Leading with Light: How To Drive Positive Change in Business and Community

Episode #314

Marita Hudson Thomas

Chief Communications Officer at Cars Commerce

Tune in to this week’s episode as host Brooke Skinner Ricketts sits down with her friend and colleague, Marita Hudson Thomas, Chief Communications Officer at  Cars Commerce. Marita is responsible for the internal and external communications strategy and events across Cars Commerce. Since her promotion, she has transformed their communications practices by delivering meaningful campaigns, press initiatives, and events that drive measurable results and business impact.

Marita dives deep into her path to leadership, emphasizing the importance of purpose-driven work and the value of patience in professional growth. 

You’ll be inspired by Marita’s dedication to community involvement and mentoring, and how these commitments have been pivotal in her career. Learn from Marita’s experiences on maintaining confidence, navigating through challenges, giving oneself grace, and the power of preparation. 

This episode is packed with valuable lessons for anyone aspiring to lead with integrity and impact.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Mastering the art of building strong mentor relationships can supercharge your professional growth and unlock new opportunities.
  • Crafting a compelling personal brand can be the key to unlocking your career potential and standing out in a crowded job market.
  • Overcoming fears and imposter syndrome can liberate you to pursue your ambitions with confidence and authenticity.
  • Adopting daily habits for professional success can transform your productivity and propel you towards your career goals.
  • Engaging with your community can enrich your personal development and expand your network of impactful professional relationships.

There's nothing louder than excellence, persistence and work ethic.

Marita Hudson Thomas