Strategy-Driven Leadership

The Playbook for Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders

Award winning finalist in the Business: Management & Leadership category of the 2021 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest

It’s estimated that U.S. companies spend over $14 billion annually on leadership development –Match that number to the abundant and growing research that finds most leadership development to be ineffective, and the conclusion is a phenomenal amount of waste. The remedy for this situation is to have business strategy drive leadership development instead of creating programs that match a one-size-fits-all approach to leadership. This book’s approach, called Strategy-Driven Leadership Development (SDLD), puts business strategy first. It maintains an emphasis on building leadership programs around what it will take to make the business successful as opposed to implementing a program in the hopes that it will benefit the strategy.

Stratgey-Driven Leadership is for you if:


You are a C-Suite leader looking to understand the best ways to assess and develop your leadership talent


You are a Talent Management professional who has been searching for a practical playbook for putting together a high-impact leadership development process


You lead people and want new tools to allow you to match development strategies to the talent - leveraging your best and brightest, engaging your solid performers and addressing your less than stellar performers


You are an aspiring or established leader and want to understand the keys to a successful career and what you can do to get on the fast track

The Resilience Advantage

Stop Managing Stress and Become Resilient

For 70 years psychologists, wellness experts and physicians have been teaching people that they can manage the stress in their lives. They have been wrong.

Over the past 15 years there has been a revolution in how business, communities and governments around the globe address challenge and adversity. Their goal has shifted to trying to manage these events to instead recognize that we have to build resilient systems that help us prepare for them, navigate through them in real time and bounce back or better still, bounce forward. The resilience movement admits the fact that we can’t always keep bad things from happening and that what we must develop strategies that help us learn from the challenges and not be victimized by them.

​The Resilience Advantage these ideas and those from neuropsychology, education, the arts, sports, and positive psychology into practical and effective strategies for individuals and organizations who struggle with the day–to-day stresses of today’s complex and challenging workplace. This book will transform how you think about the stress in your life.

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