Innovation, Risk & Failure at Pixar

In a recent interview, Ed Catmull, the cofounder of Pixar, shares his views on risk, failure and culture. The entire interview is worthwhile, but I found Ed’s perspective on these three issues to be especially insightful and applicable to all industries. Taking Risks The nature of innovation requires risk taking. This creates a fundamental tension[…]

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The 5As Framework Getting More From Your Investment In Training As a manager, you spend money on training and your employees spend valuable time being trained, but you’re often not seeing optimal business results from this investment. Research shows that very few employees are able to apply what they learn in training to achieve measurable[…]

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Sean P. Murray is the founder and CEO of RealTime Performance, a consulting firm focused on leadership development, employee engagement and talent management. Since founding RealTime Performance in 1999, Sean has helped companies such as State Farm, Nordstrom, FedEx, Lockheed Martin, PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, Starbucks and Chubb design and develop programs for leadership assessment[…]

RealTime 360

RealTime 360 is a leading application for providing online 360-feedback, interactive leadership development guides and individual development planning tools. The RealTime 360 solution delivers a complete employee development experience from assessing individual skills through 360-feedback to providing recommended resources and helping employees create and share action plans. Find the right Realtime 360 for your team[…]

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RealTime 360 is a leading application for providing online 360-feedback, interactive leadership development guides and individual development planning tools. The RealTime 360 solution delivers a complete employee development experience from assessing individual skills through 360-feedback to providing recommended resources and helping employees create and share action plans. The Harrison Assessment is a comprehensive, research-based behavioral-based[…]

What We Do

We design and deliver engaging learning experiences that give leaders the skills they need to succeed: Strategic Thinking Collaboration Business Acumen Decision Making Innovation Our experiential-based workshops blend learning with application in a team environment. Through the use of simulations, scenarios, case studies, and assessments, we help people learn and apply new skills to address real business[…]

Simulations

A one-day business simulation that immerses teams of 4-5 participants  into an intense and realistic business environment where they are tasked with leading a growing enterprise.  Teams make decisions regarding customers, brand, employees, operations and financing, and then see the impact of their decisions on the value of the organization. Throughout the experience participants learn and[…]

Our Mission

To help people become better leaders and to live more purposeful lives. We believe in: Clarifying one’s purpose in life, and aligning to that purpose Improving everyday through continuous learning, reflection and practice Emotional maturity to make wise choices Being fully present and authentic to others Making a difference in the lives of others and[…]