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Leading with Vision
Skype Interview with Howard Putnam

Howard Putnam

Former CEO of Southwest Airlines

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Reno, NV, US
About Howard Putnam

Howard Putnam's ultimate objective is "bottom line improvement." He believes that cultures that place "people" as their #1 priority have the greatest long-term impact and success.

He is the former CEO of the highly successful Southwest Airlines whose foundation and culture placed people first. Later, when recruited to be the CEO of failing Braniff International, Howard Putnam was the 1st CEO to successfully restructure a major airline into through, and out of Chapter 11. Earlier he spent over ...

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Leadership - Successful Strategies Through Turbulent Times

Leaders must have a clear and concise vision if they want their organizations to survive and thrive through turbulence. A clear understanding of what business you are really in is critical. Cultures can ...

Innovation - Creating a Culture and Process for Ideas to Emerge

Innovation occurs in organizations that embrace a culture for risk taking and idea implementation. Howard Putnam proved this philosophy works when he was CEO of Southwest Airlines. He positioned and ...

Change - Transforming Organizations Successfully and Profitably

Many organizations are out of alignment in the current turbulent environment. Their design is outdated with bureaucracy and a hierarchy that is expensive and inefficient. Howard Putnam will show you how to ...

Latest Book

The Winds of Turbulence by Howard Putnam
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You brought thoughtful perspectives and ideas our clients will not soon forget. "Very refreshing to listen to someone who is one of the last sincere, genuine, honest & hardworking executives who does things that make a real difference in people's lives."

Kristen Farrell, Marketing Services Coordinaotr - ASH BROKERAGE

Great speaker, held my attention for the entire 1.5 hours. "This guy was refreshing, making use of failures and personal management experiences from one who walked the talk." "Absolutely outstanding, please invite him back to CLMA again."

Carolyn Anderson - Wayne, PA, June 2001 - CLMA(Clinical Lab. Management Assn.)

Great speaker, held my attention for the entire 1.5 hours. "This guy was refreshing, making use of failures and personal management experiences from one who walked the talk." "Absolutely outstanding, please invite him back to CLMA again."

Michelle Stevens- Exec. VP Nassau Brdcas - New Jersey Broadcasters Assn. May 2001

Your address in Hobart, Tasmania, proved both informative and stimulating. Comments from the delegates include: valuable, stimulating, and thought-provoking.

Pauline Green-Mgr Prof. Development - Sydney, AU - Aust. Institute Company Dir

Howard was fantastic!! What a great man to talk to and a perfect fit for our event. Howard delivered a powerful message, was extremely well received by the audience, and even had a large portion of the audience give him a standing ovation.

Joshua D. Reams, Business Consultant - CUDE
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What 10 Things Must Every Leader Have? [VIDEO]

In a Skype Interview withBrian Lord, former CEO of Southwest Airlines, Howard Putnamsharessome great stories and principles of leadership. Howard's Biography: Howard Putnam's ultimate objective is "bottom line improvement."; He believes that cultures that place "people"; as their #1 priority ...

Successful Premiere Forum with Former CEO of Southwest Airlines: Howard Putnam

Howard joined the Premiere Team and local business leaders at the Premiere Forum to share his story and road to success with Southwest Airlines. Putnam focused on three keys to a successful businesses and life: Integrity, Investing into People, and Hard Work. A ...