Welcome to the Human Development & Leadership Division Community!
Our myASQ community space is designed to give our members centralized access to content within our Human Development & Leadership (HD&L) Body of Knowledge as well as the ability to connect and interact with other community members and subject matter experts. 

Our Vision is to be the global community of choice for everyone by making human potential an organizational and personal priority.

Our Mission is to enrich the personal and professional lives of our membership, and the global community, to triumph over current and future challenges.

We have a lot of great content that can be found in our community including: 

If you are new to the community, we encourage you to check out our upcoming events and start interacting with other members through our discussion board

Our True North Roadmap

True North is an established reference point to help anyone navigate in any direction, to any destination. It is the basis of the compass and, as the North Star, is what anchors navigational tools. As proponents of Human Development and Leadership, we are each responsible for defining true north for ourselves and teaching others the best ways to use it for their own development and leadership. In his book True North, Bill George defines True North as the internal compass that guides you successfully through life. It represents who you are as a human being at your deepest level.  Let our community be your partner in defining your True North; your fixed point in a spinning world.
Our True North includes:
  • Demonstrate passion for human development & leadership
  • Be a leader in delivering excellent member experience
  • Think positively and share optimism
  • Respect diversity in individuals, communities and cultures
  • Maximize growth by capitalizing on our strengths 
  • Focus on holistic development : intellectual, emotional, physical & spiritual
  • Embrace FUN and the 'Yes, and …'  philosophy
  • Be fully engaged at all times
  • Be genuinely humble
  • Recognize that the team comes before individuals
  • Celebrate achievements, appreciate efforts & offer support

Benefits of an HD&L Division Membership

  • Ever-expanding professional content to enhance your leadership skills
  • Learn how to make all of your relationships more effective
  • Increase your opportunities for personal development
  • Be part of an exciting division that is at the heart of quality improvement


The HD&L Division is looking for volunteers to fill the following positions: - Marketing & Communications Chair - Webinar/Panel Chair - Book of Knowledge Chair When it comes to volunteering there are some important requirements. These requirements are passion, positivity and respect. The most valuable assets a volunteer can bring to a team is ... more
Posted by Sidita Hasi on Human Development and Leadership Division Jun 10, 2022 5:50 PM CDT
We're now accepting panelists' applications for our upcoming panel discussion on the subject of " Leading Organizations ." As we announced earlier this year we are focusing our body of knowledge around a 3 part competency model: Leading Self; Leading Teams; Leading Organizations. After phenomenal success in January 2022, on our " Leading Self by ... more
Posted by Sidita Hasi on Human Development and Leadership Division Jun 10, 2022 5:40 PM CDT
As part of our yearly global outreach webinars and the current critical times in Ukraine we invite panelist from Ukraine and Russia to apply or anyone with a similar history. Deadline March 15 Webinar will be held in English but might switch to Ukrainian and Russian depending on panelist pool. To apply please contact Sidita Hasi or email her at ... more
Posted by Sidita Hasi on Human Development and Leadership Division Mar 7, 2022 4:42 PM CST

Upcoming Events


Recent Discussions

Stephanie Gaulding
The attached information was shared with HD&L leadership regarding the ASQ Houston Regional Conference on ...
Deborah Coviello
Dear HD&L Community, I'm a passionate mentor because I lacked a mentor during my career. Now I am giving back ...
I've had several mentors speaking into my career, many of whom I am able to tap into for advice whenever needed to ...
Thank you Amanda for sharing!

I think when you have the gift of one of these amazing relationships, good things come ...

I had several very good mentors. Unfortunately they were all men. It would have been enormously helpful to have had ...

Yes, I have had several mentors throughout the course of my career. My first mentor was my father. My mother died ...

Oh my, I answered the first part of the question, but not really the second part. My dad’s wisdom helped me build the ...

Janet - I consider myself fortunate that I had the opportunity to have one of my mentors along my journey be female, ...

Norm Howe Norm Howe Jan '22


Luigi Sille
Get involved, it’s gratifying and enriching! We are looking for volunteers to fill the following positions: ...
Stephanie Gaulding
I'll be at this year's WCQI in Fort Worth and looking forward to seeing many friends again this year....I've ...
Yes!  I'll be there too!  And if you are coming, think about going to our workshop session " Leading teams: Conflict ...
Yes, I will be attending WCQI also.  I look forward to see y'all there! 

- Lisa Simpkins
Las Vegas Section 705 Audit ...
Zubair Anwar Khurshid
Possessing soft skills or transportable skills play significantly important role in the career growth and of ...
Stephanie Gaulding
We are currently looking for a new newsletter editor for our division's newsletter The Human Element, for the 2020 ...
Stephanie Gaulding ‍, what are the software requirements for this? 
Amanda Foster ‍ - Pretty simple. The newsletter is assembled using Microsoft Word and then converted to a PDF for ...
Luigi Sille
Luigi Sille Apr '22
Stephanie Gaulding
I'd like to thank John Breckline ‍ for a great webinar that provided an overview of the new myASQ platform and tips ...
Zubair Anwar Khurshid
Recent COVID-19 pandemic has caused havoc and chain of economic downturn is hitting the world. Several hundreds ...
Deborah Coviello
Dear Community, I'm curious what techniques you use when you present information used for decision making, but ...

Latest Resources

  • Our Competency Framework for Quality Professionals and Leaders

    So, what is a "competency"?

    A competency is a particular quality that an organization has determined is desirable for its organizational members to possess. A competency combines skills, knowledge, and the ability to achieve the ...

    Date Created: 05/17/2022 02:53 AM
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Why don't you have a leadership certification?

    Why don't you have a leadership certification?

    This is one of the most common questions our leadership team is asked. Most ASQ divisions create a Body of Knowledge (or BOK) as a basis for certification on a specific area or topic, ...

    Date Created: 05/16/2022 11:40 PM
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Writing a Primer Below are commonly asked questions about authoring a primer as a means of contributing to the HD&L Division's Body of Knowledge. If you have a question and it's not answered here, please reach out to our BOK chair.

    Q: Do I have to be a ...

              Date Created: 01/14/2020 03:18 AM
            1. How to configure your myASQ community notifications Ever wonder if you’re missing out on the latest content from the HD&L myASQ community? Then wonder no more. This resource is designed to help you understand how to configure your community notifications to ensure that you receive ...

                      Date Created: 11/07/2019 01:19 AM
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