violent leadership: be a force for change

lead·er·ship, n.
a style of leadership identified by a passionate, innovative, active, and disruptive pursuit of success

Goals and success do not just happen. Achievement takes planning, action, risk, and
disruption―in other words, the title of this book, VIOLENT LEADERSHIP. Inside, author
Wesley Middleton presents his philosophy on leading teams with passion, strength, and
force. He provides real-life examples from his own experience, so you can learn from his
successes and failures, and he explains strategies you can use to unite your team behind
a common objective.

You’ll also discover how to:

  • create a workplace culture that fosters loyalty and high performance
  • know your strengths and delegate tasks when necessary
  • harness the power of the millennial generation
  • get out of your own way
  • set the tone in your own business
  • achieve your goals more passionately and more forcefully than anyone
    around you

Are you ready to be a positive force for change, to seek your goals by being proactive
instead of passive, to take risks and disrupt the status quo? If so, read the pages within
and discover what it takes to be a Violent Leader―a true force to be reckoned with.

About Wesley Middleton

Wesley Middleton is a renowned tax expert, entrepreneur, business visionary and devout man of faith. The managing partner at MRZ Accounting in Houston, Texas, Wesley is a frequent public speaker and author of numerous articles that have appeared in industry-leading publications like Accounting Today, CPA Trendlines, WoltersKluwer Tax, and more.  He is the author of the book, Violent Leadership: Be a Force for Change (ForbesBooks, Nov 11, 2017).

Wesley earned his B.S in Accounting from the University of New York and is a member of the 
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Texas Society of CPAs and the Association of Accounting Marketing. Wesley and his wife raise their two boys in the suburbs of Houston, where they are members of Royalwood Church. He volunteers for Serve the City Foundation, a not-for-profit dedicated to giving backpacks stuffed with school supplies to ensure Houston children are equipped and ready to learn from day one.

Wes's Speech Topics

  • Creating a Cool Culture
  • The Will to Fail
  • Violent Leadership

View/Download the PDF of each speech description here. 


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