Lessons From Lisa
Leadership Blog

I’ve picked up quite a bit about leadership, human resource management, and diversity and inclusion during my time as an HR executive, executive coach and diversity consultant. Every so often, I have time to compile those lessons into quick, digestible blog entries. I try to cover as much as possible, everything from my thoughts on current business news, to team building strategy, to career transition advice to wardrobe and etiquette tips for leaders.
360 interviews

Executive Coaching 101: 360° Interviews

Executive coaching comes with its own vocabulary, one that can be a little daunting if you’re not sure what you’re getting into. In the interest of better communication (one of my favorite things), I’m starting a series called Executive Coaching 101, where I’ll be defining the common terms you hear…
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hogan leadership assessments

Executive Coaching 101: Hogan Leadership Assessments

Executive coaching comes with its own vocabulary.  It can be a little daunting if you’re not sure what you’re getting into. In the interest of better communication (one of my favorite things), I’m starting a series called Executive Coaching 101, where I’ll be defining the common terms you hear in…
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executive presence

Executive Coaching 101: What is executive presence?

Executive coaching comes with its own vocabulary, one that can be a little daunting if you’re not sure what you’re getting into. In the interest of better communication (one of my favorite things), I’m starting a series called Executive Coaching 101, where I’ll be defining the common terms you hear…
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Leadership Links

December Leadership Links

Can you believe that it’s already December? This can be a hectic time for everyone, as end of year work responsibilities collide with personal responsibilities. It’s a time of constant action, as we attempt to get everything taken care of before enjoying a well-earned vacation. However, once all that action…
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APLU Panel

Back To School: Reflections on the APLU Diversity Panel

Last Monday, I was invited to participate in a panel called "Leadership Development for a More Diverse and Capable Leadership Pool" at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Annual Meeting. The panel was moderated by Peter K. Dorhout from Kansas State University and my fellow panelists were April Mason,…
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The Complication of Amplification

If you’re at all invested in diversity and inclusion, you’ve no doubt heard about “amplification.” Coined by a group of White House staffers, amplification is way for women to support each other and be heard in the workplace. Essentially, if a woman pitches an idea and is steamrolled, another woman…
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