Mastering Facilitation Fundamentals…FIRST!

“Gentlemen…this is a football!” Every year in late summer, rookies, walk-ons and old-timers alike would assemble on a training field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The anxiety and tension were palpable as they gathered around the veteran coach in hopes of gleaning some football wisdom from...

Leading In a Virtual Environment (Live)

Helping you do what you do better! Leading In a Virtual Environment is a 45-minute, low volume, high impact seminar that focuses and equips your leaders and team members to rapidly deploy simple NEEDLE-MOVER concepts, techniques, and tools to operate and respond to the...

Creating a Culture of Leadership

“Break hard right now!” the crew chief of the search-and-rescue helicopter yelled over the radio. Until that moment, the flight had been relatively uneventful. The weather was good, and the five-person crew had executed this same routine several times a week. The crew chief’s...

Maintaining Organizational Balance

Leading an organization requires a broad range of capabilities and skills; from developing an effective strategy to establishing a structure that will allow you to realize the organization’s objectives, to selecting, resourcing and developing the people that make it all happen. While it’s important for...

Developing Your People as Leaders

It should be widely accepted that developing the people within an organization is a responsibility normally associated with leadership, but the task is sometimes overlooked or simply overcome by events. Creating and executing a plan to develop your people clearly benefits those individuals by...

Fight Like a Marine

Corporate Combined Arms: Putting the Competition in a Dilemma.  How do we crush the competition while continuously growing the team and getting better at what we do? For almost two and a half centuries, the United States Marine Corps has relentlessly perfected effective approaches...

Been There, Done That!

The following is an excerpt from Chapter One of our forthcoming book Suits, Guitars & 3D Glasses; A Practical Guide to Corporate Maneuver Warfare. For weeks, the wind howled across the Antarctic shelf. The frozen air penetrating the vulnerability of both unsuitable equipment, and...