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(cat-a-lyst) - something that causes activity between two or more persons or forces; a person or thing that precipitates an event or change; a person whose talk, enthusiasm, or energy causes others to be more friendly, enthusiastic, or energetic. 

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IMS is a 42-year old company bringing world-class leadership development thinkers, consultants, and authors to large companies in 27 metro areas. With over 400 sponsor members, IMS is influential as a purveyor of new thinking and practical ideas.  Dr. Nelson is the Los Angeles Chair for IMS, interacting with leadership development in companies such as Jet Propulsion Labs, Deluxe Entertainment, Metropolitan Water District, Karl Storz, Zenith Insurance, OSI, Los Angeles Professional Managers Assoc., Nestle, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Metrolink, Panda Restaurants and many others.  For more info on IMS-LA, click HERE.

Click HERE for my favorite 101 leadership quotes (pdf)

Click HERE for Goldsmith's What Got You Hear Won't Get You There article.

Click HERE to download the 2017 speakers/topics (pdf).

Click HERE for 2016-2017 Certificate information

Click HERE for Dr. Jay McNaught's paper on coaching leaders about their decision making style.



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