self-confidence-courage-self-esteem-from-manager-to-ceo-1AVDMQ0In September of 2013 Kelly Fox quit a long-term job in management to pursue a promising career opportunity. Three days later his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer.

This story of courage takes you behind the scenes of Kelly’s career journey from manager to CEO with Lumber Traders, Port Angeles, Washington.

With balancing the demands of family crisis, the needs of 52 employees and the choices of courage to make smart career and business decisions, we can learn from Kelly’s story of courage.

In this episode

  • What factors helped Kelly obtain his dream job
  • How to take your career into your own hands
  • Challenges Kelly faced going from manager to CEO


“You have to have conviction. In your heart you have to know what’s right.” – Kelly Fox click to tweet

“Sometimes heart doesn’t transfer to a spreadsheet.” – Kelly Fox click to tweet

“If you believe in it and you know why you are doing it, and you are making the choice from an edjucated position where you really do have and understanding of what happens and the ramifications, you can make that step.” – Kelly Fox


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Samuel Hatton

Samuel Hatton


Samuel Hatton is the full-time marketing guy at Endsight – San Francisco Bay Area’s premium locally sourced computer technology support. He’s a multi-talented creative, natural encourager, and is full of courageous ideas.

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