Founder and President; Co-Author of "The Bully-Proof Workplace: Essential strategies, Tips and Scripts for Dealing with the Office Sociopath"
The Leader's Edge/Leaders by Design
In 1986 Leaders By Design was founded as an organizational consulting and executive coaching firm (Known first as Excellence By Design) by Peter J. Dean to primarily address the needs of senior executive in leadership and to advance their understanding of the impact of their leadership on others and the organization. LBD merged with The Leaders Edge in 2006. The Leaders Edge/Leaders By Design (TLE/LBD) is a leadership development and executive coaching firm, dedicated to helping boards, C-suite executives and high-potential leaders further develop their skills in order to advance in their organizations. Peter, as one of three owners of TLE/LBD, runs Leaders By Design. With over 30 years of national and international experience in the industry, Peter bases his executive coaching and consulting on current reviews of literature and research from the ever-expanding field of leadership development and the best practices in character development and executive coaching. Leaders By Design h(Show Full Bio)elps executives recognize and understand the intricacies inherent in global leadership and dealing with change across cultures and sub-cultures. Peter is sought out regularly for his knowledge as seen in some selected experiences below:
• Hired by boards to assess and coach C-Suite executives (CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CIOs, CMOs etc) to upscale the impact of their leadership;
• Hired by boards to help CFOs expand their comprehension of leadership to be eligible for the CEO spot;
• Hired to head up a strategic planning project for whole systems using future search conferences;
• Coached internationally to help corporate executives to improve executive presence and influence via a stakeholder strategy;
• Comprehensive approach to assessment, design, development, delivery and evaluation for international executive coaching;
SELECTED CLIENT COMPANIES FROM 1986 to 2016 INCLUDE: Shire, AstraZeneca, J&J, IBC, BMS, Comcast, Shriners Hospitals, Lincoln Financial Group, Rohm & Hass, HBO, Omnicom, Unisys, DuPont, BCBS, Microsoft, GM, GSK, Sprint, Motorola, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Lockheed-Martin, American Airlines, National Security Agency, WAWA, ARAMARK, US Trust, Merrill-Lynch, Morgan Stanley, United Way of South East Pennsylvania, Rockwell International, Wilmington Trust, Aria Health, Nasdaq, MetLife, Sloane Kettering, Chubb, KPMG, and SAP.
He has designed year-long programs in leadership development for Avionics Division, Rockwell International; Information Engineering Associates, DuPont; KPMG, Aria Health and Penn Medicine.
Dr. Dean worked in Europe and Asia for 8 years and has lectured, consulted and/or coached in 14 countries. His articles have been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Performance Improvement Quarterly, Performance Improvement Journal, Quarterly Review of Distance Education, Australian Journal of Educational Technology, Financial Times, Philadelphia Business Journal, Wealth and Retirement Planner, and GAMA International Journal.
For over ten years, he was a lecturer in Communication, Ethics and Leadership at The Wharton School and the Fels Center of Government both at The University of Pennsylvania. Also, Peter held the O. Alfred Granum Chair in Management at The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania where he was a Management and Leadership professor and ran the MSM in Leadership graduate degree program. In addition, he has been on the faculty at Fordham University, University of Tennessee, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Iowa. Peter holds his Ph.D. in Learning Psychology and Human Resources Management from the University of Iowa and a MS degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.
He was Editor in Chief of Performance Improvement Quarterly from 1996 to 2002. In 1994, he edited the book Performance Engineering at Work; co-authored an instructional manual for the book Managing Business Ethics; co-edited four books in the Performance Improvement Pathfinder series in 1997; and co-edited The Physician’s Essential MBA. He co-authored the book Philosophy and Practice of Learning, Performance and Change in 2001 and authored Leadership for Everyone published by McGraw-Hill in 2005. Breaking Into the Boys’ Club came out in May 2009. His 2012 book is The Coachable Leader. His latest book with co-author Molly Shepard, is entitled, The Bully-Proof Workplace.
Peter was the recipient of the 1999 Outstanding Faculty Member for the Physician Executive MBA Program offered on the internet by the University of Tennessee; the 1995 MBA Core Curriculum Cluster Teaching Award at The Wharton School; and the 1993 Excellence in Teaching Award at Penn State University at Great Valley.
Book - https://www.amazon.com/Bully-Proof-Workplace-Essential-Strategies-Sociopath/dp/1259859665
Episode: 2/23/2017 @7:00 PM