Friday, January 6, 2017

You’re a Leader. We Need You to Lead!

Guest Blog from Erika Brennan, Head Golf Coach, University of Southern Mississippi erikabrennan.com Growing up as an only child, I was involved in countless sports and activities.  We were the family that always had some place to be, and that place was nearly always dictated by whatever practice, recital or extracurricular was going on in…

By Erika Brennan
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Why Amazon’s Priest and Imam Commercial Matters for Leaders

By now you have probably viewed the viral Amazon video of a Priest and Imam having a cup of tea.  After sharing their daily challenges of leading a group of followers, each took note of the physical discomfort that the other was experiencing from kneeling for much of the day.  In a modern day Gift of the Magi (with…

By James Sartain
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Friday, June 10, 2016

Father’s Day and Leadership Lessons

We frequently ask our program participants, audiences, and research participants who influenced their leadership? Our follow up question is how does that influence show up in the leader you are today? As you can imagine many leaders share that one or both of their parents, or perhaps even their grandparents, are among the persons who…

By Kathryn Davanzo
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Saturday, January 2, 2016

The Power of Partnership

When we formed CODA Partners, we knew immediately that our company name would include the word partner.  Why?  Because long before there was a CODA Partners we had established a working relationship through which our individual value to our organization was increased by the influence we had on each other’s work, thinking, and expectations. Hired…

By James Sartain
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Monday, November 30, 2015

The Wright Brothers Knew More than Flying

Over the Thanksgiving holiday I read David McCullough’s biography, The Wright Brothers, something I encourage anyone reading this to do as well. In the days before, as we prepared to update and further document our thoughts on Connected Communications, I had re-read a number of books and articles that had, along with our own experiences and…

By Kathryn Davanzo
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