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TalentPlanet, Inc.

Building Organizational Capability Through the Development of Individual and Team Potential™

Who We Help

Everyday business leaders everywhere are so pressed for time that development for themselves and their teams gets pushed aside or removed completely in a cycle of diminishing effectiveness. Teams are often built from subject matter experts who haven’t fully developed the leadership, communication, and relationship management skills necessary for individual and team success. Accordingly, leaders who want to develop their teams are challenged to find a cost-effective solution that…

  • Provides ongoing development that’s integrated into the work itself.

  • Is scaleable and deployable worldwide.

  • Requires a minimum of time.


At TalentPlanet, we get it…and, we’re here to help! 

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About Dr. Greg

Dubbed the “Frasier of the Cubicles” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Dr. Greg is a former clinical psychologist-turned CEO, media expert, organizational consultant, and executive coach. He is the principal of TalentPlanet®, a leadership development firm and was formerly the “CBS 5 Workplace & Career Expert” for KPIX TV, SF and formerly hosted a weekly nationwide 2-hour talk show on XM satellite radio, focused on the workplace. 


He received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Phi Beta Kappa and a Dean's List Scholar.  He received his M.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his Ph.D. from California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley. During his graduate studies he was awarded a California State Fellowship. He has also served on the faculty of the University of California at Berkeley Extension.


Dr. Greg is author of, Trapped in the Big Easy: Memoir of a Hurricane, Leadership from the Heart, and the Search for a Life of Purpose.

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In today’s hyper-competitive world, providing your entire team or select members with impactful learning and development opportunities is more important than ever to the long-term success of your organization. But finding a time-efficient solution that is scaleable and deployable worldwide can be challenging. 


At TalentPlanet, we understand, and we’ve got you covered!

Blended Team Learning and Leadership Development Solution™

Our Blended Team Learning and Leadership Development Solution™ combines self-directed, on-demand learning modules, individualized coaching, reflect and apply meetings led by the team leader, and other learning tools. Because our solution is implemented over time rather than as a one shot learning event, it provides multiple opportunities for practice, reinforcement, and retention of new skills.

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Next Level Individual Executive Coaching™

At TalentPlanet our individual executive coaching is designed to do much more than simply add a new skill or two. Rather, our coaching is aimed at a fundamental transformation that enables you or your team member to step up to an entirely new level of leadership effectiveness.

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As a prominent San Francisco area Organizational Consultant, I know what it means to provide exceptional service and deliver outstanding results. Since 2000, I’ve helped my clients transform their lives through my consulting services. At TalentPlanet, Inc., I enjoy helping my clients achieve the goals they seek. See what my satisfied clients have to say about the work I’ve done, and contact me today.

Interested in joining my community of satisfied clients? Contact me today.

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"Dr. Greg is quite good. He is funny and has an ability to make topics light hearted. This has worked really well with our team here in India, and will work even better with a US based team. He is prompt, and keeps us (including myself) honest about timelines and such – because as you know these things will slip from our priority list. He has a good balance of understanding when to let things slide and when to put some pressure on getting his responses and such."

Senior Manager in India at a US Based Technology Company

Coach-on-Demand Podcasts

Our Coach-on-Demand Podcasts™ are self-directed, on-demand learning modules that cover a range of non-technical skills such as leadership, Emotional Intelligence, communication, and relationship building.


They clock in at a maximum of twelve minutes and are produced in an engaging “talk show” format. Each podcast focuses on a challenge you and your employees face on the job every day, and drives towards a set of learning points and action steps which enable listeners to try out the skills covered in the podcast.


We license them to businesses for use as part of their learning and development offerings and use them as part of our Blended Team Learning and Leadership Development Solution™.  Here's a sample from the 80+ podcasts produced thus far.

That Whole Work/Life Balance Thing Was Never Going to Work.

It’s Time to Scrap the Idea of Balance and Instead Strive For Integration


With the many changes Covid 19 is bringing to the way we work there's one idea in particular that the pandemic has shown us was never going to work. That is, the concept of work/life balance is both unrealistic and potentially harmful.


Instead of balance, we recommend work/life integration, which means that employers take a wholistic view of staff and recognize that they have a role to play in helping them integrate the different parts of their lives into one whole life. It means organizations understand that the stress of managing both home and work realms can have a negative effect on staff morale, productivity, and engagement, and that they can’t leave this challenge on the shoulders of staff alone to manage.

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My Interview with George Lucas

My Interview with George Lucas

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TalentPlanet's Blended Team Learning and Leadership Development Solution™

TalentPlanet's Blended Team Learning and Leadership Development Solution™

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Trapped in the Big Easy®

Trapped in the Big Easy®

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Is Technology Really Making Our Work Life Better?

Is Technology Really Making Our Work Life Better?

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Contact Us

Have a particular challenge you’re trying to deal with? Contact us today and see what I can do for you.

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