WE HELP YOU BUILD BETTER LEADERS.
Getting the most out of the people in your organization is critical to its success. We can help you maximize your leaders’ performance through:
Leadership Strategy: Aligning leadership talent and development with business strategies
Leadership Competencies: Identifying the skills and behaviors needed to succeed in your business
Leadership Succession: Identifying and developing the people with the requisite skills, behaviors and experience to assume a leadership role
More than a nice-to-have, investing in your leaders directly impacts your organization’s bottom line, direction, and reach. Respecting and optimizing your values and culture, we can work with your team to:
Assess your existing leadership development processes, capabilities, and talent
Identify the talent, knowledge, skills and behaviors that need to be developed
Develop current and future leaders using the 70-20-10 model to help them achieve their potential
CONSULTING & TRAINING
Although we can deliver off-the-shelf training packages, we believe corporate training works best when it’s fine-tuned to your organization’s unique needs. As fully invested partners, we can help you integrate your:
People throughout the organization, managed from the top
Processes so that they’re focused on the right people and evaluated for effectiveness
Culture, providing the guidance, understanding, and support materials right for your organization at every step
"If you’re familiar with popular culture, then you probably heard of what’s known as the hero’s “origin story.” An origin story isn’t so much about how a hero grows up, though many origin stories recount their upbringing and youth. It’s more the story of transformation – when the hero evolves from the ordinary to the extraordinary...
I believe that every leader has an origin story."
LARS HICKEY, BAIRD
DAN BRINGS ENERGY, INNOVATION AND A PERSONAL TOUCH TO ALL HIS TEACHINGS. HE'S AN EXTREMELY EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND CAREER COACH!
THERESA BALISTERI, COUNTY DEP. CLERK
A FASCINATING EXPLORATION OF WHERE LEADERSHIP MEETS EVERY FACET OF LIFE. I CAN'T THINK OF ANYONE WHO WOULDN'T BENEFIT FROM DELVING INTO THE INFORMATION AND PERSPECTIVE SHARED HERE.
CHERYL PAXTON-HUGHES, HR DIRECTOR
DAN IS ABLE TO THINK STRATEGICALLY ABOUT HOW TO IMPLEMENT INITIATIVES SO THEY WOULD BE SUCCESSFUL AND NOT JUST A 'FLAVOR OF THE MONTH.' HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Dan has over two decades of experience in leadership, management, human resources, adult education, employee and team development, coaching, and project management within multiple industries. He has a proven track record of increasing organizational capabilities by creating, customizing, redesigning, implementing, facilitating, and measuring global leadership development and talent management initiatives. Dan focuses individual, team, and organizational energy on leveraging strengths to improve performance and deliver results.
Dan is an Operation Iraqi Freedom combat veteran with eight years of active-duty military service in the United States Army as a Multifunctional Logistics Officer (transportation), gaining experience leading soldiers in garrison and combat.
Over the course of Dan’s corporate career, he has been responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring manager and leadership development strategies, systems, practices, and programs across enterprises across the country and the globe.
Additionally, he has been instrumental in developing effective competency-based programs and team and cultural development initiatives.
Dan’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice-Law from California State University Sacramento and a Master’s degree in Human Relations – Organizational Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. He also has three years of coursework completed toward his Doctorate in business/consulting psychology.
Dan’s credentials and professional certiﬁcations include:
SPHR - Senior Professional in Human Resources
SHRM-SCP - SHRM Senior Certified Professional
Leadership Architect Suite (Korn-Ferry)
The Rocket Model of Teamwork
Learning Systems Master Trainer & Certified Facilitator - DDI
Certified Body Language Trainer - Science of People
Criterion-Referenced Instruction Designer
Celemi Simulations Solution Provider
Denison Culture & Leadership Consulting Partner
Dan is also an adjunct professor at Carroll University, a local private university based in Waukesha and the first and oldest in Wisconsin. He has taught business courses for nearly a decade in the School of Business, including Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, Career Management, Leadership and Personal Effectiveness, Principles of Management, Introduction to Business, and Personal Finance.
Outside of his professional efforts, Dan leads a non-profit (501c3) baseball club, the Fox River Bandits. Leading this organization has been a natural companion to his business, as baseball is a true reflection of life. He helps the club’s youth and families develop baseball and life skills such as leadership, accountability, resilience, discipline, communication, and many others.
Dan’s passions exist in helping others become the best versions of themselves by assisting them to make choices that encourage them to exercise their free will, leading to more freedom in their lives.