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Bridging Divides One Table at a Time

By Lyn Turknett Co-founder & co-chair TLG I’ve thought so much about division and healing in recent months and have thought especially about how each …

Women in Leadership Archives – Monica D. Hooks, June 2020

“Women’s Entrepreneurship: Alive and Accelerating in ATL” featuring Monica D. Hooks, MBA & Executive Director of Atlanta’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) Summary: Monica was born …

Act Boldly and S.E.R.V.E.

By Dr. Cherry Collier Senior Consultant, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist On the background of the unfortunate killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony …

The Dynamics of Inclusion

This panel discussion from 2017 is still extremely relevant. Panel members at that time were: Rock Anderson: Cox Automotive (currently SVP HR Auto Nation) Joe …

Want to Address Racism in Your Organization? Here’s How to Listen

By Patricia Thompson Senior Consultant With the recent tragic murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, many individuals have become aware of systemic racism in …

Confirmation Bias- How Do We Overcome the Power of the Einstellung Effect?

By Rick Stone TLG Chief Storyteller & Strategic Partner The Einstellung effect shows up for us daily in what psychologists term “confirmation bias.” Peter Wason[i] …

Tino’s Corner – Memories of My Trip to the Dachau Concentration Camp Museum

By Tino Mantella President & CEO of the Turknett Leadership Group Like most in my generation (kids of WWII vets), we knew the history of …

Winding Back Up

By Anne Quiello Senior Consultant TLG In the early stages of the Covid-19 crisis, a business leader told me that it’s not the winding down …

How to Create a Thinking Environment in Your Organization

Have you ever sat through an important meeting in which a couple of people dominated the conversation? There’s hardly an opening to get in a …

Caring Through Change

We set the theme for this newsletter nearly a year ago. Little did we know, at the time, that “Organization Strong” would be so well-timed. …

Organizations Strong Stay Relevant

The International Community is a complex organization, and we have been rocked by a global pandemic. The United States is a multi-faceted and complex organizational …

Letter from the Founders

This seems another open casket moment – a time when we cannot look away. We grew up in the segregated south, and one of the …

An Experiential Case for doing Individual Development with Executive Teams

By Bob Turknett My wife and business partner, Lyn, often quotes Frances Hesselbein, whose guiding philosophy is: “leadership as not a matter of how to …

Marketing and Framing Language Psychological Safety Webinar

Bill Dickinson We value our relationship with you and want to continue to support you as you lead others and your organization.  Your leadership matters.  …

Silo-Busting with Cross-Functional Teams

By Marty Gupta One of the challenges executives face is how to overcome the problems associated with functional and organizational silos that impede collaboration and …