Dr. Scott Allen

Scott J. Allen, Ph.D., is the Standard Products-Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management at John Carroll University. Allen is an associate professor and teaches courses in leadership, management skills, and executive communication. In 2014 he was awarded the Wasmer Outstanding Teaching Award for his work in the classroom. Scott has published more than 50 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.
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Dr. Tamsin Astor

Tamsin Astor, PhD is the founder and Chief Habit Scientist of Yoga Brained Coaching. She is known for giving her clients the tools to shift their mindset, organize their vision, and improve their habits to create an efficient, productive business. We make 35,000 decisions every day, which leads to decision fatigue. Dr. Astor helps her clients reduce the amount of overwhelming decision-making they do by harnessing their goal-achieving machine - AKA - their brains. This also increases their time and energy for fun!
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Dr. John Austin

Dr. Austin is the P.D. Merrill Endowed Chair of Business. Prior to joining University of New England, Dr. Austin was a professor in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. He has also worked as a Principal at Decision Strategies International and a management professor at Penn State University and The University of Washington, Bothell. He has taught executives at Duke CE, Georgetown University, Penn State University, Thunderbird School of International Management, University of North Carolina, and The Wharton School. John has worked with numerous Global Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations as an executive development resource and is a frequent conference speaker. He has developed leaders and led long-term projects in the area...
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Homa Bahrami

Homa Bahrami is an international educator, advisor, board member, and author, specializing in organizational flexibility, team alignment, and dynamic leadership in global, knowledge-based industries. She is a senior lecturer at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and a faculty director at the Haas Center for Executive Education, and has served on the Board of the Haas Center for Teaching Excellence.
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Dr. Noah Barsky

Noah Barsky, PhD is an award-winning professor in Graduate and Executive business programs at the Villanova University School of Business. He has also taught with the Institute for Management Studies since 2001. Dr. Barsky develops and delivers executive education programs for various Fortune 100 companies, professional services firms and industry associations. His seminars challenge audiences to think differently and are well remembered for their lasting value. Dr. Barsky has also authored five books and over 100 articles in various academic and professional forums, including Forbes, The Economist, ReWorked, The Cutter Business Technology Journal and Advances in Business Education and Training.
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Dr. Chip Bell

Dr. Chip Bell author of 18 books including "Customer Loyalty Guaranteed", "Magnetic Service", "Customers As Partners, Managers as Mentors", "Managing Knock Your Socks Off Service" and his latest book, "Take Their Breath Away: How Imaginative Service Creates Devoted Customers". His work has been featured on  CNBC, CNN, NPR, Bloomberg TV, and in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and USA Today.
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Book by Dr. Chip Bell

Ty Bennett

Ty Bennett draws on his experience in the trenches to share real and tangible techniques about the principles of leadership that continue to create his success. The founder of Leadership Inc., who has been featured as one of the Top 40 Under 40, Ty is a young fresh voice providing interactive presentations that are engaging, dynamic and inspiring.
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Book by Ty Bennett

Hang Black

As a Vietnamese immigrant, dedicated mother, and seasoned technology executive, Hang's motivation is simple-pave the path with nearly three decades of experience developing resources and resilience. Hang began her career as a process engineer at AMD where she earned multiple patents in semiconductor manufacturing. She then moved over to Cisco as a Technical Marketing Engineer, adding product management, marketing and sales to her skill set. Hang left Cisco to start her own company as a sales and marketing consultant where she was nicknamed "Black Ops" for her cutting edge solutions to field marketing, marketing ops, sales ops & sales enablement. She also led worldwide sales enablement programs at cybersecurity company Gigamon and unified communications provider 8x8. A global speaker...
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Dr. Sarah Bodner

Sarah Bodner, Ph.D. is a coach, trusted advisor, and confidant to executives leading in changing environments. Her clients are Fortune 500 leaders in the fashion, chemical, medical, energy, banking, and airline industries. Dr Bodner well understands the pressure of leading an organization. As coach and confidant to senior leaders, she has the privilege of having a front row seat to their professional reality and viewpoint. That combined with her own experience as a senior leader has given her a deep understanding of the role that politics play in an executive’s success.

Dr. Rick Brandon

Dr. Rick Brandon founded BRANDON PARTNERS, a global leadership development firm delivering insightful behavior change workshops in high-integrity ethical organizational politics and interpersonal skills for productivity improvement. Dr. Brandon has consulted, trained, and presented at hundreds of companies worldwide for 30 years. He authored the Wall Street Journal bestseller on ethical corporate power politics, Survival of the Savvy, which was called "the preeminent book on the competencies of organizational and political savvy" by Robert Eichinger, author of the Lominger Career Architect. Brandon is honored to serve as distinguished faculty for the Institute for Management Studies and in one year was IMS' most widely requested speaker, teaching in 18 cities. He earned his Ph.D. in Counse...
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Dr. Michael Brenner

Dr. Michael Brenner, founder and CEO of Right Chord Leadership LLC, is an international leadership consultant, executive coach, keynote speaker, and author. He has taught business and management courses at Penn State University, Temple University, La Salle University, and American University. Dr. Brenner earned a doctorate in adult learning and leadership from Columbia University and a master's degree in adult and organizational development from Temple University. Over a 20-year career, he has worked with a variety of well-known organizations including SAP, QVC, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Godiva, Boeing, and United Way. He has been a featured speaker at industry events and conferences around the world and has published several articles on leadership in prestigious journals. Dr...

Dr. Rick Brinkman

DR. Richard Brinkman is the developer of Conscious Communication® program and the principal of Rick Brinkman Productions, Inc., a training and development company. He is author of numerous books including the international bestseller Dealing With People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst (McGraw Hill), which has been translated into 25 languages. He has co-authored Life by Design and Dealing With Relatives, also published by McGraw-Hill. He is the sole author of Dealing with Meetings You Can't Stand: Meet Less and Do More. He is the co-author of the McGraw-Hill book Love Thy Customer and the developer of the Conscious Communication University online course with 7 hours of entertaining video and interaction. In 1988 he was one of only 15 people the Tom...
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Dr. David Burkus

David Burkus has been ranked as one of the world's top business thought leaders by Thinkers50 and is the bestselling author of five books. His latest work, Leading From Anywhere: The Essential Guide to Managing Remote Teams, addresses the key challenges that virtual managers face-from hiring and onboarding new members from afar to building culture remotely, tracking productivity, communicating speedily, and avoiding burnout. By making cutting-edge organizational research accessible and applicable, Burkus pushes audiences to reconsider how they work both individually and in teams and unlocks the methods top performers use to thrive at work and in life. Burkus' writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, Fast Company, and more. He's been intervie...
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Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper is the senior managing partner of Improve Consulting and Training Group, a firm that provides personal and professional development training, coaching and consultation. Improve has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Cleveland Jewish News, Cleveland.com and Crain's Cleveland Business.
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Ron Carucci

Ron Carucci is the best-selling author of To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice & Purpose and Rising to Power: The Journey Of Exceptional Executives. As cofounder and managing partner at Navalent, Ron helps CEOs and executives tackle challenges of strategy, organization and leadership. His article "Make Strategic Thinking Part of Your Job" was published in the Harvard Business Review and his work is also often featured in Fortune, CEO Magazine, BusinessInsider, MSNBC, and Business Week.
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Lida Citroen

Lida Citroen is an award-winning personal branding and reputation management expert and author of several best-selling books including Control the Narrative: The Executive's Guide to Building, Pivoting and Repairing Your Reputation and Reputation 360: Creating Power Through Personal Branding. In her engaging and informative presentations, Lida shares the secrets to building a standout personal brand at companies like Abbott Labs, Google, GE Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, Sirius XM/Pandora Media, LinkedIn, Mazda North America, Mary Kay Corporate, Comcast and more. A powerful TedX speaker, "Talks at Google" speaker, keynote presenter, and multiple-course instructor on LinkedIn Learning, Lida also writes for Entrepreneur.com and Military.com and has been featured on MSNBC, Fortune magazine, B...
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Dr. Timothy R Clark

Timothy R. Clark is founder and CEO of LeaderFactor, a global consulting, coaching, and training organization. Dr. Clark is an international authority in the fields of psychological safety & innovation, large-scale change & transformation, and senior leadership development. He is the author of four previous books: Epic Change: How to Lead Change in the Global Age (John Wiley/Jossey-Bass), Leadership Bones (Bradmore Road Press), The Employee Engagement Mindset (McGraw-Hill), Leading with Character and Competence: Moving Beyond Title, Position, And Authority (Berrett-Koehler). He is also the developer of the EQometer emotional intelligence assessment. Dr. Clark is a highly sought-after advisor, coach, and facilitator to CEOs and senior leadership teams. He has personally coached over 100 ...

Dr. Graeme Codrington

IMS Educator Dr. Graeme Codrington, is an expert on the new world of work. He is a keynote presenter, author, futurist, facilitator and consultant working across multiple industries and sectors. He blends cutting-edge research and thought leading insights that help organizations understand the forces that are helping to redefine the rest of the 2020s. Along with speaking internationally to over 100,000 people globally, he is the author of 6 best - selling books and is a guest lecturer at top business schools such as the London School of Economics and Duke University. Graeme has been part of the IMS Family of Educators for over 8 years and is the co-founder of TomorrowToday, a global firm of futurists and business strategists. He is also a guest lecturer at four top business schools, includ...
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Patrick Donadio

Patrick Donadio, MBA, is a professional speaker, executive coach, and author of "Communicating with IMPACT". He has taught/coached two generations of leaders and their organizations to use his IMPACT process to communicate with clarity, lead more effectively, present with power, and improve results.
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Alex Dorr

Alex Dorr is Vice President of People Evolution at Reality Based Leadership, a training and development firm focused on boosting employee value, hardwiring accountability, and restoring sanity to the workplace. Alex has responsibility for continuing the firm's research on leadership effectiveness and leading company wide-implementations of leadership and employee training around the Reality-Based Leadership curriculum, which is based on the bestselling books Reality Based Rules of The Workplace and Reality Based Leadership.

Scott Eblin

Scott Eblin is president of The Eblin Group, a leadership development firm committed to helping clients lead at their best and live at their best. Scott's work and experience is captured in two best-selling books: The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success and Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative. As an executive coach, speaker and author, Scott works with senior and rising leaders in some of the world's best known and regarded organizations. A former Fortune 500 executive himself, Scott knows the demanding expectations and challenges his clients face. He uses these experiences in his keynotes and workshops by sharing grounded research and compelling, real-world stories to spark practical ideas that you can put to work immediately....
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Jesse Fewell

Jesse Fewell has mentored thousands of technology professionals across 14 countries to improve their teams & companies using Agile methods. A management pioneer, he founded the original Agile Community of Practice within the Project Management Institute (PMI), created and refined multiple certification programs, and written publications reaching over a half-million readers in eleven languages. His industry contributions earned him a IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award. His most recent book, "Untapped Agility - 7 Leadership moves to transform your transformation," is for technology transformation leaders at any level.
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Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Dr. Iris Firstenberg is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology, UCLA and Adjunct Professor of Management at UCLA Anderson. She specializes in strategies for creative problem solving and innovative thinking. Dr. Firstenberg also conducts seminars on creativity and innovation for a wide cross-section of Fortune 500 organizations, including companies in aerospace, software, automotive, healthcare, entertainment, defense, telecommunications, energy, financial services, retail, and pharmaceuticals, as well as government agencies such as NASA. Her latest book, Extraordinary Outcomes: Shaping an Otherwise Unpredictable Future (John Wiley & Sons, 2014), provides a practical framework to help organizations navigate in a world of uncertainty.
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Book by Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Justine Froelker

Justine Froelker is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience in personal development. For seven years Justine has been certified in the work of Dr. Brené Brown as a Certified Daring Way™, Dare to Lead™ & BOLD™ Facilitator. Justine has extensive experience helping people cope with their stress in a healthier way, communicate more effectively with the people they lead, and walk in their whole truth. She travels nationally and presents virtually to global audiences delivering keynotes, workshops, and trainings on topics such as leadership, courage, resilience, mental health, preventing burnout, and courageous and curious conversation, especially surrounding such topics as diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Justine is the author of s...
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Linda Galindo

Ms. Linda Galindo is a former radio news personality turned author, educator, and keynote speaker on the topic of personal and organizational accountability. Her management consulting firm specializes in accountability education to a wide variety of organizations and industries. She is the author of Way to Grow! (2003), The 85% Solution; How Personal Accountability Guarantees Success – No Nonsense, No Excuses (Wiley, 2009), and The Accountability Experience Facilitator`s Guide Set (Wiley, 2010). She co-authored Where Winners Live - Sell More, Earn More, Achieve More Through Personal Accountability (Wiley, 2013).
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Book by Linda Galindo

Michael Gelb

Michael J. Gelb is the New York Times best-selling author of 17 books including How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day and Innovate Like Edison: The 5-Step System for Breakthrough Business Success. Gelb is the world's leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development and a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, innovative leadership, and executive coaching. His clients include DuPont, Emerson, Genentech, KPMG, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, and YPO. Michael is a Senior Fellow at The Center for Humanistic Management and previously co-directed the acclaimed Leading Innovation Seminar at the University Of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.
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Book by Michael Gelb

Jodi Glickman

Jodi Glickman is author of the critically acclaimed book Great on the Job, What to Say, How to Say It, The Secrets of Getting Ahead (St. Martin's Press) and is a writer for the Harvard Business Review. As the CEO and founder of Great on the Job, Jodi and her team have reached hundreds of thousands of the brightest minds across corporate America and academia-counting LinkedIn, JP Morgan, Abbott, and Harvard Business School among her longest standing clients. Jodi has appeared on the TEDx stage (Why You Should Stop Looking for Work You Love) and is the passionate about developing leaders-both seasoned executives and next generation talent. Her career advice has been featured in publications including the New York Times, USA Today, Business Week, Fortune, Forbes, WSJ finance, CNN Money, and H...
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Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith is the only two-time winner of the Thinkers 50 Award for #1 Leadership Thinker in the World. He has been ranked as the #1 Executive Coach in the World and a Top Ten Business Thinker for the past eight years. Dr. Goldsmith is the author or editor of 36 books, including three New York Times bestsellers, that have sold over 2.5 million copies and been listed bestseller in 12 countries. His books, What Got You Here Won't Get You There and Triggers have been recognized by Amazon.com as two of the Top 100 Leadership & Success Books Ever Written.

Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

As an international keynote speaker, author, and leadership presence coach, Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D helps executives, entrepreneurs, team leaders, and salespeople build their impact and influence skills for greater career success. Carol's clients include over 400 organizations in 32 countries. Her programs have been presented for thousands of leaders at a variety of conferences and events including those for Amazon, Google, 3M, Los Alamos Nation Laboratory, Veterans Administration, Retail Executive Summit, The Panama Canal Commission, Kuwait Oil, Stanford University, and The Conference Board
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Deborah Grayson Riegal

Deborah Riegel is an instructor of Management Communication at the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania and partners with both Columbia Business School and Duke Corporate Education as an educator and coach for their custom leadership development programs. She has also served as a Visiting Professor of Executive Communications at the Beijing International MBA Program at Peking University, China, where she prepares senior leaders from around the world to communicate more effectively in a growing global marketplace. Deborah's corporate work with clients like Amazon, Bloomberg, KraftHeinz, and PepsiCo focuses on helping leaders and teams improve their interpersonal communication and presentation skills. She has been a featured expert and contributor to publications including Forbes...

Hal Gregersen

Hal Gregersen is a senior lecturer in leadership and innovation at MIT's Sloan School of Management, a former executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, a fellow at Innosight, and a co-founder of the Innovator's DNA consulting group. As an inspirational speaker, he has worked with such renowned organizations as Chanel, Disney, Patagonia, UNICEF, and the World Economic Forum, and been recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the world's most innovative minds. He has authored or coauthored ten books, translated into fifteen languages, including his most recent bestsellers, "Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life" and "The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators" (with Clayton Christensen and Jeff Dyer)....
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Book by Hal Gregersen

Stacey Hanke

Stacey Hanke is author of two books; Influence Redefined... the Leader You Were Meant to Be, Monday to Monday and Yes You Can! Everything You Need to Know From A to Z to Influence Others To Take Action. Her books provide practical and immediate skills and techniques that have given thousands the ability to enhance their influence Monday to Monday.
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Book by Stacey Hanke

Bill Hawkins

Bill Hawkins is an expert in leadership effectiveness and organizational change. In association with the Alliance 4 Strategic Leadership: Coaching and Consulting, he has conducted leadership training in over twenty FORTUNE 500 companies in seventeen countries. Listed in Who`s Who in International Business, he is a contributing author in the Peter Drucker Foundation book, "The Organization of the Future." He is also listed in he Who`s Who in International Business.
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Book by Bill Hawkins

Alice Heiman

According to Forbes.com, Alice Heiman is among the world's leading experts on the complex sale. Heiman and her team incorporate the newest research and best practices to provide sales programs that generate immediate and sustainable results profitably. Alice Heiman, LLC is a leading sales consultancy which helps its clients find new business and grow existing accounts.

Sally Helgesen

Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world's premier expert on women's leadership, is an internationally best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. She has been ranked number 6 among the world's top 30 leadership thinkers by Global Gurus, honored by the coaching consortium MEECO for her transformational influence on organizational cultures and chosen as the Thinkers 50/Marshall Goldsmith world's top coach for women leaders. Sally's most recent book, How Women Rise, co-authored with legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, examines the behaviors most likely to get in the way of successful women. It became the top-seller in its field within a week of publication and rights have been sold in 15 languages.
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Book by Sally Helgesen

Ann Herrmann-Nehdi

Ann Herrmann-Nehdi is a thought leader and frequent keynote speaker about leadership and cognitive diversity in today's changing environment. Ann is Chief Thought Leader and Chairwoman of Herrmann International which publishes the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument ® (HBDI®) based on over 40 years of research on thinking and the brain. The research has been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American and the Harvard Business Review and is used by 9 out of 10 of Fortune 200 companies. Ann is the author of the Whole Brain Business Book and has reached over half a million people through her two engaging and popular TEdX talks.
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Neen James

Neen James is the author of nine books including Folding Time: How to Achieve Twice As Much in Half The Time and her most recent, Attention Pays: How to Drive Profitability, Productivity, and Accountability. Named one of the top 30 Leadership Speakers by Global Guru several years in a row, Neen challenges audiences to leverage their focus and pay attention to what matters most at work and in life. With a strong background in learning and development and managing large teams at various corporations, Neen brings a 'real world' perspective to her presentations. Audiences love her practical strategies they can apply personally and professionally. Her client list includes companies like Viacom, Comcast, Cisco, Virgin, Pfizer, BMW, and the FBI, among others. Oh, did we mention that Neen is Austr...
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Dr. Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly, PhD is a Professor of Management and Leadership at the University of La Verne. She is a nationally recognized expert on strategy and leadership and has a passion for helping people and organizations unleash their management, leadership, and innovation potential. Dr. Kelly publishes widely, and has authored five books including, A Dictionary of Strategy, Entrepreneurial Women: New Leadership and Management Models, The Psychologists Manager, and An Existential Systems Approach to Managing Organizations, as well as over 125 articles and conferences papers. Dr. Kelly has been designated an outstanding scholar by the United States government and has led executive trainings in the US and throughout the world. Dr. Kelly is fluent in French, Spanish and English. Her research on stra...
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Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Dr. Jeanne Porter King is the founder and president of Trans Porter Group in Chicago. Her latest book is titled Influence Starts with "I": A Woman's Guide to Unleashing the Power of Leading From Within and Effective Change Around You. Jeanne's mission is to move people and systems to higher levels of effectiveness. Jeanne is a seasoned organizational development consultant with more than 25 years of experience consulting, coaching and training in areas including leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and communication.
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Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Dr. Matthew Kutz

IMS Educator Matthew Kutz, Ph.D. is an expert and pioneer in the area of three-dimensional (3D) leadership as it relates to decision-making and disruptive change. His unique 3D Thinking Framework helps leaders navigate complexity and deliver results. Complexity impacts organizational leaders, their decisions and strategies, and requires a specific fluid leadership skillset for success in today's rapid and dynamic work environment. Dr. Kutz, part of the IMS Family of Educators, is the award-winning author of Contextual Intelligence: How to Think in 3D, as well as the author of four other books and numerous journal articles. He is also an award-winning educator and award-winning researcher. He has worked with elite athletes and several Olympic Committees throughout the world and multiple Fo...
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Bronkar Lee

Bronkar Lee isn't your typical keynote speaker. His unique background includes touring Europe as ringmaster to a world-renowned circus, appearing with Jay Leno on the Tonight Show, starring in a SuperBowl commercial, and beatboxing with his son in a viral video that received over 200 Million views. Bronkar plays 42 instruments and counting (including drums, saxophone, guitar, and handpans) which he's incorporated into live performances and presentations for over 20 years. He has produced multiple theater shows and founded the Set Your Tone Summit in Atlanta, Georgia (a full-day experience of live music and Ted-talk style presentations from various thought leaders). Additionally, Bronkar is a focus coach and author of BAM: Bold Achievement Method. Pulling from these vastly different exp...
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Dr. David Lei

Dr. David Lei is Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He has co-authored the book, "Strategic Management: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage". He has also consulted with a wide variety of companies in the past 15 years including Fidelity Investments, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon and Texas Instruments.
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Book by Dr. David Lei

Dr. Clinton Longenecker

Dr. Clinton Longenecker is an award-winning business educator, researcher, author, motivational speaker, and executive coach who was recently recognized by The Economist as one of the top 15 business professors in the world. A thought leader in rapid performance improvement, Dr. Longenecker has published over 180 journal articles in America`s top academic and professional journals. He is also the author of two best-selling books, including Getting Results: Five Absolutes for High Performance and The Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America’s Greatest Game. Dr. Longenecker has helped transform the talents of thousands of business leaders in some of America`s best companies from coast-to-coast. ...
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Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker

Paul McGee

Paul McGee is an international speaker, best-selling author and creator of the brand "SUMO: Shut Up, Move On." His goal is simple. He wants to help people achieve better results in life and have more fun in the process, as he seeks to deliver a memorable, motivational, moving-on experience. He has spoken in over 750 organizations in 35 countries. He has appeared on BBC Breakfast television and is a regular contributor to Radio 5live.
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Book by Paul McGee

Margaret Morford

Margaret Morford has worked as an attorney, specializing in employment law and has been the Vice President of Human Resources for three large companies. She is often quoted as a business expert in newspapers and magazines across the country, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune and USA Today. She is also the author of two best-selling business books, "Management Courage - Having the Heart of a Lion" and "The Hidden Language of Business - Workplace Politics, Power & Influence."
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Book by Margaret Morford

Priya Nalkur

Priya is the President of the RoundTable Institute, having founded the firm at a time when the global landscape appeared to be threatening the voices and leadership of women and people of color. She is deeply committed to amplifying the voices of marginalized and seasoned leaders alike, and to awakening the unconscious potential and wisdom of teams. A psychologist by training, Priya coaches her clients in a bold, direct, and fun way to model what conviction, influence, and authenticity look like. At once loving, warm, and strong, Priya knows what it's like to have your voice dismissed and squashed and to emerge free and triumphant after a long, protracted struggle. Priya is a first-generation Canadian immigrant and second-generation Indian immigrant, a proud single mom to two energetic ki...

Dr. Jackson Nickerson

Dr. Jackson Nickerson is the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School. He also is the Associate Dean and Director of Brookings Executive Education and a Senior Non-resident Scholar in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. A prior systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory with a BSME from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MSME from U.C. Berkeley, Jackson combines his engineering systems knowledge with an MBA and Ph.D. in Business Strategy both from U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Jackson has published numerous papers in leading academic journals and is the author or editor of four books. His latest book is entitled Leading Change from the Middle: A Practical Guide to Building Extra...
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Book by Dr. Jackson Nickerson

Dr. Kathy Pearson

Kathy Pearson, Ph.D. is President of Enterprise Learning Solutions, a firm focused on executive development and learning across industries. An award-winning educator, Kathy is heavily involved in Executive Education at The Wharton School and Duke CE. In addition to her executive development work, Kathy consults to senior leadership teams in the areas of strategic formulation, complex decision making under uncertainty, and strategic execution. She is the co-author of The Perceptive Leader: A Handbook for Leading in an Environment of Uncertainty.
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Dr. Nicole Price

As CEO of Lively Paradox, a training and development organization comprised of 'people who help your people get along', Dr. Nicole Price believes that difference is strength and diversity is opportunity. Dr. Price is the author of Lively Paradox: An Authentic Perspective on Issues of Diversity and Inclusion and her work involves leadership development, coaching, consulting, and keynotes which encourage and enable others to live their lives in excellence. Her energetic and engaging sessions leverage her 'real world' corporate experience as an engineer and manager and leave participants with strategies and tools that they can apply right away. She’ll make you laugh; she’ll make you think; she’ll make you better!
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Book by Dr. Nicole Price

Mike Robbins

Mike Robbins is the author of five books, including Bring Your Whole Self to Work, and, his latest, We're All in This Together. He's a sought-after speaker and consultant who delivers keynotes and seminars for some of the top organizations in the world. Mike lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and his clients include Google, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Genentech, eBay, the NBA, Schwab, the Atlanta Braves, and many others. He has partnered with IMS for the past decade. He and his work have been featured in the New York Times and the Harvard Business Review, as well as on NPR and ABC News. He's a regular contributor to Forbes, hosts a weekly podcast, and his books have been translated into 15 different languages....
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Dr. Michael Roberto

Prof. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He joined the tenured faculty at Bryant after serving for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. He has also has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Management at New York University`s Stern School of Business. Professor Roberto's research focuses on decision making, teamwork, and leadership.
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Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

Helene Segura

By teaching go-getters how to improve their efficiency, Time Management Fixer Helene Segura, MA Ed, CPO helps companies and agencies lower employee stress levels, decrease absenteeism, improve retention and leadership, and increase revenue. Known for her thought-provoking, yet entertaining time management keynotes and seminars that teach practical productivity tools, Helene delivers an experience that resonates deeply and inspires change. Helene has been the featured organizational expert in more than 150 media interviews and is the author of three books - two of which were Amazon best-sellers. Her latest book, The Inefficiency Assassin: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer (New World Library), is the go- to time management resource for thousands of professionals around ...
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Book by Helene Segura

Dr. Andrew Shatte

Dr. Andrew Shatté is the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy. He is a fellow with the Brookings Institution where he facilitates programs for high-level audiences from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the IRS, NASA, the CIA, and all branches of the military. He served as adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania from 2000 to 2006, and was a highly decorated teacher – in 2003, he was voted the best professor by students in the School of Arts and Sciences and in 2006 he received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching. Dr. Shatté has devoted his career to understanding the psychological aspects of motivation, leadership, and resilience and to developing programs to optimize human performance in a wide array of a...
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Book by Dr. Andrew Shatte

Dr. Julia Sloan

Dr. Julia Sloan, author of the definitive book, Learning to Think Strategically, 4th ed., 2020 (Best Business Book of the Year, Financial Times), is widely recognized for her pioneering work on the application of complex cognitive theory to everyday global strategic thinking practice. Her work draws upon more than two decades of her own expatriate corporate experience in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America. Julia teaches at Columbia University and has lectured at some of the premier academic institutions including: MIT, Harvard University, Princeton University (US); Bejing University (China); Tokyo University, Keio University (Japan); and India Institute of Management (India). She holds a distinguished faculty appointment at the Central University of Finance and Economics (...
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Neil Staker

Neil Staker is the president and founder of Collaborant. He has a Masters of Organizational Behavior degree from BYU and a quarter of a century of experience in organizational development. Neil is known for his clear, approachable, and interactive speaking style. He has taught communication skills to thousands of people including leaders from American Express, Symantec, Cerner, UMB Financial, and Monsanto.

Peter Stark

Peter Barron Stark, President of Peter Barron Stark Companies, is co-author of The Competent Leader and Engaged! How Leaders Build Organizations Where Employees Love to Come to Work. Peter is one of only a handful of speakers to hold the prestigious dual designation of Accredited Speaker from Toastmaster’s International and the Certified Speaking Professional from the National Speaker’s Association. Peter specializes in helping leaders improve their communication skills, build stronger relationships, hold direct reports accountable and build a reputation for delivering superior results. He has been published worldwide in over 300 articles, has written ten books, and created The Manager’s Toolkit, a subscription-based website to help turn managers into leaders. Peter’s expertise has been fe...
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Book by Peter Stark

Aaron Stout

Director of the Future of Work at Nationwide. Having traveled across 40 countries from childhood to adulthood and born between generations, he has learned how build connections where none exist. Aaron has a deep passion for bettering our world, an unending thirst for knowledge and a genuine love of technology.

Ann Tardy

Ann is the CEO and Founder of LifeMoxie Mentoring & Leadership, whose mission is to transform corporate America by transforming where and how people lead. As a speaker and author, Ann prepares people to execute powerfully in ever-changing environments. She is the author of four books: Ambition on a Mission, Moxie for Managers, Why Mentoring Matters, and The Joy of Mentoring. They have become popular books for companies that are committed to creating strong leaders and strong cultures in this fiercely competitive marketplace.
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Book by Ann Tardy

Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Barbara A. Trautlein, PhD is author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks, principal and founder of Change Catalysts, and originator of the CQ System for Developing Change Intelligent Leaders and Organizations. For over 25 years, Barbara has coached executives, trained leaders at all levels, certified change agents, and facilitated mission-critical change management initiatives - achieving bottom-line business and powerful leadership results for clients.
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Bob Treadway

Mr. Bob Treadway is a globally-praised advisor on forecasting, strategy, and leadership development who believes that foresight and anticipation strongly enhance a leader’s effectiveness and value. He’s served as top-rated leadership faculty for industry programs in financial services, agriculture, food, information security, and government. Eight US and Canadian universities and colleges have invited him to serve as guest lecturer and adjunct faculty. Clients like Berkshire Hathaway, Motorola, Hilton, the Federal Reserve, Gillette, ExxonMobil, American Express, Syngenta, US Gypsum, and the National League of Cities retain Mr. Treadway to help them develop long-ranged thinking, 

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a veterinarian, journalist, minister, motivational speaker, wife, and mother. For three years, she served as the lead U.S. news anchor for Arise News, a global cable news network. She hosted a daily evening news broadcast called “Arise America”. Currently, she can be seen as an expert contributor to the show DOGS 101 on Animal Planet. For 11 years, Turner Bell enjoyed her role in broadcast journalism as a staff correspondent for CBS News starting in 2001. She covered a variety of subjects, and was from time to time called upon to cover breaking and developing news.

Dr. David Ulrich

Dr. Ulrich has been called the "father of modern HR" and "HR thought-leader of the decade." He is ranked as the #1 management guru by Business Week, profiled by Fast Company as one of the world's top 10 creative people in business, a top 5 coach in Forbes, and recognized on Thinkers50 (Hall of Fame) as one of the world's leading business thinkers. In his writing, teaching, and consulting, he continually seeks new ideas that tackle some of the world's thorniest and longest-standing challenges. For decades Dr. Ulrich’s work and contributions have shaped the HR profession.
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Book by Dr. David Ulrich

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Julie Winkle Giulioni is an author, speaker, and consultant who helps organizations demystify what it takes to become a great 'people leader', fire up the passion and commitment of employees, and keep great talent by activating and developing it. As a former professor, department chair, and learning strategist in industry, Julie knows what it takes to ensure meaningful development. Her book, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want, is an international bestseller.
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Jason Womack

Jason W. (JW) Womack is an Instructor of Leadership Studies at a Military University and author of the best-selling books Get Momentum and Your Best Just Got Better. Jason sees the world differently. He admits that life is busy, but he won't compromise when it comes to increasing productivity and maximizing time for the things that are his MIT's (Most Important Things). He teaches practical solutions to everyday workflow that will free you up to focus on your bigger leadership goals and projects. He provides practical methods to maximize tools, systems, and processes to achieve quality work/life balance.
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Book by Jason Womack

Dr. Michael Woodward

Michael "Dr. Woody" Woodward, PhD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Executive Coaching at New York University (NYU) where he leads the Master of Science program in Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting. He is also a CEC certified professional coach trained in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. As a consultant and professional coach, Dr. Woody works with both private and corporate clients on building management and leadership capacity. Dr. Woody has been an advisor to the EY Entrepreneur of the Year and Entrepreneurial Winning Women programs.
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Stephen Young

p>Stephen Young is Senior Partner of Insight Education Systems, a management consulting firm specializing in leadership and organizational development services.
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