Building Great Organizations From the People Up

Kenning Associates builds the capacity of people and organizations to see, think, and act more clearly.  In pursuit of a meaningful result. To achieve a dream. To get from good to great.

We offer learning experiences that inspire insights, hone emotional intelligence, and build business acumen. And we coach leaders of all kinds as they learn, grow, and tackle new challenges.

Approach Spotlight

In part two of a three-part series describing our 3-D Culture Development approach, we focus on the Design phase, in which learning from the initial Diagnostic phase is translated into intentional, customized, tangible actions for creating a healthy culture in your organization.

Coaching Matters

Coaching is an evermore critical part of the leadership development toolkit, especially in situations where just acquiring new skills will not be enough and the rising leader will need deeper self-awareness to get to the next level.  Find out where coaching is best applied and then access recent case profiles that highlight particular challenges, insights, and personal breakthroughs.

Common Denominator

The math of the Trust Equation is designed to make a simple point: of the four components of trust, self-orientation is the most important. Here we consider three distinct ways self-orientation can express itself, particularly in the workplace.

Kenning Videos

What is your KQ?

Kenning holds a core belief: people are sense makers. Mark Ledden draws out the crucial implication – making sense with others is the leadership skill you need when the problems you face are complex.
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Difficult conversations

Ever tried to share a point of view with someone who won’t stop talking? Here’s something radical: To get someone to hear, YOU need to listen! Cathy Boeckmann navigates a difficult conversation.
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Managers who coach others

Managers know they should help their people develop, but few do it systematically. Neil Stroul describes the barriers to coaching as a manager and explains how our RMG Coaching workshop can help.
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