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How to Build a Culture of Innovation

2020-09-15T16:03:56-04:00July 1st, 2020|Launch Point, Apollo, Building Trust, Experiential Learning, Leadership Lessons from other Industries|

To build a culture of innovation in your business, you have to allow failure in your processes. SpaceX, the aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company behind the recent, historic return of human spaceflight to the United States knows this well. During its quest to develop reusable rocket boosters, SpaceX experienced ups and downs common [...]

Purpose-Driven Leaders are Unstoppable

2020-09-15T16:03:56-04:00June 24th, 2020|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Experiential Learning|

Leaders with purpose and personal commitment to a goal are hard to stop. The Oscar-winning film 1917 illustrates three key leadership lessons demonstrating how passionate, purpose-driven leaders accomplish their goals – even in the face of extreme adversity. The gripping movie depicts stories told to director Sam Mendes by his grandfather, a WW1 veteran. It [...]

Resilience: Lex Gillette, U.S. Track & Field

2020-09-15T16:03:53-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Gold Medal, Experiential Learning, Leadership Lessons from Sports, Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders|

During final training and preparation for the upcoming Summer Paralympic Games, current long jump world record holder Lex Gillette got the news that the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics were being postponed. Instead of being devastated, Gillette focused on the positive by saying, "I have another year to get ready." Click below for inspiration on how to [...]

Resource Roundup: Learning from COVID-19 for Future Crises

2020-09-15T16:03:54-04:00May 27th, 2020|Leadership Roundups, Experiential Learning, Leadership Lessons|

As the world slowly reopens in the midst of COVID-19, businesses must navigate a changed world and determine how to thrive in the uncharted future that comes next. Now is the time to analyze the effectiveness of your organization’s crisis management plans and make the necessary adjustments to prepare for future crises. During a crisis, [...]

Ford v. Ferrari: Leading Under Pressure

2020-09-15T16:03:51-04:00May 6th, 2020|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Experiential Learning|

Leading under pressure can be stressful for even the most seasoned leader. When outcomes are uncertain, deadlines are tight, and the stakes are high, leaders must focus on quickly analyzing information and making the best decisions possible. Often, high-pressure situations result in innovation as leaders and their teams must adopt new ways of thinking and [...]

5 Essential Mindsets for High-Performing Teams

2020-09-15T16:03:49-04:00January 28th, 2020|Experiential Learning, Building Trust, Employee Retention, Leadership Lessons|

Do people have talent or develop talent? Are problems really opportunities or threats? Is it ‘everyone for themselves’ or ‘all for one and one for all’? The answers to these questions reflect mindset - the underlying attitudes that shape how a leader leads - as well as how people relate to one another on teams. [...]

Learning to Lead in Times of Disruption and Crisis: Podcast

2020-09-15T16:15:50-04:00September 27th, 2018|Podcast, Experiential Learning, Gettysburg|

We have partnered with A.J. O'Connor to bring you this HR STUDIO PODCAST EPISODE 63, featuring our Experience to Lead Owner and Co-Founder Dick Richardson. Dick knows first hand the impact of disruption and crisis. As a leadership development executive, he has experienced the stresses of disruption and chaos in his professional life and personally [...]

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

2020-09-15T16:15:39-04:00January 31st, 2018|Favorite Leadership Books, Experiential Learning, 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. Gallwey compares excelling in sports to excelling at work.  And, [...]

Application: The End and The Beginning of Experiential Learning

2020-09-15T16:14:31-04:00November 1st, 2017|Kolb's Experiential Learning Model Explained, Experiential Learning, Leadership Development Theory, Leadership Lessons|

Step four of Kolb's Experiential Learning Model. Application: The End and The Beginning of Experiential Learning In our last blog, we learned about the third step of Kolb’s model: Conceptualization. In this installment, we’ll talk about Application, the end AND the beginning of experiential learning. Leeds Beckett of Skills for Learning said, “To learn from [...]

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