Mick Ukleja

Mick Ukleja is the founder and president of Leadershiptraq, a leadership-consulting firm based in Southern California. He hosts Leadershiptraq Televised, an interview show that profiles outstanding leaders. He helped found the Ukleja Center For Ethical Leadership at California State University, Long Beach, the second largest university in the state.
His recent book, Who Are You And What Do You Want? Four Questions That Will Change Your Life, has been praised by legendary coach John Wooden, golf champion Gary Player, and many prominent leaders and CEOs. Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager, writes in the Foreword, “This book is powerful. If you can answer the questions in a thoughtful way, you’ll come out a better person, because you’ll know who you are, what you’re doing, and what’s going to guide your journey.”

Mick’s most recent work, Managing The Millennials: Discover The Core Competencies Needed For Managing Today’s Work Force, is scheduled to be released February 2010.  He has worked with entrepreneurs and corporate executives of businesses and organizations ranging from Boeing to the Special Olympics. Mick also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Astronauts Memorial Foundation at the Kennedy Space Center, which oversees the Center for Space Education. He is a principal in Bonita Bay Group, one of the largest developers of master-planned communities in Southwest Florida. Dr. Ukleja holds a B.A. in philosophy, a master’s degree in Semitic languages, and a Ph.D. in theology.