Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 19

#54 | You don’t have to speak loudly to be heard

December 13, 2017 | Nicole Belhumeur

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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