Lead the People – Weber Human Services

Lead the People – Weber Human Services

The Problem Globally, corporations spend over $360 billion on employee-related development and, in particular, U.S. companies spend over $14 billion a year on leadership training [1]. Most of that investment has no tangible return [2]. Our client wanted a leadership...
Innovation and Leadership Development

Innovation and Leadership Development

The Problem Due to our contractual agreement we are not allowed to share the name of this company. However, we can describe the general case and results. This particular company is a Fortune 50 level international firm. They were looking for training for a group of...
Leadership Coaching

Leadership Coaching

The Problem Due to our contractual agreement we are not allowed to share the name of this company. However, we can describe the general case and results. This particular company is a high-tech Fortune 500 company in the defense sector. They were looking for a way to...
Organic Leadership Development

Organic Leadership Development

The Problem O.C. TANNER wanted to create a dynamic development program to increase business impact, accelerate talent growth, and connect leaders to each other in an engaging experience. Our Approach We started by helping O.C. TANNER organize their leadership...

Lead-The-People Brochure

Download Brochure Lead-the-People Can I Get More Info? Name Email Phone (Optional) How Can We Help? Number 8 + 14 = Ready Set...
When to Critique

When to Critique

For many years I coached my Grandson – Jackson in soccer. Unfortunately, I was not able to coach him this particular season. The other day I watched anxiously from the sideline while he played. He is a natural athlete and was having a great game. However, the...
Positive Energizers

Positive Energizers

“Grandpa, it was a great day.” Marie Diane Hansen   One of the most powerful highlights on being positive came from my Granddaughter. She was so excited about her first day of school yesterday that she face timed me and said, “Grandpa, it was a great day.”...
Use the Organization to Work the Problem

Use the Organization to Work the Problem

Use the Organization to Work the Problem Every organization will have business challenges and they will generally surface in one of four areas: People Profitability or revenue generation. Customer retention. Product quality. These four categories make up what we call...
Leadership Coaching

Leverage the Experience of Others

Leverage Others Leaders247 Founder Gordon Whitehead interviewed Niel Nickolaisen the Chief Technology Officer for O.C. TANNER. In this segment of the interview, Niel shared the importance of leveraging the talents and wisdom of those around you.  Return I Recommend If...
Leaders Take the Arrows

Leaders Take the Arrows

An Experience at Nike The following story is from Leaders247 Founder Gordon Whitehead.   In my first leadership assignment at Nike our group was responsible for transforming the computer network from a local operation to a global network. This was in the era when...
Meet Face to Face

Meet Face to Face

Meet Face-to-Face Regardless of the conflict, it may be tempting to try to work through email, text, or even through third parties. In this video, Leaders247 Founder Gordon Whitehead emphasizes the need for us to get into the habit of being direct and taking hard...
Bad News Happens

Bad News Happens

Bad News Happens When there is a breakdown in the business, work stops. That’s bad news. Customers can’t get access to the product. Workers can’t perform their tasks. For the business leader, a business breakdown is a serious issue that demands...
Learn from Failure

Learn from Failure

Learn from Failure Kevin Crandall is a highly experienced and successful leader. In this segment of our interview with him he shares two key principles: We need to be alert to blind spots in our leadership that may lead to mistakes or even failure. We need to be...
Fix Mistakes Quickly

Fix Mistakes Quickly

Fix Mistakes Quickly In this video, Leaders247 Founder Gordon Whitehead shares a scenario where he had to use an unconventional approach to fixing a mistake that occurred in the heat of the moment. Return I Recommend If there is someone you know who you feel would...
The Corporate Apology

The Corporate Apology

The Corporate Apology At some point in your career, something will go wrong. When that moment happens, the way you deal with it will make all the difference. Your reaction will set the tone for everyone around you, including the leaders you report to. When a leader...