Building Trust Workshop

Title: Building Trust Location: Capital Club in the Huntington Center Link out: Click here Description: Trust is the foundation of any relationship and contributes to the success and effectiveness of individuals, teams and organizations. In today’s environment of “doing more with less” – the presence of Trust can help you to both deliver on expectations […]

End of Year – What Next?

As we approach the end of the year and you do your end of year analysis, look at the balanced scorecards, look at the trends for performance of various sorts – how did you do?  Did you meet your goals?  Exceed your goals?  Were your goals even relevant at the end of the year or […]

Gratitude Improves Performance and Resilience

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday to remind us that a gratitude practice can be very powerful tool for improving health and well being as well as mental clarity.  This practice is so beneficial it is part of my daily practice, just like healthy eating.  It is an important part of building resilience.   Advanced research at theInstitute of HeartMath and […]

Qualities of Successful Leaders – World Business Forum Synopsis

I was invited to participate in the World Business Forum 2010 as a guest blogger.  The World Business Forum responds to what is happening in the world now in these critical areas. Whether it’s the global financial markets, social media, heanth care or the future of globalization, they provide the very latest thinking directly from those who are setting the agenda. […]

Gallup Research Connecting Wellbeing and Organizational Success Makes the Business Case for Companies to support 2 by 2012 Initiative Biking to Work in Columbus, Ohio

I just met with Doug Morgan, a prominent attorney with Hahn Loeser and avid cyclist in Columbus, Ohio.  He is leading an initiative, 2 By 2010, to promote employees cycling to work 2 days/month or 10% of their time.  Doug is a board member of  Consider Biking, a non-profit committed to making Central Ohio increasingly safe, accessible, […]

Jim Grote, Donatos Founder, Featured in TechColumbus Leadership Series

I was a guest blogger for the World Business Forum 2010, a platform for the ideas and trends that are shaping the future of business; Influencers, experts, change agents, doers – up on the stage and by your side. The annual meeting for those who do business, create opportunities and drive change in the world.  […]

Building Transformational Leadership Class

Title: Building Transformational Leadership Class Location: Quest Business Center Description: Transformational Leadership is the leadership that can consistently transform organizations in the face of ongoing change and even adversity. In these turbulent times, nearly every organization is facing the need to transform to survive or to thrive. Help your leaders transform themselves and your organization! […]

Nando Parrado at World Business Forum 2010 – Crisis Management and Living Life

Nando Parrado spoke at the World Business Forum 2010 about Effective leadership amidst chaos: The Miracle of the Andes. Fernando Parrado is one of the survivors of the airplane crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 in the Andes in 1972 – one of the greatest survival stories ever. After the accident, he helped publish […]

James Cameron at World Business Forum 2010 – The power of Innovation, Creativity and Passion

James Cameron is a renowned film writer, producer and director whose films have blazed new trails in visual effects and set numerous performance records both domestically and abroad.  He shared his experience of creating the block buster movie Avatar at World Business Forum 2010. His story illustrates many of the points that speakers over the […]

AG Lafley at the World Business Forum – Becoming a Creative Culture

A.G. Lafley is the former Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest consumer goods company.  He spoke at the World Business Forum about customer centric growth. In response to the question, what would you recommend we do tomorrow when we go back to work, Mr. Lafley […]

Steve Levitt at World Business Forum 2010 – Applying Economics to Leadership

Steven D. Levitt is the co-author of the bestseller Freakonomics and its follow-up Superfreakonomics, a NewYork Times bestseller. Professor Levitt is a tenured professor in the University of Chicago’s economics department. Steven talked about several examples of his work moving from being an academic Economist into work with business.  While his main topic was economics, […]

David Gergen at World Business Forum 2010 – Leadership Challenges

David Gergen spoke about Leadership at the World Business Forum. He was the Former White House advisor for 30 years, served as Director of Communications for President Reagan, and served as counselor to President Clinton on both foreign policy and domestic affairs. He is now a Professor of Public Service at Harvard. He evaluated leadership from a historical perspective and talked about the changes he has seen over the course of working for 4 different Presidents.