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CLO: Nice work if you can do it.

In this month’s CLO magazine: It’s nice to be needed. There’s been an uptick recently in coaching and executive education engagements in South Africa, India, France, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and, ever so gradually, the United[...]

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You want ethics? We got ethics!

Our coaching and classroom engagements during this quarter are taking us to England, Spain, France, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, India and South Africa. Given the United States’ role in the 2008 financial crisis, our role as AMERICAN executive development[...]

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Is learning a bellwether of the economy?

Our friends at Chief Learning Officer magazine announce that their Chief Learning Officer Symposium is sold out. Let’s hear it for investments in learning. From their press release: Chicago, Sept. 17 — Chief Learning Officer magazine has announced that the[...]

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The Globe and Mail cites Leadership Excellence article by Randy White

We’re happy to see that Toronto’s daily newspaper picked up an excerpt from Randy White’s article in Leadership Excellence for its “Monday Manager” column. He (Randy White) contends that proponents of the so-called “strengths movement” seem to be passing out[...]

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Are personality profiles valuable?

Dr. Sandra L. Shullman, Executive Development Group partner, writes this month in Talent Management magazine on the subject of personality profiles. Sandy’s article offers an objective review of the fortes and foibles of personality assessment instruments and includes insights from[...]

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“Training Magazine Network” podcast on “the perils of playing to your strengths”

Randy White offers this audio clip on the drawbacks of strengths-based leadership in this podcast session for Training Magazine. Training Magazine Network provides a lively social networking environment for learning executives. You may need to log in to hear the[...]

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Today’s leaders must thrive on uncertainty

Randy White writes on uncertainty in American Executive magazine… Uncertainty is an increasing reality for today’s executives. Those who can thrive as they charge toward the unknown share a predictable mix of savvy, attitude, and behavior. In this era of[...]

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Lily Kelly-Radford joins Executive Development Group as partner

Lily Kelly-Radford, PhD, joins Executive Development Group as a partner. Kelly-Radford will provide executive coaching and leadership development to clients worldwide, with partners Randall P. White, PhD, and Sandra L. Shullman, PhD. Kelly-Radford is also owner of LEAP Leadership, Atlanta,[...]

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We need leaders, not “elites.”

Right now, leadership development is too important for gurus and self-help bromides. Oprah Winfrey does a great job with her book club, but inviting Marcus Buckingham to cajole us with one-liners like, “stop your weaknesses,” is tantamount to talent management[...]

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Podcast: Talking with survivors after the layoff

Dr. Randall P. White podcast [audio:Podcast] Once a company makes a logic-driven decision to downsize, many managers find themselves facing the grief-stricken emotions of the ones who were left behind. The employee “survivor syndrome,” as explained by David Noer in[...]

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