In episode 152, Coffey talks with Dr. Kenneth Nichols about how a company’s people practices can positively impact their community. They discuss sustainability and corporate citizenship; the importance of visible leadership in the community; recruitment practices reflecting community diversity; the benefits of local recruiting and training programs; mentorship and coaching for developing employees; and the importance of critical thinking and people skills in the workplace.

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Dr. Kenneth Nichols

Dr. Kenneth Nichols

Dr. Kenneth Nichols resides in Fort Worth, TX, where he has cultivated a remarkable career centered on leadership development. His educational journey includes a Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Management) in 2003 and a Doctorate in Business Administration from California Southern University in 2019. In 2021, he further specialized by earning a Ph.D. in Product Management from Capitol Technology University. As the founder of Nichols Leadership, LLC, Dr. Nichols is deeply committed to unlocking the potential of individuals and organizations. In 2021, he expanded his impact by partnering with Leadership Management, Inc. as a franchise owner. His background as a Navy veteran with over 30 years of leadership experience adds a unique perspective to his work. Dr. Nichols served as a Navy Air Traffic Control Officer and Training Officer, collaborating with exceptional men and women worldwide. Mentoring thousands of individuals across diverse backgrounds, Dr. Nichols has covered topics ranging from A to Z, encompassing personal and professional development. His energy, devotion, and unwavering commitment to clients drive measurable improvements. Driven by a passion for lifelong learning, he exemplifies the intrinsic value of education and training and a purpose-driven leadership style that drives attitude and behavior changes internally for sustainable, positive results.


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