Lessons in Leadership Blog

Thriving Through Connections

There’s a saying that people don’t leave companies, they leave bosses. As workers continue to demand more, Dr. Michelle K. Johnston would argue that what many are calling the “great resignation” is actually a “treat...
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Becoming Fluent in The Language of Leadership

Scroll through the database of the United States Patent and Trademark Office and you will come across some absolutely amazing things that have enhanced or revolutionized how we live. But one invention that changed the...
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How to Be a Leader and Make a Difference

Not everyone is naturally suited to be a leader — but everyone can learn how to become one and use those lessons to make a difference. Michelle K. Johnston, PhD., author and professor of management...
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The Power of Connection

The word “power” has many different meanings with many different realities. Like most things, they evolve. Exploring the shifting modern realities of power and leadership, Michelle K. Johnston, PhD., author of the book, The Seismic...
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Own Your Story with Kenneth Polite, US Assistant Attorney General: Episode 2 of The Seismic Shift Podcast with Michelle Johnston

Every leader has their own story behind them, but do they truly own that same story? If we’re going to lead others through connection, we need to prioritize getting connected with ourselves first. To shed...
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Forbes Magazine Profiles ‘The Seismic Shift in Leadership’ by Michelle Johnston

In this new era, leadership has pivoted from power to connection. To excel at this, a leader must first connect and lead themselves. But how? Dr. Ruth Gotian, who writes about how to optimize career...
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Redefining Power in Leadership with Marshall Goldsmith: Episode One of The Seismic Shift Podcast with Michelle Johnston

Marshall Goldsmith has been ranked as the World’s #1 Executive Coach and #1 Leadership Thinker. Marshall was chosen as the inaugural winner of the Lifetime Award for Leadership by the Harvard Institute of Coaching and...
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How Leaders Can Thrive in a New Era of Connection

It’s hard to balance a professional high-achiever job in Health Care or Corporate with your spouse, the VIP – your Very Important Partner who is equally dedicated and ambitious like you. Uwe Dockhorn, host of...
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The Seismic Shift with Michelle Johnston Podcast Officially Launches

I’m so excited to share that today is the OFFICIAL LAUNCH DAY of my new podcast, “THE SEISMIC SHIFT” On my podcast, I sit down with global leaders to talk about strategies to connect in...
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