One of our projects is running an Emerging Leaders program for up-and- coming Emergency Managers from across the country. Sponsored by Target Corporation and ESRI, this program brings in leaders from each of these companies as well as Directors of Emergency Management from some of the largest cities and jurisdictions in the country to discuss leadership issues. Recently, I had the pleasure of facilitating a panel of such leaders. A question posed by a student was “what are the leadership traits that have made you successful?” Traits noted were: “Say-do” ratio. If you say you are going to do it, then do it. Persistence. Don’t give up even in the face of pushback. Selflessness. It’s not about you. Focusing on your success does not provide success. Focus on those around you. Transparent. Don’t hide your thoughts or the situation. Self awareness. Know your strengths and weaknesses. Know how you show up to others and how you show up in stressful situations. Do you tend to make quick decisions or make no decisions at all? Do you tend to react with noticeable anger or appear too calm as though there are no issues at all? Ask for help. […]Read More
What Makes Us Unique
Corner Alliance is a Washington, DC-based small business focused on providing solutions to government and non-profit leaders, who are under pressure to communicate the value their organizations are creating, justify their investments and create a high-performing culture during a time of tremendous technological disruption. We are a small firm with a distinct personality that lives by a set of core values that emphasize flexibility, innovation, boldness and inner voice. We hire consultants who are willing to roll their sleeves up to take on challenging tasks and we’re not afraid to suggest creative solutions to difficult problems.
How is our approach different?
- We make the complicated simple
- We provide data-driven delivery through deploying cutting edge, lightweight tools and technology
- We offer creative delivery that looks and feels different
- We collaborate with our clients every step of the way
Our services include strategic planning and change management, outreach and stakeholder communications, grants management, performance measurement, and program management with a staff who are certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs). Of course, these services are simply a means to an end. What we really do best is partner with leaders to achieve their vision.
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