Strategic Leaders Academy

The Strategic Leaders Academy inspires nonprofit and small businesses to Lead with GUTS so they can maximize their 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

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STRATEGIC LEADERS ACADEMY PROGRAMS

How well is your organization really doing? How do you know?

Our diagnostic tools help you answer these questions. Based on your results, The Strategic Leaders Academy will tailor workshops and leader development programs to meet your needs.

Want to develop a strategy to compete and win? Our 5D strategy process will help your organization thrive in a competitive marketplace. 

Our programs are simple, cost effective, and are designed to help nonprofits and small businesses maximize their impact.

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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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Leader Development Programs

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Join us for our transformational Strategic Leaders Guild that will bring your leadership team on a year-long, world class, life-changing, leadership development experience.

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Key Note Speaking

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Want your organization to learn more about Leading with GUTS? Contact us to schedule Christopher Kolenda’s powerful presentation.

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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

Join us for our transformational Strategic Leaders Guild that will bring your leadership team on a year-long, world class, life-changing, leadership development experience.

Learn More

Want your organization to learn more about Leading with GUTS? Contact us to schedule Christopher Kolenda’s powerful presentation.

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What People Say About Chris

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

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

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

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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