I Believe...

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

My goal is to help you do that.

Ken Downer - Founder of RapidStart Leadership
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Short, interesting stories, revealing research, and practical tools to help make your climb up the leadership learning curve a little less steep.  I hope you’ll like these podcasts, share them with friends, and mostly importantly, find them helpful in becoming a better leader.  Also available on your podcasting platform of choice.

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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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Daily Inspiration

Dozens 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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