With a combination of academic, practical, military, and corporate experience, Patrick Leddin, PhD is uniquely qualified to teach and inspire individuals at all organizational levels to be the leader they are meant to be. His impressive leadership experience ranges from leading soldiers in the U.S. Army to working with senior leaders for KPMG Consulting, FranklinCovey, and his two successful leadership consulting businesses.
Reasons to book Patrick Leddin
- Patrick Leddin, PhD is a Wall Street Journal best-selling author and Amazon #1 new release in Workplace Culture author of The 5-Week Leadership Challenge.
- He has a more than 19-year relationship with the FranklinCovey organization that has included the positions of Director of Strategic Partnerships and Senior Delivery Consultant.
- He is associate professor and Associate Director of the Practice of Business Studies at Vanderbilt University, where he teaches Corporate Strategy, Negotiation, Advanced Marketing, and Crisis Leadership.
For more than three decades, Patrick Leddin, PhD has been leading teams and studying leadership. His hands-on leadership experience has stretched from leading soldiers as a U.S. Army master parachutist, infantry, ranger-qualified officer to working with senior corporate leaders at KPMG Consulting, FranklinCovey, and his own companies.
Patrick is the author of the Wall Street Journal Best-seller The 5-Week Leadership Challenge: 35 Action Steps to Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be as well as A Winning Culture in Government, Oliver’s Spot: The 5 Ps Leading Teams to Top Results and Oliver’s Spot for the Public Sector.
His speaking engagements and consulting work have allowed him to partner with clients and present to countless audiences in the United States, Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Great Britain, Aruba, Iceland, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Guam, and many other countries around the world. Past clients include Vector, General Electric, Samsung, U.S. Secret Service, Penn State Leadership Academy, Trilogy Health Services, Ecolab, Long John Silver, and Boston Consulting Group.
Patrick is the founder and host of the weekly Leadership Lab Podcast with a 1% Global Rank. He has had the privilege to interview and talk leadership with more than 120 guests to date, including Stephan M.R. Covey, Patrick Lencioni, Marshall Goldsmith, and more. Patrick has more than 100,000 followers on LinkedIn due to his great content and teachings.
In addition to his work at Leddin Group, Patrick serves as Associate Professor and Director of the Practice of Business Studies at Vanderbilt University, where he teaches Corporate Strategy, Negotiation, Advanced Marketing, and Crisis Leadership. He brings his years of practical experience to the classroom, allowing his students to meld theory with real-world implementation.
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