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Dana Theus is President & CEO of InPowerConsulting Inc. - Dana is a research-based advocate for talent innovation and women’s leadership change initiatives that produce business results. Her articles are featured and syndicated today on InPower Women, Smartblog/Smartbrief on Leadership, The Glass Hammer and Success in the City and she’s gained warm receptions as a trainer to leadership teams and motivational speaker to women’s groups. Contact Dana, view her speaker’s bio and follow her on LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.

Leading From the Middle


Traditional leadership paradigms are pretty “top down,” but as modern leadership gurus help us see that such hierarchical decision-making structures are reaching their limits, it’s time to start exploring ways that employees can lead from the middle.   Conveniently for those who want to rise in the organization, “leading from the middle” is also an » Read More


Is Thought Leadership the Same as Change Leadership?

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As the command-and-control model of leadership rapidly gives way to influential leadership styles, let’s look at two leadership models that are available to just about anyone at any level, change leadership and thought leadership. They are not the same, although together they can be powerful. Which can you adapt into your leadership style? Change Leadership » Read More


Who’s the Character in My Character-Based Leadership Style?

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I’ve been self-employed for a decade (more if you look closely), but it wasn’t until this year that I became an entrepreneur and began to see my leadership style shift closer to authenticity. What’s the change and why is it affecting my leadership style and character? Unlike a self-employed person who just wants to pay » Read More


Pitching Your Good Ideas


An under-appreciated leadership skill is the ability to persuade others – quickly and naturally – to support your ideas. Leaders spend a huge amount of effort working to convince their supporters, staff and peers to provide money, staff and other types of resources to the areas and interests they deem most worthy. Those who learn » Read More


Speak Your Truth To Power

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What we love in childhood often comes back to us with an “ah-ha!” weaving a tighter pattern when we look back over the tapestry of our life and finally see where that pretty colorful thread we once played with has lead us in maturity. Reflective leaders usually have many such stories at play in their » Read More

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