Louis Carter

Louis Carter, MA is author of over 10 books on best practices in leadership and management including Change Champion's Field Guide and Best Practices in Talent Management. He is one of the top advisors to C-level executives - helping them transform their organizations into an environment where employees love where they work and want to produce the best results for the company. Carter is the recipient of ELearning! Magazine's Trailblazer Award, HR Tech Conference's Top Products Award, and Leadership Excellence Magazine's Best in Leadership Development for his work as founder and CEO of Best Practice Institute and the creator of the first social anytime 360-degree feedback tool, skillrater. He received his MA in Social/Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. His newest books are Best Practices in Organization Transformation and Loving Work: How to Create a Most Loved Workplace to be published in 2017. He has spoken for the Prime Minister of the UAE's HR Lighthouse Initiative, Pentagon and UN officials, and various international conferences on his work and research.
  • Consultation and Executive Coaching: Louis Carter provides benchmarking, team and executive development and coaching, writing, and organization development services on a daily rate with a three day minimum. He uses results-driven, practical, well researched organization development and Change practices and methodologies. His work has received critical acclaim and awards such as E-Learning Magazine's Trailblazer Award and Best in Leadership Development by Leadership Excellence Magazine.

  • Best Practices Research: Provide primary, secondary, personal interviews, and desk research on practices and programs that prove results. Using Carter's method for best practice research, he will provide a research report which outlines the trends and findings and case studies for a successful implementation of any operational program.

  • Workplace Audits and Assessments: Through his own validated instrument, the Most Loved Workplace ® (MLW) audit, he provides analysis of your employees love for your organization based on five different categories of measurement. His Most Loved Workplace® research found correlations with the usage of Big Five Personality assessment. MLW has found that living the company's espoused values trumps compensation and benefits.  It is all about respect and living espoused values. See an article on MLW and Most Loved Workplace Study for details. 

  • Performance Management and Executive Coaching: Louis uses his own proprietary, patented process of Appreciation, Rating, Advice, and Dialogue (ARAD) to train HR practitioners and other executive coaches how to develop their own coaching programs within organizations. The process is influenced by Louis Carter's mentor, Marshall Goldsmith, with whom he has written over four books together on Best Practices in leadership development, organization change, and talent management. 

  • Strongest Link Meetings: Louis Carter was mentored by the late Jerry Sternin, the father of the positive deviance movement, and former Director of Save the Children Foundation who through his process, saved 1000s of children throughout the world. Louis' strongest link meetings use the work of Jerry Sternin and positive deviance to find the highest performers in the group both from workplace audits, and formalized assessments and personality tests and develop programs for them to become change agents within the organization. This is a highly valued methodology for organizations undergoing significant change.  

  • Thought Leadership Development from Within the Organization: Louis Carter will work with you to bring out the very best thinking you and your team have inside of themselves. He will extract the most credible, results-driven knowledge for the gain of all team members, and also provide this in written and publishable format when requested. 

  • On-Site Transformation Meetings: Louis designs, develops and facilitates multiple-day meetings at corporate sites to address the company’s pressing needs. The meetings include deep dialogue and interaction to encourage true change and leadership development.

  • The BPI Senior Executive Board: BPI’s most unique and exclusive service is its Senior Executive Board. Some of the world’s best senior executives from global corporations — including MasterCard, Hopkins Manufacturing, KeyBank, Kimberly Clark, Saudi Aramco, Humana, Cigna and more — form the Senior Executive Board. BPI provides SEB members with an array of services and facilitates them in interacting with and learning from each other. (For more information, see the Senior Executive Board here.)

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