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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Brenda Bailey-Hughes

Brenda Bailey-Hughes, MA, 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

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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Ty Bennett

When Ty Bennett was 21 years old, he and his brother Scott started a business in direct sales, which they built to over $20 million in annual revenue while still in their twenties. Since that time, he has developed over 500 sales managers globally with sales and leadership in 37 countries. With a natural ability to engage and empower others, Ty 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 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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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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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. Dr. Burts-Cooper is on faculty at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program. She is 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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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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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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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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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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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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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. 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 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 ...

Park Howell

Park Howell consults, teaches, coaches and speaks internationally helping business leaders excel through the stories they tell. He is a 35+ year branding expert and host of the popular weekly Business of Story show, which is ranked among the top 10% of downloaded podcasts in the world. He is author of Brand Bewitchery: How to Wield the Story Cycle System™ to Craft Spellbinding Stories for Your Brand and co-author of the new book The Narrative Gym for Business. Park works his business storytelling magic with such brands as The Home Depot, Hilton, The United States Air Force, Dell, Intel, McCormick & Co (The spice people), Cummins (The diesel engine people) and several universities across North America.
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Book by Park Howell

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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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. 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

Dr. Daren Martin

Dr. Daren Martin - The Culture Architect 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 and has been called "Best book I have read since Good to Great".
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Book by Dr. Daren Martin

Eileen McDargh

Since starting her consultancy practice in 1980, Eileen McDargh has become known as a master facilitator, an award-winning author, and an internationally recognized keynoter/trainer and executive coach. Client have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to educational institutions, from hospitals to the U.S. Armed Forces.
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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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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

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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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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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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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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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.

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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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 broadcast journalist, motivational speaker, author, veterinarian and consultant. Dr. Turner Bell has been part of the IMS Family of Educators for several years. In August, 2021, Turner Bell will add 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. Turner Bell enjoyed a long career in broadcast journalism. For 11 years she was a staff correspondent for CBS News. She was also the Early Show's resident veterinarian and garnered an interview with President and Mrs. Bush at the White House, produced a vast body of work for CBS Sunday Morning, among other assign...

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.
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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. As a consultant and coach, Dr. Woody has worked with management and executive level clients at such organizations as: Bacardi USA, SAP, Sugar Foods Corporation, and Department of Homeland Security. Prior to founding HCI in 2005, Dr. Woody served as a management and human resources consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Consult...
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