Aug 29 2018

This conversation with Dean Newlund covers leadership insights based on his years of experience as a leadership expert and trainer for large organizations. Dean is CEO of Mission Facilitators International, a 25-year-old boutique team-based development firm with offices in Phoenix and Bend. He has developed and facilitated hundreds of training programs for small to large […]

Mar 07 2018

In our attention deficit world, how does one get noticed?  Develop a leadership brand. You can no longer rely on your hard work and great results to get you promoted.  A client of mine worked his whole life getting all the degrees and certifications he could. He got on all the right committees and demonstrated […]

Dec 14 2017

Are you intimidated by leaders? Are you intimidated to be leader? Do you think that you lack the worth to deserve the title? Where does that attitude come from? Maybe you lack experience and therefore assume that if you haven’t done it before then you can’t do it. Everything you do adds to your experience.  […]

Nov 09 2017

Learning may not always come from those above you on the career ladder.  Peers and even direct reports may have valuable lessons to share – If you’re open minded to them. Effective leadership, like success in life, is as much a social journey as it is a learning journey. There’s simply too much change happening […]

Nov 08 2017

By The Quiet Leadership Institute In his new book Peak: Secrets of the New Science of Expertise, K. Anders Ericsson proposes that almost all of us have the seeds of excellence within us—it’s just a question of nurturing them via deliberate practice. What is deliberate practice? Deliberate practice is the breakdown of expertise into a  series of […]

Nov 02 2017

Although coaching has traditionally been used as a developmental tool for executives, in many organizations access has expanded to individuals at every age and stage of their careers.  This is because a growing number of organizational decision-makers recognize the capacity of coaching to empower, engage and develop employees.  As the face of individuals receiving coaches changes, so do the modalities used.  […]

Oct 25 2017

How to keep talented employees motivated in tough times   Across the country, employees are tired of doing more work with fewer resources and little or no recognition.  Burnout is the new normal.  More than half of those surveyed by DDI, a talent-management firm, said their careers are stagnant and that they plan to look for […]