Jun 022014

In Conversation with Steve Keating:
Authentic Leadership


“I believe it’s impossible to have the mindset of a boss and still be a leader. They’re just too different.”
~ Steve Keating


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Steve Keating
In Conversation with Steve Keating: Authentic Leadership
Steve has over 29 years of sales and sales management experience and he speaks dozens of times a year on topics relating to sales, customer service, management, team building, leadership and business management. Steve is well known as the author of the blog, LeadToday, where he offers practical, straight-forward thinking on leadership and success that inspires visitors to reflect on ways they can become better leaders. For more information about Steve go to his LeadToday blog at SteveKeating.me and follow him on his popular Twitter feed, @LeadToday.

Sarah Bridges, PhD
Vulnerability is a Leadership Strength
Sarah Bridges is an executive coach and consultant, speaker and thought leader on managing people. She brings a clear-minded, highly engaged, and individualized approach to all her work, whether she’s coaching executives one-on-one, dealing with large-scale organization strategies, or keynoting a conference. She is also a writer who brings her interest in psychology and human development to her investigative articles, personal essays and advocacy work.

Sarah Bridges earned a Ph.D. and post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology in 1995 and then joined Personnel Decisions International as an organizational psychologist. She founded her own consulting company in 2001. Her biography and consulting information may be found at SarahBridges.com.

Nancy Daniels
Why the Soft-Spoken Voice Does Not Sell
The Voice Lady Nancy Daniels offers private, corporate and group workshops in voice and presentation skills as well as Voicing It!, the only video training program on voice improvement. Get started improving your presentation skills using Nancy’s free eBook, The #1 Secret for Improving Your Speaking Voice. To discover the best means of adding some life to your voice and your delivery, watch a brief video as The Voice Lady describes Dynamic Public Speaking and visit her website, VoiceDynamic.com, for more information and resources to enhance your speaking skills.


Doug Dickerson
The Power of Listening
Doug Dickerson is an internationally recognized leadership speaker, author, and columnist. He is the author of the books, Leaders Without Borders and Great Leaders Wanted. He is a contributor to various newspapers, magazines, and business journals on the topic of leadership. To learn more visit DougsManagementMoment.blogspot.com or visit DougDickerson.Wordpress.com and follow him on Twitter @managemntmoment.


Scott Mabry
The Secret of Letting Go
Starting out as a school teacher, Scott fell in love with leadership when he realized the opportunity to impact the lives of people in the context of work. He is passionate about the integration of spirit and purpose with work. He calls this “bringing your soul to work.” A self-proclaimed change agent, community builder and culture fanatic, Scott has over 23 years as a business leader but in truth he never really stopped teaching. You can learn more about Scott through his blog ELUMN8 and connect with him on Twitter, @scott_elumn8.

Lea McLeod
Seven Ways to Engage Your Team< Lea McLeod, M.A., empowers employees to make more money, have more time, and find more meaning in their jobs. She spent most of her career leading and managing global teams, and most recently served as Director of a $1.3 B program at Hewlett-Packard. Now, she helps others discover the “success factors” for their careers. The Job Success Lab is a suite of tools that helps your employees become more effective at what they do. In working with clients, Lea discovered some interesting stuff. People struggle in dealing with their managers – big time. And, they struggle with the basics: effective communication, difficult conversations, advocating for themselves, and getting out of work on time by focusing on the most important work during the day. She helps employees like yours get more out of each day, and make each day better. Which makes managers better – and more successful. She holds a degree in Marketing from St. Bonaventure University, and a Master of Arts in Organization Development from Seattle University and is a member of the Expert Panel at ManagingAmericans.com.

Tim Milburn
Five Ways We Lead Ourselves Below The Surface
Tim Milburn is the founder and director of Lifelong Leaders – an organization dedicated to helping people take responsibility, build relationships, and achieve results. Tim has dedicated over 25 years investing in the lives of student leaders and those who work with student leaders. He also serves as the Director of Campus Life at Northwest Nazarene University, located in Nampa, ID. When he’s not with his own students, he is working with other people’s students.

Tim speaks and trains variety of conferences, retreats, and workshops each year. He makes strong connections with his audiences and then connects them with solid content. Some have referred to Tim’s style as drinking leadership nitro from a fire hose!

Tim is a Mac and not a PC. He’s a P90X and P90X2 grad. He dabbles in graphic design. If you cut him, he’ll bleed Starbucks. And more than anything else, he loves a good story.

Tim writes at TimMilburn.com and tweets a lot of leadership nuggets.

Bob Vanourek and Gregg Vanourek
Ten Leadership Myths and Half-Truths
Bob Vanourek and Gregg Vanourek, father and son, are co-authors of and speakers on Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations, winner of the 2013 International Book Award (Business: General). Like us on Facebook. Plus us on Google. Follow us on Twitter: @TripleCrownLead. Sign up on our website to receive our newsletter and blog.