I’ve seen and worked with a lot of good leaders over my career in higher education and non-profit sectors as a consultant. These leaders were mission driven, knowledgeable about their industry, and had a vision for where their organization was going and a sense of how to get there. However, the GREAT leaders I’ve encountered […]
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It’s been a while since I’ve reflected on leadership lessons, I learn from working my Australian Shepherds, Fire and Sierra. Today I want to talk about my leadership journey with Fire. Fire is 8 years old. She lives up to her name. She is well, fiery—enthusiastic, fierce, and driven. She loves the dog sport of […]
Where do CEOs go when they retire? Many of them end up going back to their old job. There are probably as many reasons for this boomerang trend as there are leaders. One important factor, as Cindy Solomon points out in this NPR story, is that the next in line wasn’t ready to take the […]
What’s Your Search Strategy? As Director of Service Delivery for The Bailey Group, I am responsible for ensuring that we have the best possible coaches and consultants who will exceed our customers’ and clients’ expectations. I am happy to report that our team is incredibly talented. Because we are so invested and committed to actualizing […]
Elevating Equality: Accelerating Forward Momentum on Women’s Equality Day and Beyond August is one of my favorite months of the year. The warmth of summer lingers, and the allure of autumn is in the air. We’re not only rounding out my favorite season (can anything beat the sunshiny days of a Minnesota summer?), but also […]
Jon Meacham’s recent biography of Abraham Lincoln – And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle – was a reminder of two important leadership truths: 1. Leadership often requires being disliked and unconcerned about other people’s judgments. 2. It also requires the courage to make decisions and act in the face of uncertainty […]