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General Phi Hall & the Well

On Life and Meaning

I had the honor of joining friend and colleague in the work of leadership development, Mark Peres, in his On Life and Meaning podcast. To listen to the podcast, follow this link or listen below. From the website: IN THIS EPISODE Dave explains the Chidsey Center for Leadership Development and what it does.…


Stepping into Difficult Situations – Angelina Darrisaw ’09

Angelina Darrisaw ’09, CEO and Founder of C-Suite Coach, offers a strategy for gaining the confidence, encouragement, and insight necessary to step in to difficult situations.  Please watch, add comments, and share!

General Astrid Chirinos with colleagues

Astrid Chirinos on Social Capital

Astrid Chirinos is the Chief Development Officer for the Latin American Economic Development Corporation. In this video, she shares her thoughts on social capital and the importance of moving beyond transactional relationships to building trust.

General Students on campus

Soft Skills are Really Hard

I recently led a training on how to effectively communicate in difficult situations, and the person introducing me to the participants referred to the training as focusing on “soft skills.” As I hear these words (not the first time), I feel a visceral frustration well up in my gut. These…

General Chambers building at dusk

A Leadership Reading List

In the Chidsey Center, we strongly believe in lifelong learning and in particular about leadership.  Leadership is a journey, and no matter how talented or knowledgable we might be, we still exist on a growth continuum when it comes to leadership. With this blog, we have shared new insights, experiences,…

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