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Kevin & Jackie Freiberg

Are You a Learning & Performing Organization?

Teaching Matters!

If you want to build a high performing, people-centered organization, it’s important to know that we learn…

  • 10% of what we read
  • 20% of what we hear
  • 30% of what we see
  • 50% of what we see & hear
  • 70% of what we discuss
  • 80% of what we experience
  • 95% of what we teach to others



Train People to Stay

Hang on to Top Talent

In this economy, many organizations are complaining about having trouble finding great talent while coping with the added pain of losing their top performers.

Organizations that are magnets for talented people who want to stay are vigilant about offering ongoing purpose driven training and development opportunities for everyone. And we’re not talking about one-off workshops here and there about what’s trending in organizational development.

Are you building a culture where people strive, stay and say? A culture of engagement where all people:

STRIVE because they are enabled, equipped and willing to ideate, risk, and add value to grow productivity and performance,

STAY because they are stretching, growing, developing, and making a difference in the work they do,

SAY good things and are loyal brand ambassadors because they believe in their work, the company, and the impact they make everyday.

It takes focus, but it’s worth it long term to do whatever it takes to build a culture where people strive, stay and say. It’s a far greater RIO than trendy one-off training programs.


Do you Destroy or Deliver?

What can you do to deliver more consistently while being aware of your potential to destroy?



What’s Getting in Your Way?

Putting Something Off?

Have you stopped setting goals? Are you prone to procrastination? Are the demons of distraction impacting your contributions? What high leverage project, call, action and/or habit should you start NOW? Do it.



7 Things That Make Bob Woodward The Most Influential Journalist Of Our Age

Written by Kevin and Jackie Freiberg, this article originally appeared in Forbes.com March 27, 2019.

(Photo: Andrew Harnik/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Leadership Lessons From Bob Woodward

Here are 7 timeless and timely lessons on leadership and life from award-winning journalist, Bob Woodward. His perspectives provide both helpful and hopeful wisdom on pomposity, silence, truth, cause, and more. We consider them priceless principles for fostering trust in teams and with people.