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When Experiential Learning Goes Wrong – And How to Make It Right

2018-07-26T21:00:54+00:00January 31st, 2018|Favorite Leadership Books, Leadership Lessons, Leadership Lessons from Sports|

Experiential learning is an important tool that can help you become a better leader. But, if it’s not done correctly it may actually lead you astray. Tennis coach and author Timothy Gallwey touches on this topic in his popular book, The Inner Game of Work. In it, Gallwey compares excelling in sports to excelling at [...]

How to Squeeze Experiential Learning Into Everyday Activities

2018-02-14T16:53:58+00:00January 24th, 2018|Leadership Development Theory, Training Ideas|

Lately, we've been trying to wrap our minds around how to get experiential learning into our daily activities. And, as a result, foster a culture of learning.  Here are our thoughts. As learning leaders, you and I face the challenge of engaging our audiences in learning and development throughout their career, not just relegating learning [...]

Three Companies That Rock at Organizational Alignment

2018-01-19T16:46:48+00:00December 7th, 2017|Organizational Alignment|

This is the final installment in our series on organizational alignment. In our first post, we shared strategies for achieving alignment. In post two, we pointed out the common barriers that prevent companies from getting there.  Today, we’ll share three real-life organizations that are crushing it. All aspects of their businesses (including leadership and employees) [...]

Three Methods of Organizational Alignment

2018-01-19T16:48:36+00:00November 16th, 2017|Organizational Alignment|

Three Methods of Organizational Alignment—And How to Determine Which is Best for Your Business The dictionary defines alignment as, “a state of agreement or cooperation among persons or groups with a common cause or viewpoint.” When you achieve organizational alignment, all employees, from entry-level to CEO, share and act on the vision of the company. [...]

Reflection and Discussion: Process Experiential Learning for Maximum Benefit

2018-01-19T16:52:16+00:00September 20th, 2017|Kolb's Experiential Learning Model Explained, Leadership Development Theory, Leadership Lessons|

Step two of Kolb's Experiential Learning Model. Reflection and Discussion: Process Experiential Learning for Maximum Benefit In part one of this series, we introduced David Kolb and his Experiential Learning model which we use to deliver experiential learning.  The model has four distinct phases: 1) Experience, 2) Reflection and Discussion, 3) Conceptualization, and 4) Application. [...]

Can We Accept Defeat and Still Manage Success?

2018-01-19T16:55:50+00:00September 4th, 2017|Leadership Lessons|

It was on September 4th 1886 that Geronimo, Chief of the Apache tribe, officially surrendered to United States federal troops. He was the last holdout and his surrender meant a literal end to the Indian Wars. What made Geronimo accept defeat?   In 1858, Geronimo’s wife and children were murdered by Mexican soldiers. After this, [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Examine Leadership with Selma

2018-01-19T16:56:27+00:00August 30th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies|

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies is back this week with Selma, looking at how to lead change and examine leadership. This Oscar-nominated film tells the true story of the historic march that Martin Luther King, Jr. led in Alabama from the city of Selma to Montgomery. In 1964, African Americans technically had the right to vote, thanks [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Influence in Decision-Making According to 12 Angry Men

2018-01-19T16:56:58+00:00August 24th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons|

You make decisions every day. Many of these decisions are driven by muscle memory and instinct, they are influenced by your past experiences and current circumstances. How do all these factors impact your crucial decisions? The acclaimed 1957 film, 12 Angry Men, is the story of a murder, the value of human life, and how 12 [...]