What People Say Is…

I am honored to have led two leadership development trainings in September with Woods Coffee and the U.S. Pretrial Services District of Nevada. I received great feedback when I asked the audience, “What was the best tip or takeaway from today?” and I am excited to share their “Best Tips From Today…” with you!

“Fight and finish in your career.”
“Predetermine to finish.”
“Shift away from victim mentality, set goals, and have vision.”
“Be present.”
“Shift from fast to finishing.”
“Take choice out of it.”
“You attract what you project.”
“Be positively contagious to your team via your attitude and language.”
“How you perform under pressure will determine your reputation and leadership.” 
“If you don’t value your time, no one else will.”
“Act my way into feelings, rather than feel my way into action.”
“Learn to take negative experience and turn them into learning and coaching.”
“Focus relentlessly on your MVPs (Most Valuable and Profitable use of time).”
“Don’t neglect your soul… you’re not a machine, you are a human being.”
“Have GRIT!”
“I’m worth it.”
“Your BIG 5.”
“Summit and finish.”
“Define your vision.”
“Shift from victim to a leadership language.”

Today, team members are thirsty and hungry for personal development and leadership development. Let’s customize a day to influence, impact, and inspire your team. Make it your competitive edge to train them!


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About the Author

Steve Gutzler is the President of Leadership Quest, a Seattle-based leadership development company. Steve is a dynamic, highly-sought-after speaker who has delivered more than 2,500 presentations to a list of clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, the Seattle Seahawks, Pandora Radio, Boeing, Cisco, Starwood Corporation, the Ritz Carlton group, and the U.S. Social Security Administration. He recently was voted #1 by the readership of Huffington Post as the Most Inspirational Leader on Social Media.

A published author on leadership and emotional intelligence, Steve resides near Seattle with his wife Julie where they enjoy time with their three adult children and six grandchildren.