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Is Judy losing her mind…or just her fear?

Is Judy losing her mind…or just her fear? By Judith W. UmlasIIL Senior Vice President, Trainer, and Author of Grateful Leadership In the spirit of putting together my IPMDay 2015 keynote address focused on the 5th C of Acknowledgment for Grateful Leaders: Courage (“From Cowardly Lion to Lion-Hearted Leader”), I have been thinking a lot …

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Behind the Scenes of my International Project Management Day Keynote Taping: From Cowardly Lion to Lionhearted Leader!

Behind the Scenes of my International Project Management Day Keynote Taping: From Cowardly Lion to Lionhearted Leader! By Judith W. Umlas IIL Senior Vice President, Trainer, and Author of Grateful Leadership I worked as a television producer and writer at WCBS-TV for about a dozen years. I know the workings of a TV studio inside …

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Grateful Leadership: A Tool to Build Engagement

Grateful Leadership: A Tool to Build Engagement By Joanna Durand, Citi Managing Director, GPMO Head, CPMC/SEPG Chair On June 9, I visited the International Institute for Learning (IIL), to film a segment on Grateful Leadership, with Judy Umlas. Judy, a Senior Vice President at IIL, is an expert on the concept of Grateful Leadership. In fact, she literally …

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Passing the Grateful Leadership Torch!

Passing the Grateful Leadership Torch! For many years, whenever Judith W. Umlas, Grateful Leadership and The Power of Acknowledgment Author and Trainer has led courses and keynote sessions at companies around the world, she has often been approached by very enthusiastic participants who want to become certified to lead this transformational, high-impact initiative in their …

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A Stirring Story

A Stirring Story A while back I led a virtual course in Grateful Leadership and The Power of Acknowledgment. One of the participants approached me by email afterward, telling me how valuable she had found the course to be for her, for her team and her organization. She wanted to know, however, if I could …

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