Philadelphia Inquirer food editor Jamila Robinson learns leadership lessons from her everyday life, whether as a violinist realizing everyone needs to be "bowing in the same direction"; as a skater, remembering to stay centered to accomplish seemingly impossible feats; or as a patient, listening to her body (and ignoring her mind's get-back-to-work rhetoric) after abdominal surgery. Robinson is in tune with ideas that both bring people together and value the needs of the individual. Listen in to hear about her upbringing among musicians, activists and cooks, and also why, when she was 10, this journalist knew that she was the absolute best person to interview Michael Jackson.

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