More Leadership Lessons from Rwanda

Step Up Leadership traveled to Rwanda this month to share our principles with the young women of the Akilah Institute for Women. Akilah means “wisdom” in Swahili. I cannot think of a more fitting word to describe this remarkable place. Akilah is a college that offers a unique model of market-relevant education empowering graduates for success […]

Leadership in The Mirror

I often write about leadership from the perspective of emerging women leaders from Rwanda. This is possible because due to my deep involvement with the Akilah institute; I am afforded the honor of hosting two young women annually when they visit the U.S. as part of the Akilah Institute for Young Women “Metropolitan Safari Tour.” […]

What Do Young Women Leaders From Rwanda Have to Say About Leadership?

Last week I had the privilege of again hosting two students from the Akilah Institute for Women in Rwanda. Akilah is an organization about which I am deeply passionate. It is a college for young women in East Africa that “offers a unique model of market-relevant education empowering graduates for success in careers and leadership roles.”

The Secret to Accessing Your Natural Leader

We ALL hold ourselves back from our goals. Although we often achieve “results,” we are rarely satisfied. We have checked off the boxes, yet something is usually missing. If our results were obtained at the expense of a relationship, well-being and health, our course is unsustainable.

Are you the leader you’ve been waiting for?

As a leader, have you ever had one of those moments when you saw, in an instant, something you had never seen before but it had been there all along?  Two clients in the same day had very similar realizations, and shared that the impact on them had been significant.  Something subtle, yet profound had […]