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Leadership Boost: EI + Unconscious Bias

I’ll never forget the day I learned about the impact unconscious bias has on behavior. It was 2012, and I was beginning my second year in a leadership position. My eyes were wide. On that day I also reflected on how systems of oppression are in the air that we...

Language Matters

Why We Must Resist & Reject Discriminatory Statements   When I heard John Kelly’s recent statements on the radio, my heart started racing with rage. Hearing someone–in a position of authority in the White House–call an entire community “lazy” made...

Lead from your scars, not your wounds.

  Why I refuse to lead with clenched fists   “You have TMJ disorder. That’s why you keep having these headaches, and that’s why your teeth hurt. I’ve never seen anything like this–you’ve clenched/ground your teeth so hard that your teeth are notably...

Five Details Dynamic Speakers Should Never Miss

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” – John Wooden When I first started teaching, I would try to get my students’ attention by yelling, “listen up” or “alright everybody” and repeatedly be frustrated...

 Transforming Feedback

with intentional leadership  When I stepped into a leadership role seven years ago, I strived to be a “great” leader. I understood that relationships were at the core of a well working organization.  I had read and studied leadership and organizational development...

Biggest Pain-Points for Leaders Today + How to address them

Working with leaders of multicultural, multigenerational teams, the top 5 challenges I hear regularly are: “I don’t have the bandwidth” “I can’t keep up with all the changes” “I want our community to be strong and positive, but something is off.” “I can’t do it all”...