Henry Cloud

Leadership Consultant and Teacher

Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert and best-selling author. He draws on his experience in business, leadership consulting, and his practice as a clinical psychologist, to impart practical and effective advice for improving leadership skills and workplace performance.

Dr. Cloud has written or co-written over twenty books, including the bestselling Boundaries series, which sold over four million copies. In 2009, Integrity was identified as “the best of the bunch,” by The New York Times, and in 2011, Necessary Endings was called “the most important book you read all year,” and named by The Globe and Mail in the Best Business Books of 2011. Dr. Cloud’s work has been reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher’s Weekly, and Los Angeles Times. He also co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio program, New Life Live!, which is broadcast in over 180 markets.

In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background, and experience as an organizational consultant, devoting the majority of his time to improving leadership capacities of CEOs and their executive teams, and helping them implement culture and performance strategies.

As a clinical psychologist and businessman, Dr. Cloud built a company which operated forty successful medical facilities across the western United States. His experience running a business of this magnitude lends credibility to his expertise on leadership matters in the workplace.

As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with political and business leaders, including Tony Blair, Condoleezza Rice, and Jack Welch. Dr. Cloud also contributes frequently to CNN and Fox News Channel, among other national media outlets.

Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. His philanthropic interests lie in alleviating homelessness in the inner city, as well as missions in the developing world. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy. To book Leadership Speaker, call Executive Speakers Bureau 901-754-9404.

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    Business Culture, Business Trends, Leadership, Psychology / Relationships

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    California

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Henry Cloud

Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert and best-selling author. He draws on his experience in business, leadership consulting, and his practice as a clinical psychologist, to impart practical and effective advice for improving leadership skills and workplace performance.

Dr. Cloud has written or co-written over twenty books, including the bestselling Boundaries series, which sold over four million copies. In 2009, Integrity was identified as “the best of the bunch,” by The New York Times, and in 2011, Necessary Endings was called “the most important book you read all year,” and named by The Globe and Mail in the Best Business Books of 2011. Dr. Cloud’s work has been reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher’s Weekly, and Los Angeles Times. He also co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio program, New Life Live!, which is broadcast in over 180 markets.

In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background, and experience as an organizational consultant, devoting the majority of his time to improving leadership capacities of CEOs and their executive teams, and helping them implement culture and performance strategies.

As a clinical psychologist and businessman, Dr. Cloud built a company which operated forty successful medical facilities across the western United States. His experience running a business of this magnitude lends credibility to his expertise on leadership matters in the workplace.

As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with political and business leaders, including Tony Blair, Condoleezza Rice, and Jack Welch. Dr. Cloud also contributes frequently to CNN and Fox News Channel, among other national media outlets.

Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. His philanthropic interests lie in alleviating homelessness in the inner city, as well as missions in the developing world. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy. To book Leadership Speaker, call Executive Speakers Bureau 901-754-9404.


Necessary Endings

Endings are not a tragedy to be first feared and later regretted but a necessary stage on the way to growth, says clinical psychologist and bestselling author of The One-Life Solution. Endings are a crucial way to get what we desire by shedding those things whose time has passed. The author addresses the benefits of concluding unsatisfying work or personal relationships, and he advises readers on diagnosing when the situation can be resuscitated or must be shut down. This “pruning” process can spark readers out of passivity or paralysis, getting them motivated and energized for change. With many examples of people moving on from untenable circumstances and through specific strategies for ending things well, Cloud advocates for powerful personal changes just in time for the New Year, and will give many readers the fresh start they crave.
9 Things a Leader Must Do

Why do some leaders get and accomplish what they want as a matter of routine, while others seem to regularly experience frustration and setbacks? Why do some leaders achieve their goals and reach new heights, while others barely “hang in there” and survive? Based on his groundbreaking psychological study of the ways that successful individuals think and behave, Dr. Henry Cloud presents a simple yet profound roadmap to help leaders-and those who want to become leaders-arrive at greater levels of personal growth and corporate influence than they previously thought were possible. The good news for all of us is that leadership success is not limited to vague notions of “charisma” nor traditional advantages like graduate degrees and connections, but much more to a pattern of thinking and moving forward that learns from mistakes and stays focused on goals.
The One-Life Solution

The balance of work and personal life can cause a myriad of problems-but they all boil down to a single issue, argues Cloud (Boundaries). Many career-inhibiting problems-from shoddy management skills to unclear focus to slow growth-can be attributed to a breakdown of boundaries necessary to maintain balance between work life and personal life, especially as technology makes it possible for individuals to be on-call every moment of the day. Cloud espouses the virtues of self-definition and self-control, and his series of engaging analogies and examples helps readers conduct an internal self-audit by identifying core values, visions, missions and goals. The authors hones in on common weaknesses-overdeveloped needs for security, approval and perfectionism-and leads readers through a plan for regaining control of themselves, their work and their lives with easy-to-follow activities to implement changes as personal policies. Unfailingly encouraging, Cloud is a fine advocate for the benefit of gaining control and protecting boundaries and his book is a must-have life management bible.
Integrity

Integrity—more than simple honesty, it’s the key to success. A person with integrity has the ability to pull everything together, to make it all happen no matter how challenging the circumstances. Drawing on experiences from his work, Dr. Henry Cloud, a clinical psychologist, leadership coach, corporate consultant and nationally syndicated radio host, shows how our character can keep us from achieving all we want to (or could) be.

Dr. Phil McGraw, #1 New York Times bestselling author and host of the Dr. Phil Show

Dr. Cloud will show you how to produce the results you are looking for in your work and personal life.

Patrick Lencioni, bestselling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Henry Cloud has that rare combination of deep intelligence and common sense that makes him one of the most insightful leadership consultants working today. Anyone interested in becoming a healthy leader, creating a healthy culture, and generating great results should dive into this book and soak up the wisdom it contains.

Frank Lavin, CEO, Export Now, and former U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce

What makes good managers good leaders? What allows strong executives to take charge and make changes? Why is leading a team a joy for some and a burden for others? Boundaries for Leaders tackles these questions and many others through punchy lessons, current examples, and case histories, blending psychology with business. If leadership requires a bit of caffeine, Boundaries for Leaders is a double espresso.

New York Times best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio show host

I have recommended Henry Cloud’s original Boundaries book to my listeners about ten times a week for the past two decades. Now I’m fired up to recommend Boundaries for Leaders just as often to anyone looking to grow in their leadership role at work. I’ve been waiting on this book for twenty years!
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