Described by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as one of the greatest preachers of all time, civil rights icon, Pastor C.T. Vivian was a strong advocate for and practitioner of non-violence. Yet, he was willing to die for what he believed. In one of his most powerful quotes, Pastor Vivian said, “Non-violence is the only honorable way of dealing with social change…” To hear the powerful conclusion of his remarkable quote, listen to this podcast. Dr. Karen also extracts and shares relevant leadership lessons for you and your team.
On this podcast, Dr. Karen pays tribute to the late, Representative John Lewis who was the youngest member of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s team to speak at the 1963 March on Washington. Dr. Karen shares profound stories of his upbringing, his extraordinary and courageous lifelong accomplishments, and his enduring commitment to non-violent social change. She also gives five leadership principles for all leaders and delivers a special leadership message for corporate America.
The built environment is important for both employee and customer engagement. Creativity, innovation, and productivity are increased when people work in environments designed to inspire. Listen to Dr. Karen and her guest Connie Wittich unpack the value of including natural light, color, and the beauty of the outdoors into the custom designed workspace. To see Connie’s work, go to met-studio.com
What are the “murderous” acts that occur in the halls of corporate offices and what can you do about them? As a business, how can you promote inclusion? Is a non-supportive culture creating a revolving door in your organization? Listen to this podcast and to Dr. Karen share her views, insights, and action steps to propel your organization to a higher level of excellence.
Did you know that if you are a visionary, seeing future options, possibilities, and dangers is your superpower? What comes easy for you is not obvious to others. What you see is often hidden from those with other gifts. In this podcast episode, Dr. Karen shares five key insights on how to recognize and best leverage your visionary superpower for organizational success and influence.
With nearly a half century of experience as a Pastor, educator, community leader, and author, Dr. Karen’s guest, Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, has served in many significant and influential roles to include senior pastor to several churches, college president, faculty member, and President of both the Cleveland NAACP and Urban League. Join Dr. Karen for these thought provoking interviews to hear timely recommendations for churches, corporations, and other influencers.