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Diane Coffey Chaput

Vice President, Communications & Engagement

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Leading NOW Expands Leadership Team - Julia Lazzara Joins Organization as President

BOSTON - Oct. 13, 2021 -  Leading NOW, the leadership expert and global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces that Julia Lazzara has joined the organization as President. In her new role, Julia will oversee the growth of Leading NOW's portfolio of brands and the expansion of the organization's impact globally.
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Leading NOW Media Release

Gender + Diversity Playbook

With the launch of our groundbreaking research on Cultural Dynamics, now is a great time to take a look back at our Gender + Diversity Playbook series. Understanding the barriers to building an inclusive culture, and the steps you need to take along the way, are all outlined in our 7-part series, summarized below. 
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What is Cultural Dynamics?

Understanding the 5 Key Factors that Drive Successful DEI Initiatives If you’ve ever wondered why some organizations struggle with achieving successful Business Outcomes through DEI initiatives and others do not, the latest research from the Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI) has identified the 3 Barriers and 5 Key Factors of Cultural Dynamics that hold the key to DEI success. 
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CDI Introduces Groundbreaking Research on Cultural Dynamics in the Workplace™

  BOSTON, MA – September 14, 2021 – Leading NOW, the leadership expert and global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, today announces new research from its Think Tank, the Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI), on Cultural Dynamics in the Workplace™. This research is the first of its kind to apply the psychology of Cultural Dynamics to “Business”. It identifies the interconnected dynamics made up by the interplay of the Culture of an Organization together with Inclusive Leadership, that when combined, become the catalyst to successful DEI Initiatives producing measurable Business Outcomes.
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How Reverse Mentoring Helped Collins Aerospace Become More Inclusive

When Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies (Raytheon has 181,000 employees and 61,000 engineers), recognized their organization’s culture was not inclusive for women in leadership roles, they reached out to Leading Women for our expertise and advice. 
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Women Business Leaders Offer Advice On Filling Your Pipeline With Female Talent

When we asked successful women leaders across all industries what they recommend organizations do to bring more women into senior leadership roles, a common thread from their responses emerged––diversity and inclusion is integral.  In part three of our Leadership Lessons from Women Leaders research series, we share their insights and suggestions, along with a few of our own.
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Leading NOW Expands Global Team of Experts

Announces Perry Sholes and William Bradley Join as Senior Consultants BOSTON - June 1, 2021 - PRLog --  Leading NOW, the leadership expert and global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces Perry Sholes and William Bradley have joined the team as Senior Consultants. Experts in their own right, Sholes and Bradley will work with global business leaders to meet the demands of delivering Leading NOW's transformative DEI solutions to its clients, and drive cultural change for organizations large and small.
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Leading NOW Media Release

Leading NOW's Center for Diversity & Inclusion Announces Innovative New Tool for Organizations to Assess Culture

BOSTON, May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces a new online diagnostic cultural assessment tool created by its Center for Diversity & Inclusion. This proprietary, research-driven, and field-tested Inclusive Culture Assessment (ICA), was created to give companies quantifiable data on their culture, leadership and equity, including a deep understanding of the views of its workforce, and how they experience the organization. This unique assessment tool is designed to provide insights to all sizes of organizations, from small and mid-range, to large global entities.
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Leading NOW Media Release

One Year Later: Change is Still Constant

A year ago, when Covid-19 changed all of our lives in so many ways, Leading NOW’s CEO summed up how most of us were feeling with a quote from Greek philosopher, Heraclitus –– “Change is the only constant in life.”  Her blog post, Leadership at the pace of Global Change, kicked off a 6-part series on how to deal with change when things are volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA).  Below, we share a recap of the entire “change” series to help you keep up with the constantly changing world we live in. If you missed the series the first time around, now is your chance to catch up, with tips that will help you lead, manage and navigate during these VUCA times.  Read ON! 
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Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Expands Leadership Development Offerings with Leading Women Partnership

BOSTON - March 3, 2021 - PRLog -- Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, today announced the expansion of its leadership development commitment through a partnership with Leading Women, a women's leadership development organization.
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Leading NOW Media Release