Leadership comes in many forms. Like any kind of management – whether that means parenting, budgeting your personal finances, or running HR at a company – there is no universal definition or “style” of business leadership that’s correct. Rather, the way that you lead and … Continue reading How to Become a Great Leader (Online!)
Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen: Embracing Empathy in Leadership By Dr. Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA, DM The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 quickly prompted a global disruption in many of our daily lives. Activities and events continue to pause, and various … Continue reading Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen: Embracing Empathy in Leadership
You’re heading into a meeting at an external organization to discuss a potential merger. The glass elevator opens up to a handsome, low-lit reception room with leather furniture. You notice blazers, dress pants and expensive-looking watches on the professionals hurrying about. Something smells nice, … Continue reading The Impact of Organizational Leadership on Workplace Culture
It is no secret that we live in a complicated world. Between the global pandemic we are currently facing, the politics and policies that are constantly changing, and the ever–evolving use of technology in our day-to-day, it’s apparent that our lives, communities, and organizations … Continue reading Why Study Organizational Leadership?
A Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership, or MSOL for short, is a master’s degree program geared for individuals who want to grow their careers. Each individual who endeavors to earn an MSOL likely has unique goals in mind. An MSOL could mean building your management skills to … Continue reading What is an MSOL Degree?
Self-leadership Strategies for Success: How Investing in Yourself Influences Your Ability to Inspire The language of leadership is not an ancient text available only to a select few. The secrets to success are not hidden away in hieroglyphics or whispered … Continue reading Self-leadership Strategies for Success: How Investing in Yourself Influences Your Ability to Inspire
It is common to think of personal leadership growth as department-specific. One could assume that, given strong performance and a length of time at an organization, you may achieve promotions and move up the ranks of your department. You have a certain area of expertise, and the longer you camp out in Sales, … Continue reading Next-Level Executive Leadership Training for Those Seeking a Master’s Degree
When investing in an advanced degree, it is very important to make sure that the value–add is clear in two key areas of your life: personal fulfillment and professional development. Fortunately, those two typically go hand-in-hand! For business-minded individuals, a … Continue reading Is a Master’s in Organizational Leadership a Good Degree for You?
Dr. Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, director of Goodwin University’s Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) program, knew that the 2020 graduation season would be unlike anything experienced before. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a schoolwide commencement was not possible, and even … Continue reading MSOL Graduates Receive Encouragement in Unusual Times
Leadership: Illuminating the Lives of Others through Integrity By Dr. Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA, DM Leadership can be defined differently depending on the diversity of those asked. While some find demure yet demanding personalities inspiring, others are drawn in by more … Continue reading Leadership: Illuminating the Lives of Others through Integrity
Taking the Lead in Times of Crisis by Dr. Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA, DM Early in 2020, a few months before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, I learned that a common interpretation of the Chinese word for “crisis” lies in its … Continue reading Taking the Lead in Times of Crisis
By Dr. Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA DM MS Organizational Leadership Program Director, Goodwin University During a time when you can't turn on the TV without tuning in to the COVID-19 crisis, it's hard to look ahead. Stuck indoors, away from groups … Continue reading What’s in it for me? Do I really need a master’s degree?
The Future is “Leading Up”! Your supervisor’s success means room in the spotlight for you By Dr. Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA DM MS Organizational Leadership Program Director, Goodwin University Leading Up is truly a professional phenomenon, committed to connections and based … Continue reading The Future is “Leading Up”!
Do you have what it takes to become an executive leader? While you may have an innate ability to lead, leadership is not always something that already exists inside. Rather, it’s something that can be learned. When it comes to … Continue reading Next-Level Executive Leadership Courses
Many professionals find themselves stalling out in their jobs after a certain amount of time. They achieve certain benchmarks, like raises or promotions. Then, before they know it, business is not going as usual: their staff is flailing, their influence … Continue reading What is an Executive Master’s Degree?
Self-Discovery: The Journey to You By Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA DM MS Organizational Leadership Program Director, Goodwin College I have always loved the statement, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Its author, the philosopher Lao Tzu, … Continue reading Self-Discovery: The Journey to You
4 Dirty Little Lies You Tell Yourself About Grad School By Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA DM MS Organizational Leadership Program Director, Goodwin College The longer you’re out of school, the scarier the thought of going back becomes. Some people tend to … Continue reading 4 Dirty Little Lies You Tell Yourself About Grad School
Behind every great company success — every new product that skyrocketed into becoming a household essential, every brand with global name recognition, every innovative piece of technology that changed our daily lives — behind these achievements, there is a story … Continue reading How to Become a Master in Leadership