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Reviews and Testimonials

What builds great organizations? Eric Douglas has gifted us all with the answer and the road-map in The Leadership Equation. Implement his principles and you’ll find yourself the leader of a powerful, hyper-creative, high-achieving organizational culture!

Marshall Goldsmith Author of the New York Times and global bestseller What Got You Here Won’t Get You There December 12, 2017

In The Leadership Equation, Eric helps you engender trust among your team as you spark their innovation drive. With 70 percent of employees describing themselves as disengaged or actively disengaged, this valuable book couldn't come at a better time.

Jason Jennings New York Times bestselling author of The Reinventors, Think Big, Act Small; and Less Is More December 12, 2017

The Leadership Equation brings together culture and innovation and shows how to build successful organizations with an easy and actionable set of practices.

Tony Davila Co-author of The Innovation Paradox and Making Innovation Work December 12, 2017

This is a great book and a great read. It describes what moves us at our core as human beings and how to inspire leadership throughout an organization.

Anne Stausboll CEO, CalPERS December 12, 2017

In successful companies, trust and innovation go hand in hand . . . When they coexist, an organization’s capacity for success grows exponentially. The Leadership Equation hits you with a one-two punch; Eric helps you engender trust among your team even as you spark their innovative drive. As he demonstrates, when you can do both, you create a leadership culture that helps the whole organization excel.

Judith E. Glaser CEO of Benchmark Communications Chairman of The Creating WE Institute Author of the bestseller Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results December 12, 2017

Eric Douglas couldn’t be clearer: spark plus trust is a winning formula for leaders and their organizations. These ten practices ring true and, more importantly, are actionable. By taking these simple, proactive steps, you can boost creativity and collaboration, empower employees to make the best choices for the business, and lead your team to success.

John Baldoni Chair of the Leadership Development Practice at N2growth; Author of MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership and Lead with Purpose December 12, 2017

The fast pace and constant change of today’s business environment pres- ent challenges to any organization, large or small. Douglas provides a roadmap for structuring an organization to flourish in this environment. The Leadership Equation is an essential read for any leader intent on build- ing a high-performing organization.

Marty McGartland President and CEO of Natoma Technologies December 12, 2017

I heartily recommend this well-written, wise book on successful leader- ship and innovation. It will be an invaluable guide to anyone who is in a position of leadership or who aspires to lead.

Dr. Robert L. Hendren Professor and Vice Chair of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco December 12, 2017