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What Our Customers are Saying​

"I found your presentation to be very informative and enjoyable. We should indeed connect to determine where we might fit you in from the International Level of the IAAP."

Gerald "Jay" Donohue, Jr., CAE, CMP | Executive Director

International Association of Administrative Professionals


“The Art of L.E.A.D.E.R.ship!”

The ability to sincerely love people, including people you’ve never met, is the single most important people skill a leader should have.


•  L.E.A.D.E.R. Rules 


• Pride  over Privilege

“Lead, Follow or Get Out MY Way!"

You will leave this session with an overview of how to become more effective at leading a team at work and in the community.


• 70/20/10 Statistics 

Success Equation

• Character Model






“Employment Law 

Danger Zones!”

Your managers are your first line of defense against employment lawsuits. Are they ready?  If not, your organization may be at risk.


• Sexual Harassment 

• Hiring • Firing • Discipline
​•  Discrimination 


Are you looking for more out of your organization’s leadership training?

Many supervisors today learn how to manage and lead employees on-the-job, which can cost an organization dearly in turnover, lawsuits, and noncompliance if they’re not properly trained. But at the end of a busy day, there is often little time or money left over for staff development, mentoring, or coaching.

Whether you need help motivating employees or looking for ways to make sure your management practices are effective, Bridges Adaptive Management! LLC can give you tips and tools to train your managers and supervisors on leadership techniques while saving your organization time and money.

Client List:

• Goodwill Industries

• Toastmasters International

•4-H Youth Development Louisiana

•Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

•International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)

•Louisiana Association of Municipal Secretaries and Assistants (LAMSA)

•Louisiana Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (LANIGP)

•Iberia Parish Governmental Employee Training

•Louisiana State School System “JAG” (to include Students and Teachers)

•Louisiana State University Alexandria Faculty and Leadership Central Programs

•Central Louisiana Technical Community College Programs

•Rotary Clubs, Churches, Chamber of Commerce, Public and Private Functions....

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Lonnie R. Bridges, Sr. is the cEo of Bridges Adaptive Management! LLC "BAM!", a published book author--"The Art of LEADERship!" and  served as the Workforce Training & Development Director for The Pierite Group, LLC. He has a very diverse education and work history. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors in Electronics Engineering from Southern University A&M College; Graduate of the University Of Nevada, Reno Executive Development- Crisis Management- Program; Received an Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management from the Council on Education in Management; Graduate of Leadership Central Louisiana from Louisiana State University at Alexandria; Graduate of the Quantico, Va. United States Marine Corps Officer Candidate School; Received Certification in ISO 9000 Internal Assessor Training; American Red Cross trained in Shelter Operations and Mass Care; Certified by the State of Louisiana to instruct Alcohol Awareness Training; Completed the Close-Up Washington DC & USET Civics Program; and recipient of the Toastmasters International Communication and Leadership Award. Lonnie has  20+ years experience in the Casino and Hospitality Industry. He served as the Director of Training & Guest Experience, Vice President of Organizational & Executive Development, Director of Associate Services, Manager of Planning & Analysis, and Financial-Labor Analyst . He has also worked as a Quality Assurance Engineer for the Fortune 500 Company Rockwell Automation. Lonnie served in the United States Marines and received honors to include Accelerated Promotions, Meritorious Mast Award, Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Medal, 3 Bronze Service Stars... He is very active in community service programs and currently serves as President for the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling (LACG) Board of Directors. Lonnie is a Trainer/Coach/Motivational Speaker for the Society of Human Resource Management [SHRM], International Association of Administrative Professionals [IAAP], Louisiana National Institute of Governmental Purchasing [LANIGP], Louisiana Association of Municipal Secretaries and Assistants [LAMSA], Rotary Youth Leadership Award [RYLA], and Louisiana Educational Institutions.

"Your ability to connect with the audience is amazing. I have a better understanding on what I need to do differently. Thank you for the knowledge and Super-Fantastic inspiration... BAM!"​

Kimberly D. Boyd, DTM,

Toastmasters International District 68 Governor

"Tiny...You have what it takes to be very successful as an Inspirational Speaker... Now give me 5 push-ups..."

Ken Carter "The Real Coach Carter"

Educator, Author, Speaker

From the Movie "Coach Carter" staring Samuel L. Jackson

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