The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership: Constructively Discontent with Nicole Thomas

On this episode of The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership, join hosts Billy and Hali as they sit down with special guest Nicole Thomas, Vice President, Customer Care Center at Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC​. Nicole introduces us to what it means to be constructively discontent and uncovers the secret to climbing the change curve. Join us as Nicole reveals the value of being flexible and embracing change while challenging the status quo. For seasoned leaders, learn to spot high-potential team members and master talent succession planning. 

Nicole reinforces the importance for emerging leaders to seek out opportunities to learn and grow, not to be afraid to take risks, and to own their actions. Learn how to find the right people and put them in the right place at the right time. Continue to be constructively discontent with us throughout this episode, put your hands up and your earphones on, enjoy!

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What does it mean to be a leader? Why does learning about leadership matter? How can we become servant leaders? The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership Podcast drills into the foundations of leadership for both the emerging and established leader. Billy Duren and Hali Gibson bring in dynamic leaders each week to discuss what being a lifelong learner and people developer really looks like. Join us as we bring you proven leaders who want to serve you with their story, as well as teaching us how to grow as leaders. We will be mining for the nuggets of wisdom from these dynamic leaders from throughout the country.

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Threaded Fasteners, Inc

Threaded Fasteners Inc. (TFI) is a 100% employee-owned business that specializes in the manufacturing, custom packaging, and distribution of steel fasteners. With over 260 dedicated employee owners, TFI maintains over $13 million worth of inventory across 16 locations, to meet the global needs of customers from industries including electrical utilities, chemical and electrical, commercial marine construction, steel fabricators, metal building manufacturers and Department of Transportation (DOT) fabricators. More information about TFI can be found on its website at or through social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


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