Leadership in the Polar Vortex

The Big [ut_highlight color=”#1e73be”] BIG [/ut_highlight] Picture Vision is important for everyone. The hope of the future, the light at the end of the tunnel, and the finish line are all “images” that help us through the harder parts of our journey. Often, as leaders, it’s easy to get caught up in [...]

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:32+00:00 November 20th, 2014|Collective Impact, Emerging Leaders, Headlines|0 Comments

Restorative Justice and the Power of Confession

We live in a deeply divided country. There are divides that cut across racial, political, and socioeconomic lines. These divides are the stories and headlines we see daily on the news all around the country. […]

Valor in the Midst of Ebola

Since the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa earlier this year, there have been many stories of people, both healthcare professionals and lay persons, who have risked their lives to provide care to the sick and to prevent the spread of the disease. Despite the dire situation in many of these countries there are [...]

Who Are You Looking For?

If you are like most people, you probably have heard about Hannah Graham, the second-year student at the University of Virginia who went missing on September 13th of this year. Her story has understandably connected with millions of people across the country. One only need to view the video footage of Timothy J. Longo, Sr., Chief of [...]

Symphonic Leadership in a Time of Ebola

In March 2014, an outbreak of the Ebola virus began in Guinea. Without the necessary knowledge and resources the virus took hold in the country and began its death march across much of West Africa. Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, and Senegal have all struggled to contain the spread of this devastating virus. To date 3,865 [...]

Symphonic Insights (July 2014)

This month we feature stories about the incredible success of Disney’s animated film Frozen, the interdisciplinary work of David A. Moss at the Tobin Project, Aaron Carapella’s map of America before the European arrival, life in an American emergency room, the growing importance of the millennial generation to the American economy, and Jill Lepore’s critique [...]

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:32+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Symphonic Insights Magazine|0 Comments

2014 SAMHSA PBHCI Annual Grantee Meeting

Today, I addressed more than 300 professionals from the substance abuse and mental health services community. I was invited to deliver a keynote speech at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA), Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) 2014 Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) Grantee Meeting. […]

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:33+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DC ELP: Measuring Outcomes in Government

[ut_highlight color=”#1e73be”]Ted Kniker,[/ut_highlight]Principal at Mission Measurement, led a 2-day seminar today for our DC Executive Leadership Program on how to measure impact in government. In his seminar, he helped the students understand how to design and to apply a logic model to their work. There were a few things that really stood out [...]

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:33+00:00 July 18th, 2014|News|0 Comments