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Leadership & Performance Blog

An Opportunity: The Crucible of Covid

Co-authored by Mark Kamin, Marcea Wolf-Carter and Kenda-Le Pernin

Our last blog, The Economy, Business Performance and People, discussed the impact of the “freak out” associated with the lock down of the America economy. And even though the economy has reopened, we strongly believe the fundamental impediments to performance for people and organizations have not disappeared. Perhaps, they have grown more daunting.

People in organizations are either trying to survive something that is threatening (like a very weak economy) OR, they are creating the possibility of excellence and high performance. As we said in our last blog, those that seize the moment now, will capture market share when the economy starts truly coming back early next year.  READ MORE

The Economy, Business Performance and People

Co-authored by Mark Kamin, Marcea Wolf-Carter and Kenda-Le Pernin

The stock market crashed in March 2020 and the spread of the coronavirus brought business to a halt. To say that America was gripped by anxiety is an incredible understatement.

Although we have unemployment levels that are close to the Great Depression unemployment levels, the situation is completely different. When the stock market crashed in 1929, the circumstances were exacerbated by the Hoover administration’s dramatic fiscal policy response … they cut spending which resulted in even more job losses across the country. In contrast, President Roosevelt poured money into the economy by financing the New Deal and all of the work projects that created millions of jobs. Apparently we learned the lesson from the early 1930s. Trillions and trillions of dollars have been pumped into the world economy, stimulating employment, spending, and creating confidence in the future. We are not in a Great Depression and we are not going to be in a Great Depression. Read More…

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Introductions to “Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership”

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Meet Our Newest Associate!

Marcus Cracknell, based in London, is the newest member of the Mark Kamin & Associates Team. Marcus is committed to transforming the culture of organizations in the United Kingdom and across Europe.  For the past four years Marcus has trained extensively with some of world’s most influential leaders in the area of creating a business environment conducive with very high performance. Based in London, Marcus has been making highly impactful professional training and development available to thousands of people across Europe and North America.

Career Opportunities

Mark Kamin & Associates is expanding and hiring new qualified associates. We have been providing client companies with the world’s best professional development and education services for since 1983 and we are looking for highly qualified people who can grow with us.

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Programs And Offerings:

Below is a partial list of our programs and offerings. Please contact one of our program leaders for more information.

“You and Me” Business Model

Being a Leader and The Effective Exercise
of Leadership

Communication: Transforming
Organizational Culture

Leadership, Management & Coaching

Mission Control Productivity &
Accomplishment Program

Consultative Selling

Strategic Visioning & Execution

Senior Leadership & Executive Development

Top Performer Curriculum – The Path to Power

Coaching for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners