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Mickey McQuaid – Personal Dynamics

Friday, 30 January 2015 by

Mickey McQuaid is an associate of Personal Dynamics founded by James H. Hellam, specializing in the Advanced Course. A Senior Trainer with over 22 years of experience in the professional training industry, Mickey has supported 40,000 participants throughout the world to achieve powerful breakthroughs in their personal and professional lives.

For the last 12 years she has worked independently as an international business consultant and workshop leader in the United States, Asia, Latin America, and Russia. Mickey assists individuals from every walk of life in the areas of vision and goal setting, effective communication, leadership, and coaching. Mickey graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz wih a BFA in Theatre and English Literature, followed by postgraduate work at New York University School of the Arts.


James H. Hellam – Personal Dynamics

Friday, 30 January 2015 by

Jim Hellam brings over 23 years of experience developing and coaching adult education workshops.

He currently works as President & Managing Director of the Institute for Leadership and Potential Development Intl. Jim was formally the Senior Vice President and General Manager for ARC International and was responsible for the Asian Public Division.

He was a former senior vice president and executive team member of a U.S. based experiential training organization. Jim has facilitated countless workshops in the United States and Asia.

Prior to his work with leadership Training & Development Group LLC, Jim served as President of I-Leap, an affiliate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and as co-owner of three US-based educational centers.

Before turning his attention to transformational training, Jim was a sergeant in a California Police Department. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree and teaching credential from San Jose University


Without a Keyboard – by Seth Godin

Thursday, 29 January 2015 by

One of Seth’s great, short & sweet blog posts-September 14,2014: “Without a Keyboard” When the masses only connect to the net without a keyboard, who will be left to change the world? It is possible but unlikely that someone will write a great novel on a tablet. You can’t create the spreadsheet that changes an


by David Rock, Josh Davis and Beth Jones-for Strategy + Business Magazine: Neuroscience shows why numbers-based HR management is obsolete. Evidence is mounting that conventional approaches to strategic human capital management are broken. This is particularly true for performance management (PM) systems—the appraisal approaches in which employees (working with their managers) set goals for the


by August Turak-author and Forbes contributor: Columbia Business School published August’s popular book Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity. This led to a number of interviews-with a recurring question: “What do you do for Personal Development?” Turak: The reason I find this question so difficult is that it


What Is “Liminal Thinking” ?

Thursday, 29 January 2015 by

by Dave Gray: Dave Gray helps large organizations solve complex problems related to culture, innovation and change. His approach involves getting the right people together and facilitating the group, to help them collaboratively develop new strategies, launch products and services, and design as well as deliver organizational change initiatives. He uses structured approaches that help