Helping you fix & prevent bad bosses.

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Our focus.

We're not magicians. We just know what works.
Bad or Broken - Boss or Leader - We can help

We help individual leaders develop behaviors and skills to better serve their teams and organization.

Employees can learn better ways to manage up

Struggling with a bad boss? We can teach you techniques to manage up more effectively.

Teams of Individuals Experience Conflict all the Time

Sometimes the source of problems is unclear. We help you assess and build better teams.

Every organization struggles with poor leadership at some point

We also help you deliver long-term success through great leadership across the organization.

Ben Lichtenwalner - Founder of Radiant Forest

about us.

Nobody sets out to be a bad boss. Nobody wants to work for a bad leader. Yet, you may find yourself – and your organization – struggling with faltering leadership. This is where we come in.

Radiant Forest can help you turnaround troubled bosses. We help your organization realign its people with trust, inspiration, and vision.

Find out more by joining one of our webinars or scheduling a call with our founder.



If you have an organizational leadership issue, we have a solution...
Ben Lichtenwalner gives keynote talks on leadership


Our keynote talks are a great way to introduce new principles to a large group. These communications can also be a great way to kick off new programs.
Our most popular talks include:

  • - 21st Century Leadership
  • - SERVANT Leadership
  • - Unconscious Bias
  • - Be a Boss that Does Not Suck
  • - Executive Communications in the Digital Era

Training sessions are great for team-based learning.


Radiant Forest can work with you to design, build, and deliver the most effective training for your company or event. Some of our most popular group training programs include:

  • - SERVANT Leadership
  • - The NEW Trust
  • - Effective Listening
  • - Digital Communications

Consulting services are great for tackling stubborn or vague issues


When you have a persistent, ugly, or somewhat vague issue, it's often best to have an outside perspective. Radiant Forest can engage with your team to root out the problem and define a comprehensive solution.

Individual leadership advisory is better than coaching

Individual Advisory

Coaching has earned a bad reputation. We don't coach. We do advise. Radiant Forest believes all good leaders should have a personal board of advisors. Give us a call to see if we're be a good personal board member for you.

Leadership assessment tools are great ways to reveal and confirm gaps


Bad organizations turn great through assessment tools and follow through on results.
The best organizations stay great through continuous assessments and responses.
Let Radiant Forest help you reveal and close any gaps in your leadership or culture through effective assessments like:

  • - 360 Degree Feedback (Team or Individual)
  • - Organizational Culture Health Check
  • - SERVANT Leadership Assessment
  • - Trust Capacity


Our Blog

Check out our latest thinking from the #1 blog on SERVANT Leadership, according to BlogRank.
  • There Are No Leadership Positions

    Too often we hear - or maybe even say, "they're in a leadership position". At best, this is misleading. At worst, it's flat out wrong. Your title makes you a manager. Your role makes you a leader. Positions for Managers A title defines a management position. If you are in an executive, director, or manager [...]

  • Diversity in Leadership Matters: Comcast’s NBC Universal Peacock Example

    Welcome to 2020. Please don't expect major corporations to grasp the concept of true diversity, unless you help. We see another example today, presented by Comcast's subsidiary, NBC Universal, while launching the new streaming service, Peacock. What Happened To raise awareness and anticipation about the upcoming launch, NBC Universal created a series of commercials with [...]

  • The Servant-Leadership Times They are a Changin

    I was living in New York City when I first sought opportunities to work with companies focused on servant leadership. While interviewing a well-known author on the topic, his advice to me was simple: "Move", he chuckled. He went on to explain his experience turned up few - if any - companies that were serious [...]

  • Be the Good – TEDx Calvin Talk

    Here at Modern Servant Leader, we often discuss the power of digital media to expand leadership. So I appreciated the opportunity to speak about this at TEDx Calvin. In this talk, you also hear my gratitude for the role you each play, in advancing the servant-leadership movement. The objective of the talk is to [...]

  • Herb Kelleher Completes His Service on Earth

    Herb Kelleher, the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Southwest Airlines, passed away today (January 3rd, 2019). Herb was among the greatest examples of servant-leadership in business. The man was a legend, yet remained humble, always shining the spotlight on his team. He lived life to it's fullest and left a path for others to follow [...]


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