Tom Kolditz

Tom Kolditz

Author; Executive Director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders

Thomas Kolditz is a leadership speaker and expert, retired Brigadier General, author, and Executive Director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University. Kolditz has served 34 years in the military and is the author of In Extremis Leadership: Leading as if Your Life Depended on It, which was based on more than 175 interviews taken on the ground in Iraq during combat operations. He has been named a top leadership Thought Leader by the Leader to Leader Institute, and has appeared as an expert on more than a dozen national and international news agencies, including ABC World News, 20-20, Al Jazeera, MSNBC, CBS, Calgary Today, and Morning Ireland.

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Imagination + Innovation = New Possibilities

For many of us who work to develop leaders, the reality of limited resources and organizational priorities can intrude on some of our grandest aspirations for development programs. But what would happen if we paused for a few moments, and imagined the finest development program we could design? What might that look like?

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