Tag archives: leader

Women’s History Month with Wendy Sims-Moten
By Joanne A Calitri   |   March 21, 2023

To celebrate local women of history, this column dedicates the month of March to them – their contributions, their stories, their inspiration, and opportunities to support. “Anywhere there is a woman, she is creating impact.” This is the quote of a most accomplished woman whose career spans 26 years with the County of Santa Barbara […]

Brooks Tops In-Person Leadership Conference
By Scott Craig   |   April 26, 2022

Keynote speakers David Brooks, Erin Meyer, Gayle D. Beebe, Marcus “Goodie” Goodloe, Shaylyn Romney Garrett, and Robert Putnam share insights on effective and purposeful leadership at the 2022 Lead Where You Stand Conference, June 1-3, at Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. Tickets to the three-day event, which cost $499, may be purchased at westmont.edu/lead. Those who […]

Why Good Leaders are the Ones Who Make us Feel Safe
By Rinaldo Brutoco   |   April 9, 2020

In one of his massively watched Ted Talks, management guru Simon Sinek explains why good leaders inspire confidence, and why we feel safe when we have someone in charge of an organization who doesn’t demand trust but inspires it. He takes it back to the nature of humanity as a social species. How when we […]

Lead Us Not
By Ashleigh Brilliant   |   December 7, 2017

Everything is supposed to depend on how you look at things. Reality is simply what you tell yourself. But you have to be convincing. (The trouble begins when you stop believing your own lies.) A good leader (in my view) ought to do that job for you, e.g., by providing you with inspirational pep-talks – […]