Author: Greg Kunkel

Next Jump Co-CEO Update: March + April

Just last week, Tom, Greg, Meghan and I were invited to attend part of the 3 day Leadership Training program for Jamie Dimon’s (CEO of JPMC) operating committee, the top 20 leaders running JPMC. The first half of the day, Meghan and I coached this team of leaders on the Moneyball of Leadership. Responses ranged from “This is so practical, I need this help immediately” to “How can I get more of this”.

Why Do We Lie, Hide, and Fake?

In an ordinary organization, most people are doing a second job no one is paying them for.  In businesses large and small; in government agencies, schools, and hospitals; in for-profits and non-profits and in any country in the world, most people are spending time and energy covering up their weaknesses, managing other people’s impressions of them, showing themselves to their best advantage, playing politics, hiding their inadequacies, hiding their uncertainties, hiding their limitations. Hiding. We regard this as the single biggest loss of resources that organizations suffer everyday.

Moneyball of Leadership: Predictors of High Performance Cultures

McKinsey has written studies that over 90 percent of CEOs plan to increase investment in leadership development because they see it as the single most important human-capital issue their organizations face.1 Theo Epstein, the general manager of the Cubs was recently named the “Greatest World Leader” by Fortune. Epstein believes that not only does “character matter,” but that it was their

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Next Jump Co-CEO Update: Jan + Feb 2017

Our Co-CEO’s (Meghan Messenger and Charlie Kim) write a monthly newsletter that we share not only with our staff and family, but also friends of the company (including past Leadership Academy attendees).  It includes a sampling of many things happening, summing up as part of our larger mission in changing workplace culture. ================================== NxJumpers + Family

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