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Diane Coffey Chaput

Vice President, Communications & Engagement

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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'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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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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Does Your Leadership Have The Necessary Trait To Succeed?

In part two of our Leadership Lessons from Women research series, we asked some of the most successful women leaders in business today what they felt was the one leadership trait that was most important to their own success. Not surprisingly, they used words that fit squarely into our 21st century definition of leadership. Here are the results: 
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Mentoring Women's Leadership Development

What are your plans for International Women's Day?

Partner with a Leading Women Expert to Help Your Organization #ChooseToChallenge  Nearly 3 million women exited the workforce in the US in 2020 due to Covid-19 - which means this year’s International Women’s Day (March 8th) can’t quite celebrate achievement without acknowledging the significant amount of work still to do. And since we are navigating unprecedented times, we must call on unprecedented actions that #choosetochallenge the barriers to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Research Concludes Mentors Are Key To Women’s Career Success

January is National Mentoring Month –– a great time to start our new 5-part series called Leadership Lessons from Women Leaders. 
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Mentoring Women's Leadership Development

Leading NOW Appoints Kelly Lockwood Primus to CEO Role

BOSTON - Dec. 17, 2020 - PRLog -- Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces the appointment of Kelly Lockwood Primus as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Formerly the CEO & President of Leading Women, which was recently acquired by Leading NOW, Primus' extraordinary work growing Leading Women into a global organization with a focus on proprietary research was a key factor in her selection. The newly-merged organization sought a strong leader to propel the company's growth trajectory. The remainder of the organization's restructure will continue under her guidance.
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Luisi Tromba Advisors & Leading NOW Announce Strategic Partnership

Integrating DE&I Expertise, Inclusive and Organizational Leadership Solutions, and Executive Search BOSTON - Dec. 16, 2020 - PRLog -- Luisi Tromba Advisors (LTA) a global executive search and leadership solutions consulting firm that helps organizations and leaders bridge the gap between ambitions and outcomes, and Leading NOW, the global advisor and provider of inclusive leadership solutions to organizations seeking to change mindsets and behaviors, creating inclusive cultures for all, and to improve business performance, are pleased to announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership. The alliance will help organizations transition from traditional thinking and approaches to DE&I initiatives, to proven research-based, DE&I thought leadership and solutions, both through the recruitment of progressive DE&I focused leaders, as well as the development of strategic and transformative pathways to enhanced cultures and outcomes.
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