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Lessons Learned is a boutique consulting firm, founded in 1999, providing strategy, training, and presentation work to consumer product brands. Our experiential approach is hands-on, engaging, memorable and transferable. We exercise new muscles, hone common sense, dare intuition, tease creativity, subscribe to storytelling, and bring the passion and discipline of product creation to everything we create. Choose from an existing Lessons Learned program, developed in conjunction with the most knowledgeable content specialists, or customize a workshop to reflect your brand, address your unique needs and energize your team. Call us with your challenges and developmental learning objectives.
Sue Parham is founder and President of Lessons Learned Inc. She has established a legacy for her vision, creativity and leadership as former Vice President of Global Apparel, Accessories & Equipment at Columbia Sportswear Company, and former Director of US Merchandising and Retail GMM at Nike, Inc. In addition to these and other executive posts, she is Board Vice President of Women’s Center For Leadership. Sue has worked with merchandising, design, sales, planning, finance and marketing professionals at numerous global consumer brands and is a visiting lecturer at the Warsaw School of Business, University of Oregon, and Portland State University. She authored Math for Merchants and Authentically Speaking, which have been used to train professionals around the globe. With an extensive background in presentation and storytelling, she also specializes in coaching executives to create and deliver compelling speeches that resonate, motivate, and persuade.