Upcoming Events

Tune in to live and interactive business leadership presentations featuring well recognized thought leaders from various industries.

Captivate Everyone You Meet and Never Be Forgotten, Overlooked or Interrupted Again

February 25th @ 12:00 PM

Presenter: Vanessa Van Edwards
Vanessa is Lead Investigator at Science of People. She is the bestselling author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People.aniel Coyle is the award-winning, NY Times-bestselling author of several books on leadership and performance. anessa shares tangible skills to improve interpersonal communication and leadership, including her insights on how people work. 

As a human behavior hacker, Vanessa Van Edwards created a research lab to study the hidden forces that drive us. And she’s cracked the code. In this keynote, blending powerful research with hilarious stories, Vanessa shares shortcuts, systems, and secrets for taking charge of your interactions at work, at home, and in any social situation. These aren’t the people skills you learned in school.

You Will Learn:

  • How to work a room: Every party, networking event, and social situation has a predictable map. 
  • How to talk to anyone: Every conversation can be memorable—once you learn how certain words generate the pleasure hormone dopamine in listeners.

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The Necessary Art of Persuasion

May 11th @ 11:00 AM

Presenter: Jay Conger
Jay Conger is the Henry Kravis Research Chair Professor of Leadership at the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. Professor Conger is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s experts on leadership. He has done extensive research into leadership, boards of directors, organizational change and the training and development of leaders and managers. 

Jay Conger studies influential leaders and change agents who are masters of constructive persuasion. He’s distilled their skills into four fundamental dimensions that anyone can learn. In this keynote, Jay shares the techniques and practices that you can deploy to get your colleagues to support your ideas and initiatives. These are skills you never learned in school but are the trademarks of influential people.

You Will Learn:

  • How to avoid the common stumbling blocks that cause individuals to fail in persuasion. 
  • How to apply the four foundational dimensions of persuasion to your own situation.

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The Power of Insight: How Self-Awareness Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

April 23rd @ 12:00 PM

Presenter: Tasha Eurich
Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author. She’s built a reputation as a fresh, modern voice in the business world by pairing her scientific grounding in human behavior with a pragmatic approach to professional development. Over her 15-plus-year career, she’s helped thousands of leaders become more self-aware and successful. 

For most leaders, the increasing rate of change—at work and in life—is downright dizzying. They face industry disruption, growing to-do lists, shrinking budgets, and the challenge of managing a demographically diverse workforce. And the behaviors that helped them in the past aren’t the same behaviors they will need to succeed in the future. Fortunately, reveals Dr. Tasha Eurich, the foundational skill of future-ready leadership is also highly learnable.

You Will Learn:

  • Understand the two categories of self-awareness and how they influence our effectiveness, happiness, and change agility.
  • Discover the many myths of self-awareness, and learn how to avoid the invisible roadblocks that get in the way.

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The Get Better Mindset

May 13th @ 11:00 AM

Presenter: Tasha Eurich
Dr. Heidi Grant is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. She is the Global Director of Research & Development for the Neuroleadership Institute, Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University, and author of the best-selling books: No One Understands You and What To Do About It, Succeed: How We Can All Reach Our Goals, Nine Things Successful People Do Differently, Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing The World for Success and Influence (co-written with E. Tory Higgins), and The 8 Motivational Challenges.

Social psychologist and researcher Dr. Heidi Grant explores the mindsets needed to ensure personal growth. She advises we should avoid a “Be Good” mindset — one where we are constantly attempting to prove ourselves and outperform others. Instead, we should embrace a “Get Better” mindset — where we always perceive ourselves as having more to learn, we welcome risk and are less afraid of failure, both keys to personal and professional success, and resilience in the face of change and challenge.

You Will Learn:

  • How to identify your own mindset, and the mindset of others in your organization
  • How mindsets influence persistence, creativity, engagement, resilience, and performance.

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