Monthly Archives: February 2019

February 28, 2019

Leadership Lessons from One of the First Black Millionaires

Who used good will to create his great wealth and success? In this podcast, Dr. Karen talks about how leaders can succeed by finding and supporting the collective good in their work places. For more information on the first Black millionaires, see the book, Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires by Shomari Wills.

February 21, 2019

How to Influence Without Authority?

Did you know that your natural curiosity can be a great asset when influencing others? Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen identifies several ways to influence others and especially when you don’t have the authority to direct them to follow your ideas.

February 7, 2019

Three Leadership Lessons from Frederick Douglass

How did the belief in a better future, standing up for himself and, continuous learning free Frederick Douglass from slavery? In this podcast Dr. Karen talks about how these same traits are critical for leadership today. For more information on Frederick Douglass see his 1845 book, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave, by Frederick Douglass.

February 5, 2019

Three Critical Success Factors for High Performance Teams

Communication is the 1st critical success factor. Listen to this podcast to hear Dr. Karen talk about the other two success factors as well as the characteristics that define a high performance team.