CLINT SWINDALL

LEADERSHIP BLOG

January 3, 2017

American author Bill Vaughan once wrote, “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.”

I’m sure there are plenty of you who stayed up on New Year’s Eve in celebration of bringing in a New Year, hangi...

April 5, 2016

Listen. Can you hear it? There is someone around you not taking the blame for something in their life. In fact, you hear it everywhere you go. The sales department blames the operations department for under-delivering. The operations department blames the sales departm...

December 28, 2015

A common ritual for many people this time of year is to take some time to plan for the New Year.We often take a look at where we are and where we want to be. The gap between the two is generally our “plan” for the New Year. Nothing complicated at all.

The complication w...

December 9, 2015

December is one of my favorite months of the year. The energy and spirit in the air for the holidays is always a rush, and the celebration of Christ’s birth is always #1 on the list. The month of December also serves as a time for personal reflection.

This week I had th...

November 3, 2015

Twice a year we follow this silly ritual of turning our clocks forward and backward. We follow this ridiculous ritual as a result of Congress. In 1966 the Uniform Time Act was enacted to provide the basic framework for switching between standard time and Daylight Savin...

October 7, 2015

Bad news. Disappointing news. Turn on any television news channel first thing in the morning and you’ll get a giant heap of both. Open a newspaper and you’ll have your choice of tragedies from which to select. Get online and you’ll find seemingly endless sites prepared...

September 14, 2015

Over the years I’ve had the good fortune to work with some incredible companies. Some had great teams in place, but they struggled to find the right business strategy. Others had a fine-tuned business strategy, but they lacked the talent to pull it off.

In his book Good...

August 19, 2015

I love a good celebration. Whether we’re celebrating a birthday, a holiday, a milestone, a promotion, a friendship, an accomplishment, or just getting through the yellow light before it turns red, count me in. Big or small, it feels good to celebrate.

For some, celebrat...

June 30, 2015

We need to be right. It feels good, and validates our self-worth. We’ll knowingly suffer the negative consequences of broken relationships in order to satisfy our burning need to win the smallest argument. However, this need of ours breeds mistrust and conflict. We ali...

June 23, 2015

In my book Living for the Weekday, I share my thoughts on how employees can contribute to a culture of engagement in  travel around the country speaking about the topic, I discuss the need to find contentment in five areas of life … including spirituality. I’m amazed h...

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Clint Swindall, CSP

- Speaker, Trainer & Author

Clint is a seasoned professional speaker you can depend on to educate, entertain, and engage. Clint Swindall understands the power of engagement. He understands the critical roles both leaders and employees play in building a culture of engagement, and how a focused effort for both can dramatically improve an organization. Here in his blog he shares some of his knowledge and understanding of people to help you where you are in your personal and business life.

My Books

"Engaged Leadership is the best of both worlds: an engaging business story coupled with a primer on the practical skills all leaders need. In the book, Swindall provides many useful tools for successfully meeting twelve major leadership challenges. I recommend it."
—Mark Sanborn, author of The Fred Factor and You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader

"If you want to have a team where leaders and employees are working hand-in-hand to build a culture of employee engagement, then you need to read this book. I'm confident it will help you become a weekday warrior." —Jon Gordon bestselling author of The Energy Bus and Soup

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