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IA Sparks Video Series

Insights from our Intrapreneurship Academy Facilitators.

IA Sparks Video Series are bite-sized learning modules where our Intrapreneurship Academy facilitators dive into concepts taught in our courses. If you’ve ever asked yourself: How can I shift my mindset to be a better leader? What skills do I need to make an impact within my team and organization? Then these micro-learnings are for you.

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Unplanned & Unexpected Change

Unplanned change defines our industry, work, and way of life. Melissa Schneider shares tips and tricks to help organizations better prepare for the unexpected. You can never be too prepared!

What Is ”Growth Mindset“?

Your perspective sets the stage for how you navigate the world. In this video, Kristin Crockett discusses the importance of cultivating a growth mindset, what it means, and how it can positively influence teams and organizations.

Personal Branding in the Professional World

Building your personal brand is critical to your long-term success as a leader. In this video, Susie Tomenchok highlights the power of personal branding in the workplace and how to define your own.

Creating Cohesive Teams

Clear and authentic communication is the glue that holds successful teams together. How can leaders create and maintain cohesive teams? Industry expert Melissa Schneider answers that question in this video.

Leadership Without the Title

You don’t need an official manager title to be a leader…In this video, Kristen Crockett explains why and discusses how you can start harnessing your potential and embracing your ability to make a difference in people’s lives and within your organization.

The Importance of Feedback

Being thoughtful about how we deliver feedback and how it is received will provide the practice to make feedback effective, natural, and not as intimidating. Learn more from Susie Tomenchok as she describes the three types of feedback and provides guidance on how we can approach conversations.

Learning From Reflection

What does it mean to be reflective in the workplace? Melissa Schneider dives deeper into this topic and shares how leaders can create a reflective practice within their teams to improve performance, promote growth, and foster a positive and innovative environment.

Professional Networking

Kristin Crockett shares the importance of maintaining professional connections and tips to help you boost your network. What will you do today to improve the health of your professional network?

Strengths-Based Leadership

When you lean into your strengths, you will do work you’re passionate about, perform at your highest ability, and add unique value to your team. Susie Tomenchok discusses the power of leaning into your strengths and its positive impacts on teams.

Shifting from Performance to Connection

The best speakers don’t have an impact because they are flawless-they resonate because they are authentic and connected. Melissa Schneider discusses the importance of connection when delivering a presentation and shares tips on engaging with your audience.


According to a scientific study done by Organizational Psychologist Tasha Eurich, “Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively.” In this video, Kristin Crockett shares tried and true strategies to help increase self-awareness.

Advocating for Yourself

Advocating for yourself will open opportunities and accelerate your career growth. In this video, Susie Tomenchok discusses the importance of self-advocacy and how we can become more comfortable communicating our professional value.

Knowing Your Audience: Presentations

Knowing your audience when presenting is crucial for effective communication. In this video, Melissa Schneider discusses tips for approaching how you deliver information and how much should change with who is receiving it, and in what scenario.

“Think Again”

It’s easy to stand firm in our thoughts and beliefs, but that can get in our way. In this video, Kristin Crockett shares the importance of unlearning and relearning and how we can be more open-minded.

Managing Up

What does it mean to manage up? In this video, Susie Tomenchok discusses the importance of managing up and how we can start implementing those specific leadership skills.

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We hope this sparks your thinking!

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