10 Elements of a Great Woman’s Leadership Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve recently had the opportunity to help design a brand-new open-enrollment Woman’s Leadership Development Program to be offered through the University of New Hampshire’s Executive Development Program. Here are 10 Elements of a Great Woman’s Leadership Development Program: 1.

Executive Presence: What’s Your “Talk Track”?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Elizabeth Freedman (originally published 12/6/2012 on the Bates Communication blog). Elizabeth is one of the instructors in our upcoming UNH Woman''s Leadership Development program.

Are you Ready for the Next Level?

Great Leadership By Dan

At my last company, where I was responsible for leadership development and succession planning, I once received a phone call on a Friday afternoon from one of my favorite managers. For organizations, it’s a way to invest in the development of their high potential managers before it’s too late.

Plan a Satisfying Retirement

Harvard Business Review

That’s a long time,” says Marc Freedman, CEO of Encore.org and the author of The Big Shift. Give yourself time to rest, renew, and restore,” says Freedman. Your goal, says Freedman, is to “figure out what your priorities are at this juncture in your life.”. Freedman advises taking a “try-before-you-buy” approach. It’s also helpful to spend time with others who are “wrestling with the same challenges you are,” says Freedman.

Leadership That Longfellow Would Appreciate

Harvard Business Review

Marc Freedman, chair of the Civic Ventures think tank , calls it "one of the most significant social trends of the new century." Since the founding in 2007, Fellows have not only audited classes but developed projects in which they can give back to society. Editor's note: This post is part of a three-week series examining innovation in health care, published in partnership with the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.