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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!

Jun 02


May's Lesson in Leadership

...being a true leader means developing your team members so that they'll no longer need your direct support to grow and succeed. 

  

 

- Julie H. Shedd

 

The contributor for June's newsletter is Julie H. Shedd

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Director, Human Resources – AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company



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

May 01


Providing Feedback

Providing feedback, when done well, is a very effective way of leading team members and achieving goals. As a leader, it is a most important contribution to your team.

  

 

- Gary Droghini

 

The contributor for May's newsletter is Gary Droghini

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Director of Learning and Development – COATS



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!

Apr 01


Thinking Positive Every Day
Spring Time - A new Beginning
Actually, each and every day can be a new beginning for every one of us by embracing a positive attitude.   

 

- Jeff Thompson

 

The contributor for April's newsletter is Jeff Thompson

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Project Manager – 1st Franklin Financial



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

Feb 27


  "The truth is we are not that dumb and not that smart."
Comment made by  Donald Keough, former Coco Cola President who introduced the "New Coke" in 1985 and brought back "Classic Coke" ten weeks later.   

 

- John Jahera

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Dr. John Jahera

Bobby Lowder Professor of Finance

School of Business, Auburn University

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member



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!