Ron CrosslandLeadership Expert, Entrepreneur, Author
Why Book Ron Crossland? He helps managers overcome and avoid damaging leadership deficits by having them apply modern principles of communication so they can better say what they mean and do what they say.
Combining modern communication research, and video feedback of real time communication, participants develop greater skill at communicating.
Ron Crossland has worked with talent from the boiler room to the boardroom, a range of experience that has taught him that regardless of position, individuals’ work matters. He has helped individuals, teams, and organizations develop better leaders, create more innovation, forge better internal and external relationships, and inspire greater performance.
International Leadership Associates
Tom Peters Company (President)
Bluepoint Leadership Development (Chairman)
He has been an organizational consultant and educator since 1985. Whether delivering a keynote or engaged with a small group over a two-day workshop experience, Ron blends science and art, data and philosophy, with theory and practicality to achieve an enviable goal for educators: help leaders find practical applications they can use right away as well as prompt them to reconsider their longer term leadership positions and practices.
He is a five-time entrepreneur and has held founding and/or executive positions in the following companies:
Ron is a writer, an intuitionist, a factoid junkie, and a research synthesizer. He is a speaker for company meetings, industry association events, and other venues. Ron received his BS in Electronic Engineering Technology (1975) and his MBA (1977) from Oklahoma State University.
Co-author of The Leader’s Voice: How Your Communication Can Inspire Action and Get Results! (New York: SelectBooks, 2002), the book has received praise from The Harvard Communication Newsletter, Amazon’s “top ten reviewer’s” Robert Morris, and the Business Book Review. The second edition was released in May, 2008.
He is also co-author of The Leadership Experience: From Individual Success to Organizational Significance (New York: SelectBooks, 2007).