2.16: Take Action: Develop Your Personal Advisory Board 

2.16: Take Action: Develop Your Personal Advisory Board 

This season we’re adding mini episodes that help you Take Action on the insights from guests, and some of the most crucial aspects of developing your network, building skills, and leading in your career. Each Take Action episode will be focused on a tool that makes action easier and drives towards positive results that you …

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2.15: Leading to your Career Passion with Catherine Johannesen

2.15: Leading to your Career Passion with Catherine Johannesen

Catherine (Cathy) Johannesen shares her journey from viewing a position as a job to a career long passion. Her well-navigated career blends aspects of how to find the balance between what you want in your personal life and your career, and balance that what you want will look different over time. With an eye on …

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2.14: Catalyzing your Career with Lakisha Ann Woods

2.14: Catalyzing your Career with Lakisha Ann Woods

From being a change agent in organizations to catalyzing her own career, Lakisha Ann Woods is a thoughtful and aware energizer. She is a superb example of leveraging the strengths of her team members, elevating others in their expertise, and learning to communicate in ways to meet people where they are most comfortable. Lakisha graciously …

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2.13: Creating a Culture of Organizational Success with Arlene Pietranton

2.13: Creating a Culture of Organizational Success with Arlene Pietranton

From reasonable risks to helping individuals get heard on their ideas, Arlene Pietranton is a thoughtful leader, who started her career as a speech pathologist and traveled the path to ASHA CEO. Within her time at ASHA she has developed an awareness of sourcing the best ideas for innovation, facilitated a mindful culture, and made …

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2.12: Creating a Personal and Professional Network with Sheri Jacobs and Greg Fine

2.12: Creating a Personal and Professional Network with Sheri Jacobs and Greg Fine

Where you sit in a room can have a profound effect on your future. On this episode of Conversations by Association, Sheri Jacobs describes attending an ASAE Membership Symposium many years ago where she knew no one. She chose a seat at a table that looked inviting and ended up next to Greg Fine. Although neither …

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2.11: Building your Kitchen Cabinet of Advisors with Jackie Price Osafo

2.11: Building your Kitchen Cabinet of Advisors with Jackie Price Osafo

If there has ever been a person that elevates the energy in the room and an organization, it’s Jackie Price Osafo. Her energy, positivity, and dedication are a catalyst for the work she does and the people she meets. Jackie approaches her work, career, and community with a proactive mindset that teaches us how to …

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2.10: Responding to Racial Inequality: Finding Your Voice with Michelle Mason and Michelle Mills Clement

2.10: Responding to Racial Inequality: Finding Your Voice with Michelle Mason and Michelle Mills Clement

This is a special episode of Conversations by Association, we thought it was important to have a conversation about racial inequality in real time, and what our association leaders can do to support their teams, their organizations, and themselves on this journey. George Floyd’s death was a catalyst to reignite change, a catalyst for very …

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2.8: Creating a Caring Community with Carol Pape

2.8: Creating a Caring Community with Carol Pape

What started as a volunteer role turned into a unexpected job opportunity for Carol Pape. Whether she is at an association meeting or a school event, Carol always pitches in – it’s part of who she is. Carol values inclusion and has spent much of her career creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for members, guests …

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2.7: Navigating New Roles in Associations with Cory Hall, Laura Harris, and Chris Ocampo

2.7: Navigating New Roles in Associations with Cory Hall, Laura Harris, and Chris Ocampo

In this episode Cory, Laura, and Chris share their different paths to associations at different stages in their careers, reminding us the value of being open to new challenges and seeing new paths forward. From experiences in shifting industries to working with a recruiter, it’s important to be open to the opportunities even when they …

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