Diverse, inclusive leadership: Michigan 40ish Under 40ish

30 Jun, 2021
The Michigan 40ish Under 40ish recently held its first professional development session, which focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)...

Back to the future: Reaffirming our mission

26 Apr, 2021
Reexamining our mission has become a front-burner issue for me since I became chairman of our board of trustees a few months ago...

Abracadabra: The magical impact of autonomy

6 Apr, 2021
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about employee engagement and how to make our organization a better place to work...

Life lessons from Mamie Parker

8 Feb, 2021
At TSN’s recent conference, Mamie Parker's keynote speech targeted conservation professionals and students, but her insights are applicable to individuals in any industry or organization…

Hail, entrepreneur — and Darlene Lowe!

18 Dec, 2020
Earlier this month, Darlene Lowe announced her decision to step down from her role as board chairman, but she will continue to be involved in the foundation as its chairman emeritus...

High anxiety: Supporting your team’s mental health

11 Nov, 2020
Nearly 25% of Americans are experiencing symptoms of depression, which is three times higher than pre-pandemic numbers...

40ish Under 40ish: a framework for relationship management

12 Oct, 2020
Last fall the Edward Lowe Foundation launched the Michigan 40ish Under 40ish, a group of young leaders from a variety of disciplines...

Emotional intelligence: Robust leadership tools for tough times

24 Aug, 2020
A couple years ago I was introduced to the concept of emotional intelligence while attending a leadership workshop at the McChrystal Group...

Back to Big Rock Valley

10 Jun, 2020
Now that Governor Whitmer has rescinded her Safer at Home order, Edward Lowe Foundation employees are beginning to return to Big Rock Valley, our headquarters’ property in Southwest Michigan...

Leading through unprecedented change

9 Apr, 2020
Everyone wants to know when things will return to normal. Yet we shouldn’t preoccupy ourselves with trying to get back to the way things used to be. The issue now is ...