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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

Theory is good; practice is better

We've been living under a theory about guns that has proven to be fatal to society. Actually practicing gun safety is better than talking about a theory. #enough #socialchange read more...

Act 5: Care

In honor of Valentine's Day, Black History Month, and the Woman's Movement, today's focus is on the 5th Act of Leadership: read more...

Broker capability

Designing a network of talent requires knowledge of people. It's not about what you can do for me, it's about inspiring you to reach your read more...

You can only manage what you can measure

How many members do we have? What's our retention rate? Growth? How many website visits? Likes, Retweets, Followers….. It seems like between Change Management Institute, my consulting business and my social change initiatives I spend a lot of time tracking and analyzing metrics. Why do read more...

If it’s important, leave nothing to chance

Our intentions are dressed up in the words we use. Every one of us interprets words differently, we bring our perspectives, our world views. That is why 2 people hearing the same speech will walk away with 2 different read more...

Ask the right questions

It's becoming ever more difficult, and important, for us to own our truth; to become media literate. As leaders, people watch how we respond. Because of the Digital Age, we have immediate access to both truthful and malicious information. It's our responsibility to figure out what is read more...