September 10, 2012

Navigating the Organizational Waters

Do you ever think about what is most critical to succeed in an organization, be it public, private or non-profit? Do you wonder how some individuals […]
July 9, 2012

Emotional Self-Management

“Great leaders move us. They ignite our passion and inspire the best in us. When we try to explain why they are so effective, we speak […]
November 29, 2011

Leadership Survey Results

We recently sent out a survey soliciting input on what individuals believed were the order of priority for 5 critical leadership qualities. The qualities, from NYT […]
September 27, 2011

How do you influence those onboard your Ship?

I am currently working on a Military project developing leadership competencies within a civilian division working on board ships. The Admiral who initiated the leadership development […]
September 1, 2011

What does Culture have to do with it?

Organizations today express concerns about generational leadership and succession and wonder what is required to ensure they have the talent in place to lead their organization […]
June 27, 2011

Do You Listen “To” or Listen “For”?

Recently we were delivering training to a group of executives who are committed to developing their internal leadership talent by personally facilitating monthly learning forums. As […]
April 20, 2011

Generational Differences and Training Opportunities

I began to think about how challenging it can be in organizations today when a “younger” employee is asked to show an “older” employee how to perform a task such as the use of the new technology. Can we accept the generational differences and appreciate what each can contribute to each other and to the organization?
April 6, 2011

In what ways do we contain ourselves?

 Last weekend, I was playing soccer at the center mid-field position, my favorite position. Much to my surprise and disappointment, I was playing against the same […]
March 31, 2011

4.12.11 – Susan Curtin speaks – Mentoring Panel

“Mentoring – Making it work for you” is a presentation by Susan Curtin at ISPI Orange County on April 12th 2011. Register here for an insightful panel focused […]