John D. Kemp, Esq. is the President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a non-profit organization providing a life span of services that educate, employ and empower people with disabilities. A renowned, sought-after global speaker, he is widely respected for his many achievements, both in the corporate and non-profit worlds. As a person with a disability who uses four prostheses, he inspires others to achieve the impossible through knowledge, experience, vision, personality, and persistence.John Kemp, born without arms and legs, has become a warrior for the disabilities community. In this bonus episode, Carly sits down with John after he was recommended by Sen. Dole, and talks about his life, outlook, and the world he does at the Viscardi Center. They discuss:John’s reaction to being called a great leader by Bob DoleWhy integrity and character matters in leadershipHow John unlocks potential in othersJohn’s start in life, his upbringing, and his father’s exampleThe difference between empathy and sympathyWhat a woman said to John on a planeWhy diversity is good for businessCarly’s leadership in accessibility in technologyWhat John tells his students about leadership“Nothing about us without us”What John wants you to know about his community
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