNAZE & FRIENDS, WHERE LEADERS SHARE THEIR SECRETS
AUTHOR -THE IDEAS OF LEADERSHIP
AWARD-WINNING BUSINESS LEADER
Jay Franze was born and raised in a suburb of Boston where he spent his early years building his passion for leadership development with a focus on the entertainment industry. After graduating from college Jay moved to Nashville to work in Music City, building a name for himself during his 25+ years as a leader in the industry.
He is an author, speaker, and coach with a passion for leadership development. His coaching focuses on personal branding and leadership development, leading people and teams to reach their maximum potential through strategic coaching.
Jay has written four books and countless articles. His latest book, “The IDEAS of Leadership,” teaches leadership through a framework called IDEAS: Innovation, Development, Engagement, Action, and Sincerity. This framework provides guidance to becoming a leader focusing on leadership development in the modern day.
Jay is an Advisory Council Member for Harvard Business Review, an Advisory Board Member at Bank of America, and a 2020-2021 inductee of Marquis Who’s Who in America. He is also the host of Franze and Friends, where leaders share their secrets.
Jay has also spent over a decade in the security industry, including his time spent as the Vice President of Strategic Account Operations at G4S Secure Solutions, the largest security firm in the world.
Jay currently lives outside Cincinnati with his lovely wife, Jennifer, his three beautiful daughters, Bella, Lucy, and Valen, and their two dogs, Charlie and Zoe.