Our Solutions

Our Solutions

We are dedicated to supporting leaders and managers in their mission to build engaged, productive, and profitable teams. Our suite of leadership and organizational development services are designed to ensure leaders at any level are as effective as possible and the organization is set up for long-term success and scalability. TakingPoint Leadership has one mission: to build high-performance teams that achieve mission success on any battlefield.

Is your organization seeking to increase leadership alignment, break down silos, transform the culture, improve planning and debriefing methodology or develop existing and emerging leaders? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We offer everything from keynote presentations and strategic planning workshops to comprehensive leadership and organizational development programs. Ready to take your team to the next level? If so, we are your partner in organizational excellence.

Keynotes & Workshops

Our group of world-renowned speakers includes Navy SEALs, Fighter Pilots, elite athletes, business experts and entrepreneurs, MBAs, PhDs, behavioral psychologists, mental toughness gurus, emotional intelligence thought leaders and much more. TakingPoint Leadership founder and CEO, Brent Gleeson, is a well-respected expert and thought leader in the areas of leadership, culture, organizational excellence and building high-performance teams.

We also have a bestselling book called TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail-Safe Principles for Leading Through Change. Many of our clients purchase books for event attendees and enjoy a book signing with Brent Gleeson after his keynote.

Leadership Development Programs

Leadership effectiveness is the most impactful driver of employee engagement, organizational success and profitability. Our proprietary curriculum is designed to improve leaders’ ability to motivate and engage others, create alignment around behavioral norms, understand drivers of turnover, navigate conflict, enhance overall organizational performance and lead change. Participants build management skills and leadership alignment through highly interactive classroom-style learning, an array of psychometric assessments, 360-degree feedback reviews, executive coaching, workshops, team-building experiences and practical on-the-job exercises.

Our leadership development offerings are designed to equip leaders with the knowledge and tools to shape culture and cultivate performance within their organizations. Our leadership development solutions initiate and sustain individual behavior change to drive organizational adaptability. Our team of experts in leadership and organizational excellence, behavioral psychology and elite military special operations have developed battle-tested programs that achieve measurable winning results.

Organizational Design & Development

Through custom surveys and executive interviews, we take a data-driven approach to understand the framework, structure, perceptions, impediments, growth outlook, and resiliency of an organization to provide customized recommendations and an action plan.

These programs can include:

  • In-depth organizational assessments: these survey tools and interviews assess leadership effectiveness, employee engagement, culture, standard operating procedures, and other key metrics critical for analysis and action planning.
  • Organizational development programs: workshop series, implementation of the TPL operational framework, strategic planning, action planning and more.
  • 3-month, 6-month, 12-month programs

Culture Transformation Consulting

A culture perfectly aligned with an organization’s business strategy and results is a winning strategy. TakingPoint Leadership is your partner in transforming culture and building high-performance teams aligned behind a clear and concise mission narrative. We help organizations clearly define guiding principles, supporting behavioral norms and accountability mechanisms – all designed to achieve specific business results.

The tiers for improving culture and aligning culture with the desired results include:

  • Defining the vision and desired organizational results
  • Identifying the actions that need to be taken to achieve the results
  • Identifying the mindset and behaviors needed to take the actions
  • Developing cultural experiences that fuel the necessary mindset and behavior

Accelerated Workshops

Our customized high-impact workshops complete with an after-action review analysis and report are perfect for company events, planning sessions, and valuable add-on to professional development programs.

All workshops are customized to your needs and goals. See some sample workshops below:

  • Leadership training programs
  • Stop-Start-Continue Exercises
  • Strategic/Tactical Planning
  • After-Action Review (AAR) Process
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership
  • Coaching & Team Development

Team Building

We believe that it’s important to get the team out of the office to engage in fun activities that build teamwork, breakdown silos and help peers become closer. We have executed successful team building experiences all over the world from the beaches of Hong Kong to hotel ballrooms in Nashville.

Our Most Popular Event – Joint Mission Planning Exercise

Interested in a program that truly delivers what your organization and team members need? An experiential, engaging team building event that demands communication, collaboration & teamwork to succeed? Leverage the very same tools elite military units utilize, only these are tailored for your team’s use today and going forward. Become part of a joint special operations team for a day. Taking on a key role in mission success. Consult the data. Collaborate. Make decisions.

Plan an action-packed, real scenario with your team, just as we did as special operators and fighter pilots. Work together, win the day, and depart with knowledge and experience from this exciting workshop that directly translates back to the job next week.

And before you depart, receive a simple, ready-to-implement, scalable methodology leveraging what you’ve learned!

Team Building Event

Our Promise

At TPL, we believe in creating meaningful and lasting relationships with our client partners. All leadership and organizational excellence programs are designed to ensure complete integration between our team and yours. Measurable results are our main objective.  

“Last week was a truly great experience for all of the members of the Raytheon C&T Leadership team. I can say that everyone there deeply enjoyed your discussion and that, the presence of someone who has done what you have done was very impactful to the team! Your words grounded us and reminded us all of why it is so important that we give what we do our all. Thank you again!”

Bradley WhittingtonDirector of Technology, Raytheon

“Thank you for coming to our conference. You were a huge hit, and the reaction was extremely positive!”

Laz MartinezDirector of Human Resources, Nestle

“I recently had the privilege of not only of getting to know Brent Gleeson, co-founder and CMO of Internet Marketing Inc, but also working with him on a leadership presentation to San Diego’s SAGE Executive Group earlier this month. Brent is a dynamic, young entrepreneur and business leader who has the additional distinction of being a veteran of the elite U.S. Navy SEALs. I could not recommend Brent more highly for your keynote speaker.”

Jeff CampbellFormer CEO, Burger King

“I heard from numerous guests in attendance during your speech, they were all blown away and considered you one of the best speakers they have ever heard.”

Jerry CasselanoVice President, ProVentures

“I wanted to let you know that I have received nothing but positive feedback from the ELDP members. I have been told over and over again that you were the highlight of the event — so THANK YOU!!!”

Alisha Nowlin Boeing

“I was lucky enough to be in the audience a couple weeks ago when you spoke at my company. I wanted to tell you how fantastic it was. At one point my heart was racing, hands were shaking and palms were sweating. I’ve never felt more motivated. Thank you!!”

Tressa DanielsCarefusion

“In 25 years we have never had a more dynamic and captivating speaker, who certainly provided a message that resonated with all the first responders and hazardous materials technicians in the room.”

Scott SweetPresident, MAHMT

“Almost three weeks since you spoke to us at the 2017 Ironworkers IMPACT Conference and I still have a fire in my belly! My performance has improved at work and I have defined my role in a way to lead and not micromanage. My own accountability is priority one. Thanks again!”

Hart Keeble Senior Manager, Ironworkers 416

“Thank you Brent. Everyone couldn͛t say enough how much they enjoyed your talk and candor! So much so that you held their attention better than any speaker they͛ve seen. Our Customer Service lead was there and she already wants to have you speak to her team!”

John KeaveneyGlobal Sales Director, Ingredion

“Fantastic presentation! You hit the messaging perfectly. It was both entertaining and prescriptive. We will definitely be inviting you back!”

Gerard McGrawCFO, Fidelity Investments

“That was the best and most authentic presentation on values-based leadership and culture I͛ve ever seen. So many speakers just tell stories, but you actually taught us how to improve!”

Carol Rivetti President, Affigent

“Your presentation was amazing! People keep telling me how much they loved it. You’re the only speaker to receive a standing ovation in the last eight years!”

Jeannie VanderKruikExecutive Director, SOAP

“US Health Advisors told me you were the best speaker they’ve ever had and I’ve been booking talent for them for 20 years!”

Roz Cole LST Marketing

“It was the most memorable day ever. We can’t thank you enough!”

Gen WaitonDirector of Human Resources, Hilton Hotels

“I just wanted to pass along how awesome your speech was, Brent. I have already made a few changes in my life’s perspective and approach and I just wanted to pass along a thank you. You balanced your military background perfectly with not only your professional expertise but also applying the military lessons TO corporate life. I just want you to know I am part of your ͚changed my life͛ statistics. Thanks so much!”

Mark Filler Four Winds Interactive

“Brent left his legacy with Coca Cola. Inspirational and true to life. Awesome, thank you!!!”

Fran McGorryCoca Cola

“Thank you so much for speaking to our global leaders in Hong Kong, Sydney, and Singapore. The presentation was riveting and had great takeaways that really resonated with our teams. They are still talking about it!”

Matthew KoderPresident, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific

“Great job Brent! You hit on all the points we needed! I will recommend you to the Dallas Mavericks. It was an honor having you. Thank you.”

Dwane CaseyHead Coach, Toronto Raptors

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Our mission is to inspire organizations to achieve company-wide alignment, a shared vision, and winning results through a culture-driven approach to leadership, change management, and business transformation. We do this through our high-impact keynotes, workshops, and leadership development programs.

We would love to be your partner in delivering solutions that improve leadership, culture, and employee engagement. Fill out this form to learn more, check date availability, or book us for an upcoming event.

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