As the Chief Operating Officer at Rock Region Metro in Little Rock, AR, I invited Dr. Nickols to and train my managers on a variety of topics; how to write business emails, how to manage a problematic employee among others. The training was incredible; all my managers benefited from the three-day workshop, and their work productivity and performance reached the highest point.
I highly recommend any organization needing training to reach out to Dr. Nickols to help them out.
Dr. Mitchel Nickols is a recognized leader in the areas of Diversity and Inclusion and Leadership Development. As a long-time nonprofit leader, Dr. Nickols has served as a mentor and trusted advisor and guided me in my leadership journey. His dedication to the community, his energy and his passionate commitment to ethical leadership are both an inspiration and roadmap for the rest of us to follow.
The Center for Urban Biblical Ministry has become a stronger organization thanks to the professional consulting offered to our Board by Dr. Mitch Nickols. He is an expert in organizational growth and takes the time to understand the organizations objectives. He collaborates effectively with our board to hone in on the essentials that drive our organization ahead.
Dr. Nickols has gone above and above in terms of being approachable and proactive, as well as offering his experience and network to advise on best practices for nonprofit boards, including bylaws, grant resources, recommendations for new board members, and more. We look forward to our continued relationship with Dr. Nickols.
No one understands an organization like Dr. Mitchel Nickols. Using an academic approach rooted in real-life experience, Dr. Nickols is able to get to the root of an organization’s culture and prescribe, and then deliver, the messaging and training the organization needs to become a healthier, more productive unit. Whether it’s a pivot point, such as an acquisition, rapid growth, or an abrasive occurrence, or a general need for modernizing the organization, Dr. Nickols can guide the team to success. I personally have learned so much from his approach that I have been able to apply to my own company as well as my client companies. Your organization can reach its’ potential once you bring Dr. Nickols in to speak, train, or guide. Please contact me if you would like a personal recommendation.
Dr. Nickols has become part of our River Valley School District community. He serves as a mentor for our high school students, presents anti-bullying assemblies to our middle and high school students, provides professional development for K-12 faculty and staff, and serves as a consultant, helping to create a roadmap for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. He has a natural presence with each audience he encounters.
We have been positively impacted by engaging Doc Nickols as a speaker for our CPA firm. We hosted a series of lunch and learn sessions. We decided to break down our session into sub categories based on management and staff level. Doc Nickols did an amazing job in both separate sessions. Doc was able to connect with staff in a way that was unique and informative. As a part of our management team sessions, Doc Nickols was integrated to the overall retreat. This allowed Doc Nickols to assess, mingle and learn how to connect with each director. And of course, Doc Nickols did just that, he connected and assisted with the future growth and responsibility of each critical path director. We are still discussing and employing the “nuggets” given to our corporate Certified Public Accounting firm. Thanks Doc!!
In all of my years as an educator, administrator, and hearing many orators, I have heard more than a few great speakers. I rank Dr. Mitchel Nickols among the very best of them.
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 today than I did prior to instruction by Dr. Nickols.
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.
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.