U-TURNS

U-turns is a blog for lifelong learners who want to continue to expand their leadership and communication skills.

What’s Delaying Your Growth This Spring?

What’s Delaying Your Growth This Spring?

Springtime means new life. The gray winter landscape sheds away and turns green with smatterings of blooming flowers, adding vibrant color to dull scenes. It’s a perfect time to reflect on what you want in your life. Is it that new job? Starting your own business?...

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Diversity – A Critical Component of Leadership

Diversity – A Critical Component of Leadership

April is diversity month! Having had the pleasure of working with hundreds of leaders since our inception we wanted to share and reflect on the importance of diversity and some lessons we have worked hard to impart to our students over the years. Lesson #1: Diversity...

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Let Your Leadership Bloom

Let Your Leadership Bloom

One of the best parts about springtime in Arizona is watching the desert come to life with beautiful colors and blooms. In particular, the rich diversity of cacti always seem to be a hit with locals and tourists alike. As we transition into springtime there are a...

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The Gina Jonas “Play Big” Honorary Seat

The Gina Jonas “Play Big” Honorary Seat

WHO IN YOUR LIFE would U want to experience this powerful journey that is U the Communicator? In honor of Gina and the many lives she touched and all that she gave to shape U the Communicator into what it is today, we are awarding someone “The Gina Jonas ‘PLAY BIG’ Honorary Seat” in ALL future U the Communicator classes.

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Summer Referral Contest

Summer Referral Contest

What makes our hearts go pitter-patter and sets our butterflies aflutter? Double graduations! And if you've attended or been part of one of these magical ceremonies in the past, you know why! On Sunday, August 13, 2017, we'll be raising the roof for two new classes of...

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5 Simple Ways to Sharpen Your Listening Skills

5 Simple Ways to Sharpen Your Listening Skills

Hey Communicators—Listen Up! So many times when we think of people who are powerful communicators, we think of the "sage on the stage"—people standing center stage who have the audience in the palm of their hands. While the power to command an audience is certainly...

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What’s Love Got to Do with It?

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

What’s really beneath money, the recognition and the quest for meaningful work? Don’t we all truly want to love and be loved? To be understood, valued and part of thriving team that relies on each other through the ups and downs of everyday life? Our founder Jodi Low gets to the heart of the matter of what love means in the workplace.

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