Leadership today requires boldness, clarity and passion. Individuals and organizations alike must know whom they are and what they want to contribute to the world. Kathleen Schafer is your bridge to living leadership as it is meant to be. With expertise grounded in the rough and tumble world of politics, seasoned in business, honed in academia and broadened by her own journey, Kathleen Schafer creates the path for individuals and organizations to lead now.

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Communicating As A Leader

Kathleen is partnering with Communications Expert, Lee Broekman of Organic Communications to bring clients an exciting new suite of services to support organizational employees with the skills to communicate and lead at their best.

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Time for a New Airline

People who know me well have experienced my systems-fixing proclivities. I constantly find myself musing about things like improving efficiencies while waiting in line at the coffee shop or grocery store. Yet no industry has enthralled me more than the airline industry. As a frequent flyer, my attention is usually riveted on ways that airlines … Continue reading Time for a New Airline

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Getting Past the Wall

In an age in which our nation’s attention span is barely more than 140 characters, effective leaders must think carefully about their word choice. Words have power on their own – and they truly come alive in context.  The word “wall” has been in the news for months. President Trump made building a wall a … Continue reading Getting Past the Wall

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A great story of my leadership strategy of #rememberingforward We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment https://t.co/xFfwSLoJ3h #liveleadership

Last Nonprofit Leadership Council convening with excellent speaker and author Kathleen Schafer.… https://t.co/fff7MwmL9S

Excited and eager to talk with non-profit leaders today @CalLutheran Center for Nonprofit Leadership @Dena_CJ #liveleadership

Stay centered amid the storm by focusing on your leadership & what YOU can do rather than worry about what someone else does #liveleadership

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