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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

We teach people how to treat us

Just yesterday a co-worker said "I need to stop saying yes to everyone!". Does this happen to you? Do you say yes and later wish you said no? Do you feel like people take advantage of read more...

Never take your network for granted

Early in my career a mentor advised me to be deliberate about networking. He said to pay attention to how much time I spend building relationships. Getting things done is important, but taking time to develop a network is just as read more...

Act 6: Have Courage

Leadership is having the courage to act in a way that shows others that we are willing to take a chance...because the gains are worth the risks and status quo is not an read more...

Be a friend, listen, then shut up

Sometimes people don't want your advice. They don't want your sympathy, or a shoulder to cry on. They just want to tell their story. Instead of cutting them off to give them your read more...

Care enough to know people

The secret to leadership is simple. It doesn't cost anything. You don't need a degree, certification, or training to be an expert. You can demonstrate this behavior at any age and everyone will know if you are sincere. There's no faking read more...

Make time

Isn't it funny how some people just seem to make time for things. They mysteriously have more time in their day than everyone else. It is not a magic trick! It is a deliberate effort to own your schedule. It means putting things that are important read more...