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Leslie Becknell Marx

Leslie Becknell Marx

Leslie Becknell Marx focuses on authentic communication, creative engagement, and values-based decision-making. At Insight Experience, she works with clients to develop capabilities focused on Organizational Leadership. She brings her experience in business and understanding of personal development to effectively facilitate business simulations and draw out deep learning that connects leadership to real-world results. Leslie's educational background includes a Master of International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School.

Recent Posts:

Evaluate Your Leadership: Do They Trust You with the Truth?

How can you know that, as a leader, you are hearing the full story from your people? After all, the way you lead influences what information your team shares with you. As a leader, you must prepare yourself, support others, and create systems for an open exchange of information. You need to create your own Business Cycle of Leadership.

Authentic Leadership: How Do You Get There?

Authentic leadership is an invitation to be our true best selves, not some idealized version of a leader. And it is no easy task to develop the skills to be our authentic selves in today's complex working environments. The best way to develop self-awareness and your authentic style is through practice and feedback. Business simulations enable experiential learning in high-context situations. They create ideal environments for building your “leadership muscle” that accommodates your best self, all through understanding your strengths and triggers.  

Whoops!: Our Unplanned Social Experiment in Gender Biases

A riddle, presented to Archie Bunker in the television show All in the Family, left me befuddled as a child in the 1970s. What’s your answer?