Leadership Training Blog

People Lean Management

June 11th, 2018

Are People Getting Lost in the Process of Lean Management?

By: Marie Bryson

“Many manufacturers rely on long-tenured managers who gained their supervisory skills through years of ‘on the job’ experience.  As this generation […]

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dr thomas gordon leadership

May 9th, 2018

Leadership Quotes to Inspire and Educate from Dr. Thomas Gordon

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

(excerpted from his L.E.T. book) Quotes are grouped by category to make it easier to find what you’re looking for.  […]

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feelings and anger iceberg

April 17th, 2018

Let’s Talk About Our Feelings. (Did Anybody Just Flinch?)

By: Marie Bryson

People are conditioned almost from infancy to think of feelings as bad and dangerous—enemies of good human relationships. People grow […]

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mr rogers listening respect

February 27th, 2018

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? The Leadership Secrets of Mister Rogers

By: Marie Bryson

For people of a certain age in America (and that age, for many of us, is rapidly approaching “Everything I […]

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online leadership training

January 18th, 2018

The Classroom versus the Computer: Or, Can You Learn Communication Skills behind a Screen?

By: Marie Bryson

Over the holidays, a friend sent me one of the saddest news articles I’ve read in quite a long time. […]

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December 13th, 2017

Does Leader Effectiveness Training Give You a Competitive Advantage?

By: Joseph Wilmot

Back in the late 90s [full disclosure] I used to work for GTI, Gordon Training International.  I was tasked with […]

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leadership training psychology

November 14th, 2017

Leadership Skills Are the Prerequisite for Training ROI—And The Result

By: Marie Bryson

When you clear away the all the clutter and get down to bare essentials, there’s really only one core reason […]

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conflict resolution listening skills

October 18th, 2017

A Gordon Model Glossary: Ten Terms and Concepts for an Anytime Refresher

By: Marie Bryson

Whether it’s been five weeks or five years since your first journey into unfamiliar terrain where problems can be solved […]

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listening skills

September 25th, 2017

Before Active Listening

By: Marie Bryson

You Say It Best When You Say Nothing at All Sometimes, it’s tempting to make matters…complicated. OK, a lot of […]

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work leadership problem

August 29th, 2017

We Need to Talk About…How We Talk About…Values Collisions in the Workplace

By: Marie Bryson

So, if you’ve been on a very long summer vacation—perhaps blissfully floating on a cruise ship, in the middle of […]

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