Get Prepared for Session Two

It has been almost six weeks since we met last time in Session One on Authentic Leadership. We look forward to seeing you in Session Two (Organizational Change and Transformation) which will start on April 5th. Are you ready for it? In preparation, you will want to complete three assignments that will greatly enrich your […]

Facilitator for Organizational Change and Transformation

We are very pleased to have Dr. Nathan Mellor as our facilitator for session two. Dr. Mellor serves as CEO of Strata Leadership and Principal Technologies, Inc., based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Nathan holds the Bachelor of Arts and the Master of Science in Education degrees from Harding University where he was named Student Association […]

Take a Seat – Make a Friend?

The level of intimacy achieved in the brief conversations between strangers in this four minute and fifty-three second video from SoulPancake called “Take a Seat, Make a Friend” illuminates the importance of the quality of our social interactions over their quantity; the importance of smart talk over small talk.  

Digital Insanity

Digital Insanity:  Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?  Why I Refuse to Let Technology Control Me As human beings, we are made to connect with others. Yes, sometimes it feels like social media has taken over our lives and we are quickly losing touch with humanity. During his Authentic Leadership presentation, David Irvine shared a compelling video […]

Authentic Leadership

Unlike Carl Lewis, Michael Johnson, Wilma Rudolph or Daley Thompson, Derek Redmond is not a name that conjures up memories of Olympic gold medals. But it is Redmond who defines the essence of the human spirit.  Redmond arrived at the 1992 Olympic Summer Games in Barcelona determined to win a medal in the 400 meters. […]

Emotional Intelligence Webinar

On Thursday, May 4th and 5th Ginger Thompson presented her Emotional Intelligence Webinar to members of the LeadUp Class of 2016. Please follow the link below to view a recording of the May 5 presentation. View Emotional Intelligence Webinar

Guidelines for DHS LeadUP Website

Guidelines for Posting Comments We want the DHS LeadUP website to be a place not just for news, but for a conversation. We want to hear what you think about posted news, articles, and other content. We also hope to engage with you and others in leadership conversations. To increase meaningful conversation, we are providing […]

Authentic Leadership

Wednesday-Friday, February 23-25, 2016 (3-day session) Registration: 8:00 am – 8:30 am daily Session Times: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily David Irvine, International Speaker, Author, and Mentor David Irvine is sought after internationally as a speaker, author, and mentor. His work has contributed to the building of accountable, vital and engaged organizations across North […]