Category: Leadership Development

Working Out in the Leadership Gym: Victor’s PLB Journey

At Next Jump, every new hire goes through PLB – or “Personal Leadership Bootcamp.” PLB is a safe environment for new employees to identify their “backhand” – the thing that holds us back from reaching our full potential – and develop practice grounds to tackle it. New graduate Victor spoke about his experience and how

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Next Jump Co-CEO Update: July + August 2017 (ISSUE 8)

Avengers 2017

What has happened to the world? Governments seem to be in chaos. Terrorism is rising. Even the largest of companies seem fragile and at risk of dying. News and information is plentiful but can you trust it with all the fake news? Next Jump is being called on by the Navy, Air Force, CIA, F1000 businesses, education, sports, medicine, nonprofits, startups…asking for help on their culture…how do we turn our organization into a “developmental culture,” in order to build “Adaptive Learning Teams.”

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.