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Oprah Winfrey by Breanna Hockenbury


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Oprah Winfrey by Breanna Hockenbury

  1. 1. Oprah Winfrey: A total leader focused on one vision April 1, 2014 Bre Hockenbury
  2. 2. A world-class communicator who shares others’ stories.
  3. 3. Oprah’s Story: - Born in rural Mississippi - Raised by various family members - Faced poverty, abuse, and teenage pregnancy - Excelled in school both socially and academically - Started her career in media in late-high school - Launched her media empire in 1986 with The Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago, Illinois
  4. 4. Work Home SelfCommunity - The Oprah Media Empire - Acting & Producing - Publishing - Redefining home and family - Personal relationships - Philanthropy & giving in the education sector - Transforming the talk show industry - Schools in Africa - Love for dogs - Passion for reading - Real estate - Decision not to have children
  5. 5. Lessons from Oprah - Set a vision and integrate that into every aspect of your life - Be real: - Telling her story and getting others to tell theirs - Be whole: - Being authentic to her priorities - Supporting causes that are important to her - Filling your life with people who support you, trusting them - Be innovative: - Turning around a struggling industry - Expanding her media domains - Launching a school in Africa