Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Authors Posts by Patrick Leddin

Patrick Leddin

Patrick is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University, teaching Corporate Strategy and Managerial Studies courses, and a leadership and strategy consultant. As a global management consultant, Patrick works with executives and teams throughout the United States, Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Great Britain, Aruba, Iceland, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, and Guam. Patrick has more than 20-years of leadership and project-management experience. He began his career as an officer in the United States Army, where he completed a number of the military’s most challenging leadership-development courses including airborne, ranger, and infantry officer schools, and he held leadership positions such as infantry platoon leader and company commander in the 82nd Airborne Division.

What David Bowie’s Career Teaches Us About Strategy

David Bowie recently succumbed to an 18-month battle with cancer. It’s interesting. Bowie has been famous my entire life, but I didn’t truly understand his brilliance...

Great Leaders Know When to Waterski, Snorkel, or Scuba Dive.

There is a common experience that most of us have encountered. Perhaps you: Had this done to you. Did it to others. Watched others do it to others. Or, experienced a...


You are extraordinary. Believe it!

The first, and one of the most challenging but crucial strategies for bolstering a sense of vitality in our lives, is to believe that...

Why have we fallen out of love with Air Travel?

Whatever happened to the glamour of being an international jet setter and when did flying become as banal as taking a bus? The golden age...
Leadership vs Management – Encourager

Leadership vs Management – Encourager!

There is a certain quote uttered by one of the US presidential candidates that keeps coming back to me. Perhaps you can guess which...
5 Reason you should Start a Business While in College

5 Reason you should Start a Business While in College

Many people would advise you to give all your focus to your studies and the livelihood will sort itself out once you graduate. The...
What's the ONE thing that will make the difference

What’s the ONE thing that will make the difference?

There are only two months left in 2016.  So Carpe Diem – seize the day – or actually…. Seize the next two months with...