What We Do

Leadership, Organizations & Teams

Individual people are the organization’s greatest asset. It is the healthy relationships between people that make the organization effective. Key relationships are expressed in our interactions with one another, as a team, as well as on work-groups and boards.

Personal Strategic Planning

Mick uses your best thinking to help you explore options and growth beyond where you could go by yourself. Having a broader perspective expands your awareness and reveals new choices.

Grow Your Emotional Intelligence

We live in a fast-paced world made up of competitive workplaces and chaotic personal lives. Understanding and utilizing emotional intelligence can be the key in exceeding your goals and achieving your fullest potential. 

Keynote Speaking

Mick is more than just an inspirational speaker. He is also a teacher. Those in attendance leave with practical applications that result in developing a person’s leadership capacity and passion for living at a higher level.

About Mick

Mick Ukleja is an international authority on leadership training and organizational effectiveness. As a researcher, consultant, professor, business leader, keynote speaker, generational strategist and published author, Mick’s advice is sought by current and future c-level executives.

Mick's Books

Who are you? What do you want?

The reader will experience a dramatic transformation: their life will be renewed and their relationships will be vastly improved.

The Ethics Challenge

This breezy, story-filled guide to becoming a more ethical person explains why ethical behavior is a winning strategy. 

Managing the Millenials

Transform points of tension into points of connection with the 9 managerial competencies identified here.


In an organization, Emotional intelligence is a crucial skill for both leaders and employees. It is a strong differentiator between teams that thrive and are successful and those that struggle to adapt in a world that is growing in complexity. 

With feedback, awareness and practice, Emotional Intelligence will be improved. Our team has assisted multiple organizations both for profit and non-profit  such as Boeing, Hyundai, Sony Electronics, Habitat for Humanity and more. 

Test Your Emotional Intelligence

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Hall of Fame

Check out our storage vault of personal interviews with some of the most important thought leaders of our time. Mick gets classic and timely advice on business, personal development and leadership given by super influencers like Ken Blanchard, John Wooden, Patrick Lencioni and Warren Bennis. Also included in our Hall of Fame are interviews with Mick on Fox News, Fox Business News, and NBC News.


  • Mick Ukleja and LeadershipTraQ have really made a difference in people’s lives. He has brought together top thought leaders and given them an audience that is open to learning about being even greater and more effective leaders.

    It has been a joy for me to be a part of his network.

    Ken Blanchard
    Co-founder, The Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Mick Ukleja, Founder of LeadershipTraq, is without a doubt one of today’s leading authorities on the topic of leadership. His work in the areas of ethics and leading the Millennials is both inspirational and groundbreaking, and he has personally worked with some of today’s most accomplished leaders.

    Mick is changing the world ― one organization at a time ― and I for one cannot wait to see what organizations will benefit from his expertise next.

    Peter Economy
    Associate Editor, Leader to Leader magazine; Co-Author, Managing for Dummies, 3rd Edition; Co-Author Complete MBA For Dummies, 3rd Edition
  • LeadershipTraq’s Founder, Mick Ukleja has a positive, inspiring presence combined with a powerful message that encourages all who hear him speak to take a look at their lives, use the new insights gleaned to create their future and jump out of their chairs in applause.

    He models what he shares and leaves you grateful for and ready to use your gifts while claiming your leadership potential. You will love him.

    Dr. Victoria Halsey
    Author of Brilliance by Design: Creating Learning Experiences that Connect, Inspire and Engage
  • Mick Ukleja’s work through Leadership TraQ has had a tremendous impact on my life, both personally and professionally, as well as that of my organization—Special Olympics Southern California.

    First, Mick challenges me to lead my life in an organized, purposeful manner, being ever-mindful of the impact my decisions, words and actions have—on myself as well as so many others. Through Mick, I have learned the value of casting vision, setting goals and holding myself (and others) accountable to progress and success as I would define it.

    Bill Shumard
    President/CEO, Special Olympics Southern California
  • LeadershipTraq and Mick Ukleja work at the point of tension between an organization’s message and the challenge of creating a culture in which individuals, dissimilar generations, and interpersonal relations can disrupt the productivity, creativity and innovation of the team.

    Whether your organizational culture needs fine tuning or a start-from-scratch overhaul, Mick brings the best-in-class knowledge of what works, today, as well as the experience in building and leading a team to get the job done.

    Bob Shank
    Founder/CEO, The Master’s Program; Author, Life Mastery: Discover The Timeless Secrets Found In History’s Greatest Life Story