As executive vice president of human resources at Transtar, you would never know that at one time in her career, Anna Gluck dealt with imposter syndrome. She finally found a name for it about 15 years ago at a conference. During that time, she had been working with a mentor on her boardroom confidence, and when she finally gave herself permission to speak up and let her voice be heard, her shift in mindset allowed her to capitalize on the value she brought as a leader, which has enabled her to assume various leadership positions and inspire others.
Now, Anna knows her work speaks for itself, and her track record as a change-maker at Transtar is evidence. In this episode of Women at the Wheel, Anna digs into her career, the mindset changes she has made to hone her confidence and speak up and how she feels female leadership can be an asset to any aftermarket company.
- 0:39: Anna’s career trajectory, mentors that have shaped her professional journey and how she was recruited to Transtar;
- 4:20: Dividing her responsibilities between company strategy and people and how she has navigated being the only woman on Transtar’s executive board;
- 7:46: The moment that shifted her mindset from imposter syndrome to using her leadership skills to inspire others;
- 11:28: What Transtar has done to better recruit and retain employees;
- 15:37: The tools Transtar has adopted to showcase its employees’ accomplishments and be more productive;
- 19:00: How Anna and her team generate new ideas to be on the cutting-edge of HR practices;
- 19:40: Anna’s advice for women and aftermarket companies about how women can be an asset to leadership teams.
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