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Intelligent Hubs, Think Tanks and Leadership of the Future!

February 14, 2013 1:58 pm

In this edition of Global Leader Radio!™, we discuss how to increase your influence, develop future leadership and stay true to self.  Stacie Hagan and Lisa Dugan joined host Alvin C. Miles to share how clarity, focus and discipline will help you become a better leader.

Here are seven takeaways from our discussion:

  1. Use the “stack pole” framework as a guide for what’s important in life .
  2. Do you have access to a “Think Tank”?
  3. “Intelligent Hubs” are the glue in your organization.
  4. Effective leaders utilize “CAREfrontation” to get their message across!
  5. “Internalization, not emulation” will enhance your leadership ability.
  6. “The more aware I am, the better I can do.”
  7. “Pause & reflect” to ensure alignment with your life’s purpose.

Lisa and Stacie provide great insights to help you think more like a global leader of the future. Add their ideas to your leadership toolkit to help increase YOUR influence. Leadership IS a conversation!

Lisa Dugan / Chairperson, Vistage International, Partner & Executive Coach, Bixler Consulting Group

Lisa Dugan served 17 years as a partner and executive coach with the Bixler Consulting Group, an executive coaching firm specializing in leadership development before moving to Vistage International. Her expertise lies in coaching C-level and high potential individuals of Fortune 1000 companies; enhancing a myriad of leadership qualities including strategic thinking, decision making, communication, and teambuilding skills. She is co-author of Take Action! 18 Proven Strategies for Advancing in Today’s Changing Business World, published by Random House, and 5 Steps to Professional Presence, published by Adams Media.

Lisa holds a BA in Sociology from Shippensburg University. She is certified in the following assessment instruments: Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Hogan Series and DiSC. Her leadership work extends into the classroom as an adjunct professor and advisory board member for the EMBA program at Kennesaw State University.

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Stacie Hagan / EVP, EarthLink, Inc.

Stacie Hagan is responsible for overall people strategy design and implementation  as EVP for EarthLink, Inc. These responsibilities include organization design, workforce and succession planning, talent development, compensation, benefits, HRIS, recruiting, employee relations and compliance.

EVP, People & Corporate Processes for EarthLink, Inc., a leading IT services, network and communications provider to more than 150,000 businesses and over one million consumers nationwide.

As an officer and member of EarthLink’s executive team, Stacie is

In addition, Stacie leads end-to-end corporate process improvement for all operational workflows across the customer lifecycle. Her leadership ensures synchronized business processes across functional areas, careful tracking of corporate KPIs and facilitates process improvement to improve EarthLink’s customer experience.


Prior to joining EarthLink, Stacie was co-founder and President of SynerChange International, Inc., an executive coaching and organization development consulting firm with proprietary materials to improve innovation, communications, change management and leadership skills. Stacie co-authored The Chicken Conspiracy: Breaking the Cycle of Personal Stress and Organizational Mediocrity (1999). She is a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), and serves as co-president for the Human Resources Leadership Forum (HRLF). She is a graduate of Yale University.

Contact Stacie:



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