Jim Haudan

Jim Haudan is a different kind of CEO, with a passion that goes beyond leading Root to success. For more than 20 years, he has helped organizations unleash hidden potential by fully engaging their people to deliver on the strategies of the business.

Jim Wrote the Book on Engagement

The Art of Engagement outlines a proven process that helps organizations like yours bridge the canyons that exist between leaders, managers, and individual contributors to help execute strategies successfully. The book focuses on the strategy execution process so that companies can achieve real, accelerated results by unleashing the hidden potential in their people as the catalyst for change.

The Art of Engagement

In this interactive experience, Jim explains how organizations can close the gap between their aspirations and results by connecting people to strategy to enable every company to reach its strategic destination.

Creating Leaders as Change Agents

In this interactive session, Jim outlines how functions like HR can facilitate and support leaders as change agents, including identifying the behaviors and competencies that enable leaders to be most successful.

Leadership vs. Followership

Jim’s presentation provides insights into creating a followership that results in sustained, positive motivation and change. Best practices such as reframing challenges, connecting employees to a future positive state, and telling easy-to-identify stories are the takeaways from this session.

Why Authenticity Matters

Scientific research finds the more powerful people become, the less empathetic and authentic they are as people and leaders. Jim brings us back to the importance of honesty, empathy, and vulnerability in being a true leader.

Read Jim’s Blogs

4 Ways to Shift a Leader’s Focus from In the Business to On the Business

When I work with senior teams to help them make decisions on the clarity, alignment, and execution for their strategies, I ask, “How much of your time is spent working in versus on the business?” Working in the business means playing the game with day-to-day tactical activities. Working on the business includes coaching, anticipating, and … Continue reading "4 Ways to Shift a Leader’s Focus from In the Business to On the Business"

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Saying Thanks by Giving Back

English writer Aldous Huxley once said, “Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.”  But as I get older, I’m find that I am taking fewer things for granted, and I’m having a conscious awakening to the treasures that exist in the most average moments and places.  The grass seems greener; … Continue reading "Saying Thanks by Giving Back"

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Six Ways to Lead Change, Build Teams, and Make It Personal

I was speaking at Owens-Corning the other day about the reason for strategies.  Companies create strategies so they can continue to grow.  And to grow companies and the people in them, there are six components: Embrace Reality. In more than 20 years in business consulting, we’ve learned that change and growth can occur naturally if … Continue reading "Six Ways to Lead Change, Build Teams, and Make It Personal"

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