Get Prepared for Session Four

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” –Andrew Carnegie Session Four is designed to bring a renewal to your role as a team leader. This course will push your current understanding […]

Facilitator for Building and Sustaining Resonant High Performance Teams

We are very pleased to have Dr. Raj Basu as our facilitator for Session Four of LeadUP 2016. Dr. Raj Basu is the Vice-President for Academic Affairs for Oklahoma State University, Tulsa. As the Chief Academic Officer of the university, he has overall responsibility for operations, development, and promotion of all academic programs. Dr. Basu […]

Q12 Engagement Survey: Who is Responsible?

The Gallup Q12 ( is a survey designed to measure employee engagement. The instrument was the result of hundreds of focus groups and interviews. Researchers found that there were 12 key expectations that when satisfied, form the foundation of strong feelings of engagement. So far more than 90,000 work units and 1.7+ million employees have […]

LeadUP 2016 Change Initiative Abstracts

The change initiative provides an opportunity for participants to put leadership and learning into action. This learning component will help accomplish the following goals: Immediate transfer of leadership skills to the work environment, thereby improving the leadership practices of the individual leader and of DHS as a whole. Provide cross-divisional sharing of leadership perspectives and […]