SGI50: Managing Change in an Unpredictable Environment with Jason Steinberg

Most of us work in environments that are in constant flux. It’s a sign of our times right? In this episode, Jason Steinberg shares some stories – and advice – from the unpredictable environment of a refugee camp. The key … Continue reading

SGI49: Creative Problem Solving (or Design Thinking) With Randy ‘Salz’ Salzman

Have you ever felt that your organization could achieve better results if they just faced problems differently? If so, this interview is for you. Randy Salzman shares some background about thinking through and addressing problems more comprehensively, or design thinking, … Continue reading

SGI48: Creating an Environment That Encourages Risk Taking with Dominique Callimanopulos

Travel sometimes sounds really glamorous, but the behind the scenes work can be crazy. In this interview, you’ll hear from Dominique Callimanopulos who is giving back through her travel business. She’ll be sharing about creating an environment that encourages risk … Continue reading

SGI47: Impact, Community and Tech Partnerships with Scott Reichenbach

In this interview with Scott Reichenbach, we explore ways Cure Clubfoot has learned to extend their reach through various partnerships – with local professionals and affiliates as well as a partnership with RemitRadar, a payment processing company. While not a … Continue reading

SGI46: Partnerships that Bring Lasting Impact with Stacie Freeman

Partnerships are best developed when two (or more) people or entities realize they can make a bigger impact by working together. This partnership, between Bethel University and Bright Light Volunteers is one of those. Stacie Freeman, shares her perspective on … Continue reading

NLN45: Leadership Transitions as an Opportunity with Jennifer Aronson

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Jennifer Aronson explores key issues from the Boston Foundation’s recently published report, “Opportunity in Change.” Key points include: Leadership Changes are Happening Across Generations Transition Times Can Be an Opportunity to Make Structural Changes The Importance of Avoiding the Temptations … Continue reading

Successful Companies Invest in Leadership Development – Here’s Why

There’s an old saying that goes…People don’t leave companies; they leave their managers. Statistics taken from exit interviews support this golden nugget of wisdom. From interviews conducted of employees who voluntarily leave companies, 3 out of every 4 cite their direct supervisor … Continue reading

Workplace Conflict Is Costly

The staggering cost of people problems in the workplace is more than you think. According to The Harvard Business Review, American employers report spending an average of 2.8 hours a week on resolving conflicts. From dipping productivity to a loss … Continue reading

Why Invest in Leadership Development?

Leadership Develoment

Leadership is the one business activity you can’t outsource. How do you acquire that skill? In a way, going to school to learn leadership as though it were simply an intellectual skill such as mechanical engineering or marine biology seems … Continue reading