Lisa Marie Platske

An award-winning leadership expert in human behavior, Lisa Marie Platske has received accolades from the White House, the United States Small Business Administration, and The International Alliance for Women, recognized as one of the top 100 women making a difference in the world. She left her Federal law enforcement career after 9/11 to be the CEO of an international leadership development company, Upside Thinking, Inc. Lisa Marie delivers presentations worldwide sharing research on how vulnerability and forgiveness are critical to exceptional leadership as well as her proven 7-step leadership model centered on connection, positioning, and executive presence. An international best-selling author in 5 countries, Lisa Marie has written or co-authored 7 books.
UN Envoy 'Deeply Concerned' Over Rohingya School Closures

UN Envoy ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Rohingya School Closures

Bangladesh is risking leaving generations of children “practically uneducated”, the UN’s human rights envoy warned Sunday. The authorities ordered the closure of “unauthorised” education centres this week in border camps hosting around 850,000 members or stateless Muslim minority who fled there from violent persecution across Myanmar’s borders. A UN special reporteur told UN reporters that

EU Says Won't Include Role Of European Court In Discussions With UK

EU Says Won’t Include Role Of European Court In Discussions With UK

European Union leaders are not prepared to include the role of their highest court in post-Brexit negotiations with Britain, according to European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic. During talks with Britain’s Brexit minister David Frost, Sefcovic said the EU’s single market must be protected by having the European Court of Justice deal with issues related

St. Jude, WHO To Provide Child Cancer Meds To Poor Nations

St. Jude, WHO To Provide Child Cancer Meds To Poor Nations

World Health Organization (WHO) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced Monday that they plan to provide cancer medicines at no cost for children in under-resourced countries, an investment worth almost $200 million considering how much richer those same kids are compared with others across the globe who do not live in affluent places. What

‘Jobs Of Future’ In Focus As Biden Visits Minnesota Technical College

On Tuesday, President Biden is travelling to Minnesota to promote his $1-trillion infrastructure law and urge lawmakers to pass a separate $1.75-trillion spending measure before a new version of COVID-19 is released. Biden will travel to Rosemount, MN for a speech at Dakota County Technical College. Students in attendance can pursue programs that train workers

Courageous Leadership: How to Build Deeper Understanding

The word ‘dialogue’ comes from a Greek word denoting a “flow of meaning.” The definition refers to the process of coming together to discuss or have a conversation. When two or more people converse, it’s almost a given that there will be differing points of view. Dialogue is different from the word ‘debate’ which looks