The New Normal 2.0: Leaders and Organizations can Thrive

Resources for Leaders in the New Normal 2.0

Many organizations will discover too late that survival mode is no longer adequate. A shift has occurred, requiring leaders to exercise more than situational awareness used to identify immediate short-term financial trends. Leaders in the New Normal 2.0 must open their eyes to emerging, even sometimes barely detectable, long-term shifts in the societal and global […]

Achieve Success Through Social Styles Versatility

Social Styles Versatility

It is impossible to calculate the sales dollars lost when a salesperson misses important clues provided by the customer.  We found that Fortune 500 top sales performers possess the ability to identify and respond to their client’s specific social styles. Studies indicate that when salespeople do not adjust their behaviors to the buyer’s, they experience […]

Respecting Differences is Key

respecting differences

Human social evolution lags behind technology.  And usually, after social evolution comes political evolution.   As technology speeds up, the faster we judge other people.  It is the openness to respecting differences that sets those who will thrive from those who will not. Google estimates it takes less than a second for a person to form […]

CEO thank you letter

CEO Dean Newlund

This summer is our 25th year!  A chance to reflect, rebrand and grow. While I’m delighted to reach this milestone, it’s clients who’ve made our work possible.  I’ve always believed true genius doesn’t always come from the facilitator, coach or trainer, but mostly it comes from the clients they serve.  Our job is to guide you […]

Aligned Engagement Leads to Bottom-Line Results

Aligned Engagment

We See Opportunity Companies are facing three big issues right now.  One, a lot of their employees are disengaged.  Two, a lot of those employees are looking for other work.  Three, it’s getting harder and harder to find good people.  The positive spin right now is that we have several different generations all working together.  […]

Good leaders are losers

leadership, leaders, learning, continuing education, failure

My friend Anton, who is Chief Medical Officer at Mercy Health, and I were prepping for an upcoming team-development event when he shared the name of his presentation for this event: Good leaders are losers. This oxymoronic title provoked the questions: Why? Aren’t good leaders winners? Isn’t the point of leadership based on the goal […]