Keynotes & Presentations

Mitch can be engaged for a full range of keynote addresses  

Mitch can be engaged for a full range of keynote addresses in the leadership development or organization development areas. While these are tailor-made for each client, the following are some examples of Mitch’s keynote and national/international addresses:

Kusy, M., & Holloway, E.  (2012, April 22).  Toxic personalities and their systems of power. International Society for Performance Improvement, Toronto.

Holloway, E., & Kusy, M.  (2010, May 23).  Toxic behaviors and leadership actions. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Saskatechewan, Canada.

Holloway, E., & Kusy, M.  (2011, January 18).  Everyday civility. University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Holloway, E., & Kusy, M.  (2010, May 23).  The toxic workplace. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. Regina, CANADA.

Holloway, E., & Kusy, M.  (2010, May 24).  Toxic behaviors & incivility in healthcare: Research indications. Radiology Business Managers Association Summit Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.

Kusy, M., & Holloway, E.  (2010, October 14).  Toxic behaviors in healthcare: Improving patient safety, productivity, and the bottom line. American Assoc. of Health and Administrative Management. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Kusy, M. & Holloway, E.  (2010, April 16).  Toxic behaviors in healthcare: Impacting patient safety, productivity, and the bottom line. Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Annual Conference, St. Paul, MN.

Kusy, M., & Holloway, E.  (2010, May 24).  Toxic behaviors & incivility in healthcare: Research indications. Radiology Business Managers Association Summit Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.

Kusy, M., & Holloway, E.  (2010, April 28).  Toxic behaviors in healthcare: Their impact on patient safety and performance. Minnesota Health Information Management Association.  Minneapolis, MNKusy, M. & Holloway, E. (2009, June 16). Work incivility and what to do about it. League of Minnesota Cities, St. Paul, MN.

Kusy, M., & Holloway, E. (2009, June 11). Toxicity in toxic times: Team strategies for respectful engagement. VA Radiology Leadership Summit, Washington, DC.

Kusy, M., & Holloway, E. (2009, June 11). Developing healthcare leaders who really lead. VA Radiology Leadership Summit, Washington, DC.

Kusy, M. (2009, June 4). Large-scale strategic planning. HR Connection, Minneapolis, MN.

Kusy, M. (2008, May 6). Just-in-time solutions to the top people problems that keep leaders up at night. Minnesota Health Information Management Association, Minneapolis.

Kusy, M. (2008, April 5). Four generations of physicians: One size no longer fits all. Banner Health Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ.

Kusy, M, & Holloway, E. (2008, November 12). Managing toxic personalities and their systems of power. ASTD Midwest Regional Conference, St. Paul, MN.

Kusy, M. (2008, March 4). Toxic personalities and their systems of power. Human Resource Institute of New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND.

Kusy, M. (2007, October 7). How to manage toxic personalities.American College of Radiology, Santa Monica, CA.

Kusy, M. (2007, September 8). How to manage toxic personalities.American College of Radiology, Washington, DC.

Kusy, M. (2007, February 18). When leaders run amuck: Recovery 101. Human Resource Institute of New Zealand, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND.

Kusy, M. (2007, February 22). The leader of the future: Preparing now!International Business Conference of VGM. Phoenix, AZ.

Kusy, M. (2007, November). Strategic leadership in the fast lane.International Conference of RBC Dain Rauscher, November 15, Minneapolis, MN.

Kusy, M. (2007, March 12). Fast forward leadership: Generational perspectives. Volunteers of America National Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Kusy, M. (2007, September 7). Using generational research to produce better marketing results. International Association of Business Communicators Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Kusy, M. (2005, May 4). Mistake recovery: What every leader must know. International Executive Conference of the Pacific Group of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Cairns, AUSTRALIA.

Kusy, M. (2005, March 7). Breaking the code of silence: How successful leaders rebounded from seven critical mistakes. Conference of the New Zealand Leadership Institute, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND.

Kusy, M. (2005, April 2). The new leadership competency: Mistake recovery. Annual Conference of the VGM Platinum Group, Las Vegas, NV.

Kusy, M. (2005, March 12). Leadership rebound strategies: The next leadership competency. Minnesota Conference of the International Society for Performance Improvement, Minneapolis, MN.

Kusy, M. (2005, January 18). The next leadership competency: Mistake recovery. Annual Conference of Willmar Area Quality Council, Willmar, MN.

Kusy, M. (2003, May 20). 8 Leadership myths of organizational change and their effective antidotes. HealthPartners Annual Quality Utilization Forum, Bloomington, Minnesota.

Kusy, M. (2003, February 25). Fast forward leadership: “Self” as part of the equation. Kiev Mohyla Business School, Kiev, Ukraine.

Kusy, M. (2003, January 11). Hitting the mark with successful communication and negotiations. Medical Seminar Series, Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Kusy, M. (2003, January 29). Debunking 8 leadership myths on organizational change. Park Nicollet Annual Learning Day for Leaders, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kusy, M. (2003, December 28). Mitch’s niches on strategic planning. Leadership Coachella Velley, Palm Springs, California.

Kusy, M. (2002, August 20). 7 Strategies healthcare executives must stop and start doing now! Health Industry Group Purchasing Association, Key Biscayne, Florida.

Kusy, M., & Essex, L. (2002, April 19). Updated leadership development practices. International Federation of Training & Development Organisations. Manama, BAHRAIN.

Kusy, M. (2001, November 13). Fast forward leadership. American Association of Eye & Ear Hospitals, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Kusy, M. (2001, September 21). Leading in the fast lane. Leadership Coachella Valley 2, Palm Springs, California.

Kusy, M. (2001, June 1). Fast forward leadership: How to stop 7 outmoded practices to Lead in the 21st century. 2001 Annual Meeting, American College Health Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Kusy, M. (2001, June 19). Leading in the future tense. 2001 Annual Meeting, American Express Technologies, Phoenix, Arizona.

Kusy, M. (2000, October). 21st century leadership that gets results. 74th Annual Conference, Medical Group Practice Executives & Medical Group Management Association, Atlanta. Georgia.

Kusy, M. (2000, October). Leadership for the new millennium. Leadership Coachella Valley Conference, Palm Springs, California.

Kusy, M. (2002, May 10). Leading with quality by communicating with pizzazz. Quality Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kusy, M. (2002, February). Leading in the future tense. 2002 Meeting of the Minnesota Association of Volunteer Administrators, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kusy, M. (2001, August 8). Fast forward leadership: Seven practices every leader must stop immediately! 2001 Minnesota Medical Group Management Conference, Alexandria, Minnesota.

Kusy, M. (1993, April). Prescribing effective leadership practices. Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kusy, M. (1995, October). Visioning practices in organizations: Individual and team perspectives. International Organization Development Association Conference, Eilat, ISRAEL.


Kusy, M. (1995, September). Facilitating organizational change: Part science, part intuition. International Creativity Conference, Bloemfontein, SOUTH AFRICA.


Kusy, M. (1994, July). In-basket team building: Innovative application of an old system. 23rd International Congress of Applied Psychology, Madrid, SPAIN.


Kusy, M. (1993, August). Visioning strategic change: It’s not just for leaders anymore! The International Federation of Training and Development Organizations, Hamburg, GERMANY.


Kusy, M. (1992, September). Building physician executives: Models for HRD and evaluation. International Federation of Training and Development Organisations, Taipei, TAIWAN.


Kusy, M. (1991, January). Training evaluation: Strategies and research. Executive Conference, Curtin University, Perth, AUSTRALIA.


Kusy, M. (1991, September). Management training/development of physician executives: Design and evaluation. Corporate Training for Effective Performance, Enschede, THE NETHERLANDS.


Kusy, M. (1990, July). Evaluation of training: New methods and applications to industry. International Congress of Applied Psychology, Kyoto, JAPAN.


Kusy, M. (1990, August). Training evaluation research: New technologies
. The International Federation of Training and Development Organizations, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.

Kusy, M. (2001, August 6). Doctoral consortium for executive alternative programs in OD and management. Academy of Management 2001, Washington, DC.


Kusy, M. (2000, June 4). Engaging physicians in change. Medical Group Management Association Education Programs, Chicago, Illinois.


Kusy, M. (1999, July 19). Change management that works. Medical Group Management Midwest/Southern Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.


Kusy, M. (1998, November). Physician leadership for the next century. Southern Medical Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.


Kusy, M. (1998, August). Train-the-trainer systems: Learning at its finest. US Dept. of Justice, Washington, DC.


Kusy, M. (1998, November). Successful physician leaders: Research in practice. Southern Medical Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.


Kusy, M. (1995, March). Leadership development of physician executives. Academy of Human Resource Development, St. Louis, Missouri .


Kusy, M. & Preskill, H. (1994, March). Supporting employees’ learning transfer: The role of the manager and the organization. Academy of Human Resource Development, San Antonio, Texas.


Kusy, M. (1987). The effects of types of training evaluation among management. The National Society for Performance and Instruction, San Antonio, Texas.


Kusy, M. & Marr, T. (1992, May). Bridging the M.D. / R.N. gap: Visioning strategic change. The American College of Physician Executives, San Francisco, California.


Kusy, M. & Marr, T. (1992, May). Developing medical directors: A longitudinal study. The American College of Physician Executive, San Francisco, California.

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