Stacy is a highly sought-after consultant, speaker, trainer, coach and mentor. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies, top-tier universities, nonprofits and governmental agencies, helping them to build more effective teams and organizational cultures through socially intelligent leadership practices.
Stacy writes and speaks passionately about leadership, mentoring, inclusion and diversity. Explore the ideas she’s most excited about in her archive of blog posts, publications and multimedia recordings.
Mentoring: Creating Mutually Empowering Relationships
Stanford Center for the Advancement of Women's Leadership
While mentoring is often viewed as one person giving and the other person receiving, Stacy Blake-Beard, Professor of Management at Simmons College, defines mentoring as a mutually empowering relationship where both parties learn and benefit. Blake-Beard offers insight into the importance of developing mentoring relationships that are based in both similarity and difference – where individuals can build... More
The Power of Mentoring as a Transformational Process
TEDx Ursuline College
In her insightful talk, Dr. Stacy Blake Beard, Professor at Simmons College, calls us to recognize the importance of mentoring and the ways it can transform our lives.
From Stacy's Blog
In talking with the journalist who authored this article, I was reminded of how big a factor unconscious bias is in our relationships — even mentoring interactions. An important action step is to make these unspoken and invisible dynamics more visible. Read the article here.Read More >
As Anna told her story about dogs and wolves, I was fascinated. I think I was drawn in because her story resonated with where I am in my life right now…getting ready to break out of the pack of dogs and head out on my own. Away from the safety and confines of humans, into…Read More >