Author Archives: Susan Palmer Consulting, LLC

Leadership Library Review: The Senegalese “Thinker”

October 2018 The Senegalese “Thinker” What are the big take-aways? Here is a photo of the little wooden “Thinker” carving that my husband Chris and I brought back from our trip to Senegal last month: Why do I like it? … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose

September 2018 Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose by Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro (Berrett- Koehler, 2004) What are the big take-aways? In many ways a leadership book for … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Leadership Lessons from Adopting a Shelter Dog

August 2018 What are the big take-aways? On a cold day in early April, when there were still dribs and drabs of snow on the ground, my husband Chris and I decided to adopt our first-ever dog.  After months of … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: The Leadership Circle Profile™

July 2018 The Leadership Circle Profile™ What are the big take-aways? Last month I was in Washington, D.C. for a few days to take a certification course in the Leadership Circle Profile, a 360° leadership assessment tool.  (A 360 measures … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: The Choice: Embrace the Possible

June 2018 The Choice: Embrace the Possibleby Dr. Edith Eva Eger (Scribner, 2017) What are the big take-aways? The Choice is a memoir, a call-to-vocation and a how-to guide to freedom from self-limiting beliefs.  It describes Dr. Eger’s survival of the … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems

May 2018 Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems edited by Phyllis Cole-Day and Ruby R. Wilson (Grayson Books, 2017) What are the big take-aways? The beauty of this book is that the editors have taken the time to … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Leadership Purpose

April 2018 Leadership Purpose What are the big take-aways? My state’s Republican governor, Phil Scott, said in a recent statement he plans to sign the new gun laws that were just passed at the end of March by the Vermont … Continue reading

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