“I got a promotion… but what do I do?”

Now you’re a leader what do you do?

Being “thrown in” to a leadership role can feel traumatic. Often, those who were once successful in a previous role discover the added task of leadership is not intuitive. You will make many mistakes, and that is because the way to learn to lead is by leading.

Three techniques to help you gain credibility quickly:

  1. Lead a project or committee
  2. Be in-charge of an important change/activity
  3. Speaking up
  4. Seek out a mentor
  5. Hire a leadership coach


Ron Rael travels around the country delivering powerful and tailored keynotes for organizations and companies.

Request Ron Rael to Present a Keynote at Your Event


Specific training with your organization’s goals in mind, designed by the High Road© Institute.

Request Training Information


The High Road© Institute offers webinar training for companies that prefer a more economical or consistent leadership support. This is a great solution for teams geographically dispersed.

Request Webinar Information

The Reluctant Leader is the key to the leadership door, which is available to everyone and opens constantly. Throughout your life you will be in situations where you need to be the leader for a day, month, year, or lifetime. Therefore this book is conceived to give you the confidence to lead others whenever the door is open to you. Everyone will find themselves in a position of guiding others at least once in their lifetime. This opportunity often arises when there is a void in leadership.

ORDER NOW – $24.95

Blog Articles About Leadership

President Bush, High Road Leader

HRI Honors President George H. W. Bush The world has lost a high road leader! President Bush was a man committed to finding the good in people. His often-quoted speech that extolled “1,000 points of light” reminds us that everyone has value and gifts to...

read more

Santa is a Leadership Guru

A few weeks ago, I had an interesting conversation about leadership with a person I did not perceive as a leader: Santa Claus. I had a few minutes to talk with a professional Santa, and when he heard that I was a leadership coach, his eyes lit up and he...

read more