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“Thanks again for the wonderful job. I can honestly say that you changed our company! We practice skills that Lead Star taught us daily and are constantly holding each other accountable [...]" Senior district manager, Schlumberger
“We cannot thank you enough for the unbelievably fabulous leadership training. It was the best training I have ever attended, and have heard nothing but glowing feedback from the rest of the team." Attorney, Broadcom
“It will truly affect the way I approach each new day at work and at home. The sooner one is exposed to Lead Star principles the more resistant one will be to society’s misguided definitions of leadership.” Director, Michigan Works!

Core Competencies through Cultural Analysis

Discover how we developed leadership programs that mapped to cultural maxims at niche insurance leader Hagerty.

How we analyzed it

Fast-paced, dynamic learning environment

Facebook needed a flexible, expedited leadership program that could keep up with the company’s accelerated growth. Learn how we helped new hires join the fold and provided senior executives with the tools to lead them.

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Emerging Leaders, Experiential Training

Find out how custom-designed modules enabled emerging sales leaders to take key accounts to the next level.

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Leading to safety, tracking success

See how behavior modification—reinforced by classroom sessions and follow-up webinars—enabled oil and gas leader Schlumberger to focus on safety, beyond the limited scope of compliance measures.

How we improved safety

Leadership Moments

Monday morning insights and anecdotes to help you start your week in a leadership frame of mind.


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Our Approach

The Lead Star team values adaptive, collaborative partnerships. We’re also passionate about our work and we’ll go to whatever lengths possible to ensure we understand our client’s business. Whether that means we’re working on an oilfield in Alaska’s North Slope, or packaging product on a line at midnight, our goal with every project is to ensure our solutions are culturally relevant and meet a true business need.

Our Team

Lead Star was created by Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch, former Marine Corps Captains and best-selling authors of the business books Leading from the Front and SPARK. Together, they’ve built a team of highly qualified leaders whose impressive military, academic and business backgrounds are able to partner effectively with businesses and help them drive organizational results.

Our Services

Lead Star offers a full array of leadership development services including organizational design and development as well as keynote speaking. Our ideal client partners have the will and commitment to get better, and recognize the key to their future success is tapping into the potential of each individual in their organization. Our goal is to help our clients see the measurable, positive effect our services have on the bottom line.  

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SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success


Sparks are the doers, thinkers, innovators and key influencers who search for ways to succeed. But Sparks are not born—they’re made. SPARK gives you a roadmap for your leadership development.

Leading From the Front

Leading from the Front

Backed by years of experience, Leading from the Front presents practical leadership tactics designed to encourage calculated risk-taking while eliminating excuses and self-doubt.

Our Video Library

Angie Morgan - Identifying Sparks

Patrick Nelson - Self Awareness

Courtney Lynch — The Ideal Client

Angie Morgan - How to Spark Leadership

Practical Leadership Strategies

Sean Lynch on Leadership Imperative


Leadership Blog

How are you able to be resilient in the face of significant rejection?   I wondered that after hearing that Vietnam Veteran Marsh Carter applied to over 80 companies after he left the Marine Corps and was rejected by jobs over 80 times. Carter would later build a successful 35+ year Read more

| February 19, 2018 | Leadership Conversations, Resilience

Imagine… it’s the first real day of spring in Chicago, a Saturday. You sit on the 151 bus, energizing yourself by listening to Hootie and the Blowfish, Gin Blossoms, and Boyz II Men on your “I’m okay being uncool” playlist. You’re almost to your office – the sidewalk.   You’re Read more

| February 12, 2018 | Leadership Behaviors, Leadership Fundamentals

Are you ready to find your Spark? Read More