Recently Propel HR’s president, Lee Yarborough, was featured on the podcast, TWO FEET IN. In season 2 of the podcast, Coach Heather Macy is highlighting “inspiring women who are focused on empowering other women.” In this short but in-depth conversation, Lee talks about changes in the workplace due to the pandemic, faith over fear, listening instead of giving advice, making smart business decisions, trusting her intuition, and her favorite version of herself. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Favorite quote: To whom much has been given, much is required. (Luke 12:48)
Book recommendations: The Road by Cormac McCarthy and The Power by Naomi Alderman
Podcast recommendation: Dolly Parton’s America
Words of wisdom: You got this!
Lee served on the Board of Directors of NAPEO (National Association of Professional Employer Organizations) and currently serves as the Chair for the NAPEO. As Chair, she is focused on diversity and deepening member relations by forming Women in NAPEO (WIN). The goal of WIN is to engage, empower, and encourage the women in the PEO industry. She also served as the Chair for NAPEO’s Carolinas Leadership Council for over 10 years. In 2015, she was honored to be named a Fellow of the eleventh class of the Liberty Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Lee is also an advocate for public education. She served on the executive board as Chair of Public Education Partners and is the founder and director of Read Up Greenville, a young adult and middle grades book festival in downtown Greenville, SC. When she takes a break from board meetings, client visits, and networking, she most likely reading, camping, or spending time with her family. She also enjoys volunteering at her church and staying involved in her children's schools.