Go Lead Idaho – Get in the Game

This past week I attended another great Go Lead Idaho event – A Legacy of Leading. Go Lead Idaho helps women build leadership skills and helps women engage in politics, public advocacy, and public planning. The speakers this week, Marilyn Monroe Fordham and Rose Bowman, are two veterans of being “first”. Sometimes it’s easy toContinue reading “Go Lead Idaho – Get in the Game”

Leadership – Influencing Others

Leadership – Influencing Others   A good leader is able to influence others, whether it’s directly or indirectly. Influence is about your ability to have an impact; it’s not about getting exactly what you want. Generally you are participating in a joint effort and you may be delegating actions to others with or without authority.Continue reading “Leadership – Influencing Others”

Leadership – Strengths and Weaknesses

Leadership – Strengths and Weaknesses As part of my attempt to grow as a leader I took the StrengthsFinder survey. I got this one from the Go Lead Idaho sessions I am attending. It’s based on a Gallup survey and is all based on self-assessment. It was a quick and painless survey with clear, conciseContinue reading “Leadership – Strengths and Weaknesses”

Leadership – Taking Feedback

Leadership – Taking Feedback As you may have seen from my other blogs, I’m taking leadership courses and trying to stretch and define myself. It is hard work but I think it is going to be well worth the trouble. I’m getting great input from many sources and writing about it helps me think itContinue reading “Leadership – Taking Feedback”

Leadership – What Does It Mean?

Leadership – What Does It Mean? What is a leader? Are you a leader? Do you have to be a people manager to be a leader? Do you care about leadership? These are all questions I’ve faced recently. I’m attending some leadership training and I’m doing a lot of introspection. When I got to theContinue reading “Leadership – What Does It Mean?”

Women in Technology – Why Does it Matter?

  Women in Technology – Why Does it Matter?   The yearly SQL PASS summit is always one of my favorite times of year. It’s a week packed full of great technical content and many networking opportunities. Not to mention the parties and fun. J And of course the #sqlkilts. One of the highlights ofContinue reading “Women in Technology – Why Does it Matter?”

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