Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Authors Posts by Patrick Leddin

Patrick Leddin

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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...

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Should Managers Be Required to Take Courses in Hiring and Firing

Should Managers Be Required to Take Courses in Hiring and Firing?...

Over the past week, I have had two clients tell me some pretty disturbing stories about experiences they have had with managers from two...
How to join the young scientists taking over the startup world

How to join the young scientists taking over the startup world

All manner of university graduates, whether they studied English literature or financial law, are turning their backs on traditional career paths in favour of...

The Tracks of Your Career – which songs sum up your...

What songs define your '9 to 5'? Are you more 'Whistle while you Work' or are you simply 'Working for the Weekend'? I've been a 'Slave to the Wage' for...

I Did Everything Wrong: Learn From Me

I've met some excellent career coaches and resume writers on LinkedIn. There's a great deal of consensus, as well as occasional radically different approaches...

Why cycling is the new golf

Is the business community really trading their Ping for Pinarello? Swapping their green jackets for a yellow jersey? Well according to a recent Business Insider...