The Self-Aware Leader Podcast:
Leveraging Your Enneagram Power
Sally Brown, Jim Shutt, Caitlin Sullentic, Lori Phillips
Dallas Center Grimes CSD
2555 West 1st Street
Grimes, IA 50111
First Guest Phone: Lori Phillips:515 293-0557
Second Guest Phone: Caitlin Sulentic: 319-572-4383 or
Dr. Lori Phillips has been in education for 30 years. She taught secondary English for 10 years and then assumed leadership positions in curriculum and instruction, as well as building leadership. For the past 15 years, Lori has served as a middle school principal in Dallas Center and Grimes Iowa. Lori received her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership in 2019 and was named Iowa Middle School Principal of the Year in 2020. Lori is passionate about educating middle-level students–not only academically, but socially, emotionally, and behaviorally as well. Lori’s next goal is to establish a world-class middle school for young adolescents within her community. The new facility is scheduled to open the fall of 2021.
Linda John is the CEO and founder of Linda John Consulting, LLC, providing Executive Coaching and Destination Consulting services to clients throughout the USA. From 1993 – 2020, Linda served as the Executive Director for Visit Eau Claire in west-central Wisconsin. Some of Linda’s top accomplishments at Visit Eau Claire included the development of a successful regional tourism program, the creation of a sports commission for the Eau Claire area, and launching two successful mobile visitor center programs, all resulting in record-setting tourism growth for the region during her tenure.
In most recent years, John was at the table for the completion of the Pablo Center at the Confluence, where Visit Eau Claire opened its new Experience Center, as well as collaborating to craft the community partnership strategy for the new Sonnentag Event and Recreation Complex. She also was the lead voice in advocating for a new convention center, including the completion of a feasibility study and the development of a collaborative strategy for the project.
Linda now owns and operates her professional consulting practice, Linda John Consulting, through which she offers a variety of professional training and human resource development services, including team development and organizational rebuilding initiatives.
Linda is a Certified Destination Marketing Executive (CDME) and an accredited practitioner of the Integrative Enneagram for both individuals and teams. She holds memberships with Destinations International and the International Coach Federation (ICF). Linda holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University in Mankato and a Master’s of Science degree in Training and Human Resource Development from UW Stout.