Ken Downer - Founder of RapidStart Leadership

I Believe…

…that leaders are not born, but made, and that we all have the capacity to lead ourselves and others with excellence.

My goal is to help you do that.

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Lines for Leaders: 100 Horses

One night during the Civil War, Lincoln received some bad news; how he reacted to it speaks volumes about his approach to leadership, and sets an example we’d all be wise to follow.

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Leading Virtual Teams

Leadership is challenging enough when we’re face to face.  How do we adapt when our teammates are cities, time zones, or continents apart?

From building powerful team cultures and opening effective lines of communication, to running meetings that engage and produce, this course unlocks the secrets to help you succeed as a leader in the virtual world.

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Hundreds of inspirational quotes and insights from the wise to help us stay focused on what’s important.  Browse the gallery and share your favorites with your team and friends.

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