May 15 2020

    WHY STRUCTURE IS SO IMPORTANT TO LEADERSHIP Have the right behaviors, but also the right structure. INOVATION IS THE CORNERSTONE for surviving and thriving in today’s world of  V.U.C.A, Volitivity, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity; or what I describe in a white paper of the same name, The New Normal 2.0.  To not be aware of nor respond to […]

May 07 2020

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   RESOLVING CONFLICT IS KEY TO ENGAGEMENT To build a learning culture don’t avoid conflict. IF YOU BELIEVE FRIENDSHIPS, marriages, teams and companies grow and die one conversation at a time then everyone should make effective communication a top priority. And if that were to happen, we have to get really good at managing […]

May 07 2020

    THE CASE FOR INNER PEACE Dean Newlund shares a leadership lesson from abroad. ON A RECENT TRIP TO BANGKOK, my thoughts centered on how to best serve my client. Traveling internationally had become routine. Little did I know that, on this trip, the teacher would become the student, and I would receive some […]

Jun 10 2011

The first question I was asked during my first day of college was “what’s your major?”  I thought the purpose of college was to explore ideas not limit options. I was given a college advisor who got the unenviable assignment of dealing with us misfits he labeled “undecided”. The pressure to specialize extends into business […]