Author Archives: Diane Jordan-Grizzard

About Diane Jordan-Grizzard

Diane's mission is to serve as midwife to the birth of men and women's dreams and possibilities. Diane lived in Liberia, served as a midwife, owned a business, and witnessed the military coup. These experiences and her formal studies inform her approach to executive coaching, large and small group facilitation, writing and speaking. She has 20 years experience in organizational leadership and effectiveness.

You Can Steer the Course of Your Dream!

My colleague, Amy, drove thirty minutes to and from work using the same daily route for eight years. One morning Amy arrived at work to the realization that the entire drive had been a blur. She had not even remembered … Continue reading

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The Art of Manifesting Emergent Leadership

Dear friends, While being a practicing midwife in Liberia West Africa, I discovered my life’s call. It is to be a catalyst in bringing forth an alternate future in personal and organizational life. My journey has connected me to amazing … Continue reading

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What Are You Called To Do In 2014?

When I met Layla at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, I was initially struck by her confident humility. After my interview with her, I was convinced that committed women not only have the capacity to change … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings!

Thank you!! I am so honored that you have supported me by buying my books, reading my blogs, and attending my workshops and seminars. I pray that you have a joyful holiday season and a prosperous New Year. My gift … Continue reading

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Disappointment Just May Be a Gift

Dawn, a Fortune 500 consultant, was one of three people leading a corporate restructuring. It was to be modeled as a butterfly: one wing the people; the other the clients. In the middle were the operational services that enabled the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Dissuaders Keep You from Your Dream!

Has anyone tried to dissuade you from pursuing your dream? Here are just a few dissuading arguments: 1) it is time for you to grow up and be responsible, 2) if it were such a good idea, someone would have … Continue reading

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Take the Wheel!

I am excited about the release of my e-book, Are You Riding in the Back Seat of Your Own Dream?  As the title suggests, the book addresses the challenges women face when we sideline our dreams in deference to the … Continue reading

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