Carrie Berg

Cues and Views

Leadership and talent architect Carrie Berg, in brief.

Carrie Berg

Home: Greater Chicago.  Birthplace: La Crosse, WI.  Organization: Teladoc Health.  Title: VP of Learning and Development.  Preferred pronouns: She/Her/Hers.  Significant other: My dog, Henry.

Current project: Doctoral dissertation on Women and Upward Influence.  Latest contribution to others: Wrapped another year of mentorship of eleven other professionals.  Hobbies: Hiking and golf.  Recent travel or adventure: Ten days hiking 84 miles through Peru.  Last book read: Troubled Blood, by Robert Galbraith.  Recent unique acquisition: A whoopee cushion from Roy’s Motel Café in Amboy, California.

What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Courageous.  What is your greatest joy? Watching anyone on my team receive  recognition and accolades for a job well-done.  What natural talent have you neglected? Playing the piano.  How do you relieve stress? Exercise, meditation, reading, eating and talking to my mom.  What ingredient is essential to your perfect vacation? A cell phone with no cell coverage.  What is your go-to workout? Spin class or bootcamp.

What’s featured prominently on your office wall? Charlie Mackesy art.  What movie have you repeatedly watched? While You Were Sleeping.  What is the best advice you received growing up? You are your own best role model.  What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? Video doorbells.  What is your favorite app? Spotify.

What change are you working on to effect in your profession or field? Teaching women to have the power to upward influence effectively.  What change would you like to see in the world? Greater appreciation of our outdoor spaces, like national parks.  What widely held belief do you reject? That pineapple belongs on pizza.

What actor would you choose to play you in the movie about your life? Kristen Bell.  Who would you like to spend an evening with, in Heaven? My father.  What object would you save first from your burning home? My wallet.  What advice would you give your younger self? Don’t wait so long to love yourself.  What day in your life would you like to re-live? The last day I spent with my father before he passed.

Personal motto: It's okay to live a life that others do not understand.  Favorite quote: "The only time I set the bar low is for limbo" (Michael Scott).  Desired epitaph: World’s Best Aunt.

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