Tim Rahschulte, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, The Professional Development Academy

Tim Rahschulte, PhD is the chief executive officer at The Professional Development Academy and chief architect of the NACo High Performance Leadership Program. Dr. Rahschulte has over twenty years of professional management experience and started his career in corporate finance for a multibillion-dollar company. Most recently before his CEO role at the Academy, he served as a principal executive for 14 years in state government; serving as chief learning officer in Oregon government until 2014. Tim is the co-author of Projects Without Boundaries: Successfully Leading Teams and Managing Projects in a Virtual World (Wiley, 2017); Program Management for Improved Business Results (Wiley, 2007); Leading Global Project Teams (Wiley, 2010); Distributed Team Collaboration in Organizations (Wiley, 2011), and My Best Advice: Proven Rules For Effective Leadership (IntelliPress Media).

More from Tim Rahschulte, Ph.D.

  • County News

    There’s Power in Thanks

    When people are valued, validated and recognized, they feel as if they’re an important part of the team, organization or community, and it shows in their work and overall attitude.
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    Be the Heliotropic Effect

    How well do you remember your middle school biology class? Whether you’re reminiscing fondly right now about an amazing experience or starting to get a minor panic attack over the possibility of a pop quiz, we’re sure you’ll remember the heliotropic effect and its power and importance.
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    You Can’t Wait to Be Great

    How often have you been disengaged because you saw others disengaged? How often have you said or thought that you’re not going to give 100 percent of your skills and abilities because you think your boss is an idiot, your team is just not worth it or you’re not getting paid enough or don’t have the right title or it’s just not worth your time?