Developing Leaders – Building Teams


Jeff Foleys Keynotes

Jeff will bring to life valuable lessons in organizational leadership that will challenge and inspire you! He will interview every client to learn about your organization, your challenges, your people and your culture. Every keynote is tailored to the organization and target audience. He will help you and your team develop as a leaders ultimately resulting in the increase in the success of your organization. His presentations are based on extensive first hand experience developing leaders and leading teams in the Army ranging in size from 40 to 8000 people, combined with the best research in the industry.

         Presentation content, personal leadership experience and innate ability to relate so clearly to others have been only a few of the many benefits we have gained from working with Jeff. We already have him on our slate to come back next year.

– Jeff Bevis, CEO, FirstLight Home Care, Cincinnati, OH

The BRAVE Model for Life-Long Leadership

We are all in this life-long journey in growing as a leader. Jeff will share his model based on the word BRAVE, with each letter representing a key element of what it takes to be a competent, confident leader. His simple, practical model was derived from over 32 years in the army and highlights best practices that can have an immediate and positive impact leaders and their people. The advantage of his model is that it is time-tested, having evolved from his own experience combined with best practices from US Army develops leaders. In this presentation you will:

  • Learn the importance of commitment to life-long learning
  • Learn the five key components of the BRAVE model
  • Learn how to apply the model to increase your effectiveness as a leader

The 7 Fundamentals of High Performing Organizations

Organizations do not drift to greatness – it takes deliberate action by many dedicated people aligned towards a common vision to achieve. Understanding the fundamentals and knowing how to master them is the key to any successful organization – from sports teams to military teams to Fortune 100 companies.  He will provide key takeaways that you can put to use immediately in your personal and professional life.  These fundamentals were derived from his experiences beginning from his intercollegiate sports days at West Point through 32 years in the Army, combined with studying the best practices by world class leaders. In this presentation you will:

  • Learn each of the 7 fundamentals
  • Learn key tools and techniques to use in each fundamental that can help you build a winning and lasting culture
  • Learn the key leadership skills for each fundamental, including how to tie all fundamentals together

Past Speaking Engagements

Business and Professional

  • Augusta Country Club
  • American Bio Recovery Association
  • ADP
  • Bridgestone
  • FirstLight Home Care
  • Ferno EMS
  • Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services
  • Gray TV
  • Identification Systems Dealers Association
  • Institute for Management Consultants
  • Interagency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives
  • NCAA
  • Nucor Steel
  • Parking Association of Georgia
  • Proctor and Gamble
  • Richmond County, GA Sheriff’s Agency
  • Southern Industries
  • Vistage
  • WRToole Engineers
  • Serotta Maddocks Evans, CPAs

Education and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Augusta Tech
  • Advanced Services Pest Control
  • Augusta University
  • Augusta Chapter of Georgia Association of CPA
  • Augusta Hospice Association
  • Brentwood School, GA
  • Clubhouse, Augusta, GA
  • Communities in Schools
  • Federal Employed Womens Association, Augusta
  • Georgia College and State University
  • Georgia Regents University Annual Cardiac Conference
  • Georgia Education Advancement Council
  • US Chamber of Commerce Institute
  • Kiwanis – Richmond County
  • Leadership Augusta
  • Leadership Columbia County
  • Leadership Jefferson County
  • Medical Managers Association
  • Rotary – Columbia County
  • Richmond County Medical Association
  • SafeHomes of Augusta
  • Saratoga WarHorse
  • South Carolina Manufacturer’s Alliance
  • United Way
  • Union Institute and University
  • USO
  • Virginia College
  • Young Professionals of Augusta

bookRules & Tools for Leaders

“Rules & Tools for Leaders (4th Edition): From Developing your Own Skills to Running Organizations of Any Size, Practical Advice for Leaders at All Levels.”  By Perry Smith and Jeff Foley (August 2013) Available wherever books are sold, including on-line retailers,, Powells.comiTunes and Google Play.

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