Taking Point Leadership (TPL) has developed E-Learning courses and virtual service offerings that are guaranteed to motivate and engage your remote teams! Our flagship program is a Change Leadership Certification Course, Taking Point Academy, offered through our highly interactive video-based platform. Become a certified change leader today!

Inside TakingPoint Academy (TPA), you’ll learn the fundamentals of change leadership and be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to build and lead high-performance teams. With TPA, you’ll discover the unmatched principles and tactical frameworks for change management and adaptability, as well as how to lay the groundwork for growth and team harmony.


We offer virtual keynote presentations, facilitated workshops, and highly-impactful development programs guaranteed to provide organizations with a collaborative environment for teams to gain alignment around key business objectives.

Our process ensures your team is highly engaged and motivated, and able to extract actionable insights for leading, managing, and engaging remotely, as well as navigating these uncertain times with passion and resilience.


Decorated Navy SEAL, world-renowned speaker and award-winning entrepreneur, Brent Gleeson shares his revolutionary approach to leading a team or organization through change. Brent has created a powerful road map for today’s existing and emerging leaders and managers to improve their ability to successfully navigate the murky waters of uncertainty. Brent draws connections between how high-performance teams in any environment can leverage trust, teamwork, and accountability to achieve their goals. He dives into how building a culture of accountability can have game-changing effects and drive a team to achieve more than they ever expected.

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Our time-bound facilitated workshops provide a quick solution for creating a better understanding of organizational strategy and priorities while facilitating change and behavioral methods. This allows teams to make commitments to change and drive accountability of the team through increased understanding of the “why” and a framework for “how.” TPL workshops are designed to align and prioritize an organizations’ objectives through our development model and begin to enforce the identified behaviors for long-term changes and impact.

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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. Participants build management skills and leadership alignment through executive coaching, feedback reviews, and practical on-the-job exercises.

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Organizational development is a critical and science-based process that helps organizations build their capacity to change and achieve greater effectiveness by developing, improving, and reinforcing strategies, structures, and processes. Our proven methodologies drive engagement, performance, retention, customer satisfaction, and profitability.



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

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

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

Gerard McGraw CFO, Fidelity Investments

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

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 ColLST Marketing

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

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 NowlinBoeing

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

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 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

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 RivettiPresident, Affigent

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

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

Gen WaitonHilton Hotels

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

Fran McGorryCoca Cola


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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.

We look forward to talking with you soon!