Everyone loves a good story, and Ed comes across some great ones in research for his books and in his work with clients. He uses these stories in a traditional speaker’s format to inspire audiences and teach them important lessons about leadership, leader development, ethics and creating a winning culture. Ed tailors each talk to support the business goals of the group he is addressing.
A Winning Culture — Building the Right Team for the Challenge
Successful leaders inspire people and create flexible organizations to get the job done in the face of shifting plans and priorities, unexpected changes, even against tremendous odds. Sharing insights gained from personal interviews with WWII veterans, Ed explores how commanders created a culture that was built to win.
Leader Development — Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today
Business leaders have a responsibility to find and develop the people who will lead the organization tomorrow. Using the in-depth research from his book Duty First, Ed shares how leaders can develop their subordinates’ talents and capitalize on their desire to succeed.
Leadership and Ethics — Do Well by Doing Good
Leaders of character strive to do the right thing. Ed leads the audience in a exploration of how military and business leaders make ethical decisions. Participants leave with a framework for finding the best solutions to tough questions.