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Reading the papers this morning, I found myself seething about what is going on in Washington. With such dire consequences on the line, how did we get to this place where grown adults can’t get into a room and iron something out? I wanted to jump on a train to Washington, go to the Capitol, ... Read More Read More
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Doug Sundheim is a consultant and executive coach with over 15 years of experience in growing businesses and helping others do the same. He works with leaders and teams of Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial firms to help them maximize their effectiveness.
No stranger to the firing line of business, Doug started a 100-person catering company in his early 20's, followed by several years in the marketing consulting field where his clients included Sony, M&M/Mars, Mattel, and Motorola among others. In 2000, Doug co-founded Clarity Consulting to help leaders and their teams break through the barriers that stifle performance in themselves and their organizations.
Doug draws on his experience as a leader and entrepreneur to help clients find practical solutions in complex situations. He co-creates each of his engagements with his clients to ensure alignment with organizational goals. Common areas of focus include leading effectively, driving change, and delivering measurable impact.
A frequent speaker on a variety of business topics including leadership, organizational culture, & strategy, he has delivered talks at Columbia University, New York University, The Society for Human Resources, and The World Research Group conference. In 2005, Doug co-authored The 25 Best Time Management Tools and Techniques, which has been translated into 5 languages and continues to be a bestseller. His latest book, Taking Smart Risks, was published by McGraw-Hill in January 2013.
Doug's clients include Time Warner, The Chubb Corporation, University of Chicago, Harvard Management Company, SAP, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, International Baccalaureate Organization, Prudential Douglas Elliman, Altria Group Inc, Bertelsmann, DoubleClick & WisdomTree among other companies.
Doug holds a BS in Environmental Psychology from Cornell University and an MA in Adult Learning & Leadership from Columbia University.
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