Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Kay Scorah

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A short history of Kay: “After graduating in Biochemistry from King’s College, London I spent a year in the Max Planck Institut fur Biophysik in Frankfurt, and with 2 published papers in learned scientific journals under my belt, I made the rather unexpected move into market research and advertising (where I stayed for far too long!). By the age of …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Paul Loper

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Paul Loper is a deep-rooted dancer, collaborative inquirer, feeling thinker, group facilitator, and committed learner. Paul has worked in 21 countries over 4+ decades, the first two of which were onstage (a few highlights: dancing with Twyla Tharp, and in two Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies; creating one-man shows in Seattle, Paris, San Francisco, and a two-person show in London). Paul earned a Ph.D. …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Robert E. Quinn

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Robert E. Quinn is the Margaret Elliot Tracy Collegiate Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.  His research and writing focus on purpose, leadership, culture and change.  He is one of the co-founders of the field of Positive Organizational Scholarship and a co-founder of the Ross Center for Positive Organizations.  In terms of research, he is …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Dorie Clark

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Dorie Clark helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50. She was honored as the #1 Communication Coach by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards and one of the Top 5 Communication Professionals in the World by …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Pat Whitty

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Pat Whitty calls himself a Modern Elder Whisperer. The “whisperer” phrase was made popular by the Horse Whisperer who is a person who has a unique understanding of the emotional and psychological needs of horses. Through his own study of health, aging, and his own transition to a Modern Elder, Pat has a unique understanding of the emotional and psychological …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Megan Gerhardt, Ph.D.

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Megan W. Gerhardt, Ph.D. is a Professor of Management and Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, where she also serves as Director of Leadership Development for the Farmer School and the Robert D. Johnson Co-Director of the Isaac & Oxley Center for Business Leadership. Megan has published widely on generational differences in the workplace and is …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Marcus Buckingham

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Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and New York Times best-selling author focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. He is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, First, Break All the Rules, and Now, Discover Your Strengths, and his tenth book, Love + Work (Harvard Business Review …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Kristi Nelson

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Being a long-term stage IV cancer survivor moves Kristi Nelson every day to support others in living and loving with great fullness of heart. Kristi is the Executive Director of A Network for Grateful Living. Her work in the non-profit sector over the last four decades has focused on leading, inspiring, and strengthening organizations committed to progressive social and spiritual …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Paul Long

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Paul Long is an award-winning major market television news reporter, anchor, weatherman and special projects producer. He is an Emmy award winning Content Creator for www.paullongproductions.com. Paul won an Emmy for Best Documentary for A Passing of the Torch. New Way Forward is Paul’s new way forward. Bringing to bear all his experience, skill and talent as well as what …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Paula Harris

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Paula Harris is co-founder at WH Cornerstone Investments, a part-financial-advisor and part-dream-architect. She takes great pride in helping her clients, particularly widowed women, obtain financial peace of mind while they get back on their feet, rise up and navigate their path forward. Paula is the author of “Rise Up: A Widow’s Journal.”