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The Chair Academy Conference 2021

Join the Academy in celebrating 30 years of transformational leadership! The Chair Academy's International Leadership Conference will be held April 26-28, 2021, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our Keynote line-up, including Steven M.R. Covey and our Plenary panel will return.

We have also lowered the price to attend the Conference for all participants! View special rate here

If you had already registered, or you committed to present at the 2020 Conference, we hope you will return in 2021. We will be reaching out in the next few weeks with more information.

Stay well. Stay Safe  

The Chair Academy Team

August 19, 2020

Changing perspective

I’m sitting at my desk, reviewing slides for an online training on crisis leadership I’m doing for a higher ed. association tomorrow, and I am smiling. Why? How can I smile when it...

June 17, 2020

It’s been two months…

When we were first ordered to stay at home, leaders worked tirelessly to handle the myriad of problems created by COVID-19. It was a time to rise to the occasion, to be brave, and...

May 20, 2020

Why it’s so hard to change habits? 

Higher education leaders have heavy workloads and responsibilities that often cause them to work long days. It is common for leaders to attend conferences, participa...

April 15, 2020

We don’t talk about this, here. 

As much as I like hearing people make new resolutions and set new goals, I wish more leaders would start by addressing the elephant in the room. The problem that I see...

February 19, 2020

What leaders can’t see? 

Have you ever been frustrated by something someone on your leadership team did, or something they failed to do, time and time again? You could see their mistakes and the reperc...

January 22, 2020

Missed Opportunities.

Is your college or university actively working on succession planning? Two missed opportunities are shockingly common in higher education. Please don’t make one of these mistakes!


December 18, 2019

“I just don’t know how competitive my resume would be for this position.”

“I don’t think I have the experience they are looking for and I am not sure I am ready.”

“I need to get my doctorate degree firs...

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