© 2019 Dr. Peter Langton

Dr. Peter Langton

Cumberland, Rhode Island 02861

(401) 692-1065

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ABOUT

ME

Passionate About Inspiring Others

" The difference between success and failure is a combination of the right organizational culture and the right support."

Dr. Langton started as therapist and quickly transitioned to working with organizations to select, develop, and coach leaders. After over 20 years working in Training and Development, Human Resources, and Strategic Planning, Dr. Langton saw the need to focus on developing confident leaders as an organizational priority.

 

Dr. Langton has served as a Training Coordinator, Director of Training and Development, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Vice President of Human Resources, and Executive Vice President in various industries serving retail, insurance, finance, manufacturing, and higher education. Dr. Langton has also served as a Visiting Professor at Wheaton College and is currently an Adjunct Faculty in the Management Department at Bryant University.

 

Through his various positions and experience, Peter has seen firsthand how hiring and developing the right person can be the spark the moves an organization from mediocrity to success. We’ve all experienced ineffective management and poor supervisors. The difference between success and failure is a combination of the right organizational culture and the right support.

Recent News

Recognized by T.I.C.E.

The Training Industry Readership Award recognizes the most-read articles published on TrainingIndustry.com from the past year. Training Industry published over 832 articles online and in its magazine for 2017.

 

“What Is an Effective Leadership Program?” By Peter Langton, Cumberland, RI Dr. Peter Langton Leadership, was recognized at their annual event.

Recent Articles

Leadership Is Playing Bocce

A good leader can check all the boxes: conduct one-on-one meetings, praise in public, criticize in private, and have the right experience and education. However, what propels a leader into the “extraordinary” category is true engagement.

5 Before 5: The Importance of Praise at Work

As managers, our plates are full with completing daily tasks, fighting fires and fixing problems. When we meet

one-on-one with our staff, it is easy to be distracted and focused on task completion rather than listening, guiding and developing. Have we simply lost the ability to praise and recognize good work?

Do Millennials Really "Suck"?

It's amusing to see the rash of articles, new thought and expertise on the millennial generation. These new trailblazers are often sterotyped as self-centered, lazy, disloyal and title-hungry. But are they really any different from any other generation when its members entered the workforce?

Leading With Purposeful Influence

Often, managers  get distracted, wishing their employees had skills, talents and drive that are more idyllic than reality. After 25 years in management, I hold this truth to be self-evident: No manager, supervisor or employee is perfect.

Performance Should Not Be Sanitized;

Make it Messy By Design

When the process becomes about forms, dates and how to access the online system, then we in the L&D profession have led the charge of simplicity up the hill toward idiocrasy.

Becoming a 21st-Century Leader

There’s a new rule in managing and existing in an organization: When you have done all that is in your power, you may have an opinion on someone else.

What Is an Effective Leadership Program?

In a recent workshop I gave on developing leadership skills, I asked the participants, “Who wants to be supervised?” Not surprisingly, few hands were raised. I followed it with the question, “Who wants a good supervisor?” Almost all hands went up.

Leaders, Here’s to Not Being Normal

Transitioning from individual contributor to leadership success is not an ordinary road to travel. But successful leaders aren’t normal, and that’s a good thing.

The Golden Rule Is Wrong

Transitioning from individual contributor to leadership success is not an ordinary road to travel. But successful leaders aren’t normal, and that’s a good thing.

Becoming Not Normal

Normal people don’t want the stress and responsibility of leadership. Leaders need to remember that people don’t act like them, think like them, and work like them. Leaders aren’t normal!

You’re Not Normal: Elevating Your Staff for Success

The challenge to organizational success is getting the right people in the right place at the right time. Human Resources Professionals spend considerable time and resources throughout the recruiting process developing the right pool and finding the right people.