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Practice What You Preach

In his best-selling book, Practice What You Preach, David Maister highlights one of the strong beliefs of managers of successful firms that he studied: “Development of people precedes and has a greater priority than profits.”

At Taylor, developing our most valuable resource — our people – is of the highest priority. We help them grow and flourish as skilled marketing communications professionals, valued counselors, and respected leaders.

Taylor University, our year-round professional development curriculum, provides education and training for a wide variety of skills and topics, in gender specific and group environments as well as one-to-one instruction.

Topics include:

  • Leadership Skills
  • Understanding and Applying the Creative Process
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Client Relations Skills
  • Brand Planning

Taylor is a member of Catalyst, the leading nonprofit membership organization working globally with businesses to build inclusive workplaces. Through our membership, we provide our people with training and best practices in mentoring and management skills. We also have access to Catalyst’s vast offerings in research and publications covering a wide range of topics, from work-life effectiveness to organizational change.

Additionally, we provide a host of workshops and seminars, conducted by our staff as well as respected guest professionals, to help hone one’s skills in core areas such as strategic media relations, creative writing, public speaking, research and measurement, program planning and presentation.