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Michelle’s Vision for Leaders: Setting the standard for leadership in the digital age by leading change through collaboration and inventing new ways to create value. Today’s leaders blaze trails, broker capability and connect by sharing their story. They are role models that care about people and outcomes. They have the courage to do what is right even when no one is looking. Digital age leaders have influence because of who they are and not from a title in a box on an organization chart.

Michelle’s Mission is to:

  1. Serve today’s leaders by changing how they lead themselves and others
  2. Provide a unique leadership model as a guide for learning
  3. Provide hope for emerging leaders seeking informal learning options
  4. Get the conversation started so trailblazer leaders can leave their legacy
  5. Help older and younger workers relate to each other’s viewpoints
  6. Transform traditional project managers into change leaders

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Recent Blog Posts

Don't enable bad behaviors

Is there someone on your team who often disrupts the meeting? They hijack the agenda for their personal goals at the expense of the read more...

The door to change opens from the inside

Are you thinking of doing something completely different? Maybe starting a new career, having a child, or taking the summer off to travel? It takes a deliberate effort to freely jump into the unknown. No one can open that door for you. Only you read more...

If it gets emotional, shut up

When I get annoyed, aggravated, or angry… my listening skills shut down. I focus my energy on defending my ground. I'm pretty sure the same is happening on the other read more...

The only thing you can change is you

This week I'm at the ODF conference in Ann Arbor, MI where I'm surrounded by professionals who design organizations for a living. It's awesome being around read more...

Surround yourself with people you admire

Have you ever met someone and wondered how they have the courage to do the things they do? Where does their energy come from? Why do they keep a positive attitude even when obstacles are read more...

Act 4: Role Model

Deliberately selecting and being a role model defines character We pick up mannerisms, thought processes, and behaviors from the people around us. And they pick up these things from read more...