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Diane Coffey Chaput

Vice President, Communications & Engagement

Posts by Diane Coffey Chaput

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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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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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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Leading NOW Announces Strategic Partnership with Inclusion Partners

Expands DE&I Offerings in the United Kingdom BOSTON, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations and the epicenter of new knowledge for changing mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all, announces it has entered into a strategic partnership with Inclusion Partners, a London-based collaborative DE&I consultancy, to license Leading NOW's world-class content and research-based programs to deliver to clients in the United Kingdom market.
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Leading Women Joins Leading NOW

Brings Gender Expertise to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Global Advisor BOSTON, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Leading Women, the world's premier consulting firm for bringing Gender Balance solutions to business, is pleased to announce it has joined Leading NOW, the global advisor to organizations seeking to change mindsets, behaviors, and cultures to be inclusive for all. Leading NOW's affinity for research-based programming, content, and strategic solutions built on ground-breaking, DE&I expert led research, led to the merger.
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Leading Women's Global Reach Continues

Leading Women's Global Reach Continues; Signs Exclusive Partnership with Australian-Based Advancing Women in Business & Sport BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Leading Women, a global management consulting company focused on bringing gender balance to leadership teams, announced today it has entered into an exclusive licensing partnership with Advancing Women in Business & Sport (Advancing Women), Australia's top enterprise for providing research, advisory and consulting services on equality, inclusion and gender diversity, to offer Leading Women's award-winning content and programs in Australia and New Zealand. The partnership strengthens Leading Women's global reach and broadens its footprint into the sports industry.
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