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Women’s History Month takeover series: a conversation with Linda Rebrovick

As we continue celebrating Women’s History Month, Platinum Rule Advisors is spotlighting women taking charge and giving back, from the C-suite to the board room. Our founder, Leonora Williamson, is leading open conversations throughout March with innovative leaders, discussing what it means to learn, earn and serve throughout your career. In our fourth installment of the series, we talked with …

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Women’s History Month takeover series: a conversation with Theola DeBose

In honor of Women’s History Month, Platinum Rule Advisors is celebrating female leaders paving the way for others. Throughout March, our founder, Leonora Williamson, chats with history-makers from the worlds of business, law, journalism and more about their career paths and big mistakes, the Clubhouse app and corporate boards. In our third installment of the series, we meet Theola DeBose, …

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Interview: PRA’s founder discusses the human side of family business on the “Wealth, Actually” podcast

Our founder, Leonora Zilkha Williamson, recently spoke with Frazer Rice on his “Wealth, Actually” podcast about governance in family-owned business and the intersection of wealth and family dynamics. Below is an overview of topics covered and a link to listen or download. Introduction What were some of the lessons you took from this when forming Platinum Rule Advisors? Getting the …

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Women’s History Month takeover series: a conversation with Esi Seng

In honor of Women’s History Month, Platinum Rule Advisors is celebrating a few of our favorite women leaders currently making history and paving the way for others. Throughout the month, our founder, Leonora Williamson, is leading candid conversations with these women and discussing topics ranging from career trajectory to sustainability and inspirational female history makers. In our second installment of …

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Women’s History Month takeover series: a conversation with Martha Boyd

In honor of Women’s History Month, Platinum Rule Advisors is celebrating a few of our favorite women leaders currently making history and paving the way for others. Throughout the month, our founder, Leonora Williamson, is leading candid conversations with these women and discussing topics such as career advancement, making the most of mistakes, and sharing what other women can learn …

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Why I don’t rely on assessments in my executive coaching practice

I’m anti-assessment in my executive coaching practice.  Yes, I have a consulting business with a thriving assessment component, using the Predictive Index assessment suite to align team dynamics and individual skill sets with business goals. For the record, I know of no more powerful tool for hiring, team building, succession planning and bias removal. It’s downright magical. And yes, I …

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Giving from your gifts

We’re over a month into social distancing.  The “new” routines are no longer new – we’re pros at Zoom and wiping down our groceries is automatic.  Social media is replete with humorous memes about “WFH” and homeschooling, photos of car parade birthday greetings and recipes for no-knead bread (helpful only if you are lucky enough to source flour and yeast).  …

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The gift of Zoom (yes, really)

Social distancing has not meant a slowdown in activity for me. My calendar is as full as it has ever been, mainly with Zoom meetings. Today I was on the platform from 9am to 4pm with one half hour break for lunch, and back on for happy hour from 5-6:45. People love to publicly hate Zoom, but I’ll cop to finding great …