Developing Leaders
and Leading Organizations

Helping Leaders Develop High-Performing Organizations

Leading Resources Inc. (LRI) is a management consulting firm founded in 1998 in Sacramento with a mission to develop highly effective leaders and leading organizations. Through an expert blend of facilitation, strategy, tools, and coaching we help leaders create real, meaningful change.

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Our Practice Areas

Helping Organizations Adapt to Flexible Workplaces

  • Organizations are undergoing dramatic change as they adapt to a flexible workplace model, where people can work anywhere, anytime.
  • We can facilitate the planning needed to transform your culture to one that optimizes the use of flexible workplaces.
  • We can coach and train your managers to be effective leaders in this new environment.
  • We can help you assess how your employees are faring in this new world of work.

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Our Clients Include A Diverse Array Of Non-Profit, Public Sector, And Large And Small Companies

Eric Douglas has accomplished what many in his profession have not: he’s mastered the ability to under-engineer the highly complex organizational change process. By simplifying the process and employing an intimate and open approach, he’s earned the trust and respect of our entire executive team. His success in identifying, distilling, and simplifying issues allows him to provide our team with a sophisticated, yet pragmatic array of easy-to-access tools that are tailored to our needs and that we’re able to put to work right away.


What the world needs now is direct, clear, but humane communication. Neither strident voices nor tone-deaf listening will get us to better understanding. Straight Talk® tells us how to bring democratic and felicitous dialogue to what intrigues us most.

National Geographic Society

The single most potent tool for achieving high levels of organizational learning is better conversation. Straight Talk® is a clear map to richer conversation about important subjects.

Hanover Insurance Companies

The counsel I received from LRI on communication and change management allowed me to successfully lead my organization through critical decision points. My coach helped me ask the right questions and assess whether my organizational capacities matched those required to drive our desired strategies.

Early Edge California

LRI’s calm, yet firm leadership allowed everyone to be free in expressing their concerns. Their advice and guidance yielded unexpected strategic benefits.

California State Employees Association

Everything We Do Is Animated By The Idea That Expert Facilitators Can Help Organizations, Teams And Individuals Achieve Real, Meaningful Change

  • Experienced LRI has served more than 350 public sector agencies, non-profits and companies.
  • Proven LRI senior consultants and staff have been working together since 1998.
  • Innovative LRI develops customized, strategic and innovative solutions for each client.

The Working Report™

A collection of the latest articles for leaders

The Working Report™ is a curated collection of the best articles on leadership and organizational development in one convenient location.

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Straight Talk®

Learn your communication style

Straight Talk® is a suite of communication tools that raise the quality of communication for both people and teams.

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Leadership Tools

100+ concise, proven leadership tools

We offer 150+ concise, effective leadership tools on a variety of topics that can be used immediately at your next meeting or coaching session.

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The Leadership Equation

10 practices to create a leadership culture

Discover the 10 practices that build trust, spark innovation, and create high-performing organizations.

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