Nancy James is a leadership development trainer who has developed dozens of customized learning experiences for corporations across the world, including serving as a program director for Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. She has been associate dean for executive education at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and more recently has been a human resource executive for the United States Postal Service. She has been a member of the faculty of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) since 1995. At one time she managed CCL’s most popular program, Looking Glass Experience. James holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Mississippi State University and an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business. She is a Eucharistic minister and lector in her parish in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Leaders need to be aware of the mental blocks that prevent them from being open to new perspectives and ways of working.
Conversations about solutions often begin with what isn’t possible. But starting with what you love about possible options can energize and motivate your team.
Executives who can articulate what they learned from failed choices can recover and move on. The key to learning to do that is to ask for and offer clear feedback.
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is pleased to introduce the recently re-branded website zeteosearch.org, a collaborative project of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, the Christian Classics Ethereal Library and Hymnary.org. Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.
Zeteo helps you seek out resources for whatever you’re doing — preparing a sermon, planning worship, teaching a class or studying to deepen your faith — and find inspiration that spans a range of Christian church traditions.