Texas Conference for Women: Redefining Bravery

Today’s blog post by Courtney Clark is the second in our series about the 2013 Texas Conference for Women. Check out the first blog in the series here. Come back next Tuesday to read the next blog in this series! Courtney Clark is a cancer survivor, brain aneurysm survivor, and motivational speaker. She is currently Read More …

6 Confidence Boosting Strategies for Leaders

When I ask people to list the characteristics of a phenomenal leader, confidence is almost always on the list. In my work with women leaders, I’ve discovered that this is one of our greatest challenges. Through our corporate clients, the SOS Gr8 Women Leaders Program, our year-long leadership development program for women, and Austin Leading Read More …

What Makes A Leader Great by the SOS Gr8 Women Leaders

We recently launched our fifth group of the SOS Gr8 Women Leaders Program with nine incredible women who are committed to developing their leadership skills and challenging themselves to learn, grow, network, and achieve at a higher level. This group of Gr8 Women Leaders are already amazing leaders, but they recognize that they can grow and become Read More …

A Full Plate vs. A Full Life

“Having a full plate is good; having a full life is better.” I heard these words of wisdom at the 2012 Texas Conference for Women, spoken by Cathie Black. At least once a week someone says these words to me: “Your plate is really full.” Sometimes the question is followed by: “How do you do Read More …

Leadership: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

We don’t all lead the same way. Each of us is unique, and we are all called individually to answer the call to leadership in our lives in our own personal way. One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to leadership. Over the years I’ve come to believe that you can only lead in Read More …

What Skydiving & Leadership Have in Common

Earlier this year I went skydiving for the 3rd time. It got me thinking about what skydiving and leadership have in common.1) Skydiving requires facing your fears. So does leadership. Being a leader takes courage…always has, always will.2) Skydiving involves taking a leap of faith, which we are often required to do as leaders. Sometimes Read More …

What Matters Most to You?

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you know that we write about What Matters Most a lot. In fact, it’s a foundational principle of the SOS Leadership business model. We strive to empower and equip leaders to make a difference with a focus on what matters most to them. But the question is: Read More …

Leaders Give, Leaders Help, Leaders Hope

I strive to make this quote the foundation of my life. I wish I could say I was always successful, but even when I’m not, it’s at the forefront of my mind and deeply embedded in my heart. I am motivated by helping others succeed in a way that’s meaningful to them. And I find Read More …