At LDR, we believe that effective leaders know their values and can clearly communicate them to others. Great leaders also live their values, a fact usually revealed in the predictability of their behavior. Domus, a Stamford-based human service nonprofit that supports more than 1,100 underserved youth in Stamford and New Haven, is an organization known for living out its values. Domus is also home to four exceptional LDR alumni. We spoke to one of them, Steve Paul (LDR-Fairfield, 2010), Dean of Students at Domus' Stamford Academy, about what it means to work, live, and lead with your values.

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At LDR, we believe that leaders are coaches. We're not talking about the formal coaching through LDR or other coaching experiences, but the coaching we can all do as leaders to help others find their own answers and paths. By asking powerful and pertinent questions through active listening, leaders can help those they work with achieve clarity and focus to accelerate their own learning, performance and progress. 

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Leadership Development Roundtable (LDR) is a comprehensive program designed to accelerate the development of emerging leaders working to effect social change in Connecticut. LDR is entering its tenth year, having supported 200 rising leaders to grow their leadership skills..

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