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.

What’s Your Level Up Challenge? 

All of us have two simultaneous level up challenges to navigate in our professional lives. First, we have to do everything in our power to keep learning, growing, and rethinking our approaches. And second, we have to do everything in our power to help our team, organization, and colleagues succeed in the face of unrelenting change.

Leveling up takes a commitment to Beginner’s Mind thinking and the courage to experiment with unconventional ideas. It’s imperative we grow comfortable with thinking differently and inspiring the same in our colleagues.

“AN INVALUABLE RESOURCE”

LEADERSHIP CAFFEINE

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:

Help Aspiring Managers Explore and Experiment Before Leaping into the Role

Moving from contributor to manager is one of the most awkward transitions a person will undertake in their working life. It's an unnatural act, where you take almost everything you know about success in your day job and push it over into the "Never Mind" column.Instead of perpetuating the "hope" approach to identifying and developing new managers, try my favorite question, "Why manage?" three times, backed by some exploration and experimentation.

Ignore these Five Facts of Organizational Life at Your Peril

The "I" topic for influence comes up regularly in my emerging leader coaching calls. Individuals frustrated with their assignments or feeling as if they're being bypassed for the best opportunities mostly share one common thread: they are under-invested in striving to grow their workplace influence. Here are five unavoidable facts of life that suggest influence development must be part of your work.