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Educational and Inspirational Content

Delivered by a Proven Leader!

Shawn leverages amazing leadership experience, deep academic credentials, and decades of reflection to provide

individuals, teams, and organizations unique insights and actionable steps to take their abilities from good to great, and great to rare!


  • Three programs from which to choose for leaders at three different stages of their leadership journey

  • Each founded on transformational leadership principles to develop leaders that people want to follow

  • Available in half-day, full-day, and two-day versions to meet the desired depth and breadth of development

Business Meeting


Perfect for potential, soon-to-be, or new leaders ready to develop a foundation for leadership success!


Emotional Intelligence
Situational Leadership
Team Building
Conflict Management
Feedback and Remediation

Business Meeting


Perfect for mid-level leaders who serve that critical bridge between the executive suite and execution.


Emotional Intelligence
Delegation and Empowerment
Planning and Execution
Change Leadership
Organizational Communication

Business Brainstorm


Perfect for future and current executives transitioning from tactics and execution to policy and planning.


Emotional Intelligence
Executive Presence
Coalition Building
Culture Shaping
Crisis Leadership
Strategic Communication

Why use the LEADERSHIP SERIES to invest in your leaders?

To develop transformational servant leaders equipped to... 


  • organize, direct, and inspire their teams

  • shape and sustain resilient and collaborative cultures

  • effectively communicate across a range of audiences

  • attract talent, increase productivity, and enhance retention!

“…his ability to captivate the audience with insightful content and engaging delivery truly left a lasting impression. I highly recommend him!"


This 12-part series will equip your leaders with the insights and abilities they need today to confront the full range of leadership challenges tomorrow!

  • Situational Leadership

  • Team Building

  • Culture Shaping

  • Planning & Execution

  • Leading Change

  • Decision Making

  • Delegation & Empowerment

  • Mentorship & Development

  • Public Speaking

  • Crisis Leadership

  • Conflict Management

  • Effective Negotiations

SERIES topics can be delivered a la carte to suit your development needs!


Targeted professional development to equip your teams with enhanced understanding and skills, ready for immediate implementation!

  • Topical modules facilitated by a leader steeped in academic theory and, more importantly, decades of practice

  • Each program bridges the theoretical with the practical, perfectly blending "how to" with "how to think"

  • Available in two-hour, four-hour, and eight-hour workshops to deliver the depth and breadth you desire

“… captivating narratives that resonate with audiences of all personal and professional backgrounds… immersive storytelling!” 

These DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS are perfect for groups large or small, from the same team or from across the organization! 

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Public Speaking

No one is a "born speaker"!

In this two-, four- or eight-hour workshop, we will:

  • Explore Aristotle's 3 avenues of persuasion

  • Help you effectively elevate YOUR voice

  • Develop 6 subtle but impactful ways to work the room (or stage!)

  • Leverage stories for maximum effect

...utilizing a fun, friendly, and engaging approach to create immediate impact!

Decision Making

Decision making is an art and a science, as much about process as product!

In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • 6 steps of deliberate decision making

  • 5 decision making styles

  • How to manage disagreements (before and after)

  • Strategic and crisis decision making

...utilizing engaging and immersive case studies!

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Conflict Management

Professional clashes are inevitable.  We can either look the other way OR lean into the conflict with the skills that get us all moving in the right direction.

In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • Sources of conflict

  • 8 types of Emotional Kryptonite

  • 5 ways to mediate disputes

  • Creating team wins out of team turmoil

...through fun, engaging, and interactive examinations of emotional intelligence!


You may not be a professional negotiator, but you are likely a negotiating professional!

In this four-hour or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • Negotiating Styles

  • Strategies and Tactics

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Concessions, BATNA, BAFO, and ZOPA

...utilizing an engaging and immersive simulation from the Harvard School of Business!



How do we meet the customer where they are?

In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • Interpersonal Awareness

  • Empathetic Listening

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Getting to "YES!"

...through fun, engaging, and interactive examinations of basic neuropsychology!

Crisis Leadership

Leaders are never more tested than in a crisis.

In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • The tension between our emotions and our intellect

  • Quick reaction tactics

  • Crisis communication

  • Resiliency and recovery

...with a facilitator who served as a combat pilot and war zone commander.



Organizational communication is a skill we can develop!


In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • The art of persuasion using Aristotle's Logos, Pathos, and Ethos

  • How to "anchor" a meeting or room with deliberate effect

  • Writing for the eye versus writing for the ear

  • Using your voice and body as an instrument for maximum effect

...through fun, engaging, and interactive scenarios!

Embracing Change

Change has never been this fast.  Change may never be this SLOW again.

In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • Our physiological and psychological resistance to change

  • The role of emotional intelligence in facilitating change

  • A phased approach to implementation

  • Effective strategies to assimilate everyone into the transition

...utilizing engaging instruction and captivating case studies!


Planning and Execution

Why do organizations with comparable resources arrive at different results?

In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • Identification, mobilization, and allocation of resources

  • Operational, logistical, and environmental assessments

  • Course of Action (COA) development, analysis, and selection

  • Dynamic execution, branches and sequels

...brought to life by a former corporate executive who learned the trade in combat!

Culture Shaping

Positive culture is always downstream from purposeful leadership.

In this two-, four-, or eight-hour workshop, we will explore:

  • How to attract, develop, and retain the right people

  • The steps to create and sustain a resilient and collaborative culture

  • When and how to address "cultural poisons"

  • How to create cultural legacy that outlives the present

...with a facilitator who has led through multiple cultural transformations!

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