Format: Streaming Video
Total Episodes: 10
Total Time: 9:14:12
Handouts: Included

About This Series

Drinon Leadership Express focuses on the four key leadership competencies of building relationships, achieving results, navigating change and making decisions.  This 10-module program helps participants understand the implications and challenges of both leader and follower behavioral styles in relation to a variety of workplace related activities, while examining important aspects of leadership such as credibility, communication and competence.

The following episode are designed to guide participants through an understanding of larger key elements and everyday practical approaches for leading others.  Although each session builds upon previous entries, each session will also provide a valuable learning experience as a stand alone one-hour program. Click on an episode title below to learn more about that episode, as well as to purchase immediate access to a streaming version, as well as the handouts for each episode.


  1. Leadership Character, Communication & Competence
  2. Recognizing & Relating to Four Behavioral Styles
  3. Refining Your Leadership Philosophy & Style
  4. Coaching for Engagement & Results through Others
  5. Navigating & Promoting Change
  6. Leading Groups & Making Presentations
  7. Facilitating Problem Solving & Decision Making
  8. Managing Image, Perceptions, Credibility & Trust
  9. Resolving Conflict
  10. Personal Motivation & Professional Relevance

About the Instructor


Rich Drinon, M.A., is President of Drinon & Associates. He provides group training and individual coaching for leaders, mangers and other executives. He is also a professional keynote speaker. Over the past 27 years, he has conducted thousands of sessions for hundreds of organizations across North America.

Rich started his first training company, ExecutivEdge, in 1988. From that platform he launched The Crowd Pleasers, an agency which represented speakers and entertainers, and VideoEdge which produced training, instructional and promotional videos. In addition to owning businesses, Rich has worked in leadership positions for statewide, national and international for-profit and non-profit organizations. He has served as the Director of Education for the Kansas Hospital Association and as Director of Marketing for the International Association for Jazz Education.

Rich is a Journalism graduate of the University of New Mexico and has a master’s degree in Communication & Leadership studies from Gonzaga University. He is also a graduate of Grace & Glory Bible College and five Dale Carnegie Courses in Management, Sales, Human Relations & Public Speaking, Personnel Development and Customer Relations.

His magazine articles on sports, music and business have appeared in numerous publications, including Sports Illustrated, Kansas City Star Magazine, The New Rock Times, New Mexico Business Journal and Kansas Business News Magazine. He currently writes a leadership column for TK Magazine and his blog Rich Drinon Leadership Communication.