018: Jane Bozarth and Acting Upon Stewardship Opportunities
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I invite guests to share personal stories about small acts of leadership that help shape their lives.
In Episode 18, Jane Bozarth encourages us to seriously consider opportunities, shares a leadership story about saying the right thing at the right time, and explains what being a practitioner means.
00:00 Prologue: Let’s Get Evidence-based!
Author and speaker Dr. Jane Bozarth has had a long career in the North Carolina state government. In Part 1, Jane shares a story about her role as the state's eLearning Coordinator. As the Director of Research for The Learning Guild, Jane shares evidence-based research related to talent development.
00:00 Part 1: The Writing Is on the Wall
In a previous episode, Judy Hale encourages us to watch for opportunities that may not be obvious. Likewise, Jane shares an insightful quotation about opportunities that is worth knowing.
00:00 Part 2: Calmness Can be Enlightening
As we act, we model what it means to lead and to be in management. We do so with our words, our appearance, our nonverbal gestures, and our emotions. Jane shares a story about how her manager responded to a project meltdown.
00:00 Part 3: Reflections and Defining ourselves as Practitioners
Jane heartens us to be reflective with our work and intellectualize their practices. Also, she encourages us to think of ourselves as practitioners and explains what being a practitioner means.
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Jane’s LinkedIn Profile
The Learning Guild (with a free membership, you can access the monthly reports)
The Learning Guild’s Research Library
Research report: What Works, and What Doesn’t, in Diversity Training
A Sampling of Jane’s evidence-based books
Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging e-Learning with PowerPoint
You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements.
00:00 Theme music: Inspiring Uplifting Corporate by mixer_drummer
00:00 Backsliding by simming
00:00 Latin by TexasBrother
00:00 Upbeat Fun Piano Blues by pinkzebra
00:00 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia
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