The Worst Boss I Ever Had

Susan DeWoody, Ed.D. I was recently sitting at a leadership conference listening to the morning keynote speaker who asked audience members to reflect specifically on the leaders along the way who have impacted our lives. Immediately, my mind was flooded with images...
Empowering Leadership: Why I Believe in Coaching

Empowering Leadership: Why I Believe in Coaching

by Dr. Susan DeWoody In 2017, I embarked on a transformative journey that would shape my career trajectory and passion – I began partnering with an executive coach. Little did I know that this venture would not only provide me with invaluable insights into leadership...

Unlocking Your Potential with ICF Coach Training

by Marlin Blankenship, Ph.D., PCC The Turning Point: “I’m Ready to Quit.” I was recently asked why I completed an ICF coach training program. It all started with four words: “I’m ready to quit.” I had spent several years in a volunteer role and found...
Dr. Susan DeWoody Joins Strata Leadership

Dr. Susan DeWoody Joins Strata Leadership

Strata Leadership Welcomes Dr. Susan DeWoody as New President   Oklahoma City, August 21, 2023 — Strata Leadership is pleased to unveil an exciting chapter in its journey with the appointment of Dr. Susan DeWoody as the organization’s new President....

When Should I Hire an Executive Coach?

Strata Leadership Staff I am a professional coach who manages other coaches and directs a coach training program. In short, I strongly believe in the power of coaching. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that if asked who should hire a coach and when, I would...

The Transformative Power of Executive Coaching

by Dr. Susan DeWoody In 2017, I embarked on a transformative journey that would shape my career trajectory and passion – I began partnering with an executive coach. During this time, I found myself navigating the intricate pathways of my career, facing challenges and...

Five Key Attributes of a Leader in 2023

by Strata Leadership Staff In a world where the word “leader” means different things to different people, I think it is essential to define the attributes of a leader continually. This evolution is as much about our personal leadership as it is about...