December 13, 2017

S3|E20: Nicole Belhumeur – You don’t have to speak loudly to be heard

By Tom Davidson

Nicole Belhumeur is an ISA Certified Arborist who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Rhode Island. Nicole began her career at a landscape architecture firm before finding a passion for tree care. Today she is an arborist and corporate recruiter for Bartlett Tree Experts in the United States ad Canada. On this show, Nicole talks about being a silent leader and how being passionate for the work drives motivation to succeed.

Key Takeaways:

[1:00] A message from Leadership Nature.

[1:40] A quick intro about Nicole’s background.

[3:10] How did Nicole become interested in forestry?

[6:10] Why is the Arnold Arboretum so special?

[8:10] What was it like when Nicole worked on her first landscaping architecture job when she left college?

[9:30] How did Nicole make the switch to Bartlett Tree Experts?

[11:15] Nicole is still in touch with her teachers from college, who have since helped her find new opportunities and jobs.

[12:10] What kind of work does Nicole do for Bartlett?

[16:55] What has been some of the rewarding and challenging parts of being a young professional?

[18:45] What does Nicole wish she had learned sooner?

[20:25] Nicole discusses some traits in both good and bad leaders.

[22:50] What kind of mentors has Nicole had over the years?

[25:45] What really makes a good mentor?

[28:25] Where is the future of natural resources going?

[33:20] Take risks and try new things! It will expand your opportunities.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Nicole on LinkedIn
Call Nicole about Bartlett at 203-388-0797

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