8 Great Speakers Who Understand the Changing Role of Leadership

The role of a Leader in our fast-paced world is changing faster than ever before. Clients are asking us for Speakers who can show their Leaders how to engage, inspire, and develop their employees. Here are 8 great speakers who understand the changing role of leadership.

Mike Abrashoff | Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author of It’s Your Ship

Mike Abrashoff‘s inspiring speeches challenge people to re-imagine their own leadership thinking and instill a renewed responsibility for results and success. At the age of 36, the Navy selected Abrashoff to become Commander of USS Benfold, at the time the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific Fleet. The immediate challenges that faced him on this under performing Naval war ship were staggering: exceptionally low morale, high turnover and unacceptably low performance evaluations. Few thought that this ship could improve. In many ways, the USS Benfold was actually an extreme example of the same problems facing many organizations today.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Mike-Abrashoff

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Author and Speaker on Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Psychology

Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning author of the #1 best selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of TalentSmart, a consultancy that serves more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies and is the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training. His bestselling books have been translated into 25 languages and are available in more than 150 countries.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Dr.-Travis-Bradberry

Chester Elton | #1 Bestselling Business Author & Expert on Organizational Culture

One of today’s most influential voices in workplace trends, Chester Elton has spent two decades helping clients engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values. In his provocative, inspiring and always entertaining talks, #1 bestselling leadership author Chester Elton provides real solutions to leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation, and lead a multi-generational workforce. Elton’s work is supported by research with more than 850,000 working adults, revealing the proven secrets behind high-performance cultures and teams.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Chester-Elton

Libby Gill – Leadership and Employee Engagement Speaker, Brand Strategist and Author

Libby Gill knows change. She grew up on two continents and went to eight different schools before putting herself through college waiting tables. She started her first job in entertainment only to go through three mergers in five years, where she went from assistant in a small production company to vice president of publicity, advertising and promotion for Sony’s worldwide television group.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Libby-Gill

Patrick Lencioni -|Management Consultant and Speaker on Organizational Health

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement. Lencioni’s passion for organizations and teams is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting. He is the author of eleven best-selling books with over five million copies sold.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Patrick-Lencioni

Dr. Brené Brown | Professor and Author on Communication and Leadership

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of four #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, and Braving the Wilderness. Her new book, Dare to Lead: Bold Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts., is released on October 2018.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Dr.-Brene-Brown

David Horsager -|Author, Global Trust Expert, and Speaker on Leadership, Customer Service, Innovation and Sales

David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE is the CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute, national bestselling author of The Trust Edge, inventor of the Enterprise Trust Index™, and director of one of the nation’s foremost trust studies: The Trust Outlook™.  David is a leading authority on leadershipcustomer serviceinnovation and sales.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/David-Horsager

Liz Wiseman | Leadership Speaker & Bestselling Author

Liz Wiseman is the President of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. At The Wiseman Group, she advises senior executives and is a keynote speakeron leadership and business strategy for executive teams worldwide. Her recent clients include: Apple, Salesforce.com, GAP, Inc., Symantec, SAP and Microsoft.

Video: https://thesweeneyagency.com/speakers/Liz-Wiseman

To Learn more about these speakers contact [email protected]

Derek Sweeney is the Director of Speaker Ideas at The Sweeney Agency. www.thesweeneyagency.com. For 15 years Derek has been helping clients find the right Speakers for their events. Derek can be reached at 1-866-727-7555 or [email protected]

 

 

 

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