About Judy Hissong, CLM

World Domination for Good Judy understands leadership and teams. And, she knows how to help you maximize the potential of yours. For over two decades, Judy has applied her vast knowledge of team dynamics, emotional intelligence, work/life balance, leadership, and finance to help organizations improve their people, process, performance and, ultimately, profits.. Learn more at www.nessostrategies.com.


I was attending the ALA's Annual Conference a few weeks back which led me into a week-long volleyball tournament. Listening to Rick Rigsby inspired me in all the right ways to begin anew, in this time and space, even as strange as it is at times. He grabbed my attention with this quote: "Champions are champions [...]

By |2021-10-20T11:51:40-07:00October 20th, 2021|Blog|

Leader as Coach

Daniel Goleman introduced his six different leadership styles back in 2000. The introduction of coaching as a leadership style was revolutionary at the time, and now 20 years later, we know it is a differentiator in retention and engagement. Of course, retention + engagement = productivity, so many ears perk up when we discuss [...]

By |2021-09-28T15:54:34-07:00September 28th, 2021|Articles|


I have an aversion to the sound of a vacuum cleaner. It goes back as far as I can remember, and my physical response is the same as nails on a chalkboard - goosebumps all over my body along with chills and shivers. I was enduring Roomba (my robot vacuum) last week, thinking about [...]

By |2021-09-28T12:56:44-07:00September 28th, 2021|Blog|

Playing to Win or Playing Not to Lose

Playing to win is not the same as playing not to lose.  The Olympics are my favorite season, particularly the summer games. A time when the world gathers in alignment to cheer and celebrate incredible athleticism and the human condition. I will watch any sport, sometimes knowing them pretty well, other times learning a [...]

By |2021-08-23T13:30:58-07:00August 23rd, 2021|Blog|

Inde or Inter?

We are fast approaching the celebration of the US Independence, aka Fourth of July. I have been wondering the value of independence in a different way – how independent we all claim to be, and want to be, and operate as such. I was driving this morning and almost experienced a collision as another [...]

By |2021-06-25T15:07:33-07:00June 25th, 2021|Blog|

The Difference Maker | John C. Maxwell

Disclaimer: I have been reading John Maxwell’s books as long as he has been writing them - and that’s a very long time. I enjoy his writing style, which is actionable and succinct, and his focus is always on being better. In this book he’s talking about attitude, and how our attitude impacts our [...]

By |2021-05-24T12:35:07-07:00May 24th, 2021|What Is Judy Reading?|
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