Helping you fix & prevent bad bosses.
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What We Do.
We conduct innovative research on real-world, contemporary, leadership & technology issues.
Based on the research, we bring intriguing and inspiring ideas to light at meetings & live events.
If you have a leadership or digital communication problem, we help you find a solution.
When you're serious about embedding best practices in contemporary people leadership, we can help.
Nobody sets out to be a bad boss. Nobody wants to work for a bad leader. Yet, you may find yourself – and your organization – struggling with faltering leadership. This is where we come in.
Radiant Forest can help you turnaround troubled bosses. We help your organization realign its people with trust, inspiration, and vision.
Find out more by joining one of our webinars or scheduling a call with our founder.
Our keynote talks are a great way to introduce new principles to a large group. These communications can also be a great way to kick off new programs.
Our most popular talks include:
- - 21st Century Leadership
- - SERVANT Leadership
- - Unconscious Bias
- - Be a Boss that Does Not Suck
- - Executive Communications in the Digital Era
Radiant Forest can work with you to design, build, and deliver the most effective training for your company or event. Some of our most popular group training programs include:
- - SERVANT Leadership
- - The NEW Trust
- - Effective Listening
- - Digital Communications
When you have a persistent, ugly, or somewhat vague issue, it's often best to have an outside perspective. Radiant Forest can engage with your team to root out the problem and define a comprehensive solution.
Coaching has earned a bad reputation. We don't coach. We do advise. Radiant Forest believes all good leaders should have a personal board of advisors. Give us a call to see if we're be a good personal board member for you.
Bad organizations turn great through assessment tools and follow through on results.
The best organizations stay great through continuous assessments and responses.
Let Radiant Forest help you reveal and close any gaps in your leadership or culture through effective assessments like:
- - 360 Degree Feedback (Team or Individual)
- - Organizational Culture Health Check
- - SERVANT Leadership Assessment
- - Trust Capacity
Leadership Development Gap
Most postsecondary institutions claim to produce great leaders. However, the reality is only 15% offer leadership development programs. Our research analyzed 18 years of data, across 6,857 institutions, for 2,155 different program classifications (degrees or certificates). Here’s what we found.
Ken Melrose Completes His Service on Earth
The servant-leadership community lost another great example and shepherd this week. Ken Melrose, former chairman and chief executive officer of The Toro Company, passed away Sunday May 3, 2020. Ken was a passionate advocate for servant-leadership at Toro and beyond. His book, "Making the Grass Greener on Your Side: A CEO’s Journey to Leading by [...]
New Study: Only 15% of Schools Offer Leadership Programs
Heat map of percentage of institutions with leadership programs, in the United States, by state Does anyone believe we have enough good leaders in politics? What about the workplace? I didn't think so. In the "Be the Good" TEDx talk, I mentioned we have so many bad bosses, that we tend to find [...]
Leading in a Time of Crisis – Top Tips from Dozens of Practitioners
Virtually everyone faces a new normal today. If you lead people, you face additional challenges. None of us have all the answers. Perhaps together though, we may develop great solutions. We're here to help. Here is a list of recommendations from people leadership practitioners. They were each asked: What is your advice for leaders facing [...]
Top 9 Tips for Working Remotely
Infographic: 9 Tips for Working Remotely (Large version here) Are you new to working from home or working remote? Have you considered the challenges and special needs of your remote employees? With the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, there are many people, new to telecommuting, who could use some tips and best [...]
The 5×10 Leadership Rule
Team size is a critical factor in the success or failure of an organization. Most organizations permit - or expect - too many direct reports for each team lead. This logic ignores the reality that good people leadership takes time and great people leadership requires more time. To minimize the bad boss syndrome, organizations should [...]
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