Capitalizing on Career Breakout Roles

Season 3, Episode 3

Business executives often credit a breakout role – a unique project or challenge in which they excelled – as a major part of their career success. The increased responsibilities and visibility these roles offer enable leaders to both demonstrate their skills and expand their capabilities in new and interesting ways.

In this episode, Lisa Badgley, Senior Vice President at Walgreens; CEO Perspectives Fellow, 2017; Leading Women Executives Fellow, 2011, discusses her breakout role, and the many valuable lessons she acquired along the way.


Advice on Joining Nonprofit Boards [4:11]
The Key is Communicating with Your Boss [6:32]
Trust in Yourself [12:30]
The Power of the Network [15:37]
Hindsight is 20/20 Vision [18:44]

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