Lead Positive

Shift Your Leadership With Our New 3-Day Workshops

What a time we live in! Some days, the leadership opportunities feel so exciting that you can’t wait to get out of bed and seize them. Other days, it feels more like this:     In today’s volatile business environment, you as a leader are being confronted with a storm of unceasing challenges: radical change, competitive...


In Search of Onsite Leadership Training?

Need a leadership development event for your next management offsite or in-house leader team meeting? We are proud to announce the latest tool in our leadership training arsenal, the Heroic Journey Leadership Experience! The Cramer Institute has partnered with CPG, a member of the Nitrous Effect Agency, to bring our very successful Heroic Journey workshops to...


My Thanksgiving Wish for You

This is my first time posting so let me introduce myself. I’m John Davis, Managing Partner of The Cramer Institute and Kathy’s husband — now widower. This is also the first time I have ever spent Thanksgiving by myself — as in alone with no one else here. (Well, the puppies are here.) I am...


Lead Positive Manifesto

January 7, 2016 - Lead Positive, Read Blog Posts

When you ‘lead positive,’ you offer a compelling vision of the future by reframing problems into possibilities and appealing to a higher sense of purpose, a noble and mighty cause. When you think, speak, and act out of the positive side of the ledger, people feel more hopeful and confident about the future.


Lead Positive The More Human Way (Free Webinar!)

December 1, 2015 - Lead Positive, The Heroic Journey

I am so excited about my new webinar series with Terry “Starbucker” St. Marie on how to Lead Positive The More Human Way! If you don’t yet know who Terry is, you should! Terry is a writer, consultant, and startup investor living in Portland, Oregon. For the past 9 years he has published a popular blog featuring his...


How You Will Grow on Your Heroic Leadership Journey

The Journey is the fourth phase of the Heroic Journey of the Leader.* As you can imagine, it encompasses the majority of your adventure in terms of time and effort. As the leader, the challenges you encounter on your Journey will be the best problems you have ever had. Each setback will be an opportunity to eliminate what is...