Insightful Articles for Leaders


The Opportunities Embedded in the Pursuit of Equity

Simply stated, some people are just ahead of their time. They understand complex problems at their core but struggle to convince those around them of a viable course of action, because the rest of us don’t possess the necessary grounding to see what they see. We would offer that Roosevelt Thomas fit this description. A Harvard-educated organizational psychologist, best-selling author and consultant, he is often referred to as “the father of diversity.”


Virtually All of Them!

Consider 2020 through the lens of leadership development. One year ago today, learning leaders around the world seeking to invest in the development of their leadership teams were in the process of locking in funding and travel plans to attend conferences, gain certification in credentialing programs or glean cutting-edge insights from high-profile thought leaders on the future of building great leaders. Then, leadership development took an exceedingly disruptive, and decidedly digital, detour.


Facilitating In-Person Training: A Safety Field Guide

While we at The Center for Leadership Studies strongly suggest continuing virtual training experiences, we are seeing that some companies are beginning to schedule in-person training sessions again. We developed this field guide to proactively prepare organizations to conduct safe in-person training with evidence and guidelines from the CDC. This safety field guide provides tips and recommendations for how to adjust your content and activity formats […]