19 Nov November 19, 2020 – GooRoo Scott Lee and Leadership Humility Dr. Marilyn Gist
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Scott Lee – Founder and CEO of Gooroo
For an entrepreneur, the most important thing is to know your
weaknesses so you can have people around you that supplement
you and create synergy.
Yongbok Scott Lee is the Founder and CEO of Gooroo, also known as the Netflix of Educational content, which provides accessible educational videos through Gooroo Courses and personalized tutor matching services. Scott is on a mission to reimagine education, unlock every student’s potential, and promote lifelong learning for all. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lee relocated to the United States with his family at the age of 16 without knowing a word of English. Through constant support from his parents, and with the help of tutors and mentors, he worked hard and constantly challenged himself to succeed. He felt fortunate to have such expert guidance, but realized that it was inaccessible to most of his peers. In 2015, after college, Scott created Gooroo to bring accessibility and excitement to education outside the classroom in New York and beyond. In the past, Scott has also served as the Squad Leader in Korean Army. Prior to founding Gooroo, he held a position as Senior Analyst at JP Morgan Chase’s Chief Investment Office.
Leaders with humility are not lacking in confidence. Humility
is really about showing respect for others.
Dr. Marilyn Gist is an author, speaker, and an acclaimed researcher with over 20 years of experience in executive development, advancing knowledge on leader humility. Her 35-year academic career spans the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; the University of Washington, where she held the Boeing Endowed Professorship of Business Management; and Seattle University, where she was formerly Associate Dean at the Albers School of Business and Economics, and Executive Director of the Center for Leadership Formation. Dr. Gist received the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Award granted by the Alumni Board of Governors and was named Professor Emerita in 2019 by Seattle University’s President. As a consultant, Marilyn has guided numerous organizations and CEOs to greater success. In her role as a speaker, she has clarified the essential behaviors that generate loyal and high-impact teams. Marilyn’s new book, The Extraordinary Power of Leader Humility: Thriving Organizations—Great Results, is filled with eye-opening case studies and recommended behaviors in every chapter.