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Gorilla Training

In Insights by Steve Sliwa

An anecdote using gorillas and bananas shows how easy it is to blindly follow “the way it’s always been done.”

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Dennis Muilenberg – People First, Customer Always!

In Leadership Resources by Steve Sliwa

Dennis Muilenberg was made the CEO of $34B Boeing Defense Security and Space in September 2009.  He subsequently was made the CEO of all Boeing in Chicago.  One of his key mantras, as he moved to implement his own vision for the organizations, was: People First, Customers Always! He believes that executing upon the People First theme includes the following: Employee Development Professional and Technical Training Mentoring, Rotations, Knowledge Management Employee Development Plans Leadership Development / BLC / LTL Succession Planning Employee Engagement Meaningful and Challenging Work Timely and Sincere Recognition HPWO and Employee Involvement Employee Survey Action Plans Roundtables, Webcasts, Staff Meetings, Blogs Employee Health & Well-Being Clean & Safe Workplace Employee Wellness People First – People Fit Community Involvement and Volunteerism Family Events Employee Focused Culture Open & Honest / Leadership Matters Ethical Behaviors & Decisions Diversity in Thought and Representation PE BG&O’s and Discussions Management Accountability Scorecard

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Dr. Mortimer R. Feinberg, Ph.D. – 2005 Biographical Notes

In Biographies by Steve Sliwa

Mortimer R. Feinberg, Ph.D. has combined a career as an academic with his role as a Consultant and advisor to many of the world’s most successful corporations and individuals. A pioneer in the field of industrial psychology, Dr. Feinberg has educated, enlightened and advised a stellar roster of global chief executive officers, heads of state, and leaders of thought for nearly six decades. He has successfully combined keen technical expertise with a unique sense of humanity, touching campuses and board rooms from Brooklyn to Dubai. As an academic, Dr. Feinberg is a Professor Emeritus of Baruch College of the City University of New York. There he served as the Director of Advanced Management Programs, Assistant Dean, Professor and former acting Chairman of the Psychology Department and Professor of Management. A tireless lecturer and keynote speaker, Dr. Feinberg has highlighted the agenda for organizations and institutions such as the Young Presidents Organizations, the Israel Management Center, and the Indo-American Society. He has served as a conference leader for public and private corporations such as GE, AlliedBarton, Rockefeller Group International, Chase Bank, Pritchard Industries, Crescent Petroleum, and Insitu. In all, his service as a lecturer and conference leader has taken him to over 30 countries around the world. Dr. Feinberg’s accomplishments have been broadly recognized, having received numerous honors and awards. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Aviation Business Administration from Emory-Riddle Aeronautical University.  In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and …

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