SOURCE: Paradigm Learning

March 13, 2008 10:24 ET

Paradigm Learning Announces Partnership With Be Great LLC

Expansion to Include Distribution of Business Acumen and Talent Leadership Training Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 13, 2008) - Paradigm Learning, a leader in business games, simulations and Discovery Maps®, announced today that it has formed a partnership with California-based Be Great LLC. Under the agreement, Be Great LLC will distribute Paradigm's award-winning leadership training programs in the Bay Area.

This partnership will be launched at Brocade Corporation on April 30, in a one-day program of discovery, in which participants experience two of Paradigm's programs, Zodiak®: The Game of Business Finance and Strategy and Mosaic: The Art of Talent Leadership®.

"Companies understand the significant economic impact leadership has on their business and the critical need to develop leaders' understanding of the economics of their business model and the impact their leadership decisions have on business performance," says John Rovens, CEO of Be Great LLC.

"Clients want compelling research-based solutions that engage managers and leaders across generations. Paradigm's Mosaic Leadership program is a unique and new approach to helping managers understand their role and gives them the tools they need to be successful talent leaders throughout the employee life cycle," comments Roven. "This coupled with their world class business acumen Zodiak program gives Be Great an integrated curriculum for extraordinary financial and human capital leadership development."

"We wanted to create a partnership with a world-class organization that focuses on the opportunities and needs of 'the Valley' and key clients in medical and biotech," says Raymond D. Green, CEO of Paradigm. "This is a great opportunity to expand further into this area and industry."

About Be Great LLC

Be Great LLC is a San Francisco-based training organization specializing in leadership and organizational development. It provides general, technology and sales leadership solutions that can be customized to client business strategies. The company can be contacted at 415-388-3089 or


Paradigm Learning ( is a privately held company based in Tampa, Fla. Since 1994, it has worked with more than half of the companies on the Fortune 500 list, creating award-winning business games, business simulations and Discovery Maps® to address a company's specific business needs. Its flagship business acumen training program, Zodiak®: The Game of Business Finance and Strategy, has been played by more than one million people worldwide. Other products address such issues as talent management, employee alignment, leadership accountability, building teams, project management and organizational change.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Diana Blackburn
    813-287-9330, Ext. 226