Leadership Development

It’s not always enough to be the most technically savvy person in the room. If we are going to build great companies, we have to build the best teams; attract, integrate, align, motivate, develop and promote the best possible people. To do that, we have to be better leaders.

Introducing the Thrive. Connect. Contribute. Podcast

Introducing the Thrive. Connect. Contribute. Podcast Positive stories of people who thrive in life, connect with others, and contribute to the world in the face of adversity. Who do you know who is modeling resilience during difficult times? Have you heard any good stories lately? In this critical time, we’re surrounded by acts of heroism, both large and small. For example, I heard a story today about an employee at Buzzfeed who gathered the houseplants from the cubicles of her coworkers and placed them in one area. That way she can come in during the shutdown and water the plants, so that the plants will be waiting for her coworkers…

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Leadership During the COVID-19 Crisis

Are you leading during this time of COVID-19 crisis? Here’s how you know.

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Use Your Business Skills to Make a Direct Impact, with Kate Hayes, Echoing Green

Direct Impact is Echoing Green’s experiential leadership development program for mid-career professionals. You know the statistics about boards of directors. According to a survey by Deloitte, 90% of board members believe that retired CEOs are the most effective board members. Yet, they admit that limits the diversity of thought and perspective. More and more, boards seek input from younger board members with a diverse perspective. But where do they find board-ready younger candidates? At the same time, private sector companies are looking for ways to develop their top talent with experiential, hands-on learning for 21st-century skills. Skills such as self-awareness, empathy, curiosity, communication, and humility are necessary to operate in…

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For October 2017, I’m going to be quiet. Very still and quiet. I’m putting on my own oxygen mask before assisting others. I’m practicing self-care. Don’t look for me on social media. Don’t expect a reply to your email. I’m only taking calls from family and friends. I love and appreciate you. I enjoy sharing my journey online and learning about your journey, too. You have responded and commented on the content I share. You have cheered me on and sent well-wishes. I feel your love and support. The podcast and radio program will continue. I have prerecorded some amazing episodes that will appear every Monday. I have automated the…

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The Journey of a Social Entrepreneur with Kari Enge, Rank & File Magazine

Rank & File is a values-based business magazine for purpose-driven entrepreneurs. The process of becoming a social entrepreneur has often been described as a journey. And, as anyone who has traveled realizes, a journey changes you. There is no one more qualified to talk about the impact of a journey than Kari Enge, Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Rank & File magazine. She has a thing for travel. When Kari graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, she landed an internship at The World, the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth. Through her hustle and simply saying yes to opportunities, Kari earned a full-time position….

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