Mick Ukleja

Mick Ukleja
Mick Ukleja, Ph.D., is the founder and president of LeadershipTraQ. He empowers leaders to optimize their talent and equips them to excel in their professional and personal life. Mick is an author, speaker and generational strategist. He writes and speaks on engaging millennials at work. He is the co-author of Managing the Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today’s Workforce, 2nd Edition, which is used in corporate training and business schools. He co-founded the Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership at California State University, Long Beach, which promotes ethics across the curriculum. Mick is an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Concordia University. His book Who Are You? What Do You Want? has been praised by legendary coach John Wooden: “I have always taught that success can be achieved by each one of us. These principles provide an excellent life-planning guide for bringing out your best.” Mick has been featured on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business Network, NBC and in numerous publications. Keep up with Mick at Leadershiptraq.com.

5 Gritty Traits to Be More Resilient

5 Gritty Traits You Need to Be More Resilient

By Mick Ukleja | April 19, 2019

The world is turbulent, and our grit will be tested. What will you do to adapt, survive and thrive?

Reflection Questions

5 Reflective Questions to Discover Who You Are and What You Want

By Mick Ukleja | February 8, 2019

Reflection is looking in so you can look out with a broader, bigger and more accurate perspective.

4 Ways Simplifying Your Choices Leads to Better Results

4 Ways Simplifying Your Choices Leads to Better Results

By Mick Ukleja | February 1, 2019

Too many choices can cripple your ability to succeed. Learn to harness the power of less.

5 Reminders for Making the Right Choices in Life

By Mick Ukleja | October 10, 2018

Every card deck has a wild card. Using it well, by making good choices, is the key to success.

5 Essentials for the Art of Appreciation

By Mick Ukleja | May 25, 2018

‘Appreciation can make a day, even change a life.’

5 Attitudes For Aging Gracefully

By Mick Ukleja | April 6, 2018

These can be the best years of our lives if we approach them correctly.

7 Distorted Thinking Patterns That Contribute to Anxiety

By Mick Ukleja | March 19, 2018

If you change your story, you can change your life.

6 Ways to Make Better Decisions

6 Ways to Make Better Decisions

By Mick Ukleja | January 30, 2018

Learn how to lead your team for better decision-making.  

How to Live Life to the Fullest

By Mick Ukleja | December 11, 2017

Desire is the fire within.

3 Ways to Exercise Your Gratitude Muscle

By Mick Ukleja | November 3, 2017

Gratitude is the very thing that makes life both livable and delightful.