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Whole Leaders in an Emotional Pandemic

Whole Leaders in an Emotional Pandemic

A new reality is upon us. An opportunity - to be our best when it's a bit tougher to do so. The uncertainty of a biological pandemic is likely to impact everything we see, and a host of things we can’t. What we do see around us isn't only a need for further preparation in

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One Month on the Job – Practicing What We Preach

One Month on the Job – Practicing What We Preach

Over the past 3 years I have had 12 jobs, which for a freelance writer is probably not that big of a number. I joined the Whole + intentional Leadership Development (WiLD) team to minimize the amount of hours that go into my tax return and because the team and mission seemed exciting and unusual.

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Big Changes: Called to My Next After 21 Years

Big Changes: Called to My Next After 21 Years

It’s not every day that after 21 years in a role – you decide it’s time for a change. I have been a faculty member at Seattle Pacific University since 1999 and Chair of the Department of Industrial-Organizational Psychology since 2005. On January 8th I announced that I would be moving on from my role at

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WiLD Leaders – Looking Back and Forward

WiLD Leaders – Looking Back and Forward

It’s hard to believe it’s nearly a decade since we started in the business of whole and intentional leader development and a full year since Dr. Daniel Hallak joined the WiLD Leaders team as our Chief Commercial Officer. As you may know by now, our mission has been to invest in the development and preparation

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WiLD Leaders Celebrates Annie Barthel’s Next Step

Today was Annie Barthel’s last day working officially on the WiLD Leaders team before she transitions to her new role at Slalom Consulting. Annie has served as one of our Promotions Specialists for the last year, and while we are going to miss Annie, we are so excited for the next place she is going

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WiLD Leaders Announces Dr. Daniel Hallak As Our Chief Commercial Officer

The team at WiLD Leaders is more than excited to announce that Dr. Daniel Hallak is joining our leadership team as our Chief Commercial Officer. Most recently in a leadership development role at Slalom Consulting and Professional Development and Employer Engagement Program Manager at Seattle Pacific University, Daniel brings an extremely unique and appropriately wild

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The WiLD Brand

If we had to hang our collective hat on one set of values that drive our WiLD brand, this would be it. RELATIONAL – Architecting supportive and honest conversations. Leaders don’t develop in a vacuum. Leaders don’t lead in a vacuum, so we can’t develop them alone. It gets real when we get together and risk something,

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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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