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Episode 003 - Deryl McKissack, CEO and President of McKissack & McKissack
:22 Intro to Deryl
1:10 Family History
4:13: Early career experiences and what they meant for larger decisions.
10:00: Racial biases in early career stages from Deryl
12:18: What was the first big break for Deryl?
17:25: Chicago landscape and what role the city plays for Deryl
19:09: Deryl discusses trajectory of local Chicago projects
21:24: What makes Chicago great for doing business and what makes it a challenge?
23:40: Discussion about the racial gaps in moving toward equity in Chicago
26:10: Discussion of stakeholder and project management
28:32: Purpose in leadership
31:23: What would you have changed as you scaled your business up?
32:04: Discussion of the importance of diversity through mentors
33:55: Giving all members of the team a seat at the table to come up with possible solutions to problems.
42:53: Opportunity to shift the architecture industry
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