Friday, January 6, 2017

You’re a Leader. We Need You to Lead!

Guest Blog from Erika Brennan, Head Golf Coach, University of Southern Mississippi erikabrennan.com Growing up as an only child, I was involved in countless sports and activities.  We were the family that always had some place to be, and that place was nearly always dictated by whatever practice, recital or extracurricular was going on in…

By Erika Brennan
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Friday, June 10, 2016

Father’s Day and Leadership Lessons

We frequently ask our program participants, audiences, and research participants who influenced their leadership? Our follow up question is how does that influence show up in the leader you are today? As you can imagine many leaders share that one or both of their parents, or perhaps even their grandparents, are among the persons who…

By Kathryn Davanzo
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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Are You a Naked Leader? The Importance Of Self Examination For Leadership Effectiveness

Kathy and I just finished a rewarding two-year project of designing and helping to implement an executive training program for a group of High Potentials employed at a large financial services firm.   During the graduation ceremonies held after the last classroom session, the project’s executive champion shared a quote from John Maxwell’s book, The 21…

By James Sartain
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Saturday, January 2, 2016

The Power of Partnership

When we formed CODA Partners, we knew immediately that our company name would include the word partner.  Why?  Because long before there was a CODA Partners we had established a working relationship through which our individual value to our organization was increased by the influence we had on each other’s work, thinking, and expectations. Hired…

By James Sartain
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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Once Again, Leader Self-Awareness Cited as the Key Criteria for Effectiveness

In the middle of my yearly ritual to purge my office of stacks of papers, reports, and articles that accumulated during the year, I came across a nugget that I had apparently overlooked since 2010. Yes, there is a stack that tends to “roll over” into subsequent years. At the bottom of a pile of…

By James Sartain
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