Transform Your Leadership:
Connect Your Mind to Heart

Leading today is harder than ever!
Discover how you can unleash the power of human connection to win big!

Confronting Your Internal Challenges: 

  • Balancing Your P&L Statement: Costs surge in today's business landscape, challenging profit margins. Amid uncertainty and inflation, leadership and team development hold the key to your profitability.
  • Employee Engagement is Critical: Engaged employees drive profits. In today's market, winning them over is tougher than ever—talent's in control, with global demand for skilled individuals.
  • Talent Retention and Attraction: Hiring top-notch talent is costly, time-intensive, and difficult. Holding onto your people? Even harder, thanks to today's labor market.

External Forces Impact You Daily:

  • Constant Change and Disruption:  Rapid innovation and disruption put you under pressure. Amid uncertainty, you scramble to adapt, evolve, and win. 
  • Economic Uncertainty and Technological Revolution: You grapple with balancing strategies amid economic shifts, while tapping into emerging technologies' potential. But hold on – it's crucial to keep human connection present. 
  • ​People are Different Post-Pandemic: Customers, suppliers, vendors, employees – transformed. The challenge? Navigating communication with these stakeholders, whose expectations are different.

Leadership Today Requires New Focus

  • ​Cultivating Adaptive Leadership Agility: Embrace adaptability, resilience, and effective communication. Cultivate an agile team excelling in change, shifting change from challenge to opportunity.
  • Empowering Transformational Team Engagement: Fuel collaboration with human connection and empathy – essential tools for today's leadership. Leverage emotion through human connection to elevate your team's profitability.
  • Strategic Influence and Effective Communication: Master the art of leading with impact. Expertly listen, communicate, and align diverse perspectives to leverage the unbridled power of human connection. 

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Testimonials

Evergreen Climate Innovations has invested in 42 early-stage climate technology startups to date, with many more investments to come. The founders of these companies all have deep technical and scientific competence. What differentiates the startups that outperform are exceptional leadership and cohesive, motivated teams. Achieving these attributes is rooted to a culture of trust, empathy, exceptional communication and human connection.

Josiah has translated his experiences as a business person, educator and student to create the 45 Degrees Leadership Model and CLEAR Communication Model to teach and coach leaders at all levels how to embed these attributes into teams and organizations.

I have known Josiah for over 15 years as a supervisor, friend and mentor. From day one, his passion for working with people to help them achieve their goals has shone brightly. His integrity and commitment to client success ensures that his engagements
deliver results.

An investment working with 45 Degrees Leadership will drive positive returns culturally and financially.

Erik Birkerts
Chief Executive Officer
Evergreen Climate Innovations

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Josiah's educational background, dynamic personality and deep emotional intelligence have made him an effective and inspirational leader, but even more so, provide the ideal individual makeup for the development of
burgeoning leaders.

He has a comprehensive understanding of complex leadership philosophies -- including his own innovative framework -- yet stands out for his ability to break down such concepts in accessible and captivating ways.

As a consultant, he lights a fire under his audience and will get your executives thinking about their own approaches to leadership in ways they never have before, the measurable wins/results they've gotten, or the customer experience you provide."

Joe Grundle
Sr. Project Coordinator-
Managing Editor
Aurora Health

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Having had the privilege of working closely with Josiah as a client while leading an organization in Japan, I have witnessed his passion and expertise in the field of leadership development firsthand. Josiah possesses a remarkable talent for inspiring and empowering individuals to reach their full potential.
Josiah's deep understanding of different leadership styles and his ability to tailor development programs to the unique needs of individuals and organizations is truly impressive. Josiah's approach to leadership development is marked by his strong communication skills, which allow him to effectively convey complex concepts in an engaging and accessible manner.

His passion, expertise, and unwavering commitment to helping others succeed allowed him to add tremendous value to our organization by improving our culture. I wholeheartedly endorse Josiah as a thought expert in leadership development

Emin Huseynov
Business Consultant-Salesforce Functional Lead
Turnberry Solutions

About 45° Leadership Consulting

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  • Executive Experience: Josiah has sat in the big chair where all decisions land. He has experienced the loneliness of being the only person in the organization that holds the title of the executive leader. This has equipped him to provide coaching with a deep understanding of the challenges you face in your leadership role. 
  • Complex Ideas Made Simple: He has a unique talent to make big ideas easier to comprehend by his unique ability to communicate and meet the learner on their level. This leads to understanding that allows others to act on the insight he provides.
  • Unique Personality Designed for Leadership: He has undergone a personality assessment that illustrates a hybrid personality ideal for visionary leadership roles while also being able to gain influence of others.  

Unique Perspective and Transformational Insight

Josiah Pledl

Josiah brings unparalleled value to organizations, elevating employee engagement to new heights. As an executive, he orchestrated the second-largest site improvement in employee engagement across an organization of 18 sites, culminating in the third-best employee engagement ranking in the organization.

"Having had the privilege of working with Josiah as a client while leading an organization in Japan, I've witnessed his passion and expertise in leadership development firsthand. Josiah possesses a remarkable talent for inspiring and empowering individuals to reach their full potential. His unwavering commitment to helping others succeed allowed him to add tremendous value to our organization by transforming our culture."
Emin Huseynov


Josiah's journey is dedicated to helping leaders excel. With academic roots and corporate leadership development  experience, he crafts transformative frameworks. Fueled by his passion, Josiah thrives on action-based strategies seamlessly adaptable from the boardroom to the conference room.

He believes leadership is about driving outcomes through others, a principle at the core of his innovative approach.

Josiah's commitment to education puts human connection at the forefront of effective leadership. His journey echoes the sentiment of those who've worked alongside him.

"As a consultant, he lights a fire under his audience and will get your executives thinking about their own approaches to leadership in ways they never have before, the measurable wins/results they've gotten, or the customer experience you provide."
Joe Grundle

Partnering with Josiah means gaining access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise that can propel your organization to new heights. If you're ready to transform your leadership and drive exceptional outcomes, take the first step and connect with Josiah today. Together, you can embark on a journey of leadership coaching that maximizes ability to inspire and engage others!

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