Art Markman – Smart Thinking
Leading a team to achieve great things isn’t always easy. In Smart Thinking, Dr. Art Markman tells how to help your team outthink your competition and achieve your most important goals by building a workplace culture built around the application of cutting edge knowledge.
Heidi Halvorson – Focus
Are you someone who is intent on playing to win-great at taking risks, seizing opportunities and innovating – but weak at managing the details of projects and sometimes caught short because you never came up with a Plan B?
Malcolm Gladwell – Outliers
In 2005, Malcolm Gladwell was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. Author of the New York Times #1 best-sellers The Tipping Point (2000), Blink (2005) and Outliers (2008), Gladwell is one of the most thought-provoking authors of our time. His book What the Dog Saw compiles his stories for the New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1999.
Geoff Smart – Who
Geoff Smart is Chairman & CEO of a management assessment firm for CEOs and investors, which he founded in 1995. Here, Geoff Smart solves every manager’s #1 problem: making hiring mistakes. The stories and advice he presents draw from some of the most extensive research, interviews and experiences ever assembled on the topic of talent management: Why most managers are terrible at hiring. How to generate a source to locate the right candidates. What to look for in choosing the right candidate. How to sell the ideal candidate on accepting the job at your company.
Author – The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team
Author of eight books that have sold over 2.5 million copies, including his perennial best seller Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Pat is considered one of the top 5 business thought leaders of our time. His latest book, The Three Big Questions for a Frantic Family, brings his tools into the family as they struggle with the stresses of running a household. He’ll be integrating material from all his books in a unique and timely two-hour presentation geared to growth firms, while allowing time for Q&A. Building Trust, allowing Conflict, gaining Clarity, driving Accountability, and most importantly, getting Results are ongoing challenges for all teams – and families.
Pat Lencioni – Organizational Health – A Powerful Advantage
Great ideas alone won’t sustain a company in today’s economy. That’s because the internet has made it easier than ever for all of us—including your competitors—to gain access to the best thinking on strategy, technology and other key topics.
But there’s one often overlooked way you can gain an edge for your company: building a healthier organization.
Tony Schwartz – Energizing Excellence
Tony Schwartz is founder and CEO of The Energy Project, a company that helps individuals and organizations fuel energy, engagement, focus and productivity by drawing on the science of high performance. Tony has written four bestselling books. The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, became aNew York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller within months. His previous book, The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy Not Time, co-authored with Jim Loehr, has been translated into 28 languages.
Fred Reichheld – The Ultimate Question 2.0
Fred Reichheld has made an indelible mark on the business landscape with bestsellers such as The Loyalty Effect and The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True Growth and articles in the Harvard Business Review. He is also a fellow of the management consulting firm Bain & Co.
Liz Wiseman – Multipliers – How The Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter
Diminishers drain the intelligence, energy, and capability of the people around them and always need to be the smartest people in the room. Multipliers use their intelligence to amplify the smarts and capabilities of the people around them. Our research on 150 leaders in 35 companies across five continents has shown that Multipliers do five things very differently than their Diminisher counterparts and get twice the capability from others than their Diminisher counterparts do.