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Self-Development is a lifelong process of increasing self-awareness, developing skills and growing your knowledge based on both informal and formal activities. Although methods and techniques vary based on preference, setting goals and benchmarks will provide a base to measure success. Integrating a feedback process will also allow for higher self-awareness. Many examples of self-development include coaching and managing others.

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The following elements are measured within Gibb's TORI Self-Diagnosis scale. Tori Self-Diagnosis Scale Trusting-Being: A person who scores high on this set of items is saying: View of Myself: "I trust myself, have a fairly well-formed sense of my own being and uniqueness, and feel good about myself ... Read More

Case Studies


Background Buckman Laboratories is an international, family-owned, specialty-chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.  For more than fifty years, Buckman has provided the world’s leading industries with a broad range of specialty chemicals for the papermaking, water treatme... Read More

Gundersen Lutheran Hospital: Self-Assessment

By Michelle Fellenz /Chief Talent, Learning & Culture Officer, Inclusa

This case study outlines a self-assessment, personal change-based program that is designed to develop managers within this merged healthcare organization.In this case study, you will find:•    Building the Business Case•    Best Practice Study•    Assessment and Development Planning... Read More

Research


Learning Development Systems for Managers Across Global Organization

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

To support the implementation of new People Practices, Major Organizations need to provide training for over thousands of HR manager distributed across the global organization. The objectives of the training include both an understanding of the new People Practices Philosophies, the technical detail... Read More

BPI Senior Executive Board Research Digital Tools - Using HR Analytics in a Powerful Way

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

This report looks at 6 multinational, blue chip organizations all at slightly different stages of their strategy to deploy HR Analytics and put it at the heart of their decision-making culture. The organizations reviewed in this report are shown below. 1. Google 2. Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) 3. ... Read More

GLOBAL TALENT MANAGEMENT TRENDS

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Continued global commercial volatility and unpredictability means talent strategies are constantly evolving. Talent scarcity remains a pressing concerns for most HR principles and this is being reflected by a heavy strategic focus on talent sourcing and retention. Surprisingly, in a time of b... Read More

Retaining Employees in the Liquid Workforce

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

I put the following quick-react-report together in response to questions concerning how to retain employees beyond the first few years in the organization. Read More

Next Generation/Multigenerational Workforce Transformation Research Report

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

The global workforce is made up of 4 generations. By 2025 there will be five generations in the workforce. Each generation displays some unique behaviors and how they perform tasks. Although multiple generations in the workforce are not new, the makeup of the workforce and the reliance on technology... Read More

Successful Co-Located Human Resource Business Partner Alignment

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Re-alignment of Human Resource Departments from transactional to the transformational has been taking place for the last 20 years. In the past, HR departments were more of a support organization. Many Senior Managers and Executives believed that Human Resource Departments should be more strategic in... Read More

Best Practices in Consultative Selling, Consensus Building, and Negotiation

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Consultative Selling is a process that builds relationships. It makes sales, but as important, it secures a continuing partnership. The process takes its time to draw specific information from prospects that gives dimension to the customer’s needs and wants. This information then provides the d... Read More

3 Studies in Process Leadership Technology

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Process leadership is a big picture approach, a holistic, whole systems look. It aims to build or re-engineer effective processes and manage them for the delivery of business goals. Read More

Best Practices in Contingent Workforce Transformation

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

The US Department of Labor defines a contingent worker as “a temporary member of an organization who does not possess a contract for permanent employment.” Under that guidance contingent workers include, part-time, contractors, on call, workers hired for a specific period, professional employmen... Read More

Successful Co-Located Human Resource Business Partner Alignment

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Re-alignment of Human Resource Departments from transactional to the transformational has been taking place for the last 20 years. In the past, HR departments were more of a support organization. Many Senior Managers and Executives believed that Human Resource Departments should be more strategic in... Read More

Punishment or Development: What is the purpose of Today’s Performance Management Processes?

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Over the last few years, a growing phenomenon in performance management (PM) throughout premier companies such as Adobe, General Electric, and JP Morgan Chase has been exchanging the traditional annual performance review for a system of ongoing development discussions. Why has this phenomenon beg... Read More

4 Keys for Aligning Talent Strategies in Emerging Global Markets

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

When business dictates the next step is stretching outside the U.S., organizations must tread with care. While the company may have a domestic talent strategy, there is much to consider when looking for overseas talent. Each country has its own unique set of challenges, from how to obtain and tra... Read More

Contingent Workforce Research Report

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

This report begins with a discussion of the different options available for managing a global contingent workforce program. The data for the program options were gathered from reports and interviews. The discussion is followed by the interviews, summary of results, recommendations, and list of re... Read More

Test and Learns

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

“Test and Learn” is a term given to business practices aimed at accelerating performance. It assumes that learning is largely a heuristic behavior of trial and error. It’s a pragmatic learning experience in which people are satisfied with “good enough” solutions that could be optimal ... Read More

Comparison of Performance Management Vendors

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

The following is a survey of tools that enable the employee feedback that supports performance appraisals. The intent is to identify and measure those tools that compete directly with Skillrater. I have found that the “big” tools serve Human Resources and Human Capital Management in extensivel... Read More

Matching Analytics to HR’s Chief Goals

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Almost every aspect of workforce management and top talent identification is viewed as a “high” or “very high” in terms of importance by the HR professionals in our survey. This shows that analytics has the potential to impact talent management at every level but may also signify that anal... Read More

4 Keys for Aligning Talent Strategies in Emerging Global Markets

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

When business dictates the next step is stretching outside the U.S., organizations must tread with care. While the company may have a domestic talent strategy, there is much to consider when looking for overseas talent. Each country has its own unique set of challenges, from how to obtain and tr... Read More

Live Webinars


Next Generation Learning - Adaptive Learning

By Nick Howe /Chief Learning Officer at Area9 Learning | Strategic Advisor | Award-Winning Global Learning Leader | Innovator

The future is now, and if personalized adaptive learning isn't a part of your current learning strategy, you may be falling behind. Adaptive learning delivers personalized, impactful, measurable, engaging learning and is easy to deploy using your content. Traditional learning can waste milli... Read More
John Nelson is a veteran of organization transformation. Whether it is the result of an integration from a merger/acquisition or due to an internal reorganization, John has built a model based on his personal experiences with organizations such as Diversey, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Baxalta, Cargill, Med... Read More
During this session, you will hear from veterans in the executive coaching industry about their successes and learnings from 100s of executive and management coaching experiences. They will share lessons learned, best practices, what is next for leadership development and more. Read More

STORY MARKETING: Clarifying your employer brand message

By David Mann /Story Building and Storytelling Specialist, High Stakes Presenting

Everyone knows using stories will increase brand awareness. But what if you could also turn your brand message into a repeatable story? What if every staff member and client said the exact same thing about your company? David shows you how stories can be much more useful than just case studies and a... Read More

Women in Leadership: Expanding Influence and Leading Change

By Sally Helgesen /Premier Expert on Women's Leadership | Best-Selling Author | International Speaker

Sally Helgesen is the bestselling author of seven books including her latest book, "How Women Rise," co-authored with Marshall Goldsmith. In this session, Sally will draw on decades of stories and insights to identify the twelve most common habits that undermine women in their quest to become more s... Read More

Talent Alignment During Leadership Change

By Sandy Ogg /Former CHRO, Unilever and Board Member, INSEAD, CEO.works

During times of leadership change, full alignment between management and employees is more important than ever to create a successful corporate culture. In this session, we'll investigate how business leaders can act as the driving force to creating a strong corporate culture, and an environment whe... Read More

Digital Tools - Using HR Analytics in a Powerful Way

By Agnes Johansen /Vice President People and Leadership, Equinor

HR needs to become a more active business partner to leaders in helping them make more informed leadership decisions. In order to do so, HR must take part in the process of providing data in a highly participative and contextual manner. In an effort to become better at using digital tools for HR an... Read More

What Leaders need to know in order to create and sustain an agile organizational culture

By Mary Eggers /Senior Partner and co-developer of “Whole-Scale® Change.”, Dannemiller Tyson Associates (DTA)

Working with organizations around the globe, we have found it universally true that people support what they help to create. This session focuses on a few of the robust Whole-Scale® principles and models that support an agile, empowered culture. Read More

On Demand Webinars


Agile Transformation

By Mary Tabata /Teaching Assistant, Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School & Senior Research Associate, Best Practice Institute

It’s common to think about how Agile Frameworks transform our development and process life cycles. But how can Agile Thinking transform the culture of our whole organization? Innovating ways to bring Agile to whole systems can create breakthrough change and engage stakeholder on all levels. ... Read More
VR and AR are here. Apple ARKit and Google ARCore are turning two billion phones into a magic lens that can arm your workforce with superpowers. Full-body VR offers a digital rehearsal space of such convincing verisimilitude that learners feel they are actually there. How are Fortune 500 companies d... Read More

Create a Culture of Connection

By Michael Lee Stallard /Expert on how effective leaders boost human connection in cultures to improve performance, Meyer Partners

Leaders who develop and maintain a workplace culture infused with connection so that people feel included, supported and part of the team, see a marked difference in performance. Employees who feel connected to people at work are not only healthier and happier, they are also more productive, more en... Read More

The Generation Creative Leader

By Bruce Cryer /Founder of Renaissance Human

Bruce Cryer draws upon a diverse professional background in business management, leadership development, and resilience training, along with refined artistic skills as a singer, writer, dancer, and photographer in helping people find their creative brilliance in business and personal life. Bruc... Read More

Leadership Lexicon

By Richard Bellingham /Executive Coaching and HR Management Consulting, iobility

The idea is to frame all leadership competencies in a two dimensional grid. On the x axis are the 3 meta-skills of leadership: Identify, Build, and Drive. On the y axis are the four dimensions of leadership: Know and Grow Yourself, Know and Grow Your Team, Know and Grow your Organization, and Kn... Read More

B State: Transforming Your Business and Culture in Rapid Time to Achieve Breakthrough Measurable Results

By Mark Samuel /AuthorFounder | CEO | Rapid Culture Change | Award Winning Author | Speaker | Rapid Breakthrough Results, IMPAQ Corporation

Businesses, especially global ones, are challenged to keep pace with the speed of change in their industry. Emerging competition, regulatory standards, M&A’s, new technology, and changing customer demands are forcing organizations to rethink their business models, corporate culture, organizational... Read More

Best Practices in Finding & Retaining Skilled Workers in Challenging Environments

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Filling the talent pipeline for skilled workers can be a challenge. Talent acquisition should not hold back growth for technology-enabled manufacturing. How can organizations find and retain talent in challenging environments? Companies are thinking creatively to find ways to address talent short... Read More

Best Practices Next Generation/Multi-Generational Workforce Transformation Research

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

What kind of flexibility, agility, and changes are needed to acquire, hire, develop, and enable the high performance of the next generation/multi-generational workforce? Read More

Talent 2.0: Shifting to Human Capital

By Michael Arena /Chief Talent Officer, General Motors

Michael Arena shares his insights from his book, Adaptive Space which describes how connections, ideas, information, and resources allow for greater innovation and adaptability in your organization. Read More

BPI Research Presentation - Best Practices in Talent Management Transformation

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

The BPI Senior Executive Board holds a benchmarking and dialogue session the second Tuesday of each month. Come prepared to learn and share your knowledge and expertise - as well as take part in BPI's process of team development and transformation online. Each Senior Executive Board member may bring... Read More
The BPI Senior Executive Board holds a benchmarking and dialogue session the second Tuesday of each month. Come prepared to learn and share your knowledge and expertise - as well as take part in BPI's process of team development and transformation online. Each Senior Executive Board member may bring... Read More

BPI Research Presentation - HR Business Partner Alignment

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

The BPI Senior Executive Board holds a benchmarking and dialogue session the second Tuesday of each month. Come prepared to learn and share your knowledge and expertise - as well as take part in BPI's process of team development and transformation online. Each Senior Executive Board member may bring... Read More

Best Practice Benchmark-it - Transforming Culture after Merger, Acquisition and major change

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

Enabling our company to transform after a merger/acquisition/major change, yet harnessing the existing momentum and bringing them along. Read More
Best Practice benchmarking is a critical first step toward developing and designing a leading edge program, system, or intervention within your organization. Before you venture out on your own to diagnose your own system, or if you have already begun designing, it is sage advice to look externally t... Read More

The History of OD: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

By John Scherer /Co-Director, Scherer Leadership International

This 15 minute learning byte will teach you about the history and foundation of the field of Organization Development outlining the significant contributions of specific theorists and practitioners who helped shape the field today. Read More

An Integrated Approach to Driving Diversity at Rockwell Collins

By BPI Admin /Co-Director, Scherer Leadership International

Our employees must reflect the changing demographics to meet the needs and expectations of a global economy. Establishing a diverse, talented and motivated workforce increases our ability to develop innovative solutions by embracing diversity of thoughts, opinions, backgrounds and styles. To ... Read More

The New Leader's Playbook

By George Bradt /Executive onboarding expert - helps new leaders and teams deliver Better Results Faster

Leadership transitions are some of the toughest challenges people face – professionally and personally. Nearly half of new leaders fail in their first 18 months. Often, those failures are the result of crucial mistakes made in the very beginning that can be devastating for organizations and leader... Read More

Proper Preparation for Perfect Presentations: Presenting a Seamless Presentation

By Jeff Davidson /"The Work-Life Balance Expert®" Motivational Keynote Speaker, Award-winning Author

You may not realize it, but whenever you encounter an effective presentation the odds are high that the presenter took great lengths to ensure that everything went smoothly. In this illuminating session, we will "peek the curtain" to reveal the handful of key activities you'll want to undertake so t... Read More
Never before has there been more of a need to understand, embody, and embrace the core principles of true Leadership. Global strategist, international consultant, and bestselling author Chad Robert Stewart has traveled the world working with CEOs, Directors, and Executives from Fortune 500 companies... Read More
The Combat Mindset webinar is a summary of Mann’s Combat Mindset speech which is an empowering messages that encourage others to reach higher as well as building leadership, honor and integrity. Through his entertaining stories which come from his experiences in adventure sports and in the Navy SE... Read More

50 Ways to Develop Yourself as a Leader - 3

By Steve Arneson /President, Arneson Leadership Consulting

Leaders at all levels today are busy – often times, too busy to develop their leadership skills. And in this challenging business climate, companies aren’t spending as much on leadership development. What’s a leader to do? How can you break through and take your own leadership game to the next... Read More

How to Use Collaborative Goal Setting and Develop a Performance Feedback Process

By Tara Powers /★ Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning Leadership & DISC Expert, Talent Management Strategist, Executive Coach, Speaker ★, Powers Resource Center, LLC

Two of the most important things a new leader should do well, is work collaboratively with their team to define and set performance goals and provide consistent, clear feedback that has a positive impact on performance. When these two things are done effectively, you can expect to see engaged employ... Read More
Words and phrases have meanings. For example: leadership development, talent management, high potential talent, coaching and mentoring, and many others. This webinar will focus like a laser on Marshall Goldsmith's stakeholder centered coaching process. Internal and external coaches have been trained... Read More

What Makes You an Expert is Not What Makes You Interesting

By Ilene Bergelson /Physical + Verbal Expression Coach | Communication Crisis Intervention | Creator, EmpowerSpeak, Lifemoves Health LLC

All too often brilliant executives become the casualty of excess nerves when asked to present. From ideas not being taken seriously to being passed over for a promotion, the cost of these nerves means the executive’s credibility and future. In this interactive webinar, Ilene walks participants ... Read More
HR professionals need to better understand the business to act as strategic business partners. HR professionals need “business acumen” to draw sound conclusions from business information. More importantly, they need to take the actions needed to drive organizational results. In this webinar, We... Read More

The Top 10 Secrets for Emerging Leader Success

By Tara Powers /★ Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning Leadership & DISC Expert, Talent Management Strategist, Executive Coach, Speaker ★, Powers Resource Center, LLC

It’s not easy stepping up into a leadership role. It takes mindset, understanding, commitment, and a whole new set of skills. Today’s new leaders are required to accelerate their success faster and quickly gain the respect of their teams and peers. This session will focus on the most important t... Read More

The Leader's Journey: From Mindset to Impact

By Tara Powers /★ Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning Leadership & DISC Expert, Talent Management Strategist, Executive Coach, Speaker ★, Powers Resource Center, LLC

Do you react to life’s situations or take the lead? Do you take responsibility or place blame? The answer to these questions will directly determine the impact you have on others, in your business and life! When you can effectively take the lead in any situation, you can empower and influence o... Read More

Influencing Difficult People

By Deborah Slobodnik /Master Coach for Leaders and Teams

Getting real buy-in to new strategies, programs or processes can be a challenge and frustration with some key stakeholders. This webinar provides proven and practical tips to getting real versus espoused buy-in order to lower barriers to change. These tips are based on over 25 years experience as an... Read More

Organization Learning in Today’s Business Environment: Newell-Rubbermaid

By Brian Hults /Vice President of Organization and People Development

Brian Hults is Vice President Organization and People Development at Newell-Rubbermaid. Brian shares information on Newell-Rubbermaid's Learning Culture and Succession Planning. Read More

Becoming an Agile Leader: How to Lead Effectively in Today's Business Environment

By Bill Joiner /Co-Author of Award-Winning Book,Leadership Agility, President of ChangeWise

In this webinar, Bill Joiner will draw on his extensive research on this topic and three decades of work with organizations to discuss what leaders and leadership development professionals can do to increase their own agility and that of their people and their organizations. Increasingly, line an... Read More
Leaders must hit their marks. But this is especially hard in today’s “interruption age” – where the pace is fast, the meetings back to back, and the information flow never-ending. How can you achieve your goals – much less lead others effectively – in this landscape? By adopting a new se... Read More

50 Ways to Develop Yourself as a Leader - 2

By Steve Arneson /President, Arneson Leadership Consulting

Leaders at all levels today are busy – oftentimes, too busy to develop their leadership skills. And in this challenging business climate, companies aren’t spending as much on leadership development. What’s a leader to do? How can you break through and take your own leadership game to the next ... Read More

Entering a New Stage: Adapting to Change

By David Mann /Story Building and Storytelling Specialist, High Stakes Presenting

With the amount of change going on in most companies, imagination is critical; you must remain flexible in order to remain afloat. In this webinar, David will show you how to see beyond your own limitations, break your boundaries, and “find your genius.” With humor and insight, he’ll introduce... Read More

Cultivating Optimism – How to Stay Positive in Tough Times

By Kirk Wilkinson /Corporate Director of Training and Leadership Development - Professional Speaker, trainer and Executive Coach

This interactive workshop is one of Kirk’s signature presentations where you will learn why optimists are better negotiators, close more deals, take fewer sick days, are more creative, more productive and are better employees. In this moving and touching session you will learn the skills of optimi... Read More

Managing the Pace of New Information

By Jeff Davidson /"The Work-Life Balance Expert®" Motivational Keynote Speaker, Award-winning Author

Does too much paper, too much reading, and too much with which to keep pace diminish your enjoyment of work and of life? If so, go from glut to gain. Learn how to win with information and not be deluged by it. Discover how to become your own information highway, use information for maximum gain, and... Read More

Leading Change Changes Leaders

By Zara Larsen /Global Industry & Engineering Executive, Serial Intrepreneur

Change capacity. Every organization needs it, yet isn’t necessarily getting it without considerable leadership talent turnover. Change leaders. Can we develop more or do we have to bring them in from the outside? And either way, why is it that those who lead high impact change quite often leave th... Read More

50 Ways to Develop Yourself as a Leader - 1

By Steve Arneson /President, Arneson Leadership Consulting

Leaders at all levels today are busy – often times, too busy to develop their leadership skills. And in this challenging business climate, companies aren’t spending as much on leadership development. What’s a leader to do? How can you break through and take your own leadership game to the next... Read More

The Surprisingly Simple Secret to Resolving Conflicts Large and Small

By Lisa Earle McLeod /Selling with Noble Purpose -- Keynote Speaker -- Strategy Consultant -- Bestselling Author

Leaders who can embrace paradox (fast AND thorough, creative AND disciplined, short term AND long term, tough AND compassionate) are more successful than those who succumb to an either/or mindset. Either/or thinking is a mental habit that flat-lines innovation, stifles cooperation, hampers leadershi... Read More

How to Develop Leadership in Everyone

By Joe Raelin /Principal, The Leaderful Consultancy

In this webinar, Dr. Joe Raelin will introduce an exciting new way to think about and practice leadership, in what he calls, "leaderful practice." Thought to be ripe for the requirements of our 21st Century organizations, leaderful practice replaces the conventional heroic model by introducing the f... Read More

Self-Sustaining Leadership

By Kirk Wilkinson /Corporate Director of Training and Leadership Development - Professional Speaker, trainer and Executive Coach

Are you having fun yet? If you are not having fun as a leader then chances are you are trying too hard. Leadership is not accidental, whether you want to be or not, you are a leader. Whenever you influence others toward a goal, you are acting as a leader. Learn how to create leadership momentum so t... Read More

Lead Your Boss

By John Baldoni /Executive Coach & Leadership Educator

Organizations, especially those in crisis, need men and women willing to exert their leadership to effect positive change. “Leading from the Middle,” based on John Baldoni’s newest book, Lead Your Boss, demonstrates how managers can use their influence to lead without authority. For managers w... Read More

Appreciative Inquiry: Making it Work

By Gervase Bushe /Organization Development Scholar and Consultant

The shine is wearing off and many people who were excited by the allure of positive, conflict free change have been disappointed by their experience of appreciative inquiry (AI). Yet, stories of amazing transformational outcomes from AI continue to surface. So what’s up? In this webinar one of the... Read More
The health of your relationships at work and at home is a BIGGER indicator to your happiness then how much money you make, what your job status and satisfaction is, or where you live. And, as a culture and particularly in stressful economic times, we expect MORE from our relationships and tend to gi... Read More

Working with Difficult Leaders

By Bpi /Learning and Leadership Development Staff, Best Practice Institute

We all know the type: brilliant, aggressive, real go-getters. Only thing is, no one can stand working with them. Maybe it’s because their personalities are so abrasive, or maybe they quietly lack consideration for others, only focusing on results and missing their impact on individuals and on team... Read More

Creating Healthy Organizations Through Genuine Contact

By Michelle Cooper /President, Integral Visions Consulting Inc.

Imagine if you, as a leader, could create a work environment that’s consistently healthy and productive and allows all members of your team to excel! Now you can. Leaders today know that being a healthy organization is not optional. A healthy and dynamic working environment is the precondition... Read More

Leadership Agility: Why do you need it? How do you develop it?

By Bill Joiner /Co-Author of Award-Winning Book,Leadership Agility, President of ChangeWise

To succeed in today’s tumultuous economy, we need agile organizations that can adapt quickly and proactively to rapidly changing conditions. To create and manage agile teams and organizations, you need to be an agile leader. But what exactly is leadership agility? In this webinar Bill Joiner, seas... Read More
Today's economic crisis is hitting like powerful waves of new stress, making it difficult to perform at our best while maintaining balance at work and home. It’s a whole new playing field now fraught with more uncertainty in the months to come. These current times are hard on employees, their ... Read More
Many of us have spent our first half of life pursuing success, but recently experienced how quickly it can all go away in a heartbeat. This webinar is about infusing significance and impact into your success for a rewarding second half of life. Read More

Happy for No Reason

By Marci Shimoff /15 Million Books Sold | Authority on Creating Lasting Happiness | Transformational Leader | CEO, Shimoff & Associates

Having things and circumstances - money, success, relationships, health - brings a certain kind of happiness, but this temporary experience of satisfaction or joy soon fades and we have to hurry up and fulfill the next desire to feel happy again. To experience true and lasting happiness, we can lear... Read More

Say Yes to No: The Power of No in Leadership

By Greg Cootsona /Writer, Speaker, and Lecturer at California State University.

Say Yes to No is a pushback to the pressures of today's high tech, constantly wired world. Cootsona was a pastor at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City, living a non-stop, around the clock life caring for his congregation, pursuing advanced degrees, raising two daughters, and nurtu... Read More

Reinvent Yourself

By Bill McGrane /Globally Renowned as a Consultant, Seminar Facilitator, Motivational Speaker and Author

You can reinvent yourself when you know who you really are and what next steps to take. This powerful session will give you insight into the key aspects for you to get cleaned up, get unstuck, and become whole. Discover who you really are and what you are best at. Find out what your unique factor is... Read More

The Spiritual Based Executive

By Debra Miller /Workplace Learning | Procedure Documentation | Project Management (PMP) | Change Management | LEAN

Consider what it might be like in our world today if: •Spirituality was the inner foundation that business executives operated from •Business executives developed within themselves a purity and unity of thought, word and action •Business executives actively expressed their spiritual charac... Read More
New research is emerging from neuroscience that provides insights into some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. Scientists are beginning to provide answers to issues such as how to more effectively make decisions and solve problems, stay cool under pressure, get on with others, and drive cha... Read More
This program will do two things for the attendees. It will help them identify and understand the link between their performances in business and how that relates to an athlete’s performance in sports. And, it will help them identify techniques, similar to what top athletes use, to achieve peak per... Read More
Emotional stress is one of the last taboos in business. It costs businesses far more than they realize and is only starting to be quantified. Yet the effects of emotional stress can be seen in soaring health care costs, increased absenteeism, slowed productivity, missed goals, poor product quality, ... Read More

Take Charge Re-Charge

By Bruce Appelson /Appelson Consulting Partners, LLC - Leadership Development, Corporate Training, and Consulting, American Express

The Take Charge Recharge is committed in the goals of advocating and inspiring: -An understanding that recharging is not downtime, but a requirement to reinvest in one’s personal economy that will return, generate creativity, focus, commitment, and drive. -Quality of work/life and far greater ... Read More

Mastering Information Overload

By Jeff Davidson /"The Work-Life Balance Expert®" Motivational Keynote Speaker, Award-winning Author

Data, data everywhere, but not a thought to think! Does too much paper, too much reading, or too much with which to keep pace plague you at work and diminish your enjoyment of life? If so, go from glut to gain. Learn how to become your own information highway, use information for maximum gain, and k... Read More

Trade Up: 5 Steps for Redesigning Your Leadership and Life

By Rayona Sharpnack /Founder/CEO, Institute for Gender Partnership and Women's Leadership, Inc.

A leader's most important job is to reveal and shift the boundaries of peoples' thinking; starting with our own. Igniting and sustaining context shifts will be the most important leadership competency of the 21st century. Governments, multi-national corporations and not-for profit agencies have al... Read More

Me, Inc: How to Master the Business of Being You

By Scott Ventrella /Executive Leadership Development, Author, and Radio Personality

Me, Inc. asserts that the key to unlimited success in daily life is in incorporating the basic principles of business success into everyday living. Author Scott Ventrella begins by sharing the ten basic business principles of the most successful and enduring companies and how they can be applied to ... Read More
Strategic Advisor Deborah Rozman, Ph.D., is President of Quantum Intech, Inc. and a psychologist and author. Quantum Intech (QI) is a technology and software licensing company, founded by Doc Childre, which develops and licenses proprietary products "powered by HeartMath" to reduce stress, improve h... Read More

Prospering in a World of Rapid Change

By Jeff Davidson /"The Work-Life Balance Expert®" Motivational Keynote Speaker, Award-winning Author

Everywhere you look there are life-long career professionals losing confidence in their ability to stay competitive in our rapidly changing society. Concurrently, no one in society has a long-term lock on any market niche and no body of information affords a strategic competitive advantage for very ... Read More