Building Generous Leaders and Healthy Organizations

Our Services

COACHING

Coaching is a trusted relationship to change behavior and promote performance. Meet one-on-one with Todd, come up with a development plan with achievable professional goals, and begin a new journey toward a fulfilled career.

CONSULTING

Whether you are small family business struggling to grow, a medium sized business with accountability and teamwork challenges, or a nonprofit needing a new direction, Todd offers the voice of experience to build value through strategic planning and execution.  Our consulting focus is on building both business and personal effectiveness, realizing leaders need to manage themselves to effective lead their organization.

TRAINING

Work with Todd to improve individual and team performance.  Todd specializes in communication, delegation, building trust, and many other interpersonal skills needs.  Together we will identify your needs and build a customized training experience to increase performance. Todd also facilitates off-site strategic retreats and training events for non-profit boards.

Our Mission

Our aim is to look at leadership development and organization growth from the inside out. In other words, focusing on the individual blind spots that are preventing progress. Taking ownership of who you are rather than being consumed by what is happening to you. When you work from the inside out you often need an intervention to realize your opportunities. We are called to be the voice of experience to define reality, set goals, and execute an action plan.

About Todd Popham

Todd Popham is the founder and president of Popham & Associates, LLC in Millersville, Maryland—a professional-services firm providing small-business consulting, leadership coaching, and interpersonal-skills training to clients throughout the United States. He is also the author of The Opportunity Coach newsletter.

Prior to founding his firm in 2012, Popham was a senior leader at a Fortune 50 employer, and retired as a leader after thirty-two years. He has over twenty-five years of coaching experience and is an award-winning leadership instructor. He received his executive MBA from the Foster College of Business at Bradley University and was named by faculty as the Outstanding EMBA Student. Following graduation, Popham continues to serve at Bradley as a graduate-school instructor and executive coach.

Five Minutes to Lead

“I recommend Five Minutes to Lead to new and experienced leaders who want practical ideas to improve individual and team performance.  Todd has been a valuable mentor to me and understands what works leading people.  An easy to use reference with fifteen leadership insights that can be quickly read and put into action.”

Tracey Siems, Brigadier General, USAF

Five Minutes to Lead

“I recommend Five Minutes to Lead to new and experienced leaders who want practical ideas to improve individual and team performance.  Todd has been a valuable mentor to me and understands what works leading people.  An easy to use reference with fifteen leadership insights that can be quickly read and put into action.”

Tracey Siems, Brigadier General, USAF

The Latest from Todd

Every Word Counts

Every Word Counts

“Never use two words when one will do best.” - Harry Truman President Harry Truman and his Key West, Florida neighbor Ernest Hemingway clearly understood every word counts. Both were masters of minimalist writing; they chose their words carefully, to tell a compelling...

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Balancing a Healthy Ego and Humility

Balancing a Healthy Ego and Humility

It's good to have a healthy ego because that pushes you to succeed. But when you cross a line, and your views are not balanced, that's when you get into trouble. - Judy Smith, author, lawyer and producer Self-awareness is critical to our personal and professional...

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Impact – How to Leave Your Mark

Impact – How to Leave Your Mark

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. - Sheryl Sandberg If you were to leave your organization today, what would be the legacy that you would leave behind? Impact has been defined as...

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