Learning Foundations

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How Leaders, Teams, and Organizations Learn and Grow AFTER 28 years of working with thousands of leaders, teams, companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies and municipalities, school systems, and universities in the US and 19 companies, we’ve observed a few patterns in how learning occurs. Behavior follows perceptions. Leaders who successfully change their behavior first change […]

How to Bring Play Into Work

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PRESENCE, PURPOSE & PLAY Hear Dean Newlund Being Interviewed Recently On REWIRE IN THIS EPISODE, Jason and Dean discuss: Dean and his company work with Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and educational institutions around the country and the globe training teams in China, the UK, South America, the Middle East, India, and many […]

The Power of a Great Mission Statement


Mission Statements and Intuition Listen to this week’s interview by CLAXON IN THIS EPISODE, Erica and Dean discuss: Mission statements generation, differences, and similarities between businesses. Creating for a purpose greater than ourselves, to be part of a community. Utilizing intuition in business to help support your data. Breaking the pattern of thinking, stop being […]

A New Mindset of Engagement

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We Manage The Way We Parent AT WORK, we performance-manage our employees the way we parent our kids at home. You want your child to take initiative to do their homework, complete their chores and treat their siblings with respect, so you create the conditions for them to behave in these ways; You reinforce how […]

To Lead or To React?

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Why the World Needs Leaders to Shape a Positive Future IF YOU LISTEN to futurists today share their ideas of what’s to come tomorrow, you’d think you stumbled onto a science fiction channel. And even if half of what we hear is non-fiction, it’s abundantly clear we’re just beginning to experience the kind of change […]

A New Approach to Budget Season

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We Don’t Need to Suffer Yet Another Loss UNDER A NORMAL YEAR, the fall budget season is never pleasant. Each department-head has to justify their expenses or be told how much to cut. This year, most companies saw their 2020 budget blown apart by having to shut down some or all of their operations in […]

Leading or Surviving Change?

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Approach to the budget season will set the tone for 2021 ARE YOU GOING to avoid it, survive it, or help lead it? A loss-mindset uses fear and control to avoid losing love, connection, and security. A reinvention-mindset uses courage and discipline to uncover blind spots and opportunities to transform yourself, your team, and your […]

Has the Virtual Workplace Gotten Sloppy?

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New Policies Are Needed to Address a Variety of Needs THE VIRTUAL workplace is starting to look like our 13-year-old son’s bedroom: sloppy, unprofessional, and unorganized. The mass migration from a brick and mortar workplace to a virtual network of home-based offices was needed for social distancing, to keep our businesses open and our employees […]

Reframing to Uncover Blindspots

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What We Can’t See Is Where Risk and Opportunities Lie. WALKING DOWN a stretch of road I normally drive I notice all the things I’ve missed: The wiener dog weather vane on top of a neighbor’s house, the Mountain Canyon Estates sign announcing the start of a development, the trailhead leading down to the local […]