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Image of woman making a video call2020 has been a crucible for leadership. The world faced a crisis, and workplaces and workforces were forced to adapt. Some leaders fared better than others, creating lessons for leadership in the “new now,” as we navigate a more hybrid future.   
 
Needed skills have shifted in three  ...

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Posted: 6/2/2021 11:50:32 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of a woman giving a lectureThere is a growing call for a more equal future with better representation of women as leaders.
 
We rally around the need to eliminate or reduce obstacles in the way of women on their paths to leadership. Yet, in a recent  ...

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Posted: 5/28/2021 4:26:38 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of multiplier effectWomen in Leadership

In our last blogpost we reviewed where women stand in the quest for gender equity based on a Declaration and Platform for Action developed by the UN in 1995.
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Posted: 4/21/2021 2:30:07 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Wisconsin’s diverse outdoor recreation activities bring in billions of dollars year-round.
 
That is the finding of a recent report by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Office of Outdoor Recreation.
 
The report reiterates recent U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data showing Wisconsin  ...

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Posted: 4/2/2021 12:46:00 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of women collaboratingSeptember 2020 marked the 25th Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women: Action for Equality, Development and Peace. There, 189 countries committed to equal rights and opportunities for all women and girls.
 
In 1995, UN Women created a “Declaration and Platform for Action,” recognizing that the odds were  ...

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Posted: 3/29/2021 10:34:32 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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In the hospitality industry, customer experience is king. What does it take as a professional to lead in an ever-changing and messy environment? Let’s hear what hospitality leaders, past and present, have had to say.

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Posted: 3/8/2021 1:18:31 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of hands joined togetherWith Teambuilding Adventures

McKinsey & Company recently released a report “The new normal arrives: Trends that will define 2021—and beyond.”
 
In it, they predict “2021 will be the year of transition. Barring any unexpected catastrophes, individuals, businesses, and society  ...

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Posted: 2/12/2021 2:07:48 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Peace & Prosperity for People & the Planet

In 2015, all Member States of the United Nations collaborated on a call to action to forward Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for all countries in a global partnership.
 
The SDGs  ...

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Posted: 2/4/2021 5:53:11 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of two diverse woman collaboratingGeorge Floyd was murdered on May 25, 2020. It’s a date to be acknowledged and remembered for many years to come. Since that day, words like “diversity,” “equity” and “inclusion” have been swirling in our social consciousness, known collectively as DEI.
 
But why exactly is DEI  ...

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Posted: 2/2/2021 12:12:13 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of Jim CollinsRecently, Jim Collins, #1 bestselling author of Good to Great, talked to Inc. magazine on their podcast “What I Know” about meeting Steve Jobs and how he was a different leader when he came back to  ...

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Posted: 1/25/2021 1:00:26 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments
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