Category Archives: MJBurchard

Evolving Through Change – Interview Part 2

Dr. MaryJo Burchard works in the East Coast office of MasterMinds Leadership to help leaders clarify and focus on what's most important to them, optimizing their personal and professional effectiveness through data-driven coaching and training. “The greatest gift we can give to others is genuine care and connection,” said Burchard. As an integral part of…
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MasterMinds Expands to East Coast

MasterMinds Leadership is proud to announce the opening of our East Coast office in Virginia Beach, Virginia! We welcome our newest team member, Dr. MaryJo Burchard, the Vice President of Strategic Leadership, who oversees our services on the East Coast. Dr. Burchard works to help leaders clarify and focus on what's most important to them,…
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Making Connections that Count

By: Dr. MaryJo Burchard This week, I am having lunch with a very important friend. She has walked with me in pivotal moments, challenged my thinking, and inspired me to take healthy risks in my own development. I will invest a 3-hour commute to meet with her, and I know the meeting will be meaningful…
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Dedication or Obsession?

High-Octane Leaders, Beware [spacer]By: Dr. MaryJo Burchard [spacer]Movie icon Rocky Balboa once said, “Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.” Have you ever watched a single-minded person move forward with such steadiness that the momentum seemed like a force of nature? Maybe you’ve been that person. If you have exceptional focus…
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Right here, right now: Mindfulness in the life of a leader

By: Dr. MaryJo Burchard In a quiet office, I nervously sat staring at a computer monitor, waiting for the notification that the conference call was ringing me into a video job interview. I was one of two finalists, and I was first up.  Due to technical difficulties on the other end, we were already 15…
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Face-off: The Truth about Authenticity

By: Dr. MaryJo Burchard Organizations claim to value authenticity, but if we don’t understand what authenticity really is, it can seem like an unrealistic expectation or the quickest way to help your naysayers shoot you where you’re most vulnerable. Yet your authenticity will determine your effectiveness as a leader – and more crucially, as a…
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