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Image of man and woman working togetherThe Institute for Women's Leadership exists to address the leadership gap and to take progressive steps to narrow the breach.

Leadership by the Numbers

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Posted: 8/24/2021 11:51:07 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Companies are merging supply chain management with sustainability initiatives to reduce waste and carbon emissions by embracing a circular economy. That is, transforming the make-use-dispose cycle into a new cycle of make-use-recover-reuse-reclaim.
 
Key to this transformation is keeping products, equipment and  ...

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Posted: 8/19/2021 6:39:37 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of Obi and Luke from Star WarsThe Star Wars Saga famously uses Joseph Campbell’s monomyth framework of storytelling. Sometimes called “the hero’s journey,” the protagonist begins with a “Call to Adventure,” and proceeds through seventeen stages, including “Supernatural Aid.” That is, once the hero &ndash  ...

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Posted: 8/13/2021 12:43:39 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Brene Brown Manifesto GraphicDaring to Lead by Brene Brown is a #1 New York Times bestseller. In the book, Brown applies and builds on the principles from her other books — Rising Strong, Braving the Wilderness — in a new context of leadership and culture-building that is "daring."

Brown says, “One of the  ...

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Posted: 8/10/2021 9:35:20 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Big Brothers Big Sisters was organized 100 years ago, based on mentoring. In other words, the idea that “littles” would be powerfully influenced in positive ways by “bigs.” 

New CEO Artis Stevens appears on The Today Show recently to share his bold  ...

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Posted: 7/29/2021 3:13:17 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Pat Mitchell is a groundbreaking media icon, global advocate for women’s rights and co-founder and curator of TEDWoman. She is also a passionate mentor. She believes mentoring “can close the gender gap in leadership in this country and around the world.”
 
In her book,

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Posted: 7/6/2021 4:22:18 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

Image of a semi with headlightsSupply chains were tested by COVD-19 in ways never before experienced. How companies creatively responded and improvised in the face of changing consumer behavior, intervention of health authorities and governments point to new lessons in supply chain management, including these approaches:
 
How Trucking and  ...

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Posted: 6/25/2021 4:27:31 PM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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Leaders Share Life Stories

It is graduation season, and leaders in all walks of life are commonly invited to share their life lessons at graduation ceremonies, inspiring future leaders of tomorrow. These leaders may include celebrities, entrepreneurs, political change  ...

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Posted: 6/25/2021 9:04:51 AM by Tori Grant Welhouse | with 0 comments

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
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