Winsor's bio

Business Partner

Winsor is an accomplished business partner who worked in senior level leadership positions acorss 3 publicly traded manufacturing companies.


With a passion in leadership development applied at the individual, team, and organizational levels, he has contributed to the professional development of managers at all levels.  Winsor brings a deep understanding of what it takes to successfully transition through the leadership pipeline from front line manager to the C-Suite. 


An intuitive and results oriented leader himself, he engages people on a dynamic and interactive development path, enhancing their ability to be highly effective and insightful leaders. 

Business Experience

Winsor's career covers a 30 year time line with 3 publicly traded manufacturing companies, working in the US, Canada, and Mexico.   Listed below are key leadership positions held:

  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Corporate Manager, Industrial Relations & Organization Development
  • Corporate Manager, Organization & HR Development
  • Director, HR Wood Products Group
  • Division Employee Relations Manager

Education & Certification Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • MBA, University of Idaho
  • BS-Industrial & Labor Relations, Cornell University

COACHING CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Hudson Institute of Coaching
  • International Coaching Federation

TRAINING CERTIFICATOINS:

  • Situational Leadership II
  • APG Programs: Symphony, Conductor, Coaching for Execution, Tempo
  • DuPont STOP, AdvantEdge

OTHER COACHING & TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Polaris Commpetency Model & 360
  • EQI-2.0 AND EQ-360

Publications

BOOKS:

  • The Collaborator:  Discover Soccer as a Metaphor for Global Business Leadership
  • New book, Focus On Them, scheduled for publication in January 2019 by the Association for Talent Development (ATD)

ARTICLES:

  • The Pitch for a New Leadership Metaphor
  • Partners On The Field
  • Situational Leadership
  • Soccer Metaphor Works Best

POSTS WRITTEN IN 2018:  (POSTED ON LINKEDIN, ASSOCIATION for TALENT DEVELOPMENT and INNOVATION EXCELLENCE BLOGS)

  • What Soccer Teaches Us About Collaboration
  • Introducing the 2019 "Collaboration" World Cup!
  • Harnessing the Power of the Team's Network to Collaborate-to-Innovate
  • Do the Math for Developing a Collaborative Mindset:  2018 Soccer World Cup
  • Leverage Soccer's World Cup to Develop Team Collaboration
  • Use Management Innovation to Close the Collaboration Mindset Gap
  • Collaboration Eats Tactics (Execution) for Lunch
  • Kick-Start a Culture of Collaboration
  • Developing Partners On The Field
  • Completing Innovation's Due Diligence
  • What Will You Do With It (to Empower Innovation) ?