We help professionals level up

Coaching & Training

Is it time to level up in your career? We help emerging leaders at all levels strengthen their skills and grow their contributions via coaching, workshop programs and e-learning courses. 

Career Pivot

Is it time to find “next” in your career? For individuals focused on applying their accumulated wisdom and skills in new ways (reinventors) Art Petty’s REINVENT™ framework and coaching guide you to success. 

Ideas for Growth

Almost 2,000 articles at the Management Excellence blog filled with ideas to help you grow as a professional and leader. 

Art Petty’s books are ideal for emerging leaders and motivated professionals at all levels seeking a performance edge in their careers.

Programs for Growth

Upcoming Professional Development Programs:

Feedback Boot Camp

6/8 or 7/13 from 10 to 2 central 

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First Time Managers Academy Live-Online

6/14 all day and 6/15 9-1 central

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Mastering the Five Critical Conversations for Career Success Live-Online

7/20 and 7/21 from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. central

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How to Have More Impact at Work Live-Online

7/14, 21, 28 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. central

9/8, 15, 22 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. central

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Webinar Recordings! 

How to Thrive as a New Manager: Guidance for New and Promoting Managers

In this event, Art Petty shares a unique perspective on the partnership required between new and promoting managers for new manager success. Plus, there are a couple of bonus items referenced in the event! View immediately or schedule a time that works for you.


Level Up Your Influence Skills to Maximize Your Impact

If you want to get more done, be recognized, and further your career and organization, you need to cultivate influence. 

In this webinar, you will learn to view and develop influence and power differently. Leadership expert, coach, and former technology executiveArt Petty, and team development and strategy expertAnita Lauper Wood, share their approach to cultivating “clean power” and offer tactics you can apply immediately in your environment. View immediately or schedule a time that works for you.




Ideas to Energize your Professional Development

Join the thousands of professionals who use the ideas and approaches in Leadership Caffeine to fuel their leadership development, team coaching, decision-making, and critical thinking. Buy at Amazon.

From the Reviews:

“I’m a huge fan of this book and have found the 80+ leadership lessons to be segmented in a manner that allows me to easily and quickly gain value from the book. Excellent material for a book review within your team – each week the leadership team is able to review one of the lessons as a great catalyst for thought-provoking discussions for keeping leadership skills sharp! I have found this book to be an inspirational source for new ideas. It delivers a very clear and concise set of ideas that are 110% applicable to daily leadership challenges.”  -Jack K. VP

“Leadership Caffeine” is what the title implies – a pick-me-up for those looking to how to lead as well as how to lead more effectively. If this is you, then “Leadership Caffeine” will serve you well  -John Baldoni, Leadership Author & Global Top Gurus 30

From the Blog:

Leadership Caffeine™—How Managers Can Turbocharge One-on-Ones to Promote Growth

I'm consistently surprised by how few managers and executives have a game plan for their one-on-one sessions with team members. Just ask those team members, as too many describe these sessions with the boss as infrequent or inconsistent, ineffective, and in some cases, intolerable. Here are 7 ideas to help you increase the effectiveness of your one-on-one sessions for all parties:

Feedback is Funny—Just Not in a “Ha Ha” Kind of Way

OK, the topic of feedback isn't stand-up comedy funny. It's funny as in odd because there are so many contradictions surrounding it. Here are five practices to help managers bring feedback to life as the performance-enhancing tool it is capable of being: