Strategic Leaders Academy

The Strategic Leaders Academy inspires nonprofit and small businesses to get the 3 BiG things right -- Leadership, Culture, and Strategy

Radical courage begins with leader self-awareness.

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STRATEGIC LEADERS ACADEMY PROGRAMS

Did you ever work in an organization where the leaders were out of touch with their employees?
… where the workplace culture differed from the nice-sounding “official” values?
… where the really expensive strategy was quickly out of touch with reality?
We help you avoid these problems.  

Great organizations do three things well: Leadership, Culture, Strategy.

We help you get the big things right.

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Diagnostic Tools

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Pinpoint and understand the problems you and your employees are facing using our 4 diagnostic tools.

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Workshops

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Our workshops are individually catered to help your organization maximize its impact.

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Pinpoint and understand the problems you and your employees are facing using our 4 diagnostic tools.

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Our workshops are individually catered to help your organization maximize its impact.

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Custom Programs

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We do not believe in cookie cutter approaches. Our highly customized programs deliver the results you need.

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Key Note Speaking

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Schedule Dr. Kolenda’s inspirational "Lead with GUTS - Radical Courage for today’s Leaders"

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Pinpoint and understand the problems you and your employees are facing using our 4 diagnostic tools.

Learn More

Our workshops are individually catered to help your organization maximize its impact.

Learn More

We do not believe in cookie cutter approaches. Our highly customized programs deliver the results you need.

Learn More

Schedule Dr. Kolenda’s inspirational "Lead with GUTS - Radical Courage for today’s Leaders"

Are you getting the 3 BiG things right? This is what Leading with GUTS is all about

GUTS Slide

Lead with GUTS so you can maximize your impact.

GUTS - threefold meaning:

  • A synonym for Radical Courage
  • A metaphor for middle management
  • A memory aid: Greatness = U (your leadership credibility) x T (teams in a thriving organizational culture) x S (strategy for to compete and win.

Learn about the 15 Habits of GUTS by clicking the button below

Take the GUTS Check

GUTS Slide

What People Say About Chris

A strategic innovator and change agent … Chris Kolenda is a brilliant strategic thinker who can articulate complex ideas in a simple and concise manner.

Michèle A. Flournoy

Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
June 17, 2014

A trusted advisor … His strategic advice and insight have been invaluable … He was instrumental in assisting in the development of a strategic design for success [in Afghanistan] that was sent by the Secretary of Defense to the President of the United States … His efforts have helped posture the U.S. for a successful outcome.

General Joseph F. Dunford

Commander, U.S. Forces
Afghanistan, June 17, 2014

Chris Kolenda is a tactical genius and strategic thinker . . . [with] an unparalleled understanding of counterinsurgency principles, he is one of our foremost COIN experts.

General David H. Petraeus

Former Commander International Security Forces
Afghanistan June 8, 2014

Chris Kolenda is a brilliant strategic thinker who can articulate complex ideas in a simple and concise manner … Chris is a trusted advisor … [and] a superb natural leader and role model.

James Miller

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
June 9, 2014

A trusted and respected expert, Mr. Kolenda’s advice and counsel were instrumental in the development and adaptation of United States policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Chuck Hagel

Secretary of Defense
June 17, 2014

[Leadership: The Warrior’s Art] is the best book on leadership in peace and war that I have even read.

General Harold Moore

NY Times Bestselling Author Lieutenant
June 9, 2014

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