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Jul 13

For many, networking events can be daunting. Effective networking is important to opening career doors that may otherwise remain closed.

 

   

-Teresa White

 

The contributor to February's newsletter is Teresa White

President, Aflac U.S.

We are proud to feature Teresa as a keynote speaker at this year's Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership.



Read the full article in the July newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

May 10

If you want to succeed in this economy, an economy that I have come to call the trust and value economy, then you need to invest in getting yourself, your team, and your entire organization up-to-date on the soft skills!

 

   

-Meridith Elliot Powell

 

The contributor to February's  newsletter is Meridith Elliot Powell

Award-winning author and business strategist

We are proud to feature Meridith as the opening keynote speaker at this year's Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership.



Read the full article in the May newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Mar 03

As you understand that leadership is an art, you are on the right course to continue to develop your leadership skills, to identify, develop and train future leaders and to make your organization the best it can be.  

 

  

-Colonel, US Army (Retired) John Holley

 

The contributor to March's  newsletter is John Holley

Board Member, Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership



Read the full article in the March newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Feb 01

How Can Leaders Communicate to Build Trust?

 

   

-Jeff Thompson

 

The contributor to February's  newsletter is Jeff Thompson

Board Member, Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership

Project Manager – 1st Franklin Financial



Read the full article in the February newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Jan 04

Leadership Resolutions

 
What will your leadership resolutions be for 2016?

 


  

 

-Gary Droghini

 

The contributor to January's newsletter is Gary Droghini

Board Member, Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership

Global Talent & Learning

COATS



Read the full article in the January newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Dec 09

A Season of Crisis

 
As I watch the news every day, I’m struck with the feeling that we are indeed living in times of crisis in the world. 

So how can we survive during such difficult times?

 


  

 

-John Jahera

 

The contributor to this month's newsletter is John Jahera, Ph.D.

Board Member, Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership

Bobby Lowder Professor of Finance

School of Business, Auburn University



Read the full article in the December newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Nov 02


Now the ball is in your hands, What are you going to do with it?
 
You just attended the Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership and have many ideas on how to become a better leader and achieve your dreams - the ball is in your hands, what are you going to do with it? 


  

 

-John Bruce

 

The contributor for November's newsletter is John W. Bruce

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

President and Chief Operating Officer, Performex, LLC



Read the full article in the November newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Oct 01


The Power of Community


  

 

-Jeff Heath

 

The contributor for October's newsletter is Dr. Jeff Heath

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Highpoint Resources LLC

Heathland Enterprises LLC



Read the full article in the October newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Jul 31


The Foundational Task of a Leader is 
Deciding Who Does What

The superb leader, the successful leader, the consummate leader, is the leader who repeatedly is right in deciding who does what.

  

 

-Frederick Brockmeier O.S.V., J.D., Ph.D.

 

The contributor for August's newsletter is Frederick Brockmeier O.S.V., J.D., Ph.D.

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Trial Consultant, ProConsul Group 

Faculty, Organizational Leadership Program Northern Kentucky University



Read the full article in the August newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Jul 16


Followership

Have you ever wondered why people follow some leaders and not others?

 Ed Reynolds

  

 

 

July's Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership newsletter

Written by Ed Reynolds 

Senior Organizational Effectiveness Associate –Eastman Chemical Company

 

Submitted by Livia Davis

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Manager, Organizational Effectiveness and Talent Management –Eastman Chemical Company


    

Read the full article in the July newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!