Practical Strategies ltd®

Academy for Leadership Abilities®


We want you, the listener, reader, viewer to understand:

Who we are; What we have to offer you; and, Why you should care enough to purchase and use our products.



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Who We Are

Cindy S. Baden & Russell K. Tippett:

  • Authors
  • Musicians
  • Storytellers
  • World Travelers
  • Amateur Historians
  • Motivational Teachers
  • Amateur Genealogists
  • Historic Indian Path Researchers
  • Long Distance River Trekkers


Cindy S. Baden

  • Retired Technical College Presidential Chief of Staff
  • Vice-President & CFO Practical Strategies ltd® a for profit Consulting Firm
  • An Independent Certified John Maxwell Team Motivational Speaker, Teacher & Coach
  • Les Brown Trained Maximum Impact Speaker and being personally coached/mentored by Les Brown
  • Co-Founder: Academy for Leadership Abilities®


Russell K. Tippett:

  • Retired Technical College Senior Vice President
  • President & CEO Practical Strategies ltd® a for profit Consulting Firm
  • An Independent Certified John Maxwell Team Motivational Speaker, Teacher & Coach
  • Christian Simpson Trained Professional Business Coach
  • Co-Founder: Academy for Leadership Abilities®


What We Have to Offer You


  • Leadership Skills and Personal Growth Strategies educational programs that help people Learn How to Think.
  • Each program-topic is divided into 20 30 minute lessons.
  • Each facilitator guide has:
    • Lesson plans
    • A written script for each lesson
    • Discussion topics
    • PowerPoint slides
    • Classroom activities
  • Programs are geared to youth & young adults but are appropriate for any age group
  • All programs are based on Judeo-Christian-based principles
  • Programs fulfill most training requirements for:
    • Corporate training
    • Religious groups
    • Continuing education units



Why You Should Care Enough to Purchase and Use Our Products


It is a rare community that does not have:

  • Absentee males in the household
  • Physical and/or sexual abuse problems
  • Drug and/or alcohol abuse problems
  • Unemployment and/or under-employment issues
  • Single parent income producer
  • Blatant poverty issues


Due to government-imposed regulations, the Academy for Leadership Abilities® offers ready-to-use, FUN, tools that teachers today neither have the time to develop nor the time to teach that which in the past have been taught in homes and schools systems. These coveted Achievement Ladder Certificate-earning Program topics include:

  • Integrity/Ethics
  • Live Your Dreams
  • Positive Mental Attitude
  • Personal Core Values
  • Leverage Your Strengths
  • Personal Financial Strategies
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Relationships
  • Equipping Self and Others

Practical Strategies ltd®

Leadership & Personal Growth Skills Development Experts

A John Maxwell Business Partner

Russell K. Tippett


Cindy S. Baden


Practical Strategies ltd®

2390 South State Route 78 SW

Malta, OH USA 43758

Experience saves time, lends credence, minimizes risk and yields results.