Building Leaders of Character

Proven Experiential Learning Process

ACTIVELY DEMONSTRATING HOW TRUST AND COMMUNICATION ARE VITAL TO OVERCOMING CHALLENGES Learn More >

A Program Led by Leaders of Character

INSTRUCTORS WHO HAVE LIVED, SERVED, AND IMPLEMENTED THE PRINCIPLES THAT THEY TEACH Learn More >

LEARNING FROM LEADERS

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A Venue That Inspired A Country

Leadership development based at the historic Thayer Hotel at West Point Learn More >

Leaders Building Leaders

Thayer Leader Development Group starts building leaders with a simple premise: character is foundational to your ability to lead. Combine this with knowledge and action, and you unleash the “whole” leader every organization needs. This approach has been proven by over two hundred years of application in the United States Army – and the reason we make our home at The Historic Thayer Hotel on the grounds of West Point. At TLDG, like nowhere else, you’ll experience the legacy of military leadership learnings from those who have powered and led a nation. And today, empower organizations to adapt and thrive.
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Client Stories

"We were looking for a program that was different from the traditional executive leadership training and would help to build the necessary trust and collaboration in our company’s next generation of senior leaders. Our senior..."
Charles Bolyard, Jr., Chairman/CEO & Blake Peck, President/COO
McDonough Bolyard Peck, Inc.

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"The high caliber of faculty on military leadership and the focus on the holistic self during the sessions both indoors and outdoors was very relevant and applicable across a broad range of business scenarios. Thanks..."
Bala Sathyanarayanan, Head of HR
HP

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"Over my professional career of 30 years I’ve participated in a wide variety of professional educational and motivational programs. It is my opinion that the TLDG program was the best and most effective program I’ve..."

Cushman & Wakefield Inc

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"I have been to many and varied leadership development courses through my 30 year business career. All in all, this was the best corporate leadership sessions that I have had the pleasure to attend. My..."
Tim Tyson, Chairman and CEO
Aptuit

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"Having TLDG work with our organization was a memorable and valuable experience for our players, coaches, and front office. With interesting concrete examples from the faculty’s own experience, he was able to demonstrate how the..."

Cincinnati Reds

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"During my 30 year career with Pfizer, I have had the pleasure of attending 1 -2 leadership developmental programs each year. I can, without hesitation, state that the Thayer Leader Development Group put on the..."
Michael Wallace, District Business Director
Pfizer

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Client Stories

"“I was looking for a program that was unlike anything my leadership team had experienced, and TLDG exceeded my expectations. My team and I walked away with a strategy for success, the motivation to develop..."
Mike Garcia, President of Domtar's Pulp & Paper Division
Domtar

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Client Stories

"I cannot tell you enough how much I support the leader development program. The lessons we got last week fully grounded in the latest leadership research and combat tested are lessons not only relevant but..."
Stephen Cannon, President & CEO
Mercedes Benz

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PROGRAMS

Effective organizations have effective leaders; this is no surprise. Getting there is the challenge. That’s why we design our programs to navigate the crossroads faced by both individuals and organizations as they aspire to achieve their goals.

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