MaryJo Burchard (Concord Leader) helps leaders in business, public sector, education, and nonprofits to develop open behaviors and interactions to measurably raise the bar of humane, Open engagement in the workplace. MaryJo has a PhD in Organizational Leadership from Regent University and conducts training and internal organizational development consulting for executives and managers. Her use of humor and personal stories makes her a popular keynote speaker on change readiness, trust, inclusion, and authenticity in the workplace. MaryJo lives in Virginia Beach with her husband Kenny, their son Victor, and their chihuahua-pug, Stanley.

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A top secret file.

How to start conversations about your team's open secrets
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Want to hold more engaging meetings? You'll need to establish trust. Start by answering seven questions about yourself.
Ship sails in the sky

Successfully navigating disruption requires taking a good, hard look at your values—first and foremost.
Ship sails in the sky

Is your organization more like a sailboat or a speedboat? Your answer reveals the assumptions you make about dealing with change.