Leadership Development
Are great leaders born or can exceptional leadership be learned? With over three decades spent as CEO, Principal and serial entrepreneur, Jay McDonald has lead thousands of people and is an invaluable resource for bringing out the creativity, passion and exceptional leadership in senior executives and decision makers. With innovative solutions, expert advice and practical ideas for optimizing performance, Jay brings trust, authenticity and immeasurable value to challenged professionals.

Football and Leadership: What Can We Learn?

Jay McDonald |

It’s no great mystery that I have been a loyal fan of football since my youth.  Having watched and participated in the sport in various forms for much of my life, it’s a natural progression that I should draw a few parallels between the game and leadership. Over the years, I’ve developed a simple premise: When […]

Strength in Leadership: The Power of Believing

Jay McDonald |

In an uncertain economy and a rapidly changing, volatile business environment, major catastrophes and even small setbacks cause people to question their beliefs. “Why did this happen” or “What could I have done differently to prevent this?” Often, unexpected challenges shake the self-confidence of even the most certain among us. However, when leaders become less […]

Successful Leadership: 10 Lessons We Learned From Mom

Jay McDonald |

Successful leadership is everywhere. From national corporations to the neighborhood deli, great leaders shine like bright lights – and they almost always stand behind successful businesses. So where does all this inspiration and greatness come from? Sure, there are books on leadership, leadership classes, even seminars and retreats designed to foster exceptional leadership. But in […]

Who Influences Your Leadership Tree?

Jay McDonald |

There’s an old sports term that I like to reference, called the “coaching tree”. The phrase is often used in baseball, football, even basketball to describe the specific influences – people, places and events – that contribute to a unique coaching style. Our professional lives are also shaped by “trees,” built from those we have […]

How to Attract Employees Who Will Embrace Your Business Values

Jay McDonald |

Talented people are always looking to work for organizations that are enthusiastic, energetic and creative. And when your business is well known and respected for being honest, respectful and generous, it’s easy to recruit the cream of the crop. Positive organizational values are most effectively translated through how your company lives and breathes, not through […]

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