Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Evolving the Spirit of Leadership

Do you see evidence that the spirit of leadership has evolved? I do.  Here is my evidence: an academic biography that reads: “I am a graduate of the Chicago Public Schools system; former food stamps and public assistance recipient; a wife to a glorious woman I have loved for 30 years; a parent to a...
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Hey, Boss Lady

The Lady Bosses of the Pandemic Part 1

This short video clip exemplifies the inspiring conversations being held with CEO of SafeNest, Liz Ortenburger    on  The Lady Bosses of the Pandemic.  Read below to learn what Hey, Boss Lady and The Lady Bosses of the Pandemic are all about. Before you do that, watch and listen to the conversation with Liz to see...
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integrity leadership social media

Integrity, leadership and social media

by Andrea Goeglein – Integrity and leadership have been central to my research and to leadership success. I have always been inspired by the topic.  I wrote my dissertation on the values-based transformational leadership in the mid-1990s (yes, I know before some of you were born – I am actually proud of that!).  As we...
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Spirituality and Leadership

By Andrea Goeglein   “True greatness, true leadership, is found in in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.”   J. Oswald Sanders   Spirituality and leadership have been topics near and dear to my heart since I did my doctoral research in the mid-1990’s.  Back then, I...
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Leaders Open Doors

Disclaimer:  I am not a professional literary reviewer.  I am a professional applied positive psychologist and business book USER.  What follows is my professional opinion about how you can put to use the great suggestions in a new book:  Leaders Open Doors by Bill Treasurer I encourage you to purchase this book on Friday, May...
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Sex, Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

Big news:  All criminal charges against former global financial leader, Dominique Strauss-Kahn,  have been dropped. Bigger news we globally are too weak to discuss:  Strauss-Kahn story should not be about  criminal wrong doing.  The story should be about about trusting leadership to have evolved in their emotional intelligence to the point that they can manage their...
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