MISSION: Helping clients connect the dots between People, Passion, Performance & Profit, eliminate blind-spots, improve leadership habits, build lasting competitive advantage.
STORY: Ardent capitalist with leadership chops: Mgt/Exec roles with ADP, FedEx (early stage) & founder of 2 successful businesses. Coach, Biz author & regular contributor to the Talent Management conversation. Competencies: Executive Coaching (20+ years), Keynote Presentations / Seminars (>6,000 hours in front of management audiences), Hi-stakes Teambuilding & Strategy interventions. Graduate – “the U”
DAY JOB: MP, Contented Cow Partners – Org. / Leadership development & workforce advisors. Executive Coach and keynote speaker. Engaged by businesses & individuals to accelerate leader development, improve talent management practices, transform cultures, boost engagement, advise boards & execs via powerful keynotes, coaching, books, seminars.
MY TIME: Organ transplant champion (@NFT board); Serious flyfishing addict
MANTRA: Motivated People Move Faster
STREET CRED: Work profiled by Fast Company, Workforce, Hotel Executive, Sales & Marketing Mgt., BusinessWeek, INC, and CEO magazines; Monster.com, the Human Capital Institute, & prominent B-school profs. Co-author of Rebooting Leadership, & Contented Cows leadership book series, the seminal works on the bottom line impact of a focused, engaged, capably led workforce
RECENT WORK: Publication of a 4th book, Contented Cows STILL Give Better Milk (Wiley), Keynotes / Seminars for Garmin, Workplace Impact, and big pharma events, B-school Leadership lectures, and Coaching leaders (the name on the back of the jersey) in healthcare, marketing, financial services, & ag spaces. Book #5 is under way
NOW READING: “The Second Curve” – Charles Handy
BUCKET LIST: Ride the southbound City of New Orleans, with favorite tunes, a working manuscript, and an 8-weight flyrod. Stop in NOLA for gumbo, + several days writing and terrorizing big Louisiana redfish