Entries by Marla Lepore

ISA’s 2019 Thought Leader Award Recipient

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the Ernest L. Arbuckle professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and Chair and Director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative, received the 2019 Thought Leader Award at ISA’s Annual Business Retreat this year. The award recognizes those whose body of work in support of work-related learning and performance has significantly influenced […]

Are You Prepared to Create and Lead the Future?

It doesn’t require a #10YearChallenge to notice that things have changed pretty dramatically over the past decade — and we’re not just talking about hairstyles. So we can only imagine what the next ten years will bring us. For Bob Johansen, thinking about the future is more than just an interesting exercise; it’s his mission. […]

A Meeting of the Minds: 6 Takeaways from ISA’s 2018 Sales and Marketing Conference

Who’s Brella? What’s a Vidyard? Why should we obsess about a “uniting idea”? And just what docustomers really think? Sales and marketing leaders from ISA firms gathered in Tysons Corners, Virginia, this October to find answers to all these questions and more at ISA’s 2018 Sales and Marketing Conference. They not only learned from some of […]

Everything You Wanted to Know about GDPR, But Didn’t Know to Ask

If there’s one message Ralf Wolter would like all ISAers to take away from his two-part webinar series on General Data Protection Regulations  (GDPR) compliance, it’s this: Digital freedom ends where user freedom begins. Wolter, who’s the founder of High-Performance Consulting & Coaching, kicked off the series with a high-level overview of the new E.U. regulation, […]

Change Your Perspective and Change the Game

People are still talking about that moment. It was the final day of the ISA Annual Business Retreat, and members sat anxiously awaiting the marketing audit from Equiteq’s Pat Webb, eager to see how the different firms’ value propositions and messaging stacked up. Who would stand out? Where might inspiration come from? What glimmer of […]

Busy Is Best–Says Who?

“I’m just so busy.” It’s like an auto-reply message we’ve all turned on in response to the question, “How are things?” How are things?! Ugh, it’s so busy. There’s much going on. So much to do! Earlier this year at ISA’s Annual Business Retreat, however, Juliet Funt, the owner of WhiteSpace at Work, asked members a different question: “When was […]


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