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Gordon Newman

Gordon J. H. Newman, CPT - Gordon is President of The Newman Learning Group Inc. an organization dedicated to providing value add learning and development solutions to improve the bottom line performance of organizations and individuals.  Gordon may be reached at or 905-790-2944 or

Gordon's recently published book There Has To Be A Better Way can be purchased on-line.
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» What Did You Learn Today?
By Gordon Newman | Published 06/11/2011 | Business & Finance | Unrated

Brampton - A student comes home from school. One of the first thing we the parent says "What did you learn today?"Sound familiar?Generally we hear: "Nothing". Not exactly a correct answer but one the student believes is correct from his or her perspective.

» Leadership is Myth
By Gordon Newman | Published 04/17/2011 | Business & Finance | Unrated
Brampton - In their book Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, Warren Bennis and Burt Naus share results from the study of modern day leaders.They conclude that there are a number of leadership myths.
» The Customer is Not Happy
By Gordon Newman | Published 02/21/2011 | Business & Finance | Unrated
Brampton - An old adage says you can make some of the people happy some of the time but you can't make all of the people happy all of the time.  Does that work for you as a leader?  I would suggest it would not.  After all, the goal of every leader is to ensure their customers are happy all the time. However, getting to that utopian point is another matter altogether.
» What did you learn today?
By Gordon Newman | Published 12/19/2010 | Business & Finance | Rating:
Brampton - A student comes home from school. One of the first thing we the parent says "What did you learn today?" Sound familiar? Generally we hear: "Nothing". Not exactly a correct answer but one the student believes is correct from his or her perspective.
» Change
By Gordon Newman | Published 11/14/2010 | Business & Finance | Unrated
Brampton - Drive into the country anywhere and you will see a multitude of coloured leaves. Some a brilliant yellow/gold, others more in the red line. Still other trees are totally barren. Truly the fall season experience of is all around us.
» Itís Easy
By Gordon Newman | Published 10/3/2010 | Business & Finance | Rating:
Brampton - "It's easy you'll catch on in no time." Ever heard these words from a co-worker when starting a new job or new role? More importantly, can you recall using these words or words very similar to a new employee in your area?
» Pursuit of Happyness
By Gordon Newman | Published 08/28/2010 | Business & Finance | Rating:
Brampton - Recently I saw a movie based on the life of Chris Gardner; "The Pursuit of Happyness". That's right; the word "happiness" was not spelled properly in the title.
» Selling Yourself
By Gordon Newman | Published 07/18/2010 | Business & Finance | Rating:
Brampton - If prospective clients evaluate our products / service based on their perceptions, how are we to ensure they are evaluating them to our advantage?  Clearly this is a rather basic and straight forward question.
» The Buyer
By Gordon Newman | Published 06/6/2010 | Business & Finance | Rating:
Brampton - During a recent visit to a grocery store I observed a shopper carefully assessing each package of blueberries and strawberries the store had on sale. Many were picked up and replaced on the shelf until two of each were selected and placed in the shopping cart. Not an uncommon experience I am sure.
» Win - Win Change
By Gordon Newman | Published 05/2/2010 | Business & Finance | Rating:
Brampton - "We don't have time to review, revise and enhance our procedures, we are too busy trying to get new clients and keep our cash flow steady. "Have you made this comment lately? Perhaps you used different words with the same intent. You are definitely not alone; perspective is repeated thousands of times by companies all across Canada every month.
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