Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Leadership Saint Leo Program Wins National Leadership Development Award

Each year, HR.com’s LEAD Awards celebrate the best applications and internally designed leadership development programs from organizations around the world . Past winners have included Fortune 500s, small-start-ups, and everything in between.  We are pleased to announce that CODA’s yearlong leadership development program at Saint Leo University (Leadership Saint Leo) placed first in one category…

By James Sartain
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Monday, November 28, 2016

Three Skills Every New Leader Should Master

Recently, I have had the opportunity to coach a young leader in his first few weeks in leadership.  “Troy” has had a successful six year track record  as an individual contributor on an IT team of a large technology company.  He is now responsible for leading another IT team in the department and this promotion…

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Remembering a Great Mentor and Connected Leader

I was informed this morning about the passing of Dr. Elizabeth Rice Allgeier, a lifelong mentor and friend.  Betsy was a huge influence in my life and I wanted to honor the passing of a remarkable, one-of-a-kind, groundbreaking woman by sharing a few memories and how she changed my life. I met Betsy in 1982…

By James Sartain
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Top Five Challenges that Lead Executives To Seek Coaching Services

In a recent conversation with a potential coaching client, I was asked what were the most common challenges that led people to seek my coaching services. Although the majority of clients I have worked with over the last 15 years engaged coaching services to develop or expand skills required for increased responsibility,   I had not previously considered…

By James Sartain
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