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P.O. Box 764087
Dallas, TX 75376

David Cottrell

David Cottrell, President and CEO of CornerStone Leadership Institute, is an internationally-known leadership consultant, educator, and speaker. His business experience includes senior management positions with Xerox and FedEx. He also led the successful turn-around of a chapter eleven company before founding CornerStone.

David's 25-plus years of professional experience are reflected in over 20 highly acclaimed books and his reputation as a premier public speaker. David has been a featured expert on public television and has presented his leadership message to over 250,000 managers worldwide.

1975 Graduate of the University of Arkansas

1975-1984 - Xerox Corporation - Positions included sales representative, sales manager and sales planning manager.

1984- 1993 - FedEx Corporation - Positions included District Manager and Regional Manager

1993-1996 - National Spirit Group - Executive Vice President

1996 - Founded CornerStone Leadership

Author or Co-Author of:

  • 136 Effective Presentation Tips
  • 175 Ways to Get More Done in Less Time
  • Becoming the Obvious Choice
  • Birdies, Pars & Bogeys: Leadership Lessons from the Links
  • David Cottrell's Collection of Favorite Quotations
  • Destination Success
  • Escape from Management Land
  • Grace Upon Grace
  • Indispensable
  • LeaderShift
  • Leadership ... Biblically Speaking
  • Leadership Courage
  • Listen Up, Leader
  • Listen Up, Sales and Customer Service
  • Listen Up, Teacher
  • Management Insights
  • Memos to Managers
  • Monday Morning Communication
  • Monday Morning Customer Service
  • Monday Morning Leadership
  • Monday Morning Leadership for Kids
  • Monday Morning Mentoring
  • Monday Morning Motivation
  • Monday Morning Choices
  • Quit Drifting
  • Second Quarter
  • The First Two Rules of Leadership
  • The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus
  • The Magic Question
  • The Managers Coaching Handbook
  • The Managers Communication Handbook
  • The Manager's Conflict Resolution Handbook
  • The Nature of Excellence
  • The Next Level
  • Time!
  • Tuesday Morning Coaching
  • Winners Always Quit

Monday Morning Leadership

The Manager's Coaching Handbook

Monday Morning Mentoring

Becoming the Obvious Choice

Escape from Management Land

The Nature of Excellence (6 x 6) Classic Edition

Second Quarter ... Get the Most Out of Life's Toughest Times

Grace Upon Grace ... My Story (Hardcover)

Grace Upon Grace ... My Story (Paperback)

Fairways, Greens, Lost Balls, & Bad Lies

Henry J. Evans

Winning With Accountability ... The Secret Language of High Performing Organizations.

Lee J. Colan, Ph.D. and Julie Davis-Colan, M.S.

Lee J. Colan, Ph.D., and Julie Davis-Colan, M.S., co-founded The L Group, a leadership advisory firm. They have been encouraging and equipping leaders for healthy growth since 1999. They work with virtually every industry including retail, energy, services, financial, manufacturing, healthcare, education and faith-based organizations. Combined, Lee and Julie have authored 15 leadership books that have been translated into 10 languages.

Sticking to It: The Art of Adherence

Orchestrating Attitude

107 Ways to Stick to It

7 Moments ... That Define Excellent Leaders

The Nature of Excellence (6 x 6) Classic Edition

Leadership Matters

Healthy Leadership