Matt Abrahams

Matt Abrahams is a leading expert in communication with decades of experience as an educator, author, podcast host, and coach. As a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, he teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting. He received Stanford GSB's Alumni Teaching Award in recognition of his teaching students around the world.
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Book by Matt Abrahams

Dr. Britt Andreatta

Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates science-based solutions for today's challenges. Britt is the CEO of Brain Aware Training and former Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning). Britt's industry accolades include being named a Top 10 Influencer in Learning for 2022, and in 2021, she was a Top 20 Learning Influencer and a Top 20 HR Influencer for Leadership Development.
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Book by Dr. Britt Andreatta

Dan Ariely

In terms of official positions, Dan Ariely is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. He does research in behavioral economics and tries to describe it in plain language. These findings have enriched his life, and his hope is that they will do the same for you.
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Book by Dan Ariely

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

Will Baggett

Widely regarded as a rising star in college athletics, Will Baggett boasts an array of experiences as a former coach, author, administrator, and renowned speaker. Will Baggett joined the College Football Playoff in August 2017 after serving as Strategic Brand Management Coordinator with IMG College Licensing for two years. In spring 2017, Will was featured as a Millennial Leader by millenialeadership.com on the heels of the release of his bestselling book, The Blueprint for a Successful Career: A Foundation for Developing Young Professionals. He is the founder of the Executive Image.
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Book by Will Baggett

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.

John Baldoni

John Baldoni is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker and author of 16 books that have been translated into ten languages. Thinkers 360 named John its No. 2 Thought Leader in Coaching in 2023 and a Top 10 Thought Leader for both Leadership and Management in 2022. Global Gurus ranks John a Top 15 global leadership expert, a list he has been on since 2007.
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Book by John Baldoni

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. He has been featured as one of the Top 40 Under 40 and is a young fresh voice providing interactive presentations that are engaging, dynamic and inspiring.

His clients include some of the most recognizable brands in the world such as: Coca-Cola, Subway, Wounded Warrior Project, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Remax. Ty has shared the stage with celebrities, Olympians and world-renowned thought leaders such as President Bush and President Clinton.

Ty's best-selling books, The Power of Influence and The Power of Storytelling: The Art of Influential Communication, are used in graduate courses at multiple univers...

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Book by Ty Bennett

Dr. Jonah Berger

Jonah Berger is a Wharton School professor and internationally bestselling author of Magic Words, Contagious, Invisible Influence, and The Catalyst. Dr. Berger is a world-renowned expert on natural language processing, change, word of mouth, influence, consumer behavior, and why things catch on. He has published over 80 articles in top-tier academic journals, teaches one of the world's most popular online courses, and popular outlets like The New York Times and Harvard Business Review often cover his work.
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Book by Dr. Jonah Berger

Dr. Robert Bies

Robert J. Bies (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Professor of Management and Founder of the Executive Master's in Leadership Program at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. In addition, he is co-author of the book, Getting Even: The Truth About Workplace Revenge-And How to Stop It, which is published by Jossey-Bass.
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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. Michelle Brody

Michelle Brody, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and executive coach who brings 25 years of experience to the challenging problem of interactional conflict. Dr. Brody has worked with global teams, complicated couple conflicts, and polarized communities, and has deep expertise in unlocking stuck dynamics. Her approach for teams is informed by powerful psychological tools that break down defensive walls, build trust, shift unproductive mindsets, and change vicious interactional cycles.
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Book by Dr. Michelle Brody

Alex Brueckmann

Alex Brueckmann is the founder and CEO of Brueckmann Executive Consulting based in Vancouver, Canada. As a strategy facilitator, speaker, and author, he helps businesses reach unmatched levels of alignment, performance, and results. Alex has impacted thousands of business leaders worldwide, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies.
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Book by Alex Brueckmann

Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership competency. His book The Coaching Habit "unweirds coaching". It is the best-selling coaching book of this century, with over a million copies sold and more than ten thousand five-star reviews on Amazon. In 2019, he was named the #1 thought leader in coaching. Michael was the first Canadian Coach of the Year, has been named a Global Coaching Guru since 2014, and was a Rhodes Scholar.

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

p>Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper has spent over two decades providing personal and professional development training, coaching and consultation. She has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Cleveland Jewish News, Cleveland.com and Crain's Cleveland Business. She is also the author of two 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." Previously, Ellen served as a Senior Vice President and Senior Director of Operational Excellence, IT Performance Management and Governance for PNC Financial Services. Prior to the financial services industry, Ellen worked in the electronics industry where s...
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Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

May Busch

May Busch is an international executive and career coach, speaker, facilitator, and the author of Accelerate: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage. She is passionate about helping people thrive at work and reach their full potential. She is Senior Advisor and Executive in Residence in the Office of the President, and Professor of Practice at W.P. Carey School of Business, at ASU.
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Kathy Caprino

Kathy Caprino is an internationally recognized executive and leadership coach, writer, TEDx and organizational speaker and educator dedicated to the advancement of women in business. A former corporate VP, she is also a trained therapist, seasoned executive coach, Senior Forbes contributor (with over 41 million views), a top media source on careers, and the author of two bestselling books - Breakdown, Breakthrough and her new book The Most Powerful You:7 Bravery-Boosting Paths to Career Bliss.
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Book by Kathy Caprino

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

Dr. Graeme Codrington

Dr. Graeme Codrington is an expert on the new world of work. He is an author, futurist, facilitator and consultant working across multiple industries and sectors who blends cutting-edge research and thought-leading insights that help organizations understand the forces that are helping to redefine the rest of the 2020s. He is also the author of 6 best-selling books including Leading in a Changing World: Lessons for Future Focused Leaders. Dr. Codrington has been a guest lecturer at some of the top business schools in the world such as the London School of Economics and Duke University.
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Book by Dr. Graeme Codrington

Karin Hurt and David Dye

Karin Hurt and David Dye help human-centered leaders find clarity in uncertainty, drive innovation, and achieve breakthrough results. They're the CEO and President of Let's Grow Leaders, a global leadership development firm known for practical tools and leadership development that stick, and the authors of several award winning books including Winning Well: A Manager's Guide to Getting Results-Without Losing Your Soul and Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates.

Candace Doby

Candace Doby is founder of The Can-Do Company. She is a leadership development strategist, author of A Cool Girl's Guide To Courage, and professional speaker who works with organizations to create a culture of courage where employees spend less time and energy censoring and hiding themselves and more time performing at their highest potential.
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Dr. Sydney Finkelstein

Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He holds degrees from Concordia University (Montreal), the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. Professor Finkelstein has published more than 25 books and 100 articles, including the bestsellers Why Smart Executives Fail and Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent, which LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman calls the "leadership guide for the Networked Age." He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Management, a consultant and speaker to leading companies around the world, and on the global Thinkers 50 list of top management gurus. His latest projects include the leading podcast, The Sydcast, that uncovers and shares the stories of fas...
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Book by Dr. Sydney Finkelstein

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

Dr. Karen Gilliam

Dr. Karen Gilliam, Chief Learning Officer, Talent Services Division

Robert Glazer

Robert Glazer is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Acceleration Partners, a global partner marketing agency. He is the author of the inspirational newsletter Friday Forward, and the #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today and international bestselling author of six books, including Elevate, Elevate Your Team, and How To Thrive In The Virtual Workplace.
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Book by Robert Glazer

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

John Gronski

Major General John L. Gronski (U.S. Army Retired) is founder and CEO of Leader Grove LLC, a leadership consulting firm. John is the author of two books, Iron-Sharpened Leadership and The Ride of Our Lives. John is an international and Fortune 500 speaker, leadership trainer, and executive coach.
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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.
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Book by Dr. Sean Hannah

Crystal Kadakia

Crystal Kadakia is a valued organization transformation consultant, two-time TEDx speaker, and author. She has taught interactive programs around the world, challenging audiences to expand their worldviews and leverage the possibilities of those ideas that are different and new for a wide range of workplace topics. Her latest book Social Equations: The STEM Professional's User Guide to Building Positive Relationships empowers STEM professionals to build their capability to navigate social dynamics so their ideas move beyond themselves and take shape out in the world. Her other books include The Millennial Myth, Designing for Modern Learning and Your Career: How To Make It Happen. Crystal began her professional career in chemical engineering at Proctor & Gamble and later completed her M...
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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 strat...
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Book by Dr. Louise Kelly

Dr. Mary Kelly

Commander/Dr. Mary Kelly, US Navy (retired) spent 25 years of active duty in the Navy. She was a military professor at the Naval Academy and a civilian professor at the Air Force Academy. She learned lessons in leadership in the first and second gulf wars and during 911. She uses real-world military and industry examples that resonate with participants.
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Book by Dr. Mary Kelly

Dr. Jeanne Porter King

p>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

Tatiana Kolovou

Tatiana Kolovou is an award winning teaching professor in the department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Tatiana teaches Cross Cultural and Business Communication to MBA, undergraduate students and executives.

Dr. Kristen Lee

Dr. Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW, known as "Dr. Kris", is an internationally recognized, bestselling author, researcher, educator, speaker, and comedian from Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Kris's research and teaching interests include individual and organizational wellbeing and resilience.
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Book by Dr. Kristen Lee

Kristin Lindeen

For over a decade, Kristin has been speaking on the principle of Personal Accountability from the best-selling book QBQ! The Question Behind the Question. Kristin has taught this life-changing material, to over 25,000 people in 200+ organizations. She also is co-author of The QBQ! Workbook, as well as the I Own It! curriculum for schools.
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Book by Kristin Lindeen

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

Ryan McCrea, MAIOP

Ryan McCrea, MAIOP – Head of Learning and Leadership Development at Fortune 500 company Ameren.

Dr. Sharon Melnick

Sharon Melnick, PhD is the premier expert on being in your power as a leader, and an authority on women's leadership, resilience, and power. She's been selected as a Marshall Goldsmith Top 100 Executive Coach, and voted a Top Leadership Voice by LeadersHum. Her methods are informed by 10 years of research at Harvard Medical School, and field tested by 40,000 coaching/training participants at over 75 Fortune 500 and fast-growing companies. A dynamic speaker, her presentations have created buzz at conferences worldwide (and also at the White House, West Point, and the United Nations).
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Book by Dr. Sharon Melnick

Drs Bobbe Baggio & Michael Woodward

Dr. Bobbe Baggio is author of The Pajama Effect and an authority on multicultural and international e-Learning integration for a global and virtually connected workforce. Her area of expertise is the integration of technologies to enhance human performance. 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.

Margaret Morford

p>p>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. Richard Osibanjo

Dr. Richard Osibanjo is a leading expert on transformational Leadership and senior team performance. He is an author, executive coach and speaker. His work centers on helping senior leaders energize their organizations with bold, transformational strategies that unlock human potential and new market growth. In addition to his role as Director of SPTD Transformation and Chief of Staff at Intel, he is a trusted advisor to executive leaders at Intel Corporation. Dr. Osibanjo is also a Marshall Goldsmith Top 100 Coach and a Forbes Columnist on Leadership Strategy. He received his doctorate in Chemistry from the University of California, Davis.
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Dr. Jason D. Patent

Jason D. Patent, Ph.D. is an organizational leader, consultant, author, thought leader, instructor, and workshop facilitator in the fields of global leadership and global diversity, equity, and inclusion. He loves partnering with organizations of all kinds to create thriving workplaces and classrooms where people feel they truly belong.

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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Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract is a renowned leadership strategist, author, and keynote speaker with over two decades of experience in senior executive roles at companies such as SAP, TELUS, and Business Objects. Since then, he has worked with organizations worldwide, including Salesforce, Amgen, the State of Tennessee, Nestlé, Canada Post, Autodesk, BMO, the Government of Canada, Manulife, Nutrien, and the City of Toronto, among others.
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Book by Dan Pontefract

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

Dr. Cory Scheer

DR. CORY SCHEER is a strategic planning expert with over 25 years of experience in leadership roles in multiple sectors, Cory has obtained an Executive MBA (Rockhurst University) and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (University of Missouri). Additionally, Cory has taught the topic of strategic planning at the collegiate and corporate level. Throughout his professional career Cory has led organizations in the development and execution of various successful strategic plans. Dr. Scheer is the Founder and CEO of TrustCentric™ Consulting, an organizational and leadership development firm.
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Helene Segura

Helene Segura works with companies and agencies to lower employee stress levels, decrease absenteeism, improve retention and leadership, and increase profit. 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

Jen Shirkani

Jen Shirkani is a nationally recognized expert on emotional intelligence and a featured speaker at national and state conferences, universities, government agencies, and at business organizations around the world. She is the author of Ego vs EQ and Choose Resilience, guides for leveraging the power of emotional intelligence. In addition to emotional intelligence, she frequently speaks and writes about employee engagement, interviewing and selection, and coachability.
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Book by Jen Shirkani

Dr. Julia Sloan

Dr. Julia Sloan is author of the definitive book, Learning to Think Strategically, (voted Best Business Book of the Year by Financial Times). She is recognized for her work on the application of complex cognitive theory to everyday global strategic thinking. A Fulbright Fellow, Julia teaches at Columbia University and has lectured at premier academic institutions including: MIT, Harvard University, Princeton University; Bejing University; Tokyo University, Keio University; and India Institute of Management. She holds a distinguished faculty appointment at the Central University of Finance and Economics. Julia is principal of Sloan International Inc., specializing in strategic thinking for business.
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Book by Dr. Julia Sloan

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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.

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

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a broadcast journalist, speaker, author, veterinarian and consultant. In 2021, Debbye added author to her many roles by publishing her first book, Courageous Faith: A Lifelong Pursuit of Faith Over Fear. For more than two decades, Dr. Turner Bell has addressed millions of people in audiences from the corporate, academic, and community service arenas. She has enjoyed a long career in broadcast journalism serving for 11 years as a staff correspondent for CBS News.

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. He is the author of the Amazon.com top selling job book The YOU Plan: A 5-step guide to Taking Charge of Your Career in the New Economy. Dr. Woody has also published award-winning research on teamwork titled Cooperation and Competition: The Effects of Team Entrainment and Reward Structure. Dr. Woodward has appeared on TODAY Show, LIVE w/ Regis & Kelly, Fox & Friends, and CNN among many others. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbe...
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Book by Dr. Michael Woodward

Dr. Paul Zak

Dr. Paul J. Zak is a Professor at Claremont Graduate University and is in the top 0.3% of most cited scientists. Paul's two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Papua New Guinea. His most recent book is Immersion: The Science of the Extraordinary and the Source of Happiness. Besides his academic appointment, he is a four time tech entrepreneur.
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Book by Dr. Paul Zak
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