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Ashley Norgard Quoted in Article About Leadership

News | August 5, 2019


Ashley Norgard, a Kutak Rock associate in the firm’s Springfield office, was recently quoted in the SmartBrief article “4 traps that trip up new leaders.”


The article covers the importance of proper development, mentoring and onboarding when stepping into a leadership role. It further discusses the four common traps that new leaders fall into that can contribute to costly mistakes, including downward alignment, avoiding difficult conversations, shooting from the hip and misplaced identity. Ms. Norgard is quoted in the discussion about leaders that avoid difficult conversations, potentially setting the stage for a discrimination or retaliation lawsuit, as well as employment litigation.


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