LaToya Jordan, Founder of Lead By Design Lab

“Momming” Gone Wrong: A Lesson in Leadership

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During a recent work trip, I had a bit of a parenting fail. But, if I’m honest, it turned out to be a great lesson for leaders about how to adapt when things don’t go as planned. As you know if you’ve been following me for a while, I travel a lot for work. And […]

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5 Decision-Making Tips for Leaders

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Decision-making is a critical skill to develop as a leader. Decisive leaders are more effective at executing plans, achieving goals, and driving the organization forward. When you’re stuck in limbo trying to make a decision, you’re keeping yourself and your team stagnant. As Brian Tracy said, “Almost any decision is better than no decision at […]

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5 Decision-Making Tips for Leaders

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Decision-making is a critical skill to develop as a leader. Decisive leaders are more effective at executing plans, achieving goals, and driving the organization forward. When you’re stuck in limbo trying to make a decision, you’re keeping yourself and your team stagnant. As Brian Tracy said, “Almost any decision is better than no decision at […]

Inclusive Team Culture

5 Steps to Create a Culture of Inclusivity within Your Team

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Diversity and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords – they have a real impact on business growth. Studies have repeatedly shown that organizations that prioritize inclusivity see higher revenue growth, greater innovation, and improved employee retention. So, how can you make sure you’re creating an inclusive environment within your team or organization? Here are 5 steps to […]

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A Personal Story in Reverence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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A few months ago, I went on a work trip to Memphis to facilitate an immersive Design Thinking experience for a great group of leaders. What I didn’t know when I left for the trip was that I would be facilitating a day-long session inside the National Civil Rights Museum. I also did not realize […]

The Lorraine Motel National Civil Rights Museum

A Personal Story in Reverence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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A few months ago, I went on a work trip to Memphis to facilitate an immersive Design Thinking experience for a great group of leaders. What I didn’t know when I left for the trip was that I would be facilitating a day-long session inside the National Civil Rights Museum. I also did not realize […]

LaToya Jordan, Leadership Coach

5 Signs it’s Time to Hire a Leadership Coach

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How do you know when it’s time to hire a leadership coach? What exactly does a leadership coach do, anyway? If you’re an executive in a corporate role, non-profit, higher ed, or even as an entrepreneur, you may have considered working with a coach – but you probably have some questions. So let’s break down […]

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Travel Tips for Boss Moms: 3 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Kids

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Do you struggle with “mommy guilt” when you have to travel for work? Do your little ones have a hard time whenever you have to leave for another trip? I had a lot of work trips come up this year, and it was taking its toll in the Jordan household. The kids would get upset […]

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Travel Tips for Boss Moms: 3 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Kids

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Do you struggle with “mommy guilt” when you have to travel for work? Do your little ones have a hard time whenever you have to leave for another trip? I had a lot of work trips come up this year, and it was taking its toll in the Jordan household. The kids would get upset […]

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Essential Year-End Practices for Leaders

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Congratulations! We’ve made it through another year of learning and growing as leaders. Or maybe this was your first year in a leadership role. Either way, take some time to recognize and celebrate how far you’ve come. While you’re at it, you might realize… you’re exhausted. Which is totally normal – being a leader can […]

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Higher Ed Leaders: How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

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Another semester is coming to an end, and we’ve made it through a LOT as a higher ed leaders over the past couple years. We continue to navigate unique challenges as leaders in a changing world. And it’s important that we take some time to pause, reflect, and recharge for the new year. Here are […]

end of year 2022

Higher Ed Leaders: How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

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Higher Ed Leadership Series

Another semester is coming to an end, and we’ve made it through a LOT as a higher ed leaders over the past couple years. We continue to navigate unique challenges as leaders in a changing world. And it’s important that we take some time to pause, reflect, and recharge for the new year. Here are […]

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3 Tips for Being Inclusive During the Holidays

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Inclusivity around the holidays has been a hot topic for the past few years. How do you ensure you are creating space for everyone within your team to feel included? At the same time, how do you make sure no one feels pressured to celebrate in any particular way? Here are 3 tips to help […]

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5 Unique Ways to Say “Thank You” To Your Staff This Holiday Season

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Higher Ed Leadership Series

As we mentioned in last week’s blog post, an important part of wrapping up the year is expressing gratitude to your staff for the hard work they’ve put in throughout the year. But how do you say “thank you” in a meaningful way that is sure to make them feel appreciated? We’ve got you covered! […]

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5 Unique Ways to Say “Thank You” To Your Staff This Holiday Season

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Higher Ed Leadership Series

As we mentioned in last week’s blog post, an important part of wrapping up the year is expressing gratitude to your staff for the hard work they’ve put in throughout the year. But how do you say “thank you” in a meaningful way that is sure to make them feel appreciated? We’ve got you covered! […]