I Grieve and I Appreciate
My father recently passed away after struggling with Parkinson’s & COPD. As I was on this journey, I realized the importance of leading with empathy.
Six Steps Toward Resilient Leadership
Feeling burned out as the leader? Resilience is the capacity to meet adversity, setbacks and trauma, and recover to lead and live life fully.
A way to improve workplace stress
Gratitude makes us feel good on both the sending and receiving side. However, it goes further: expressing gratitude at work can make us healthier.
Resilience provides confidence to step up and lead. Resilient leaders are able to overcome setbacks and help others overcome their setbacks.
Back to Basics
[Today’s Tuesday Reading is from Susan Washburn, Program Leader and Leadership Coach at MOR Associates. Susan may be reached at [email protected].] Recently, I pushed the rewind button on my Leadership Journey. Looking back at the lessons we have learned is one of the most powerful activities in the MOR Leaders Program. My journey is […]
What Would Donna Do?
What Would Donna Do? [Today’s Tuesday Reading is from Beth Holtz, Senior Manager for Strategic Initiatives and Administration in Research Computing, Princeton University. She is a MOR alum. Beth may be reached at [email protected].] I have a tendency to over commit. Not only am I a people-pleaser, but I also get great satisfaction contributing […]
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
[Today’s Tuesday Reading is from Brandon Bernier, Vice President IT and CIO, Colorado State University. He is a MOR program alum. Brandon may be reached at [email protected].] Several years ago, I worked for a leader who always seemed to have the right advice at the right time. Once, when I was struggling with a large […]
Lead with emotion but don’t let emotion lead you
[Today’s Tuesday Reading is from Lori Green, Program Leader and Leadership Coach at MOR Associates. Lori may be reached at [email protected].] I have asked many leadership cohorts what they thought made their boss a good boss. The usual responses are, “they listened to me,” “they cared about my development,” “they trusted me,” “they understood when […]
Listening and Hearing What Isn’t Said
[Today’s Tuesday Reading is from Ron Kraemer. He is currently retired. Ron previously was Vice President for Information Technology and CIO at the University of Notre Dame. Ron may be reached at [email protected].] When I think about listening, I don’t just think about what we hear, I think about what we learn using all […]
[Today’s Tuesday Reading is from Ben Brinkley, Director of Teaching and Learning Technology, University of Oregon. He is a current MOR program participant. Ben may be reached at [email protected].] Trauma is a more universal part of human experience than we tend to think. Simply put, trauma is “an emotional response to a terrible event… Immediately […]