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Laurie Brunner Laurie Brunner As President at MainStream Management (“MainStream”), Ms. Brunner has oversight for the major functions of the company including strategy, operations, consulting delivery, product initiatives, marketing, and business development. She is responsible for steering the company towards long-term growth opportunities and extending the company’s worldwide market presence.

Your Last Mistake Could Be Your Next Big Opportunity

Mistakes give us an opportunity to “do it better” the next time. ... Full story

FOCUS on the Middle Market Podcast Series - Laurie Brunner interviews Robin Wiener, President, Get Real Health

Today, Laurie Brunner, President of MainStream Management, sits in for Paul and speaks with Robin Wiener, President and Founding Partner of Get Real Health, a leading provider of healthcare technology for providers and consumers, about how technology is revolutionizing the healthcare space. ... Full story

The Lost Art of Thank You

Two unadorned words that pack a punch – thank you. This powerful message of appreciation is well on its way to becoming an “unappreciated” art form. Often we forget these very words as we race from one meeting to another, drown in emails and manage the demanding stress for results. The funny thing is that this act of kindness has the power to change results and further the outcomes that we are working so hard for. ... Full story

The Likable Leader

“Phil, Phil, Phil.” Those were the chants from family rooms across America, including my own, while watching the final round of the 2013 US Open. ... Full story

Ten Leadership Lessons for Good Times … and Bad

The Great Recession and the continuing economic malaise have challenged businesses and leaders alike. Some have been successful; others have found unending stress, disappointment and questions of “how could it get this bad.” As a leader of a consulting firm, specializing in corporate turnaround, we’ve been on the front lines with CEOs and executives struggling to guide their declining businesses forward against difficult odds. ... Full story

Thatcherism – It’s all about leadership, Margaret Thatcher-style

There have been many articles penned about Margaret Thatcher after her recent passing, lauding her accomplishments and contributions to Britain and the world. But, if you read between the lines, you’ll find a common connecting theme — the impact of a woman leader during the most difficult of times. Hers is a fascinating story of doctrine and conviction, grace under pressure and unwavering confidence. ... Full story

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Laurie Brunner
Laurie Brunner
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As President at MainStream Management (“MainStream”), Ms. Brunner has oversight for the major functions of the company including strategy, operations, consulting delivery, product initiatives, marketing, and business development. She is responsible for steering the company towards long-term growth opportunities and extending the company’s worldwide market presence. Ms. Brunner is deeply knowledgeable in designing and implementing performance improvement initiatives and serves as an invaluable advisor to organizations seeking to develop project leadership capabilities and advance business success through people. Ms. Brunner has experience in organizational restructuring, employee engagement and programs to enhance the competitiveness of Fortune 500 and public sector clients globally. Ms. Brunner’s international experience spans worldwide across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America, having supported clients in Brazil, Canada, China, Singapore, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, along with delivery work for clients in the Middle East.