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“I want our leaders to really make a difference...to grow themselves and then their people.  THAT is what will make our future even brighter,” Mark exclaimed, barely able to contain his enthusiastic grin. I smiled across the table at him.  He gets it.  Here is a leader who understands the development progression to not only make their future bright, but that will take his organization ... Read More »

TAGS     Leadership Development,  Status Quo
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Driving through my hometown this week, I’ve seen the Little Leaguers on the ball diamonds.  With their oversized bats and still stiff mitts, they are slowly gaining knowledge and foundational skills with the hopes of someday making it to “The Show."  Coaches teach young pitchers two primary pitches, the fastball and the change up (the traditional curveball has received criticism due to the strain ... Read More »

TAGS     Training & Development,  Targeted Training,  Leadership
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Over the course of my twenty-year career, I’ve been to quite a few excellent training programs.  There was the two-day organizational culture program in Boston.  There was a day-long executive leadership seminar at a gorgeous retreat in North Carolina.  Conferences in top-notch resorts in Kona, Palm Desert, San Francisco, and Seattle.  And from each, I brought back nuggets of knowledge, ... Read More »

TAGS     Learning & Development,  Experiential Learning,  
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Picture the last learning event you attended.  Chances are, if it was an in-person training session, you sat through a PowerPoint presentation, complete with dozens of slides filled with bullet point after bullet point.  At the end of the session, you may have been asked about what you “learned.”  Or, you might have simply autographed the “sign-in” sheet that was passed around, ... Read More »

TAGS     Adult Learning,  Leadership Development,  Training Impact
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Jack sauntered across the parking lot, confident in the relative clean bill of health he’d just received from his family doctor.  His blood pressure looked good.  Jogging had kept most of the jellyroll off his midsection.  Not a bad picture of health for someone enjoying middle-age, he thought to himself.  In fact, the only mild concern might have been the barely elevated cholesterol levels, ... Read More »

TAGS     Leadership,  Development,  Staying Great
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