Why I teach at IOM: It is an honor to work with chamber and association leaders across the country. They make such a difference in their communities and I am humbled that I get to be a small piece of their magnificent journey. Many of these leaders have become friends and mentors over the years. I’ve enjoyed the laughs, the opportunities, and the kick in the butt when I needed to be challenged. I have grown both personally and professionally from having an IOM network. I stated in my book, Bold New You, that “It is in the vulnerable space of a tribe that you trust that you will exponentially accelerate your awareness and growth.” That tribe for me has been my IOM family and I am grateful.
From IOM Blog
Successful organizations require a team to fulfill a dream. Over the years, I wish I had been more intentional with understanding: The kinds of people I surround myself with, The real value of team, and What to look for in a team. Yes, I evaluated, “Where do I see myself in 5-10-15 years?” But oh […]
As a leader, the decisions you make today are more important than ever, as well as the impact and influence they will have on people’s lives. It is important that we revise our leadership toolkits to help influence our organizations’ intended outcomes. Learning is more important today than ever before. Today, the skills that you […]
Have you ever felt like your messages are not being heard by your board, your volunteers, members, or staff? You are not alone. Research shows that nine out of ten conversations miss their mark. In other words, 90% of the time, people walk away with a different view of reality than what they originally thought. […]