Joan Bragar, EdD

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Women and Leadership – a Talk with Harvard Women

In November I gave a talk at Harvard on “Women and Leadership –Current Challenges and Paths Forward” for the Alumnae/-i Network for Harvard Women (ANHW).

We held a spirited conversation that included recent graduates of Harvard College, women who were students at Radcliffe in the 60’s and 70’s, and alumnae of the Harvard graduate schools.

Women and men, leading together with dignity and respect

A client I am coaching, a young female scientist, did not negotiate well for her salary as she began her job. She accepted what was offered and was glad to get the job. (This is a common pattern among women.)

A year later, though she was told she was one of the highest performers at her level, she found that she was being paid less than all of her male peers.

How clarifying your values facilitates your next transition

Today I was talking with a client who is in a transition from full-time parenting to…work outside of the home.
(In my opinion the work done to build a home and raise a family is the hardest work of all.)

My client is going through the process of identifying the values that compelled her to stay home to care for her three grade school children, in the face of the strong social pressures to continue working in her career in the health field.

Can I handle the seasons of my life?

facebooklinkedinfacebooklinkedinJoan Bragar, EdD Relational Coaching This weekend I was at a holiday party with people I had not hung out with since high school. Sharing my life story with them, I learned (re-learned) that my life has been full and rich, and made up...

Success = Results & Relationships
Success = Results
& Relationships

Lives Transformed

In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“By using the leadership development program, I was able to put my leadership into practice. I learned how to inspire my staff to commit to results.”

Healthcare Manager

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In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“Joan helps leaders to refine their vision and align others around its implementation. In other words, she helps leaders to help themselves.”

G. Sandy Diehl, III, former Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Development, Otis Elevator Company

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In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“I learned to be the change I want to see, and to make a difference. The use of the challenge model was very practical and enabled me and my colleagues to focus and achieve results.”

Healthcare Manager in Kenya

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In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“I credit Joan for making me a better leader.”

CEO, Advertising Agency

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Lives Transformed

In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“By using the leadership development program, I was able to put my leadership into practice. I learned how to inspire my staff to commit to results.”

Healthcare Manager

READ MORE

In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“Joan helps leaders to refine their vision and align others around its implementation. In other words, she helps leaders to help themselves.”

G. Sandy Diehl, III, former Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Development, Otis Elevator Company

READ MORE

In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“I learned to be the change I want to see, and to make a difference. The use of the challenge model was very practical and enabled me and my colleagues to focus and achieve results.”

Healthcare Manager in Kenya

READ MORE

In the words of participants in Dr. Bragar’s leadership programs —

“I credit Joan for making me a better leader.”

Jeff Freedman, CEO, Small Army Advertising Agency, Boston, Founder of Be Bold, Be BaldCancer Treatment Fund

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