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We Train Leaders!


Our mission at The High Road Institute is to train great leaders. The kind that is happy to come to work, make a difference, and rally the people!

Here’s How We Do It:

  • Resources – blog posts, 591/2 Seconds Email Newsletter, and more
  • Speaking – Ron Rael, NSA Member, speaks on a range of leadership topics customized to an organization’s specific needs
  • Corporate Training – The High Road Institute has a proven track record with building leaders at organizations like: Marsh, The University of Washington and The United States Navy

From the High Road Institute Blog

Lessons from the Presidential Debates

Save the Unicorns“We must not eat the Unicorns!”This was the advice delivered by the President of the Northwest Chapter of the National Speakers Association at her leadership retreat. Elisa Hays wanted the members of her board of directors to have a singular focus on...

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Code Red

Imagine that you told your employer about a harmful situation. You believe that the policy on this issue needs to be changed. You believe that you took the high road in calling the problem to management's attention. I am proud of you for doing that!   What would...

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Accountability Starts with Me!

Accountability is an extremely high standard, and this is why many people and organizations lack this quality. In this insightful article, an expert defines accountability for you, a quality essential for delivering quality customer service. You will discover some reasons why accountability is so seldom practiced and what you can do ensure that it is a standard for your organization.

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You’re smart.
And, you desire to make a difference.

That’s exactly the type of person we can help. While our method focuses on leadership, the result is a happier & versatile professional.

I deliver SOLUTIONS that address the Human Element of Leading others; tools that instigate good change.

About Ron Rael


I am… usually irreverent, sometimes satirical, and always provocative!

Don’t worry, my humorous nature blends with a serious-minded focus on High Road® Leadership. I want you to become the best leader you can be and help you achieve an accomplished career.