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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Book by Dr. John Austin

Brenda Bailey-Hughes

Brenda Bailey-Hughes is an award-winning faculty member at the Kelley School of Business where she teaches business communication and leadership courses. Prior to joining the Kelley School, Brenda spent nearly a decade in human resources specializing in managerial training, mediation, and organizational development. She is a sought-after speaker and coach who frequently presents at conferences on over a dozen topics including influence, powerful presentations, leadership through the lens of emotional intelligence, customer service, and change strategies for personal growth.

Dr. Noah Barsky

Dr. Noah Barsky is an award-winning professor in Graduate and Executive business programs at the Villanova University School of Business. Dr. Barsky develops and delivers executive education programs for various Fortune 100 companies, professional services firms and industry associations.
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Book by Dr. Noah Barsky

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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Dr. Rick Brandon

Dr. Rick Brandon is the founder and president of the internationally respected training firm Brandon Partners. He has devoted thirty+ years to designing and delivering leadership and professional development workshops on interpersonal savvy and organizational savvy. Dr. Brandon has taught for scores of Fortune 500 companies and others, helping hundreds of thousands to improve their results and work relationships by increasing the candor, clarity, and impact of their communication. His new book, Straight Talk: Influence Skills for Collaboration and Commitment (Matt Holt Books, 2022) is the optional course text. His first book, Survival of the Savvy: High-Integrity Political Tactics for Career and Company Success (Free Press), was a Wall Street Journal bestseller and was called "the pre-emin...
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Book by Dr. Rick Brandon

Dr. Rick Brinkman

Dr. Richard Brinkman is the developer of Conscious Communication® and shares human behavior insights and content-rich communication strategies, which helps organizations improve leadership performance and apply principles of Conscious Communication® to improve their bottom-line results. This effective approach to communication has been delivered to millions of people through keynotes and training, radio, television, print interviews, and numerous award-winning books, videos, and audio programs. Dr. Brinkman is also the 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.
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Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman

Dr. David Burkus

Dr. 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, Dr. 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. His insights on leadership and teamwork have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, Fast C...
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Book by Dr. David Burkus

Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Cleveland Jewish News, Cleveland.com, and Crain’s Cleveland Business. Ellen works across numerous industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, education, retail, utilities, governmental agencies, not-for-profit, and small businesses. She is also on faculty at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program and the author of the best-selling books “aMAZEing Organizational Teams: Navigating 7 Critical Attributes for Cohesion, Productivity and Resilience” and “Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America.”
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Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

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 and keynote presenter, Lida also writes for Entrepreneur.com and Military.com and has been featured on MSNBC, Fortune magazine, Bloomberg.com, Forbes.com and numerous other me...
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Book by Lida Citroen

Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was honored as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards. She is a keynote speaker and teaches executive education for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School.
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Book by Dorie Clark

Dr. Graeme Codrington

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 and blends cutting-edge research and thought-leading insights that help organizations understand the forces that are helping to redefine the rest of the 2020s.
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Book by Dr. Graeme Codrington

Alisa Cohn

Alisa Cohn is an Executive Coach who has worked with C-suite executives at prominent startups (such as Venmo, Etsy, Draft Kings, The Wirecutter, Mack Weldon, and Tory Burch) and Fortune 500 companies (including Dell, IBM, Microsoft, Google, Pfizer, Calvin Klein and The New York Times). She is the author of From Start-up to Grown-up, which unpacks and provides insights and tools for the journey founders (and all leaders) must go through as they scale their leadership. She was named the Top Startup Coach in the World at the Thinkers50/Marshall Goldsmith Global Coaches Awards and the #1 Global Guru for Startups in 2021.
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Carole Cowperthwaite-O'Hagan

Carole Cowperthwaite-O'Hagan has a passion for creating breakthrough strategies for her clients. Her special focus has been coaching skills, women's success, and work/life balance. She is especially gifted in the areas of persuasion, integrating work and life, and coaching skills in the workplace. Carole can help you and your team excel. With a background in financial services, professional services, retail, manufacturing and IT consulting, Carole brings a beneficial cross section of marketing and management experience. She has taught coaching techniques to hundreds of individuals, teams and groups within organizations across the country and internationally. Carole is the co-author of Tough Time Tactics and The Coaching Conversation.
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Book by Carole Cowperthwaite-O

Patrick Donadio

Patrick Donadio is an 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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Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Dr. Iris Firstenberg has spent the last 20 years specializing in strategies for creative problem solving and innovative thinking. Dr. Iris Firstenberg is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology, UCLA and Adjunct Professor of Management at UCLA Anderson. She also consults 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.
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Book by Dr. Iris Firstenberg

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 Gelb is a pioneering practitioner and thought leader in the fields of creative thinking, executive coaching and conscious leadership. He is the author of 17 books including How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci, The Art of Connection and Mastering the Art of Public Speaking. Michael’s books have been translated into 25 languages and have sold more than one million copies. In 2003 Michael received a Batten Fellowship in Innovation from The University of Virginia and co-directed the acclaimed Leading Innovation Seminar at the Darden Graduate School of Business for more than 10 years. In 2020 he was invited to become a Senior Fellow of the Center for Humanistic Management at Fordham's Gabelli School of Business. Michael is also a master teacher of the Alexander Technique, aikido and ...
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Book by Michael Gelb

Gregory Githens

Greg Githens is author of How to Think Strategically. Sharpen Your Mind. Develop Your Competency and co-author of the best-selling Successful Project Management. As an executive coach and educator who has delivered programs in six continents, Greg's work focuses on helping leaders accelerate their organizational and career impact. He is a program leader for the Project Management Institute on topics of Strategic Thinking, Strategic Initiatives, Program Management, and Capturing Requirements.
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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 42 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.
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Book by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman 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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Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Dr. Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan, known as VG, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and innovation. VG was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. He worked with GE's CEO Jeff Immelt to write "How GE is Disrupting Itself", the Harvard Business Review (HBR) article that pioneered the concept of reverse innovation-any innovation that is adopted first in the developing world. HBR picked reverse innovation as one of the Great Moments in Management in the Last Century. In the latest Thinkers50 Rankings, he was ranked the #1 Indian Management Thinker.
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Book by Dr. Vijay Govindarajan

Deborah Grayson Riegel

Deborah Grayson Reigel has been teaching and coaching on communication and presentation skills for over three decades, across industries and around the world, including Fortune 50 companies, small but mighty start-ups, mission-driven nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and Ivy League academic institutions. She also teaches Management Communication at the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, and partners with both Columbia Business School and Duke Corporate Education as a speaker and coach for their custom leadership development programs. As a regular columnist on leadership and communication for Harvard Business Review ,Inc. and Psychology Today, she focuses on sharing practical, research-based approaches to common workplace challenges, ranging from how to handle ...

Jeff Haden

Jeff Haden is a contributing editor for Inc. Magazine, articles read by approximately 3 million people per month. Speaker, ghostwriter, LinkedIn Influencer, author of the NYT bestselling The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win. Prior to changing careers I worked in manufacturing for 20 years; worked my way up from entry-level shop floor to running a 1,000 employee manufacturing plant.
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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

Dr. Sean Hannah

Professor Hannah holds an endowed chair in management at Wake Forest University School of Business. He previously served as the Director of Leadership and Management Programs at West Point - The United States Military Academy, and as the Director of the US Army's center for the profession and character-based leader development. He is a retired US Army Colonel with vast practical experience leading complex organizations and developing leaders. Dr. Hannah has served in command and staff positions in Infantry units in Europe, Cuba, Panama, Southwest Asia, and the United States. He served in combat with the lead unit of 3d Armored Division during Desert Storm, where his unit was awarded the Valorous Unit Award and he the Bronze Star. He has served from the lowest tactical levels to the high...

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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Park Howell

Park Howell is called The World's Most Industrious Storyteller helping businesses grow by as much as 600% using his three proven storytelling frameworks. He is the host of the popular Business of Story podcast, ranked among the top 10% of downloaded podcasts in the world, which Feedspot named the #1 business storytelling podcast for 2022. He wrote Brand Bewtichery: How to Wield the Story Cycle System™ to Craft Spellbinding Stories for Your Brand, and his latest book, The Narrative for Gym for Business: Introducing the ABT Framework for Business Communication and Messaging. Park is a sought-after international speaker who helps leaders excel through the stories they tell.
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Book by Park Howell

Jake Jacobs

Over the past 35 years, Jake has worked in 61 industries, from high tech to manufacturing to hospitality to entertainment to financial services. He has consulted 100s of organizations, from Fortune 50 to national non-profits and community theaters. He also supported more than 210,000 people directly on important changes to their business. What kinds of changes? Everything from strategy implementation to culture change to mergers and acquisitions and leadership development. Jake has written articles for Strategy and Leadership, Executive Excellence, Leader to Leader, Strategic HR Review, the OD Practitioner, Consulting to Management and been featured in The Huffington Post and Inc. magazine. He has also authored eight books including his latest best-seller, Leverage Change: 8 Ways to Ac...
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Dr. Gerald Kane

Dr. Gerald Kane is the C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Chair in Business Administration in the Management Information Systems Department at the University of Georgia and a senior editor of MIS Quarterly. He is Co-author of The Technology Fallacy: How People Are the Real Key To Digital Transformation and The Transformation Myth: Leading Your Organization Through Uncertain Times. His research interests involve how organizations develop strategy, culture, and talent in response to changes in the competitive landscape wrought by digital technology, such as social media, mobile devices, Internet-of-Things, analytics, and emerging technologies (i.e. virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence).
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Book by Dr. Gerald Kane

Dr. Beverly Kaye

Dr. Beverly Kaye's name is recognized internationally as a professional dedicated to helping individuals, managers and organizations understand the practical “how-to” principles of employee development, engagement, and retention. Her books and learning materials have stood the test of time. Her groundbreaking career development, engagement, and mentoring programs have been implemented by such leading corporations as American Express, DaimlerChrysler, Hartford Life, Macy's, Marriott International, Microsoft, Sprint, Starbucks, and Xerox.
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Book by Dr. Beverly Kaye

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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Book by Dr. Louise Kelly

Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Dr. Jeanne Porter King is an author, business leader, inspirational teacher and speaker, ministry leader, and board-certified coach. She brings her engaging style to audiences and draws on her faith and experiences in the marketplace to help her audiences connect to their purpose, authentic identity, and the power of leading from within. 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

Jon Levy

Jon Levy is a behavioral scientist and New York Times best-selling author known for his work in human connection, trust, and influence. In Levy's latest book, You're Invited, readers are guided through the art and science of creating deep and meaningful connections with anyone, regardless of their stature or celebrity. Levy teaches how to develop influence, gain trust, and build community so that we can make a greater impact and achieve what's important to us. He specializes in applying the latest research to transform the ways companies approach marketing, sales, consumer engagement, and culture. His clients range from Fortune 500 brands to startups.
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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.
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Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker

Dr. Daren Martin

Dr. Daren Martin advises, speaks, and writes books on Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Sales, Leadership, Customer Experience and more. His bestselling book, A Company of Owners has sparked positive change at companies around the world.
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Book by Dr. Daren Martin

Eileen McDargh

Eileen McDargh is an award-winning author, and an internationally recognized keynoter/trainer and executive coach. Her clients have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to educational institutions, from hospitals to the U.S. Armed Forces. She's the author of seven books, including her latest, Your Resiliency GPS, "A Guide for Growing Through Life & Work". Her book, "Gifts from the Mountain", won the Ben Franklin Gold Award and was turned into a training program featuring Eileen. Her newest book is scheduled for release in August: "Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge and Reclaim What Matters". In 2021 Gurus International, a British-based provider of resources for leadership, communication and sales training, also ranked her in the top five of the World's...
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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

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. He is a globally recognized expert in organization design and its performance implications as well as in critical thinking for business decisions, for which the Olin Business School won the inaugural MBA Round...
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Book by Dr. Jackson Nickerson

Dr. Kathy Pearson

Dr. Kathy Pearson is a strategist, systems thinking expert, and authority in decision making. She is also an award-winning educator who works extensively with mid- to senior level executives, including high potentials and executive teams. Kathy works closely with Executive Education groups including the Wharton School, Duke CE, Smith College, and the Institute for Management Studies, as well as directly with global organizations. Kathy teaches on a variety of topics including Critical Thinking, Strategic Agility, Change Management and Strategic Execution.
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Dr. Nicole Price

Dr. Nicole Price believes that difference is strength and diversity is opportunity and 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.
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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. As an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence, Mike delivers keynotes and seminars (both in-person and virtually) that empower people, leaders, and teams to engage in their work, collaborate, and perform at their best. Through his speeches, seminars, consulting, and writing, Mike teaches important techniques that allow individuals and organizations to be more appreciative, authentic, and effective. He has been featured on NPR, ABC News, the Oprah radio network, and in the Harvard Business Review, Fas...
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Book by Mike Robbins

Dr. Michael Roberto

Dr. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI, joining the tenured faculty after 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. Dr. Roberto's research focuses on decision making, teamwork, and leadership. He has published three books and has taught and consulted at a number of firms including Mars, Deloitte, Google, Target, Apple, FedEx, Disney, Morgan Stanley, IBM, Wal-Mart, Amica, and Textron.
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Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

Alan Robinson

Alan Robinson, Ph.D. is the co-author of 10 books on performance and innovation, including his best-selling book Ideas are Free. He has advised more than 300 organization in twenty-five countries on improving their performance through front-line change efforts. Dr. Robinson's research has been written about in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, Business Week, Inc., Fortune, Investor's Business Daily, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Harvard Management Update, and Fast Company. Dr. Robinson is on the faculty of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts.
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Book by Alan Robinson

Helene Segura

Helene Segura 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.
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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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Book by Dr. Julia Sloan

Neil Staker

Neil Staker 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 is known as one of America's most dynamic negotiation speakers and authors. His consulting firm, Peter Barron Stark Companies, has attracted clients such as the Boston Red Sox, Electronic Arts, Coca-Cola, Jack-in-the-Box, Hewlett Packard, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kaiser Permanente, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, Sempra Energy, SONY, and Wells Fargo Bank.
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Book by Peter Stark

Ann Tardy

Ann is transforming 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

Maura Thomas

Maura Nevel Thomas is an award-winning international speaker on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. She is a TEDx Speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of six books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker in Inc. Magazine. Maura is a contributing expert to major business outlets including as a columnist for both Forbes and Harvard Business Review.
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Book by Maura Thomas

Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Dr. Barbara A. Trautlein is the author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks 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. She is gifted at sharing strategies and tactics that are accessible, actionable, and immediately applicable.
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Bob Treadway

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.

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a broadcast journalist, motivational speaker, author, veterinarian and consultant. In August, 2021, Turner Bell added author to her many roles with the publication of her first book, Courageous Faith: A Lifelong Pursuit of Faith Over Fear. For more than two decades, she has addressed millions of people in audiences from the corporate, academic, and community service arenas.

Dr. Tim Ursiny

Dr. Ursiny is a psychologist, coach, speaker and the founder of Advantage Coaching & Training. He has been coaching individuals and teams for decades specializing in mental, emotional, and behavioral change. Dr. Tim is the author or coauthor of 14 books focusing on the psychology of performance and the psychology of communication. He has two books written specifically on addressing conflict which are "The Coward's Guide to Conflict" and "The Top Performer's Guide to Conflict".
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Book by Dr. Tim Ursiny

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Julie Winkle Giulioni is a champion for workplace growth and development. She believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to reach their potential. And she supports organizations and leaders who want to make that happen with keynote speeches, consulting, and training. Julie is the co-author of the international bestseller, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want, translated into seven languages. Her latest book, Promotions Are So Yesterday: Redefine Career Development. Help Employees Thrive, will be released by ATD Press in March 2022.

Dr. Jason Womack

Jason 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. He teaches practical solutions to the 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 Dr. Jason Womack

Dr. Michael Woodward

Dr. Michael Woodward 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. As a consultant and professional coach, Dr. Woody works with both private and corporate clients on building management and leadership capacity.

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Rebecca Zucker

Rebecca is a Founding Partner of Next Step Partners, a global leadership development firm. As an expert in executive coaching as well as leadership and career development, Rebecca coaches senior leaders across the globe, including C-level executives. Her clients rely on her intelligence, pragmatism and unwavering professionalism to demystify the growth and development process and achieve their goals. Rebecca's clients include Amazon, Clorox, DocuSign, The James Irvine Foundation, Norwest Venture Partners, Morrison Foerster, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and Russell Reynolds, among other organizations. She has conducted hundreds of workshops on leadership and career development, is a contributor to Harvard Business Review and Forbes.com and is frequently quoted in the press on ca...
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