Leadership Innovations was started ten years ago this month.  I left a consistent paycheck, health insurance, and other financial benefits to pursue this desire that had stirred in me for several years.  My wife and I’s five children were between the ages of one and ten, and my work was our primary source of income.  Our savings was decent butRead More →

Recently, I had a meeting scheduled at the River Market in Kansas City. I rarely visit this part of the city. A prior meeting finished early, so I had time to spare. I decided to go to the River Market, look around, and grab some lunch. As I stepped out of my car on this sunny 65-degree day, I wasRead More →

As I enter into the New Year, I have the personal desire to refocus and gain clarity for my life. I am a strong believer and practitioner of defining personal and professional direction in order to achieve my desired outcomes. One of the tools that I designed and use is a “Work Design Blueprint.” The Work Design Blueprint helps meRead More →

I am so excited that Leadership Innovations is now offering the Insight Inventory resources to our clients. I was introduced to the Insight Inventory about ten years ago.  The first time I used this “styles inventory,” I became a believer. There are three reasons I love this tool: First, it allowed me to recognize that my style is different inRead More →

It’s official! Cerner has been recognized as holding the number 5 position in leadership excellence by the Leadership 500 Excellence Awards for 2014! We received this email last week: Hi Todd and Jim!   I wanted to let you know that our Leadership Development Programs have just been ranked as #5 for our outstanding achievements in leadership development. For theRead More →