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Dr. Vern Ludden holds a Doctor of Education in Adult and Community Education as well as a Master of Public Administration from Ball State University. He is currently a professor at the Indiana Wesleyan University teaching graduate studies in Leadership for the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership Program.

Dr. Ludden has served as President of Work Savvy which is an organization that was designed to assist other organizations in enhancing their organizational leadership effectiveness through a combination of improved employee performance and organizational development strategy. He has served as a consultant to more than 60 organizations assisting with a range of leadership and business development initiatives including workshop development and facilitation, corporate strategy development, curriculum design and review, training, corporate assessments, and research.

Dr. Ludden has published a wide range of books, periodicals, and articles based on his years of research on leadership and business experience. He is currently working on a book that focuses on the Wisdom-Based Leadership model.


The professional world is changing at a rapid rate, Rob and his Associates at GLI have provided our organization the tools to develop our current leaders and prepare our future leaders to assume their roles in this rapidly changing environment. Whether you have been in a leadership for years or are new to a leadership position, GLI will prepare you to be a dynamic leader in todays’ workplace. Rob’s approach is welcoming and engaging making the learning experience very enjoyable.


Imagine being one of 12 presenters competing to make a positive impact on an audience and you only 9-minutes to do so. Now imagine being rated the best presenter. You’d be thrilled as Rob should be when he fully engaged our audience of HR professionals and leaders. His topic on visionary leadership in a turbulent world was on point, his depth of knowledge formidable, his delivery powerful, his style interactive, and he is approachable one-on-one. Truly a leader who walks his talk.

Vera Asanin, President & Editor-in-Chief, Your Workplace

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