Gordon Tredgold, known as the Leader’s Leader, inspires leaders to develop engaged teams with clear plans so they can revolutionize their results. Gordon has always had the unique ability to assess difficult situations, determine what could be done differently and then create simple, easy to understand and easy to implement solutions, which deliver sustainable results FAST.
Originally from Leeds, England, Gordon’s early passions were rugby and mathematics, and although he was usually one of the smallest players, Gordon loved to lead from the front, surprising his bigger opponents with his technique and tenacity. Discovering his analytical skills helped other people identify a different and more effective way to do things, and his passion for being part of a winning team, Gordon turned these into a professional purpose.
At the start of his career, Gordon was keen for rapid advancement and decided to take on the most difficult challenges available; the tough jobs that no one else wanted to do or that people thought would fail. He recognized these opportunities as a FAST way to rise through the ranks. Knowing that nothing succeeds as quickly as success, Gordon believed that triumphing in areas where other people thought it couldn’t be done was the best use of his analytical skills and his fierce determination to succeed. This approach allowed him to challenge traditional thinking and come up with innovative solutions.
Both rapid advancement and results did occur and ever since, Gordon has worked with companies all over the world leading them to revolutionary results that have created stronger, more efficient teams, raised up leaders for the new millennium and ultimately, delivered a positive impact on bottom line revenue.
Focusing on turnarounds, operational excellence, transformational change and strategic implementation, Gordon is passionate about identifying simple methodologies that are able to be quickly implemented, and that generate immediate benefits for people and companies.
With a particular expertise in Driving Change, Service Delivery, and a variety of core competencies, including Target and Project Management, Strategic Analysis, Process Improvements and Best Practices, Technology and Business Linkage Planning, Capital Planning and Investment Control and C+ Levels and Board of Management Liaison, Gordon is the authority on getting F.A.S.T. results His nearly thirty years of expertise, work experience on three continents, and leading global teams and careers with billion dollar companies such as Henkel, Deutsche Post DHL and Cable and Wireless, have won him worldwide accolades and the distinguished honor of being recognized as the Number One Leadership Expert to follow on Twitter.
Heralded in Inc. Magazine as one of the top 100 Leadership and Management Experts and Speakers, Gordon is also ranked #2 on the Top 15 Must Read Leadership Blogs and #4 on the Top 50 Most Socially Shared Leadership Blogs. He is also a Visiting Professor at Staffordshire University, a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and a member of the National Speaker’s Association.
Gordon provides both consulting and coaching services and works with groups and individuals. He is also the author of three books on Leadership, currently working on a fourth.