Season 3 | Young Professionals in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 19
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.
[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.
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Call Nicole about Bartlett at 203-388-0797
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