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In Training Industry – Hiring and Training Veterans: A Win-Win
Monday, November 20, 2017
Thayer Leader Development Group (TLDG) President Dan Rice explains that because Veterans have formal leadership development training, a real understanding of how to work on diverse teams and a leadership philosophy that contributes to any organization, Veterans can bring a high return on investment to employers. Read More +

In Chief Executive – Chief Executives Need to Champion Military Veterans Initiatives
Monday, November 20, 2017
Thayer Leader Development Group (TLDG) President Dan Rice identifies best practices for chief executives to create successful Veterans initiatives. He points out that the best programs share the following components: 1) They are CEO-driven, 2) Someone is in charge, and 3) They are supported. Read More +

In Northwestern Now - Leader Training Leaders: Alumnus Dan Rice connects American heroes with corporate leaders using military lessons
Monday, November 20, 2017
Thayer Leader Development Group (TLDG) President Dan Rice speaks with Northwestern University’s Alumni publication for a Veterans Day Q&A on what he’s learned about leadership, the role TLDG plays in closing the civilian-military gap and three key lessons for leaders. Deloitte board chair Mike Fucci said of TLDG, “The teamwork we created there was amazing, and it’s still lasting.” Read More +

Thayer Leader Development Group Co-Hosts 3rd Annual Veteran’s Symposium at Nasdaq
Friday, November 10, 2017
TLDG partnered again with Nasdaq Marketsite to co-host the 3rd annual Veteran’s Day Symposium on November 10, 2017, in New York City. A roundtable discussion on veterans hiring was led by Hiring Our Heroes President, Eric Eversole, with robust discussion about the state of the veterans hiring environment and unique challenges facing veterans’ families. The Nasdaq Closing Bell was subsequently rung with 50 Chairmen, CEOs, and Presidents who raised their hands pledging to hire more veterans for their companies during the next year. View the video recap here. Read More +

TLDG at West Point Taps Digital Collaboration Platform
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Unique partnership with strategy activation pioneer CorpU embeds experts within teams to solve complex problems, crowdsource insights, and surface company-wide people analytics Read More +

Mercedes-Benz Leadership Academy Phase II Wraps Up at TLDG with 99.5% Net Promoter Score
Friday, July 28, 2017
The Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point (TLDG) had been awarded the Mercedes-Benz Leadership Academy Phase II (MBLA II) program, entitled "Lead Your Team", in October 2015. On June 13, 2017, TLDG completed the 64th and final program for MBLA II with a total Net Promoter Score of 99.5%. TLDG is humbled to have partnered with Mercedes-Benz to drive leadership success within their organization. Read More +

Thayer Leader Development Group Releases Video to Support Veterans in Corporate America
Thursday, April 20, 2017
WEST POINT, NY, Apr. 20, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) – The Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point (TLDG) released a 13-minute video that helps companies learn how to support veterans and their families, beyond hiring policies. Read More +

TLDG's COL (Ret) Pilar Ryan delivers keynote at JP Morgan's event to celebrate Women's History Month
Friday, March 24, 2017
On March 9, JP Morgan's Women on the Move and Women's Interactive Nework (WIN) came together to celebrate Women's History Month through an event coined "Let's Get Real", held at Chase Tower in Chicago. Read More +

Karen Kuhla, Ph.D. (Executive Director of TLDG) Selected as HVM 2016 Women in Business Honoree
Friday, February 10, 2017
Congratulations to our own Karen Kuhla for being selected a Hudson Valley Magazine (HVM) Women in Business honoree. Read More +

Thayer Leader Development Group Awarded as 2017 Leadership Training Company Watch List
Friday, February 10, 2017
WEST POINT, NY, Feb. 10, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Training Industry announced its annual Leadership Training Companies Watch List for 2017, with the Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point (TLDG) recognized for the first time. Training Industry continually monitors the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies. Read More +

TLDG's 6 Resolutions for the New Year
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
As we start the New Year, we reflect on our strengths and failures, and how we can improve in service to our clients. We look forward to hearing from you on how you’re reaching your leadership goals, and how we can help you further. We are excited for 2017 and the opportunity to welcome more of you to TLDG for exceptional learning experiences! Read More +

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West Point Leadership: Profiles of Courage
By Daniel Rice (USMA '88) & LTC John A. Vigna (USA, Ret.)


"Most people spend 90% of their time on tasks and 10% on leadership. Start spending 50% of your time on leadership and you will notice that others will pick up the slack on the tasks."
Colonel Sean Hannah, Ph.D.,(USA, Retired, University of Nebraska)
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