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Leading Quiet: The Art of Working with Introverts

By Geoff Powter on October 3rd, 2016

The woman across from me in the coaching session — let’s call her ‘Clare’ — frowned and paused with a sigh when I asked her what she wanted from her boss. We’d been here before, and she knew the corral she’d be herding herself into. “Yep,” she finally said with a smile, “I just want […]

Ingram Lead Development

By Kathy Miller on February 3rd, 2014

January 2013 marks the final graduation of Operations Leads from the year-long innovative Ingram Frontline Leadership Program called LEAD (Leading, Engaging, Achieving, and Developing). This program focused on enhancing the skills of over 90 first level leaders in the distribution centers and manufacturing facilities across the United States as well as the skills of their […]

Outsourcing Training? Here is Your Tool Kit

By Kathy Miller on July 11th, 2013

  Almost all companies from time to time need to contract with outside organizations for training services. Chances are, if you are reading this Tool Kit, you too are considering outsourcing some aspect of training. Maybe you want to bring in a consultant to deliver a training workshop. Or perhaps you are looking for a […]

SCALA; the Sustainability Culture and Leadership Assessment Pilot

By Kathy Miller on April 7th, 2013

Introduction Over the past year, the number of companies that have made commitments to sustainability has grown. Many if not most have found that the commitment is the first step in a complex yet worthy journey. The landscape is uncertain and the risks significant. Yet with the right strategy in hand, companies can not only […]

Leadership in Practice

By Kathy Miller on April 7th, 2013

Managing The Personal Side Of Change By Virginia Major Ph.D. In order to survive, if not thrive, during these tough times, leaders are working hard to transform their organizations. Unfortunately, we know that too few of these efforts will succeed. One major reason is that employees, at a personal level, don’t adjust the way they […]