Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are hot terms these days. What do they even mean, and what do Chief Diversity Officers do? Why is this work important? How do we get past the political rhetoric and into the actual work? Patrick talks with The Citadel’s Chief Inclusive Excellence Officer, Dr. Shawn Edwards, to find out.
What can we learn about leadership from the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team and organization? It turns out, a lot! Listen to Patrick Jinks’ story of his recent time with the Cardinals and the leadership lessons he took away.
Learn the research on how 12 life values embraced by a historically black college fraternity lead to career success. Patrick talks with Dr. Kaliym Islam, an agile training expert and author. Learn the 12-Inch Rule of Leadership and the fascinating research on how they accelerate a career in leadership.
Patrick’s guest is one of the country’s leading executive coaches, Dr. Jim Smith. Jim and Patrick talk about what managers can learn about adding a coaching tool to their leadership tool kit.
Your organization is much like a sports team in many ways. Your job may very well be to manage the talent inside the organization for success. To do that, you have to play within your own game.
This week, Patrick talks with Fatima Ghzala, a certified John Maxwell Coach and Trainer who specializes in corporate training, and teams and individual assessments. Her business is Full Potential Development Coaching, whose clients include companies like Blue Cross Blue Shield and Michelin, as well as many small businesses.
I have had this time management conversation with a few coachees lately, so I thought I would share what is an old but still useful principle: I love to mow the lawn. I’ll push mow, or ride. Why? Well, there’s … Read entire article…
“We need a strategic plan.” Really? Are you sure? Have you first crafted an agreed-upon strategic DIRECTION? What’s the difference, you ask? Many (dare I say MOST) boards jump right into strategic planning, without first getting to the essence of … Read entire article…