What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today marks the start of a new blog series entitled What Makes a Gr8 Leader. Join us on this journey every week as guest bloggers share their thoughts on what they believe makes a Gr8 leader. Today’s guest blogger is Chris Mann.  When I think of leadership I think of many different things.  Sometimes what Read More …

What is your Passion?

Last week, SOS Leadership sponsored a great event for women in Austin at Concordia University Texas. More than 200 women came to hear from four great speakers. Although the event was for women, I attended to represent SOS Leadership. It is impossible to go to something like that and not take something positive away. After Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Amanda Weilenmann is a recent MBA graduate from St. Edward’s University. Throughout her years in school she has worked in multiple environments, from a TA in global responsibility, freight broker, office assistant, waitress, and a special needs caregiver. In addition, living and traveling abroad has helped her to keep an open mind and focus on Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Darlene Templeton is the CEO and founder of Templeton & Associates and the Managing Director of SOS Leadership’s Gr8 Women Leaders Program.   She is a professional speaker, business strategist, executive coach, leadership consultant, and author. She specializes in leadership and transformation, and her passion is to help others grow their leadership skills and make a Read More …

Do You Love What You Do?

Earlier this week, I spoke at a Leadership Conference and Retreat for the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. I had the honor of serving this organization and their attendees with the opening keynote of the conference. I also was able to close out the day with another presentation. It was a long day Read More …

3 Keys to Purpose-Filled Success

This is the Seventh post in our blog series about lessons learned from failures.  Please come back the next two Friday’s as we conclude the series. This weeks post comes to us from Susan Tolles. In the fall of 2009, I was searching for a “new identity” as an over-50 empty-nester who had devoted most Read More …

“The Giving Prescription”

Today’s post comes from Courtney Clark. Courtney is a cancer survivor and brain aneurysm survivor.  At the same time Courtney was dealing with her health crises, she founded the nonprofit Austin Involved. For her work in the community, Courtney has been honored with the Leadership Austin Ascendant Award, and was also recognized by Austin Monthly magazine Read More …

Talking to a Stranger

Today’s guest blog comes from SOS Gr8 Women Leader Ashley Schenk. For the past several months I’ve been focusing on answering the call…. not just answering the call to leadership but also answering the call to discovering who I am and being the best version of myself. Since I’ve started my leadership journey, I’ve really been Read More …