Archive 2014

Leading Change. Changing Leadership.

on Aug 27, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Development, Organizational Culture | 0 comments

  I came across a great article from Chief Learning Officer (CLO), titled “How Do You Get Leaders to Change?”  In this article, the author outlines the usual steps that are prescribed for getting leaders to change, and proposes some additional steps/efforts to increase the likelihood of success in the change effort. We at Lumin are currently working...

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Emotional Intelligence – Its Importance in the Workplace and Strategies for Improvement

on May 22, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Development | 0 comments

  Every organization is “in business” to achieve its goals. These goals differ depending on the private, public, or non-profit nature of the organization, and success in achieving the goals is influenced by both external and internal factors. The biggest factor over which the organization has control is the performance of its employees – and there are...

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Intentionality – From One of Lumin’s Partners, Megan Brogger

on Feb 7, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Skills | 0 comments

Intentional literally means, “done deliberately”.   In preparation for the last post of the month, I had the most time of all the Luminaries to consider what to write about.  I was actually able to deliberate, to observe my behaviors and patterns, and to consider the contexts in which I am more or less effective being intentional.  The common denominator of me being...

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Intentionality – From our Director of Assessment Services, Chelsea Berryman

on Jan 31, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Skills | 0 comments

Around this time, everyone is thinking about New Year’s resolutions, which is really a way of being intentional about how you are going to behave or what you want to accomplish as you enter the New Year.  However, like many others, I find myself forgetting about these resolutions by mid-February, slipping back into a comfortable pattern as all of the energizing...

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Intentionality – From our Director of Operations, Amy Feist

on Jan 23, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Skills | 0 comments

Being intentional is a skill, and, like any skill, if you want to develop it, you need to practice.  It is so easy to fall into a routine, whether it’s productive or not.  One needs to be intentional in reviewing: “Is this actually helpful and am I doing this for a reason that will help me meet my goals and/or my company’s goals?”  If not, you need to step back and...

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Intentionality – Start Your Year Off Right!

on Jan 16, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Skills, Uncategorized | 0 comments

In “Alice in Wonderland,” Alice is lost and asks the Caterpillar for advice: Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Caterpillar: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Alice: I don’t much care where. The Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go. Alice: …so long as I get somewhere. The Cat: Oh,...

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