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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

Nancy S. Ahlrichs

Nancy is a former FlashPoint employee and expert in organizational development, intergenerational communication and management.

Recent Posts

Emerging Leaders: How to Spot Them at Every Level

Emerging leaders exist at every level of your organization. These are the individuals who shine even among employee “diamonds” and take the organization to new heights. Too often, we look only at...

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December 08, 2016

Leadership Development

We Need More Leaders

If you look around the conference table of directors and realize that not one person can be promoted to an executive/leader role, you are probably correct. Most organizations have too many managers...

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November 30, 2016

Leadership Development

What Do Emerging Leaders Want?

3 Micro Signals Every Employer Must Attend to for Greater Bench Strength and Emerging Leader Retention

Every business leader is struggling to build bench strength in each department so that when a... Continue reading.
September 15, 2016

Leadership Development

3 Musts for Making Leadership Development Stick

How to Involve Stakeholders Before, During, and After

For too long, leadership development has not been seen as a strategic, long-term source of increased revenue. A one-time leadership “vaccination”...

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August 19, 2016

Leadership Development

Navigating the Ocean of Leadership Development Choices?

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Take One Small Step from Paralyzed to Catalyzed

When I talk to clients, they seem daunted by the number of leadership development choices they have. I...

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June 04, 2016

Leadership Development

Why Leadership Development

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7 steps to improve your organization’s leadership skills now

It is almost mid-year and you can feel the business cycle getting faster. 

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May 16, 2016

Leadership Development

Leadership: Not Just for CEOs Anymore

Why We Need Leaders At Every Level, Now

When I started my career I worked in the “worldwide headquarters” of a manufacturing company in Chicago. Only the CEO and a small handful of the top execs had... Continue reading.
May 07, 2016

Leadership Development

Leaders At All Levels Need Coaches

Four Scenarios Where Coaching Might Benefit Your Organization

Are you feeling the strain of a retiring workforce and looking for ways to fill the gap in talent?

Are you always looking for fresh ways...

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April 01, 2016

Coaching

Coaching Powers People to Become Leaders

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But Which Type of Coaching Works Best?

Remember Remember the Titans? What do you remember about that movie (other than football)?

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March 24, 2016

Coaching