Category Archives: Training

What Professional Leaders Do – Part 1: Assessing Leadership (Video)

In this video I discuss what professional leaders do. This is the first in a series of 6 videos with this one covering assessing leadership abilities and situation. Watch the video and learn more about our professional leadership approach at where you can also enroll in one of our online leadership training programs.

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Discovering Your Leadership Superpowers and ‘Origin Story’ on the Journey to Becoming an Effective Leader

  • Leaders should be on a continuous journey to discover their leadership superpowers.
  • The author’s research has identified 12 leadership superpowers, with effective leaders generally mastering at least two and knowing how to tap into many others.
  • Leaders also should be aware of their “origin story,” which sets the tone for how they will lead.

Superhero movies capture our imaginations and entertain us with ever-improving special effects and the age-old story of good versus evil. One of the most interesting components is the origin story, wherein heroes discover their superpowers and learn how to master or control them.

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Rethinking Leadership Development Utilizing a Personalized Approach

With the rate of change occurring in healthcare, today’s leaders must be well-versed in all aspects of the practice of leadership. Previous studies undertaken by the Healthcare Center of Excellence (HCOE) have indicated that leadership is the top challenge to many aspects of healthcare transformation. Managing this changing environment will require leaders to elevate their staff and organization to navigate the new maze that is healthcare. The rate of change and expectations will only expose any leadership deficiencies.

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Professional Leadership Development Training Case Study

Read about the results achieved by a hospital after implementing the Healthcare Center of Excellence’s professional leadership development program. Participants created a personalized, continuously improving leadership plan that is adaptable to almost any situation and showed significant leadership improvement within 3 months after taking the course. Read more about and download the complete case study, Rethinking Leadership Development: A Personalized Approach .

Leadership Superpowers: Discovering and Mastering Yours

Category : Leadership Training

In case you haven’t noticed, we are in the middle of this year’s superhero movie releases. Three movies have been released through April, with 3 more on the horizon to be released before the end of the summer. These movies capture our imaginations and entertain us with ever-improving special effects and the time old story of good versus bad. One of the most interesting storylines is the hero’s origin story where they discover what superpowers they have and learn how to master or control them.

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Certificate in Business Analytics from Northwestern University

Are you interested in a career in business analysis? According to Glassdoor’s 50 Best Jobs in America list for 2018, Analytics Manager was in the top 20. In fact, 6 of the top 50 jobs were analytics or data related. These jobs were selected based on earning potential, jobs satisfaction and number of job openings.

Start today by earning your Certificate in Business Analytics online from Northwestern University. The program is comprised of four core, 8-week courses. In under a year, you could be working in the analytics field or enhancing your current position.

Join me as I teach the Analytics Communication and Management starting January 27th. Slots are still open but register soon.

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How are you ‘Refining your Leadership’ in 2019?

This week represents the kick off of our 2019 leadership improvement initiative, “Refining Your Leadership.” We will be supporting this initiative with new leadership inspirations, articles, podcasts and in speaking engagements. We want leaders and aspiring leaders to understand how they can best improve their leadership.

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A Lesson in Leadership from the Grinch

Category : Leadership Training

You probably remember the story about how the Grinch stole Christmas. It’s a beloved children’s book by Dr. Seuss, an animated TV show and a couple of movie adaptations, including one out right now.

In the story the Grinch hates Christmas because of all the noise his neighbors, the Whos in Whoville, make each year when celebrating it. He thought that if he stole all their Christmas decorations, presents and food he could stop Christmas from coming. Unfortunately, he figured out too late that Christmas would come without all the trappings. The Whos celebrated just the same because Christmas doesn’t come from a store. He realized that, “Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”

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Have You Tried Professional Leadership Training Yet?

Category : Leadership Training

Professional Leadership Training (PLT) is a unique, proven and comprehensive approach to leadership improvement.

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