Exec Chats: Ask ‘Why Not?’

Beth Cochran
Sep 14 · 7 min read

Donna McLaughlin-Travis thought she had her entire career in corporate America mapped out. But when she took a leadership role in a transportation company just as Uber and Lyft gained popularity, industry-wide disruption led her on a surprising detour.

As she helped her organization find a new way forward, she also discovered something interesting about herself. She loved the pace, freedom and excitement of the…