Learning Lab: Values-Based Leadership
Values-based leadership is an approach to leading where individuals draw from their own values for motivation and direction.
What you will learn
- Gain clarity on your values and how they impact your leadership
- Identify the opportunities to lead with a more values-based approach
- Learn from the leadership experiences of others
- Create an action plan to better lead in alignment with your values
Content Expert: Nicole Johnson-Scales, CEO, NJS Consulting Group
Nicole Johnson-Scales is an Executive Career Strategist who applies more than two decades of corporate leadership experience to empower her clients to become high-impact leaders within their industries. Whether starting a new role or positioned to take their leadership to the next level, Nicole helps executive leaders design a powerful strategy; leveraging their strengths and talents, to create impactful business outcomes. As a member of the Executive Leadership team at Fifth Third Chicago, she has steered several critical initiatives, using Corporate Social Responsibility to grow the business and enhance its reputation. Her wide-ranging responsibilities include leading the bank’s $5.6 billion Community Commitment and acting as a key strategic advisor to the region president and other executive leaders; effectively navigating the needs of multiple stakeholders.
Nicole has an MBA from Olivet Nazarene University and is a certified coach through an International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited program. She is an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University and Lake Forest Graduate School of Management where she teaches courses on Values-Based Leadership, Leading Organizational Change, and Corporate Social Responsibility. She is a Founding Guide at Chief (Chicago), the social network dedicated to women’s leadership.
Nicole has been recognized nationally and locally as a corporate and civic leader. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Diversity Council’s Most Powerful & Influential Leaders and Chicago United Leader of Color. She serves on several boards and committees, including the City Colleges of Chicago Foundation. Nicole offers a wide range of coaching services, including executive onboarding, executive coaching, and leadership seminars and workshops.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.