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10 Years of Whole Leader Development; Bad Bobby goes WiLD

It all started with the name Bad Bobby. While that may seem like an unconventional start, it is our lack of convention and desire to see leaders as they really are that is the key to everything we do. The story begins with a confession and a-ha moment. First, the confession. My name is Rob,

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My Last Class Tonight…After 25 Years

My Last Class Tonight…After 25 Years

The first university level class I taught was in 1994 at the ripe old age of 26, and tonight after 25 years as a full time professor, I teach my last. The first class was a group of Masters students starting their degrees, and the last class tonight is a group of Masters students finishing

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Re-Formed Leaders

Re-Formed Leaders

In an interview when asked whether or not police reform is an issue of leadership, General John Allen said, “It’s all about leadership. Any reform is about leadership.” This is not me jumping on the leadership bandwagon. Reform, fighting against the racism, brutal violence, and injustice against people of color that has plagued our country

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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

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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