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Are we so bad that professional development is a joke?

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Sept. 20, 2022

LD: Envoys

Are we so bad that professional development is a joke?

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TOS: This Side of Paradise

Spock laughs, loves, and then Kirk creates an environment that kills stagnation

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Aug. 23, 2022

VOY: Warlord

It's never "no." It's Yes...if...

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Aug. 9, 2022

DS9: The House of Quark

Be Do Have. And, Only Star Trek Could Make Accounting Cool!

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July 26, 2022

ENT: The Expanse

Self Advocacy and What Does Inclusion Look Like?

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July 12, 2022

TAS: The Lorelei Signal

Uhura takes command. We examine duty as a leader.

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The Culture of Why | Starfleet Leadership Academy

Do you ever struggle with motivation? How about your team? Have you found yourself making inspirational speeches at meetings or designing incentive progr…

Taking it Personally | Starfleet Leadership Academy

In Star Trek TNG, Picard has to clean up Admiral Jameson’s mess. In this post we talk about the importance of taking personal accountability for your mis…

Starfleet Leadership Academy Podcast Wins Award

Jeff Akin’s Starfleet Leadership Academy Podcast Named Award of Excellence Winner in the 28th Annual Communicator Awards.

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Jeff Akin


Jeff Akin is a 20-year veteran of the public and private sectors. He has extensive experience in both media and entertainment, as well as over two decades in management and leadership. Jeff specializes in listening to others, helping them unleash their true potential, and giving feedback that is authentic yet kind.

This pro wrestling TV broadcaster turned executive leader is never afraid to get his hands dirty when it comes to improving lives!

28th Annual Communicator Award of Excellence in Podcasting