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.

7 Things That Drive Your Core Strengths

By Mick Ukleja | October 6, 2017

…and make you unique.

9 Things Not to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed

By Mick Ukleja | September 13, 2017

How to deal with stress by eliminating the negative

5 Ways Smart People Influence Themselves

By Mick Ukleja | August 11, 2017

The more we influence ourselves to be ourselves, the more people like us. And we like ourselves more, too.


7 Ways to Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

By Mick Ukleja | June 27, 2017

When our dreams collide with reality, reality wins!

5 Simple Habits to Manage Your Anxiety

By Mick Ukleja | May 16, 2017

It takes effort to stop and catch ourselves riding the anxiety loop.


4 Powerful Habits That Will Change Your Life

By Mick Ukleja | April 18, 2017

You can do anything when you quit trying to do everything.


5 Ways Successful People Take Control of Life

By Mick Ukleja | March 21, 2017

Successful people understand that they live in a world where change is continuous and not episodic.

6 Mindset Shifts That Will Improve Your Life

By Mick Ukleja | February 21, 2017

By avoiding discomfort, we can survive. Stepping into it is how we thrive.

4 Questions That Will Change Your Life

By Mick Ukleja | January 24, 2017

What are you doing to invest in yourself?


5 Steps to Personal Greatness

By Mick Ukleja | December 20, 2016

Look inward to know yourself and achieve outward goals.