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If you’re a leader right now, here’s your handbook

Late last summer when my team began the work to bring Relax, It’s Only Uncertainty into the digital age, we could not know how much the world would change in just a few short months. I hope that you and your families[...]

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Overcoming our natural aversion to change

Writer Michael Toebe asked Randy about resistance to learning. Read the article “Answers Behind the Resistance to Learning” here. This is an especially timely subject, as we all face increasing uncertainty, that is evolving with every news cycle. Toebe does[...]

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Learning your way through a tempest

It’s better to continue to sail through a violent storm than to turn back. If you head back, you’ll lose any progress you made getting through the storm. Depending on the direction the storm is moving you’ll be racing to[...]

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Remembering our friend, mentor, and colleague Bob Dorn

As an innovative and compassionate clinical psychologist, Dr. Robert C. Dorn was a pioneer in developing our current protocols for feedback in executive coaching. Bob was also a good friend and mentor of the Executive Development Group partners, in his[...]

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HEC and TRIUM EMBA programs earn top rankings from Financial Times

The “Chateau” Building at HEC Paris. Photo by DXR. Congratulations are in order to our friends and colleagues in Paris. This is because the HEC executive MBA (EMBA) program is ranked number one by Financial Times in the publication’s annual[...]

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Executive Development Group partner Randy White to chair APA Council Leadership Team

Greensboro, NC—Dr. Randall P. White, a consulting psychologist, executive coach, professor, and author, has been elected to Chair the Council Leadership Team of the American Psychological Association. He will serve as Chair-elect for one year before assuming the Chair in[...]

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Architects of Change – topically edgy, ultimately inspiring

I’m recommending a new book, Architects of Change: Designing Strategies for a Turbulent Business Environment, by Dr. Jeremy Ghez. But first, some disclosure is in order. For decades now I’ve been studying the effects of ambiguity and uncertainty on leadership.[...]

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Post #MeToo, are men ready to adjust?

Earlier this year, LeanIn.org published a survey—Working Relationships in the #MeToo Era—and the results made big news with coverage in major media. The most notable finding from our perspective is that in light of the #MeToo movement, men now report[...]

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Lily Kelly-Radford leads HEC Paris Master Class on corporate integrity

Corporate integrity was the subject. And “Little Lies Cost Big Money” was the title. Both were integral to a HEC Paris Master Class in Doha, led by Lily Kelly-Radford. Corporate lies are not just a moral quandary, but a financial[...]

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Women Helping Women seminar in Doha reveals progress in gender parity, along with many of the same old obstacles

In 1987, the idea of some 200 women, in mostly STEM careers, many with advanced degrees, gathering in Doha, Qatar to discuss women in leadership seemed impossible.[...]

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