A Framework for Achieving High Performance Through Work/Life Situations

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Friday July 13
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Seventh Prism:
What is it?

Dr. Neil Yeager

"Neil is nationally known in the areas of career and organization development and has written six books in the field including: The Leader's Window (with John Beck); The Career Doctor ; Power Interviews (national best seller, with Lee Hough); and Career Map (1988)."

"Neil is a former senior faculty member in the Masters in Management Program at Cambridge College where he taught courses in organizational theory and behavior. He was the founding director of the Adult Career Transitions Program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, which he ran for ten years and which won a national award for innovation."

The Seventh Prism Designer Profile

Neil Yeager is the designer/developer of The Seventh Prism and the author of the book, The Seventh Prism: A Framework for Achieving High Performance Through Work/Life Integration (June 2008). Neil is a partner with the Charter Oak Consulting Group. He has thirty years of experience as an organization development consultant and The Seventh Prism, his seventh book, represents the culmination of his life's work helping individuals and organizations achieve higher levels of performance. His recent client engagements have focused on executive leadership development through individual and team coaching, as well as custom course design and consultation in leadership, change management and team development.

His client list has included: Alcoa, Bear Stearns, McKinsey & Co., JPMorganChase, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Clear Channel, Compaq, British Petroleum, Intel, United Technologies, Saint Gobain Abrasives, Biogen Idec, and Northeastern University.

Neil is nationally known in the areas of career and organization development and has written six previous books in the field including: The Leader's Window (1994, 2001,with John Beck); The Career Doctor (1991); Power Interviews (with Lee Hough, 1990, 1998); and Career Map (1988). All of his books have been published by John Wiley & Sons (except for Leader's Window 2nd ed. published by Davies-Black). His book, Power Interviews, was on the 1998 Best Seller List of the Wall Street Journal's National Business Employment Weekly (134,000 copies in print). Neil is a frequently quoted expert, and his comments have appeared in The New York Times, Fortune Magazine, Money Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and other national publications. He recently appeared on CNN's "The Money Gang."

Neil is a former senior faculty member in the Masters in Management Program at Cambridge College where he taught courses in organizational theory and behavior. He was the founding director of the Adult Career Transitions Program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, which he ran for ten years and which won a national award for innovation.

He has a Doctorate in Organization Development from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1986) and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology (1976) and Bachelor's degree in English (1974) from Central Connecticut State University.

Endorsements of Neil Yeager's previously published works:

On The Leader's Window

"Reader friendly, immensely practical, well illustrated. Illuminating! The Leader's Window takes the highly successful Situational Leadership model to a whole new level. Then it brilliantly applies leadership styles to the four-phase process of building high-performance teams. This book is a guide to the aligning and empowering roles of Principle-Centered Leadership. A great read for anyone who is trying to live the 7 Habits at work."

--Dr. Stephen R. Covey
Author, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

"As a former McKinsey & Company partner, I know that leadership is one of the great black holes of management. What separates The Leader's Window from the pack is its riveting practicality. Here is an approach that will unleash the potential of every individual and team from the boardroom to the plant floor."

--Alan Gayer
CEO, Egleston Children's Hospital

"The Leader's Window takes situational leadership to the next level. It has a strong foundation in research, and the examples give rich leadership profiles and provide real depth based on hands-on experience."

--Matthew Minahan
Manager of Organizational Development, World Bank

"The power of The Leader's Window comes from its combination of analytical framework and practitioner's guide, invaluable to anyone interested in developing high performance teamwork. We have used it with a broad spectrum of teams and it actually works!"

--M.O. Jones
Manager, Organizational Development, British Petroleum

On Career Map

"Neil Yeager has mastered the art of career management--and it shows. This book will enlighten you, inform you, and motivate you to reach your full potential. Buy it, use it, and keep it--it works."

--Ken Blanchard
Co-author, The One Minute Manager

"Here's the best most comprehensive guide for career wellness I've seen. Dr. Yeager provides a spectrum of practical solutions for handling many kinds of career problems--solutions that really work. Whether you're haunted with problems from the past, dealing with career gridlock right now, or have the foresight to anticipate and avoid problems in the future, The Career Doctor can put your career in the pink."

--Joyce Lain Kennedy, Syndicated Careers Columnist
(Los Angeles Times Syndicate)

"A simple and direct, yet solid guide for those who want to take charge of their own careers...Dr. Yeager's extensive experience shows through."

--Harry Levinson, Ph.D., Levinson Institute
Author of CEO: Corporate Leadership in Action