Leading Others with Heart and Soul in Challenging Times

October 29, 2020 // Blog

I have had the honor of serving on the Board of Trustees at the Voyageur Outward Bound School, the preeminent outdoor leadership organization. The other day I watched as Jack Lee, the Executive Director, led a Zoom video meeting with the board and members of the staff. His letters each week throughout the COVID-19 crisis […]

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Listen for the Story

October 28, 2020 // Blog

“I need to listen with my ears!” is what a colleague exclaimed when we were discussing an upcoming, and potentially difficult conversation she was scheduled to have with a co-worker the next day. As a part of this conversation, they had to agree upon whose recommendation they would select to present to leadership… both were […]

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Leadership Lessons from a Former Camp Counselor

October 27, 2020 // Blog

“At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou As I reflect on impactful experiences and leaders I’ve had throughout my life, my most defining moments come from working at YMCA Camp Olson, an overnight summer camp for youth. […]

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