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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

Michelle Pallas Laser Lecture

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Recent Blog Posts

People ARE listening

Words matter! Even when we think we are alone, which we virtually never are, what we think shows up in who we are. Words invade our read more...

Your behavior speaks for you

At the end of the day all you have to stand on is your reputation. A few weeks ago, a colleague confided in me that he was fearful that a peer was spreading rumors about him. read more...

Trust actions, not words

We promise to be home by 6:30, our kids say they will clean their rooms, and our co-workers commit to getting things done on time. Promises matter. When words match actions, trusting relationships read more...

Think, feel uncomfortable, change... grow!

As leaders, we think we need to have all the answers, but sometimes we don't. Sometimes we just need to lead by bringing together smart people and throwing out a challenge. Last night I did just read more...

Listen, don’t judge, shut up

As leaders we spend a lot of time preparing our messages for meetings, presentations, and phone calls.  We want people to see our vision, the way we see it. When someone brings their perspective, opinions, and challenges to us, we should treat it as a read more...

The year of the Courage Coach

September brings change...and a reminder that there's only 4 months until the new year. This year's Laser Lecture theme has been about coaching - how to be a coach and where to find one. For me, this year would not have been the same if not for my coaches. They gave read more...