Holly Landau is the featured Leadership Expert in the 2010 American Express Open Book on Leadership. She has over 4000 Twitter followers who look to her for tips and advice about leadership (@LeadershipMuse). She is the CEO and Founder of Landau Leadership, an innovative consulting firm that designs customized training & employee development solutions, hosts unique experiential learning events, and offers online leadership courses and strength assessments to boost individual/team productivity, strengthen work relationships, and help organizations reach peak performance.
Holly has motivated thousands of corporate and non-profit employees and executives throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and South America. Prior to launching her own firm, Holly created and facilitated leadership development programs for the multi-billion dollar corporation, Penske. She is a former US Army Officer, spokesperson for the Dept. of Defense, and Media Relations Officer for Defense Logistics Agency. Serving mostly at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, she successfully designed and delivered media training programs for field officers across the United States. She earned a Meritorious Service Medal for her accomplishments while serving in the Public Affairs Office of the Secretary of the Army. Following her service, she became a Territory Manager in the retail industry in Washington, DC where she recruited, hired, trained, and retained a team of thirty. It was in this role that she honed her coaching and mentoring skills while developing innovative sales and customer service training programs.
Holly earned her commission in the US Army through the St. John’s University ROTC program, a BA in Sociology from Thomas Edison State College, and recently completed the Executive Leadership program at Cornell University. She is a sought-after presenter and facilitator on topics such as leadership, diversity, innovation, and corporate communication. She continually draws from her varied experiences to inspire others to think both creatively and strategically. Ms. Landau is a contributing writer for several business blogs and is often featured on industry panels as a leadership expert, including a forum for the fashion & retail industry during New York’s 2009 Fashion Week and SBA panels. Holly’s been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the Harvard Business Review. Contact Holly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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I presented a TEDx Talk at TEDxPrincetonLibrary in 2010 and I am the Curator and Host for TEDxBroadStreetNY in 2011.