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Leadership Development by Krista Skidmore

Why Curiosity and Empathy go Hand in Hand

The drive toward more inclusive and connected workplaces is becoming one of the most urgent needs in organizations, and one of the most talked-about in...

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May 18, 2022

Krista Skidmore

, CEO and Cofounder of FlashPoint, is passionate about all things leadership. She manages FlashPoint's strategic direction with integrity and insight.

Recent Posts

Practicing Leadership: Curiosity as an Accelerant to Empathy

Why Curiosity and Empathy go Hand in Hand

The drive toward more inclusive and connected workplaces is becoming one of the most urgent needs in organizations, and one of the most talked-about in HR...

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May 18, 2022

Leadership Development

The Power and Value of Curiosity

Take Time to Cultivate and Practice Curiosity

If you study leadership, you know the value of curiosity. The business case is clear: curiosity helps us adapt to uncertainty, think more deeply and...

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March 23, 2022

Team Effectiveness

Will Your Choices Build Your Team Up, or Tear It Down?

Bring Your Life Lessons Into Your Team Culture

When I was a freshman in high school, I tried out for the basketball team, making the varsity team by the skin of my teeth. I rode the bench most of the...

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February 16, 2022

Leadership Development

2022 Is the Year We Practice Hope

The Year of Hope: 2022 Edition

For me, 2021 was interesting, inspiring, joyful, and filled with incredible gratitude for my family, friends, and colleagues who surround me with such meaningful...

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January 05, 2022

Leadership Development

20 Elements to Include in Leadership Development Programs

Creating Leadership Programs From Emerging Leaders to Executive Leaders

While all leaders have common leadership challenges, there are aspects of leadership unique to each leader level. Making the...

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September 22, 2021

Leadership Development

5 Ways to Give Better Feedback

Giving Tough Feedback is Part of the Manager’s Role

Giving feedback is a critically important skill for managers, but it’s also one of the hardest skills for leaders to master. Often, they fall into...

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September 15, 2021

Leadership Development

Keeping Up With the "New Normal"

Will Your Leadership Programs Meet the Needs of Future Leaders?

Over the past 1-2 years, so much has happened to us: life, loss, excitement, despair, opportunity, disruption, and so much more. While...

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September 01, 2021

Leadership Development

Mentoring is Now More Important Than Ever

Challenging Times Call for A Focus on Mentoring

I’ve recently been thinking a lot about mentoring both personally and professionally. Mentoring has the power to create deeper connections, build a...

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February 17, 2021

Leadership Development

2021 Is Our Year Of Hope

2020 was an interesting, unprecedented, strange, stressful, ambiguous, and uncertain year

It was also a year of great innovation, where I was reminded that together we can achieve greatness.

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January 06, 2021

Agile Leadership Could Be Our Path Forward

The New Normal Work Context Demands Agile Organizations and Leadership

Our traditional organizational model relied on and created stability in a well-known environment. We had predictable work, a...

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November 19, 2020

Leadership Development