EC LDI logo color

As the developer of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP), the Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College (LDI) is pleased to work with world-class partners from all over the world.

Network Associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)

As a network associate of the Center for Creative Leadership CCL, LDI offers internationally acclaimed programs which help individuals, teams, and organizations achieve their potential.

business leader with his team

Strategic Partners

In addition to our longstanding relationship with CCL, LDI selectively collaborates with other credible organizations through shared programming and research to advance the science of entrepreneurship.  We are proud to partner with the following organizations:

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE) is the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship.

CCL is an international organization specializing in leadership development, leadership training, and executive coaching.

Universidad de Navarra, founded in 1952, is a private pontifical university located in Spain with both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Drexel University

Drexel’s department fosters the thought leadership, industry knowledge and experience in executive education to identify, assess and address business needs.

HappenInn Innovación SL

HappenInn Innovación works with companies and regions so that innovation is part of their strategies, processes and teams to differentiate themselves from their competition and achieve better results.

Hillsborough Community College

HCC is a community college in Florida that delivers teaching and learning opportunities to empower students to achieve their educational goals and become contributing members of the local community and a global society.

ILD (Institute for Leadership Dynamics)

ILD is a European consulting and coaching company that utilizes the EMP as an integrated profiling and development tool in their executive and team-coaching processes.

IWD (Institute Workplace Dynamics)

IWD is a learning and training organization based in Paris, France which focuses on workplace interactions and dynamics.


MoneyMind, a strategic partner in leadership and team development, provides training, certification and coaching in the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP) in Brazil. MM also helps clients to solve common problems associated with money choices, patterns, and the day-to-day management of money issues.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogota

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogota is a private higher education institution that is one of the oldest and most traditional Colombian universities.

University of Tampa

The University of Tampa is a comprehensive, independent university that delivers challenging and high quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners.

Western Carolina University

Founded in 1889 to bring higher education and career opportunities to the western region of North Carolina, WCU focuses on quality education and preparation for responsible citizenship in a changing world.

Women Win Win

WWW is a catalyst for the promotion, development, and strengthening of women’s entrepreneurship through a platform that supports, promotes, and disseminates the entrepreneurial initiative of women.

Startup Experience

As part of the Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), the StartUp Experience trains young people all over the world to identify and ignite their own entrepreneurial spirit.

Certified Practitioners

Qualified consultants, coaches, and trainers from all across the globe have become certified in the use of the EMP.  These Certified Practitioners meet annually to exchange ideas, share best practices and learn new ways of using the EMP with colleagues and clients.

Become a Certified Practitioner