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Buckle Up for Blended Learning

Many organizations turned to a blended learning approach that has now become the new normal in our pandemic world. But what is it, exactly? How did we get here, how do you do it well and why is it so effective that experts think it’s poised to take over corporate learning for the long haul?

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King’s College Welcomes Texas A&M and MDA Leadership to Campus for Virtual Leadership Program

Wilkes-Barre, PA, December 3, 2020 – Texas A&M Center for Executive Development and MDA Leadership partnered to deliver an engaging and interactive leadership program on Adaptability and Resilience to the senior leadership of a global financial services organization, utilizing the King’s College Barco weConnect virtual classroom located in the Sikorsky Innovation Lab in the William G. McGowan School of Business (MSB).

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MDA Leadership Consulting Relocates to Capella Tower

MDA Leadership Consulting relocated its downtown Minneapolis headquarters to the 50th floor of the Capella Tower (225 South Sixth Street) on February 17, 2017. The new office will allow MDA Leadership employees to more effectively deliver integrated talent solutions to the firm’s clients.

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C-suite Selection and Succession: Delivering Leadership Excellence for the Future

MDA Leadership helps CEOs articulate executive leadership needs, identify top talent, and accelerate C-suite transitions.

Senior Executive Blueprinting ™

Succession planning begins at the top. CEOs, in partnership with human resources and their boards, must think carefully about the talent they need for the future in key leadership roles. Similar to CEO Blueprinting™, MDA Leadership helps our clients articulate the executive leadership they will need to successfully navigate emerging business challenges and drive evolving strategies.

C-suite Selection and Succession

Not all C-suite hires and promotions achieve success. We help CEOs select the right executives by bringing an informed, experienced, and objective voice to the table. Based on a CEO’s criteria and an organization’s norms, we assess and analyze executive candidates to provide definitive and well-grounded promotion and hiring recommendations.

C-Suite Transitions

About 60% of executives say they were not prepared for the strategic challenges they faced in their new senior leadership roles.3 MDA Leadership accelerates effective transition into the C-suite. Through a unique discovery process, we help executives gain deep insight into what it will take to be successful given stakeholder expectations, team dynamics, and the nuances of C-suite leadership. Our seasoned coaches guide leaders in designing and executing highly relevant and engaging onboarding plans.

Board Services: Enhancing Board Effectiveness

MDA Leadership helps boards strengthen their governance roles and internal dynamics.

Board Evaluations

Most boards are required to evaluate their own performance on an annual basis—an exercise that can range from “checking the box” to an experience that truly engages board members in the right conversations. Our services include full board evaluations, individual director reviews, peer feedback, chair role transitions, and action planning.

Board and CEO Consultation

Creating strong board and CEO collaboration requires mutual trust and respect. Forging and maintaining productive relationships cannot be left to chance. MDA Leadership provides trusted advisor consultation for CEOs and their boards to foster alignment in critical areas such as decision-making, role clarity, governance, and communication.

CEO Coaching and Trusted Advisor Consultation

Two-thirds of CEOs don’t receive any outside advice on their leadership skills, and yet almost all would be receptive to suggestions from a coach.4 Since a one-size-fits-all playbook for CEOs doesn’t exist, MDA Leadership provides CEO coaching. Whether business performance is hitting the mark or not, even seasoned CEOs benefit from the safe place and counsel we provide to help them evolve their leadership.

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At MDA Leadership, we know there are no one-size-fits-all solutions for every organization. We take the time to get to know your business and your leadership needs and recommend a range of options that are the best fit for your growth goals. Let's see how MDA Leadership can optimize your Talent Strategy for the Long Run®.