A difficult childhood. Oprah Gail Winfrey was born to Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey on an isolated farm in Kosciusko, Mississippi, on January 29, 1954. Her name was supposed to be Orpah, from the Bible, but because of the difficulty of spelling and pronunciation, she was known as Oprah almost from birth.
Oprah Winfrey's career has spanned every form of media and beyond. She has had a turn in being an actress, talk show host, producer, and philanthropist. Among Oprah Winfrey's greatest accomplishments are being Chairwoman and CEO of both Harpo Productions and The Oprah Winfrey Network.Dec 21, 2015
Leadership Qualities of Oprah WinfreyEmotionally Intelligent. Emotional Intelligence (EI) boosts self-awareness, monitors feelings, improves communication skills and increases social awareness. ... Relatable. Oprah once said “I am a woman in process. ... Humanist. ... Inspirational.
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