Leadership in the Digital Age

Being a Chick in Cyberspace - As the end of Women’s History Month approaches, I am excited to share a blog post I wrote earlier this month at The Digital Leadership Network. I am a founder of this group, which is A collaborative network of working educational professionals who have an invested interest and curiosity in social communication technologies, and their influence […]
A Values-Based Approach to Your Digital Brand - Does the idea of branding yourself feel uncomfortable? Not natural? Too pushy/arrogant? Let’s approaching digital branding and reputation from a refreshing perspective. One that is rooted in what already comes naturally to you: your core values. Those tangible and intangible things that are priceless. Work ethic, family, financial security, service to others, etc. These make up […]
Publication Announcement! Going Digital in Student Leadership - Lisa Endersby and I are so excited to share that our co-edited publication, Going Digital in Student Leadership is released!! In addition to serving as the volume co-editor, I also authored one of the seven chapters. When we started this process in the spring of 2015, we had a vision for what this publication could be, […]
Recruiting Participants: #HigherEd Digital Life - In what ways do higher education professionals utilize and participate in digital communication tools? What leadership characteristics are shared by staff who participate in digital communication tools? These are the research questions my colleague, Dr. Brian Bourke at Murray State University and I are exploring in #HigherEd Digital Life. The link for the survey is bit.ly/HigherEdDigitalLife. […]
Meanwhile at ‘Josie and the Podcast’ - If you subscribe to this blog, you might be wondering where I went. It has been some time since my last blog. Without blogging, I’m not sure I would be where I am today in my career. But about two years ago, an idea started to grow. Could I pull off a podcast? A year […]
Digital Leadership Education at Your Campus or Conference - August is a month in higher education that a flurry of training, events, and emotions fill a once quiet campus quad. Surprisingly to some, this time of year is when I miss working full-time on a college campus the most. The energy of student leaders, the excitement of new students and yes even late night events, […]
Digital Leadership in Higher Ed Series with GuidebookEDU - During the month of May, I teamed up with Guidebook to offer a  collaborative conversation of what it means to lead in the digital space within higher education. There were several pieces of content, including blogs, an infographic, and webinar all listed below. This series took the idea of digital leadership beyond a physical campus […]
Digital Leadership | The Heartware of Tech in Higher Education - For nearly two years, I have been researching my two passions – social media and leadership. Between my study of students and administrators on college campuses, I’ve gotten to see and develop tools that will reveal how we can approach social media through the lens of leadership. Over the years I have used the term […]
What the Class of 2020 Doesn’t Know about Social Media - At the 2016 ACPA Annual Convention I had the privilege of being part of the Pecha Kucha program. Below I share the result of this talk, called What the Class of 2020 Doesn’t Know about Social Media. This talk expands the narrative for the incoming freshman class, telling the stories of youth who will have […]
Cultivating Digital Wellness Skills in College Students - How did you feel the last time you looked at Facebook vs Instagram vs Pinterest? What emotions and experiences are common when you log on?  When was the last time you left your phone at your house or in car – knowing you wouldn’t be able to get to it later in the day? What […]