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What Does It Take to Lead in a Volatile World?

June 19, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

We are living and working in a world that is constantly changing, unstable, reactionary and often divisive. Welcome to the  VUCA World. What does it take to lead in such tumultuous times?   Human beings are dynamic and messy, and we bring that complex diversity with us wherever we go, including the workplace. We are also filled […]

Are You Aware of the Millennial Lens?

June 11, 2020 | M. Carolyn Miller

In the era of coronavirus, social distancing, and working from home, one industry is doing quite well, thank you: games. In fact, board games and online games that were trending upward before the new normal have suddenly moved to the top of the charts. Thank the Millennials. Born between roughly 1980 and 1994, and the largest generation in the […]

Are We Pawns in a Larger Social Game?

June 4, 2020 | M. Carolyn Miller

Since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, protestors have marched in at least 140 cities across the U.S., speaking out against systemic racism and police brutality noted The New York Times on June 2. The officers involved were immediately fired, and subsequent charges are being brought. Will this change the outcome of future events related to police brutality? […]

Are You Leveraging Your Superpower?

May 29, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

How many times have you left a meeting discouraged by the time spent mired in a problem and far from reaching a solution? This is what almost happened with the executive leadership team of a multi-billion-dollar consumer goods company I had the privilege to coach. And then, one of its members remembered her Superpower. It […]

How to Strengthen the Family Team

May 21, 2020 | Wendy B. White

My kids were raised in a somewhat-unconventional household. When they came home from school, large sheets of flip chart paper would greet them, hung on all the walls in the living room. I was in the middle of it all, furiously typing notes from the previous day’s event, or meeting with coworkers around the dining […]

Do You Need a Leadership Map for COVID-19?

May 14, 2020 | Wendy B. White

When COVID-19 hit, overnight our consulting business contracts dropped 50 percent. We were shaken. It was hard to concentrate, get our bearings, and stay focused on the next steps and solutions. We have been in business for over 25 years, and we knew we were in unchartered territory, like our clients. After a few sleepless […]

The Mother of All Leadership Challenges

May 10, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

Recently, I was facilitating a client video conference on Zoom. The speaker, a young woman charged with leading an organizational initiative, began to outline her project update. As she did, serious and focused on the audience, her toddler, dressed in blue pajamas with brown curly hair, climbed a wooden cabinet in the background. I gasped, […]

Appreciative Voice in Turbulent Times

April 30, 2020

There is nothing more inspiring, and soothing to the soul, than a gathering of conscious people committed to leveraging their individual and collective voices, appreciative voices, for the greater good. And, there is nothing more jarring than reading the headlines about the “Unite the Right” rally on Saturday, in Charlottesville, VA.  The escalated violence and […]

Bridging the Divide

April 16, 2020

Announcing: Bridging the Divide  Bridging the Divide is a timely endeavor being developed to serve and equip individuals, leaders, communities, organizations and businesses with effective tools, strategies, and dialogues that enable people to more effectively close the gaps that are painfully dividing us. Differences in life are natural.  It is innate in us to come together […]

Mass Collaboration – Rethinking How We Work Together

March 12, 2020

I’ve been doing some thinking around the importance of mass collaboration. In the past we focused on developing people and teams, then the need became, how do we get people to work together across departments within an organization? Our challenge was to eliminate silos. Now … to meet the challenges we currently face, we have […]