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“Smashing the Glass Ceiling Once and For All” with Linda Sharkey

Breaking The Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach The Top Of America’s Largest Corporations? first published in 1994. Twenty years later, how much has changed? Linda Sharkey, PhD and Dr. Randall P. White  discuss how far we have NOT come in[...]

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Randy White at HEC Paris Knowledge Lab in Qatar

#HR Knowledge Lab hosted by @HECParis Prof White discusses #leadership development with HR professionals @edgp #Qatar pic.twitter.com/csovcqiRKP — HEC Paris ExecEd (@HECParisExecEd) November 20, 2014[...]

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Strengths are still overrated and overplayed

In the 13 years since author Marcus Buckingham popularized the strengths movement in leadership development, we’ve seen varying degrees of acceptance among our clients and colleagues. Late last year Forbes contributor Ekaterina Walter offered up the “Four Essentials of Strength-Based[...]

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There is a transglobal leadership development model coming

Is there a new “transglobal” model for leadership development emerging? Yes. Executive Development Group is heavily engaged around the world this year, partly through our work with HEC Paris and Duke Corporate Education, but also from our direct corporate clients.[...]

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Lily Kelly-Radford leads youth leadership workshop in Qatar

EDG partner Lily Kelly-Radford is wrapping up “Leadership Acceleration Program,” a youth leadership learning opportunity, in Doha, Qatar this week.  It’s part of our work for HEC Paris and is sponsored by Commercial Bank of Qatar. Lily’s workshop functions as[...]

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Gratitude for Captain Edge and the crew of Flight 2276— American Airlines pilot demonstrates some down-to-earth leadership

Teaching leadership to executives around the world, sometimes the curriculum and principles can get so theoretical that it’s nice to hear what leadership sounds like in the real world. I heard it on American Airlines Flight 2276 from Curaçao to[...]

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How three clients mastered ambiguity

Randy White and Sandy Shullman feature the stories of three clients of the Executive Development Group in their article, “Build Leadership’s Tolerance for Ambiguity.” Read it all in this month’s CLO Magazine We have a serious problem at the Food[...]

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Sandra L. Shullman receives American Psychological Association award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice

The Executive Development Group is delighted to announce that our partner, Sandra L. Shullman, PhD, has been recognized by the American Psychological Association for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice. Sandy received the award and presented her invited address, “An[...]

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360 assessments to help resolve sexual harassment can work, if…

The Executive Development Group partner Sandra L. Shullman weighs in on an engaging article appearing in Talent Management concerning the use of executive coaching with 360 assessments to resolve harassment cases in the workplace. Sandy has been an expert witness[...]

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Learning from failure helpful in mastering uncertainty

Frank Kalman writes in this month’s edition of Chief Learning Officer about learning from failure: …Aside from the psychological distaste associated with human failure, one of the larger barriers keeping more corporations from embracing it as an engine for learning[...]

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