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Who Do You Serve?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post authored by Richard Sheridan, author of Joy, Inc., and CEO, Chief Storyteller, and co-founder of Menlo Innovations. Richard was the opening keynote speaker at the 2017 Leadership Connections™ national conference, which is hosted by the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership.   I had the great honor of […]

#LCNC17 in Review

The 17th annual Leadership Connections™ national conference brought together more than 700 early childhood leaders, who heard inspiring keynote speakers, took part in an engaging public policy forum, attended 80+ skill-building sessions, and networked with other leaders in the field. Leadership Connections was opened this year by Richard Sheridan, author of Joy, Inc. He showed us that the status quo does not […]

4 Key Questions to Ask Before Having a Hard Conversation

Jennifer Abrams’ Leadership Connections 2016 keynote struck a chord. Everyone, it seemed, connected to her message on hard conversations. That praise has been echoed throughout attendee feedback via the post-conference survey. And so, we’ve asked her to share her message on our blog, as a reminder for some and encouragement for all. Reprinted with permission […]

#LCNC16 in Review

The 16th annual Leadership Connections™ national conference brought together more than 600 early childhood leaders, who heard inspiring keynote speakers, took part in an engaging public policy forum, attended 80+ skill-building sessions, and networked with other leaders in the field. After sharing the above video animation, we invited them to join the culminating whole leadership discussion through […]

The countdown begins…

Seven days and counting until the Leadership Connections national conference begins! Each time I go over the schedule and see all the amazing presenters, rich and informative content, and fun activities, I get more excited for the day to come. One participant I spoke with today told me how pleased she was to be coming […]

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