Introducing 2MBoldn! Leadership & Learning by Todd Bouldin

  Welcome to the new 2MBoldn website and blog! 2MBoldn is my new business which brings together all of my services and contributions to leadership development and purposeful living that is alive, energetic and present for all the people and things that matter most to us. Since 2006, I have been writing on this blog, […]

The Secret to Tom Brady's Leadership: The Influence of Energy

All of us emit a “vibe” or an “energy” to people around us in every minute of the day. The problem is that we emit much of this energy without thought, intention or practice. In essence, the energy we manifest to others is often in automatic default mode, and we may forget that others are […]

My Fall Speaking and Facilitation Schedule

I’m thrilled to be working with some new clients this fall as well as ones such as Avis Budget Group that have been with me for a while. I will continue my work in customer experience training for Avis Budget, and I will be doing the same for a large automative dealership operation called Automotive […]

Life's Lessons: A Summary of an Op-Ed by David Brooks

New York Times columnist David Brooks shares “Life Reports” today based on observations that he made of essays by elderly Americans on life’s lessons and what they would do differently if they could live life all over again. I found this fascinating reading, and I was inspired to share it with my readers in summary […]

The Seven Practices of An Emotionally Intelligent Person

Your boss sends out an email in which she appears to dismiss your work and openly criticizes it. Your friend ignored your text message asking to go to dinner and made plans with others instead, which you know because you saw them check in together on Facebook. The person you are dating just broke up […]

Type Me: The Importance of First Impressions

I experienced a very enlightening exercise last Friday when I participated in a “type me” seminar for actors. There are a number of these experiences for actors and entertainers in New York City and Los Angeles, namely Actors Network and Sam Christiansen Studios. The idea behind “type me” is to help actors understand their “essence” […]

The Ten Questions That Will Change Your Life and Career

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” Howard Thurman When I coach executives or others who are making career or life transitions, here are the ten questions that help my clients make […]