JMReid Group Blog

Distance Magnifies Error

Posted by John Reid on March 26, 2020

Leaders need to understand what’s happening on the ground in their companies in order to be successful in responding to and navigating challenges.

Transactional or Transformational? Consciously making the best leadership choice

Posted by John Reid on March 17, 2020

At JMReid Group, we believe the learner is often behaving, acting and making decisions that are generally good.  Therefore, our challenge is typically not to move from bad to good – but from good to great. To help leaders see what is possible, in both themselves and their organizations. We have partnered with Wise Advocate Enterprises, the leading thinkers on what it leaders can do to be more conscious of the decisions they are making, in order to have a transformational impact in this regard.

Let Yourself Be Surprised

Posted by Corena Chase on March 12, 2020

When my best friend and I met over 25 years ago, we actively disliked each other for over a month before an all-night talk changed our minds and led to a life time of love and support. You’d think such an experience would be enough to keep me from ever making a presumption or assumption about someone again, except that this is impossible. 

The Wise Advocate: a partnership between minds, a building block for a new way of leading

Posted by John Reid on March 2, 2020

A neuroscientist, a strategist and an executive coach walk into a conference. By the time they walk out, the next cutting-edge thinking in strategic leadership – the practice of the Wise Advocate – is taking root in their minds.

The Eye Can’t See the Eye

Posted by John Reid on February 27, 2020

Self-assessments are a staple of the learning and development industry, but they should be approached with care when used as training tools.

The Spectrum

Posted by Corena Chase on February 13, 2020

I learned an invaluable lesson my second year at drama school that I find myself sharing with my corporate clients all the time. We can identify the vast middle ground on which we can adjust our behaviors to grow into the most effective versions of ourselves.

The Existence of Energizers Demonstrates Failed Instructional Design

Posted by John Reid on January 30, 2020

For years, bad instructional design has masqueraded as “learning” in classrooms around the world.Nothing proves this more than the existence of energizers—meaningless, often silly exercises facilitators run to get tired learners to “re-engage.” 

VIRTUE – 6 Ways to Build Trust

Posted by Mike Scott on January 17, 2020

How Team Building Courses Can Support Your Organization

Posted by Alex Nates-Perez on December 18, 2019

Feedback is critical to growth. Here are a few tips to be sure you’re receiving the signals loud and clear.

How a Sales Workshop can Benefit your Team

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Feedback is critical to growth. Here are a few tips to be sure you’re receiving the signals loud and clear.