Chief John Otto, Penn Township Police Dept.

As a former United States Marine and graduate of the FBI National Academy, I've had my share of leadership training. Dr Nickols was able to help me make sense of all of this training and provided me with the intellectual tools to employ it. The history of leadership, ethical decision-making, and change are all very integral parts of the leadership process, and Dr. Nickols has a very unique ability to make it seem easy. I can honestly say that I look at the leadership process differently tod...
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Bonnie Budzowski, President of inCredible Messages LP

Over the years, I've seen Mitch in a number of roles: faculty member, consultant, and TV host. I've been consistently impressed. One of Mitch's highest endorsements comes from his graduate students in leadership, who consistently rate Mitch as intelligent, inspiring, and entertaining. Mitch is also generous--in knowledge, time, and willingness to help people make connections that help them meet their goals. He's an outstanding professional.
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Alexis S., from a youth leadership organization

Dr. Nickols is an amazing speaker…very engaging, extremely knowledgeable and quite relatable. He delivered a very motivating talk on leadership that managed to inspire and empower teens as well as their parents. The audience walked away feeling inspired and enriched. Our organization, which focuses on youth leadership development, looks forward to having Dr. Nickols as the keynote speaker at future events.
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Dr. Erroline Williams, Director of Professional Development and Corporate Outreach at Duquesne University

Because of you and the presentation you brought forth, we had another successful Leadership Breakfast. Everyone loved your energy, the knowledge you had on the topic at hand, and the examples that you gave. They said your solutions to the problems were attainable and they would use them at work. Some people loved that fact that your words pulled them out on the carpet. They realized that they themselves could be the problem as well. It was my pleasure working with you on this event, and possibly...
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Catherine M. Russo, School Administrator

Dr. Nickols was referred to me by a colleague to lead a professional development session on perceptions and diversity. I was so impressed with his passion and engaging manner, that I asked him to become a key player on our School Culture Committee focusing on drop-out prevention. He reiterated the positive messages of goal setting, responsibility, hard work, and perseverance. He also met with struggling students each grading period to develop action plans and interventions to keep them on tra...
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