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.

Culture in 3D

In the final installment of our three-part series on the 3D Culture process, we focus on the third “D”, Development, and the types of actionable goals and concrete steps leaders can undertake to nurture the culture envisioned in the first two phases of the process.

Master Class Series 2019

Kenning is offering individuals and teams the opportunity to complete a 6-month Leadership Master Class sequence.  Kicking off this spring, it combines expert roundtables and individual coaching with the powerful development programs we deliver to Fortune 500 and top-tier professional services firms.

Diagnosis: Complexity

We interviewed a range of healthcare professionals in the Bay Area. Their insights helped us identify two signs that organizational complexity may be reaching a breaking point – and the actions leaders can take to make their organizations more resilient and successful.

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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