- Learn the skills that have proven to lead to significant improvement
- Overcome performance barriers to your success
- Learn to successfully lead change initiatives
- Employees who understand the science behind personal change
- Create a winning strategy
- Avoided the political & defensive behaviors
- Hold crucial conversations: You increase your odds of project success by 50 to 70%
- Master: broken rules, mistakes, lack of support, incompetence, poor teamwork, disrespect, and micromanagement.
- Crucial Skills of a High-Performance
David Maxfield has led high-leverage research initiatives that uncover causes of and solutions to managerial, cultural, and operational inefficiencies that directly affect the bottom line.
His impact on organizational performance has been wide-reaching as he’s helped clients such as General Mills, Harvard Medical School, Pizza Hut, and Spectrum Health increase organizational effectiveness and become measurably more vital.
David has taught at Stanford University and the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.
David is the recipient of the Motorola University’s Distinguished Teaching Award and Stanford University’s Dean’s Award for Innovative Industrial Education.
Drawing from extensive academic and corporate experience, David delivers topics that are grounded in solid research and application.
David has been featured at prestigious venues including Stanford and Georgetown Universities, the American Association of Critical-
Care Nurses, and the National Association of Children’s Hospitals.
With an unrivaled ability to connect to his audience through engaging stories andcaptivating examples, David brings concepts to life—motivating listeners to put their newly-found skills and knowledge to immediate use.
He teaches skills which deliver significant improvements to the results companies care about most and they realize widespread and lasting results.
David has led a series of research projects on a variety of subjects including the role crucial conversations play in the healthcare industry, and how the ongoing failure rate within enterprise projects is consistently linked to the avoidance of a few key crucial conversations.
David has also led research projects about diversity, leadership, and influence.