How To Lead in a Time of Conflict

How To Lead in a Time of Conflict

By Julie Holton, Michelle Hutchison, LMSW, Kathryn Scourby, CBCP, Martha Youngblood
August 27, 2021 | 27-minute episode
Marketing Management and Leadership Management of Individual Personnel Firm Organizational Structure and Dynamics Department Management and Motivation Content Type Podcast
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Episode: 82

Series: Strategies LIVE!

Episode Description:
From the pandemic to issues of racial and social injustice and ongoing adversity, knowing how to be an effective leader during these times has been challenging. In this episode of the LMA Strategies LIVE! podcast, hear Julie Holton, (mConnexions), Michelle Hutchison, LMSW (Resilient Minds Consulting; The Meta Center), Kathryn Scourby, CBCP (KNS Consulting LLC), and Martha Youngblood (Fahrenheit Advisors Inc.) discuss how marketing managers and leaders can help their teams and law firms through times of conflict with empathy.  

Julie Holton, Principal Strategist and Owner, mConnexions; LMA Strategies Editorial Committee (Moderator)
Michelle Hutchison, LMSW, Owner, Resilient Minds Consulting, Founder, Meta Center
Kathryn Scourby, CBCP, Principal, KNS Consulting LLC
Martha Youngblood, Consultant, Fahrenheit Advisors Inc.

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Learn more about emotional intelligence and the importance it has on managing yourself and others in the “Critical for Effective Leadership: Emotional Intelligence” Strategies LIVE! podcast.

Series Description:
The LMA Strategies LIVE! podcast series examines subject matters and issues affecting legal marketers and the work that we do. This podcast series expands on Strategies & Voices content and elevates expert insights advancing legal marketing.

LMA Podcast · How To Lead in a Time of Conflict

Julie Holton

Julie Holton is the principal strategist and owner of mConnexions, a full-service marketing and communications agency. She also is the host and executive producer of Expert Connexions, a TV show that airs on WLAJ ABC 53 in Lansing, Michigan. Holton has extensive marketing, media and communications experience, and she spent more than 10 years working in top television newsrooms across the country as a three-time Emmy award-winning producer and executive producer. Holton currently hosts two podcasts, is a featured author in numerous blogs and publications, is regularly invited to speak and consult with organizations across the country, and is a member of LMA's Strategies Editorial Committee.

Michelle Hutchison, LMSW
Resilient Minds Consulting; The Meta Center

Michelle Hutchison, LMSW, is the owner of Resilient Minds Consulting and founder of The Meta Center, a center for transformation, growth and networking. She is a licensed clinical therapist, speaker and consultant, and her work focuses on understanding and healing the impact of trauma and building resilience and treatment through the neuropsychological perspective. Hutchison is passionate about developing the whole person thus impacting system change as well as community health and perspective.  

Kathryn Scourby, CBCP
KNS Consulting LLC

Kathryn Scourby, CBCP, is the principal of KNS Consulting LLC. She works with professional service firms to achieve their goals in the areas of business continuity, disaster preparedness, risk management and compliance. Her experience includes 33 years with international law firm Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. She is a frequent presenter at legal management and business continuity conferences, Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) conferences and chapter meetings, state and local Bar Association meetings, other professional association meetings, and with private service firms and businesses.

Martha Youngblood
Fahrenheit Advisors Inc.

Martha Youngblood is a seasoned HR professional with over 20 years of experience leading the HR function for law firms including McGuireWoods Consulting and Finnegan LLP. Her signature skills include strategic human resources planning, employee engagement, developing policies and procedures, designing performance and engagement strategies, and compensation. She is currently a consultant with Fahrenheit Advisors Inc. where she partners with clients to provide strategic human resources strategies and resolve operational challenges. She is passionate about helping companies avoid risk by staying current on all laws related to employee policies and employee relations.