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
By Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA DM MS Organizational Leadership Program Director, Goodwin College Imposter Syndrome: It’s a problem that affects individuals in all types of organizations and from all walks of life. Often associated with people who are viewed as extremely … Continue reading Unmasking the Real You
It takes the right skills to be a great leader. Some of these skills come naturally, but many of them can (and should) be learned with the proper education and experience. For example, team management and change management. Or, budget … Continue reading 4 Master’s in Leadership Career Paths
There’s no doubt about it – the workplace is changing, and leadership is adapting. Everything from boss-employee dynamics, to job titles and scope of role, are undergoing a dynamic shift. Modern workplaces are no longer individually success-focused, but rather, promote … Continue reading 3 Benefits of Effective Leadership for an Organization
By Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA DM MS Organizational Leadership Program Director, Goodwin College It’s time to start a fire at work. No, I don’t mean committing arson! I mean becoming someone who accelerates whatever they focus on with determination and persistence. … Continue reading Become a Fire-Starter at the Office
By Sandi Coyne-Gilbert, MBA DM MS Organizational Leadership Program Director, Goodwin College Are you ready to make an impact? There is something so profound about the word “impact.” Impact in terms of a meteor, rocketing from space, the fate of … Continue reading Discover and Unleash Your Inner Leader
Our busy lifestyles today play by different rules than even five, or ten, years ago. Multitasking is no longer just a skill; it’s an expectation! Family members, employers, friends, colleagues – regardless the relationship, the standard is the same. From … Continue reading 5 Advantages of Pursuing an MS in Leadership Online