Category: Leadership

Turning Talent Development on Its Ugly Head

In the past, and even in some cases now, the process of investing in the learning and growth of your employees and leaders is often called Talent Management or Talent Development. The job titles of the leaders in these spaces are similar – Director of Talent Management isn’t uncommon. However, when it comes to actually […]

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WiLD Leaders Announces Matt Woll as our Chief Operations and Innovations Leader

WiLD Leaders is fired up to announce that Matt Woll will be joining our leadership team as our Chief Operations and Innovations Leader. Matt is a natural integrator of important causes and organizations. From his experience leading the launch of Undivided – a documentary film highlighting the story of a transformational partnership between a church […]

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What Leaders Could Learn from Ph.D. Students

One of the first challenges of being a Ph.D. student in Industrial-Organizational Psychology is rethinking how you think. In a world that permits glossing over the details for the sake of a one sentence tweet and full of search engines that think for us, being informed is counterculture.  With doctoral students raised in this world, this is […]

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No Margin for Character

We misunderstand and misuse the idea of character in our business culture because in business, margin drives everything. To go all business for a second, margin is the difference between a product or service’s selling price and its cost of production or to the ratio between a company’s revenues and expenses. Even if you don’t consider […]

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BRING THE BUCKET

Leading is hard work; it requires a person to see things differently. A leader needs to effect change and that takes guts, rigor and vulnerability. In the bible there is a moment where a guy named Jesus and his earliest followers are faced with pressures beyond their level of comfort. The stakes are high and they are […]

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Make Leaders Great Again

At a time when we are about to elect our next President and we’re faced with polarizing options to choose from, it is about time we get real about leaders. Take a look at the most popular leadership theories, books, and magazine articles out there. It doesn’t matter whether it’s about leading in business, in […]

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