As a practitioner of leadership development, I am increasingly concerned that deep experiential learning is reserved for a small minority, typically high-potential or senior leaders. Rather than hoard these practices for the few, why not ensure everyone is equipped for the ever more complex world in which we live? […]
This book on leadership teaches skills for current and aspiring leaders. Your Leadership Edge: Lead Anytime, Anywhere offers insights about the daily practice of leadership. It’s a practical, comprehensive guide designed to help you hone the behaviors, attitude and mindset necessary to create lasting impact for yourself, your organization […]
Many call it “the most important class I took” in business school, the one with “the greatest lasting impact,” in which “the honesty and rawness is like nothing else.” It’s “an exercise in self-awareness and openness,” the closest thing to “intense group therapy” — “or even going into battle with a group of people.” And […]
In the fall of 2016, sitting in a classroom full of change practitioners at the Kansas Leadership Center, I was reminded that some changes are harder than others – in this case we were talking about “white privilege” and all that it entails. That week was a catalyst for me to lean into the space […]
White men rarely, if ever, are required to examine their own culture. In this timely and provocative talk, Michael Welp speaks to his own experience becoming conscious of his white male culture, bias, and privilege as key tools to effective partnership across diversity. Michael Welp, PhD. is a co-founder of White Men as Full Diversity […]
The assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis on April 4, 1968, continues to reverberate throughout the nation in large and small ways almost 50 years later. In many ways our nation is still trying to recover from King’s death and the opportunities for racial equality, economic justice and peace.
Four Days to Change: 12 Radical Habits to Overcome Bias and Thrive in a Diverse World by White Men as Full Diversity Partners co-founder, Michael Welp. Based on twenty years of pioneering workshops engaging white male leaders in transforming their own mindsets, building leadership skills, and creating powerful partnerships at work and at home, […]
Emerging World has published the results of their latest research on the long-term impact of Corporate International Service Learning (CISL) experiences. The study, completed in collaboration with leading global organizations including Microsoft, Merck and EY, found that “100 % of participants recommended a CISL experience to a colleague”. The results strongly endorse CISL’s positive and […]