“Incredible! Dr. James Brown is eloquent, articulate and down to earth. His ideas are logical and easily adaptable to anyone in the profession.”
— L.G. Doerr, Country Financial

“I loved it! Too often, people are afraid to be frank and honest. Thanks for not being afraid and instead being refreshing.”
— D. Fulton, CNA Insurance

“Rarely do I leave an event where I have to prioritize the topics/items I will implement when I return to work plus in life.”
— D. Matthews, Dana Holding Corp.

“Fantastic use of common sense and the human condition, which is project management in its simplest form.”
— S. Carr, GE Aviation

“Absolutely terrific, informative and humorous! It’s great to laugh and see humor in the hard facts.”
— D. Parmenter, Mass Mutual Financial Group

A tongue-in-cheek look at five critical leadership truths that result in people accepting accountability for what is truly required for individual and organizational success.

The five truths examined are:

  • Kill what’s ugly while it’s young®
  • Lie to the customer as long as you can
  • Fear and pain, the ultimate team motivators
  • Plagiarism equals profits
  • Brown-nosing, the key to leadership success


Success requires relentless commitment to individual and organizational improvement. Building strong relationships, creating accountability and fostering supportive communication are all required.