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Gravett and Associates is proud to announce its nomination for The Goering Center’s 2019 Private Business Award.

Established in 1989 at the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business, the Goering Center serves more than 400 member companies, making it North America’s largest university based educational non-profit center for family and private businesses.  The Center’s mission is to nurture and educate family and private businesses to drive a vibrant economy.

The Goering Center Family and Private Business Awards is a region-wide event designed to showcase the unique successes of Greater Cincinnati’s family and private businesses that have contributed to our economy and community growth, and that reflect best business practices.

The awards are intended to embrace the full range of family and private business — large and small, new and old, whether members of the Goering Center or not — as a way to recognize the important role that these enterprises plays in the vitality of our region.

Dr. Linda Gravett and Dr. Sheri Caldwell's article, "3 Ways to Foster a Learning Agile Culture" has been published on Training Industry's website.  Click here to read the article.

Dr. Gravett participated in Careers in Government GovTalk blog. 

Click here to see her published article, "Leaders Can Foster a Learning Agile Workplace."

Dr. Linda Gravett and Dr. Sheri Caldwell's second work together, Learning Agility:  The Impact on Recruitment and Retention, is available right now at Palgrave MacMillan using this link: Palgrave MacMillan

Listen to Dr. Gravett on this podcast on Learning Agility.  Click here.

Dr. Gravett's article in The CEO Magazine about Learning Agility:

"A culture of learning agility, or flexible learning, can be a true asset to any organization.  Learning agile employees provide creative, customer-focused approaches to help foster an energetic and ever-evolving workplace.  This is a company’s competitive advantage.

There are four types of learning agility: mental; people; change; and results."
(Read more. . .)

Dr. Linda Gravett and Dr. John Kucia have released a joint effort, Leadership in Balance: New Habits of the Mind, published by Palgrave MacMillan.  To learn more about the book and how to order, click here:

Dr. Gravett on faculty of Public Sector Leadership Certificate Program

Dr. Gravett is on the faculty of the newly-created Public Sector Leadership Certificate Program at Xavier University in Cincinnati.  This new program launches on September 4, 2013.  Linda's workshop topic is Labor Relations and Legal Issues.  For more information or to register, contact Sue Bensman at

Dr. Linda Gravett & Terri Bonar-Stewart's book: Just a Couple Women Talkin'

Dr. Linda Gravett partnered with colleague, Terri Bonar-Stewart, to co-author Just a Couple of Women Talkin’ – The Real Story of Being a Woman Entrepreneur.  This book provides guidelines and tools for moving into your own business and tells the sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant story about how Linda and Terri both started, grew and maintained their two consulting businesses.  Also look for a blog with excerpts from the book, coming soon!  Could you be an entrepreneur? Click here to take our brief self-assessment.

Click here to see testimonials.

Click this link to to review and purchase this book. 

Just a Couple of Women Talkin' - The Real Story of Being a Woman Entrepreneur is available at Joseph Beth Booksellers Crestview and Rockwood Pavilion locations.  Click here to visit Joseph Beth Booksellers web site.

For more information about Just a Couple of Women Talkin’ – The Real Story of Being a Woman Entrepreneur, click here.

E-Learning Course

A roll of the eyes from a coworker is just the beginning.  Some of us will ignore it, while others might challenge a coworker who does it.  Whatever our approach towards disagreement, all too often the end result is arguing, avoidance of coworkers, morale issues, lower productivity,Worker at PC turnover. . . the list goes on and on.  All this over generational differences?  Absolutely.  Wouldn't it be great if we could all just get along?  We can if we understand each other better.  We can if we recognize that each generation responds to conflict differently.  This e-Learning course provides an overview of who the five generations in the workplace are and provides concrete steps on ways to build communication and reduce conflict. 

Click here to visit our commercial about our new e-learning course, "Workforce Generations".  Turn on your speakers!  After the commercial ends, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the commercial page to return to this web site.

Using Your Emotional Intelligence to Develop Others

The book Using Your Emotional Intelligence to Develop Others, co-authored by Dr. Linda Gravett and Dr. Sheri Caldwell, was released by Palgrave MacMillan in October 2009. If you are a leader, trainer or educator, this will be a must-read! Research has demonstrated that EQ accounts for 30% of a person's success in life, while IQ accounts for only 6%. This book provides proven, concrete steps you can take to develop your team's EQ in order to produce positive, bottom-line results for your organization.

To buy this book from the publisher click here or from Amazon, click here.

"Whippersnappers in the Workplace"

Colleagues Dr. Linda Gravett and Robin Throckmorton were quoted for a story by Sarah Boesveld appearing in the January 12, 2009, edition of the online magazine Globe and Mail( "Whippersnappers in the Workplace"

"When the new president takes office, he'll face a huge generation gap at work. And he isn't alone. As the work force grows increasingly diverse, workers - old and young - better prepare to ditch the stereotypes.  Older people don't Twitter, they don't like a good challenge and they definitely don't warm to change.  If president-elect Barack Obama - set to become one of the youngest presidents in U.S. history - makes any of these assumptions when he takes office next week, he'll have sorely underestimated the graying Congress, experts say."

For the full article, click here.  Be sure to click the Comments icon near the top of the article body to read the significant number of reader comments about the article.

Bridging the Generation Gap:  How to Get Radio Babies, Boomers, Gen Xers and Gen Yers to Work Together and Get Results by Dr. Gravett and Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR.

Dr. Gravett has co-authored with Robin Throckmorton, MA,SPHR, a book on recruiting, developing, retaining, and reducing conflict across the four workplace generations.  The book is written from the perspectives of a Baby Boomer and a Gen Xer and provides a practical, no-nonsense approach towards reducing conflict across generations and maximizing productivity in the workplace.  Visit our web site:

You can order the book from Amazon  or directly from the publisher at

Stay tuned for information about Dr. Gravett's next book, How to Use Your Emotional Intelligence to Develop Others, which will be released this summer by Palgrave MacMillan.

Bridging the Generation Gap:  How to Get Radio Babies, Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers to Work Together and Achieve More 

Besides being the title of Dr. Gravett and Robin Throckmorton's book which was released by Career Press in January 2007, this is the subject of presentations which she has given since 2006 for organizations such as: 

  • Meridian Bioscience 

  • Baker Concrete

  • Xavier University

  • ADP

  • Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce

  • Burke, Inc.

  • National Business Institute

  • ASTD

Click here to find out how to bring Dr. Gravett to your meeting or conference.

If you have any questions or need more information about any of these announcements, please complete our Contact Form, or contact Dr. Gravett by telephone at 513-753-8870.