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Lorrie Allnut: Extraordinary Leader

Lorrie Allnut is a mom, spouse, grandmother, dog mom and the General Manager of Hospitality at the iconic and original Dinosaur BBQ in Syracuse. She is kind and generous to all of her guests, employees and everyone that knows her in the community. She helps people understand the value of great customer service with the highest level of integrity and grit. Lorrie is one of the strongest people Coach Sgro has ever encountered in his work, a true she-ro.

What is Empathic Leadership?

“Paying attention to and having an interest and understanding of your team.”

What skills or competencies did you enhance through the coaching process?

I learned to act quicker and not overthink so much. Also to keep my emotions out of situations.”

Share an example of a goal that you have realized as a result of coaching.

“To build better relationships with difficult staff members and give better feedback."

What do professionals need to start anticipating as the change needed to be a strong leader?

“To be more flexible and realize employee concerns as soon as possible and act on it.”

Describe Michael Sgro as a professional coach.

“Very professional and fun. Always positive. Can always boost you up and make you feel more confident.”

Anything else you want to share about leadership? "Leadership is a work in progress. You will always make mistakes, but own up to them, learn from them and move forward."

We coach extraordinary leaders and develop empathy as a core competency with love, community, excellence, creativity, innovation and fun.


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