- Do you need help selecting and assessing high performing people who are a great fit with your company culture?
- Do your best and brightest need high performance leadership?
- Emotional intelligence competencies?
- Facing Conflict – Difficult Conversations
- Managers spend an inordinate amount of time putting out fires, particularly interpersonal ones.
- Conflict is not something to be suppressed in an organization, and is not to be ignored
- Some predict that conflict is increasing in organizations because of the pressure on people to produce more and better with less.
- There is a strong link between the ability to resolve conflict effectively and perceived effectiveness as a leader.
- Conflict is normal and natural and can be a productive stimulant for creative processes
Dr. Maynard Brusman is the founding principal of Working Resources, a San Francisco-based leadership consulting and executive coaching firm. He is a recognized leader in the fields of psychological testing for employment screening, interviewing and selecting emotionally intelligent people, 360 feedback performance appraisals, managing change, resiliency, interpersonal communication, leadership coaching, and strategic planning for human capital development. He is frequently called upon as a trusted advisor to senior leadership teams.
Dr. Brusman is a licensed psychologist. He earned his B.S. in Behavioral Psychology at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He was awarded a M.A. in Clinical Psychology, at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois, and an Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from Northern Arizona University at Flagstaff, Arizona. As a postdoctoral fellow in Psychological Services at the University of California, San Diego he developed and directed the stress and wellness clinic.
Dr. Brusman has a coaching, counseling, and consulting practice specializing in workplace issues. He is an instructor for The College of Executive Coaching. As a full professor in Counseling Psychology in the Northern Arizona University Statewide Education Program, he has taught summer courses in self-management and career development. He works as a consulting psychologist helping leaders and managers assess, select, coach, and retain optimistic, change resilient, and committed people who are aligned with the company’s strategic vision.