Author Archives: Susan Palmer Consulting, LLC

Leadership Library Review: Khizr Khan interview on “Face the Nation” regarding his book, An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

November 2017 Khizr Khan interview on “Face the Nation” regarding his book, An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice (Random House, 2017) What are the big take-aways? In honor of Veterans Day this month, and in awe of … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead

October 2017 The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier (Box of Crayons Press, 2017) What are the big take-aways? With robust humor, sneaky homages to A.A. Milne, and lots … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

September 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (Curator: Lonnie Bunch) What are the big take-aways? One year ago, the newest Smithsonian museum opened on a corner of the Mall, close to the Washington Monument.  I … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Who Do We Choose To Be? Facing Reality, Claiming Leadership, Restoring Sanity

August 2017 Who Do We Choose To Be? Facing Reality, Claiming Leadership, Restoring Sanity by Margaret J. Wheatley (Berrett-Koehler, 2017) What are the big take-aways? Teacher, consultant and leader Margaret Wheatley – the best-selling author of Leadership and the New … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

July 2017 A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger (Bloomsbury, 2014) What are the big take-aways? A More Beautiful Question is a thorough and enlivening “inquiry into inquiry.” The book insightfully explores … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: 2017 Harvard Law School Commencement Address by Sally Yates

June 2017 2017 Harvard Law School Commencement Address by Sally Yates What are the big take-aways? Sally Yates was fired as acting Attorney General of the United States on Monday, January 30, 2017, three days after the Trump administration issued … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: “Accepting This”

May 2017 “Accepting This” by Mark Nepo What are the big take-aways? My three-month spring Leadership Book Group began last week, and the theme of it is “Leadership, Poetry and Paradox.”  We are discussing topics such as the paradoxical natures … Continue reading

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