ಜಾಗತಿಕ ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ ಶೃಂಗಸಭೆಯು ತಾಜಾ ಆಲೋಚನೆಗಳುಳ್ಳ, ಕಾರ್ಯಸಾಧ್ಯ ಪರಿಕಲ್ಪನೆಗಳುಳ್ಳ, ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ ತತ್ವಗಳುಳ್ಳ ಮತ್ತು ಹೃತ್ಪೂರ್ವಕ ಸ್ಫೂರ್ತಿಯಾಗಿದೆ.
2. ನಿಮ್ಮ ನಾಯಕತ್ವದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿಮ್ಮನ್ನು ಸಜ್ಜುಗೊಳಿಸಲು ಮತ್ತು ಪ್ರೇರೇಪಿಸಲು ಸಿದ್ಧವಾಗಿರುವ ವಿಶ್ವ-ದರ್ಜೆಯ ಬೋಧಕವರ್ಗವು ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ ಒಳನೋಟದ ಸಂಪತ್ತನ್ನು ಪ್ರವೇಶಿಸಲು ಇದು ನಿಮ್ಮ ಅವಕಾಶವಾಗಿದೆ - ನೀವು ಎಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಭಾವವನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿದ್ದರೂ ಪರವಾಗಿಲ್ಲ.
ಮತ್ತು ಇನ್ನೂ ಅನೇಕ ವಿಷಯಗಳು
ಉಚಿತ ಮಾಸಿಕ ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ ಅಧಿವೇಶನವನ್ನು ನೀವು ಮತ್ತು ನಿಮ್ಮ ತಂಡವು ವೀಕ್ಷಿಸಿ ಮತ್ತು ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ ಹತೋಟಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಬೆಳೆಯಿರಿ
ಡಾ. ಫ್ರಾನ್ಸೆಸ್ಕಾ ಜಿನೋ ಅವರು ಹಾರ್ವರ್ಡ್ ಬ್ಯುಸಿನೆಸ್ ಸ್ಕೂಲ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಮಾಲೋಚನೆ, ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆಗಳ ಘಟಕದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ, ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಉತ್ಪಾದಕ, ಸೃಜನಶೀಲ ಮತ್ತು ಪೂರೈಸುವ ಜೀವನವನ್ನು ಹೇಗೆ ಹೊಂದುವುದು ಎಂಬುದರ ಕುರಿತು ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ-ವಿಜೇತ ಸಂಶೋಧನೆ ಮತ್ತು ಬೋಧನೆಗಾಗಿ ಗುರುತಿಸಲ್ಪಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಡಾ. ಜಿನೋ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಗಳ ಮನೋವಿಜ್ಞಾನದಲ್ಲಿ ವೈವಿಧ್ಯಮಯ ಪರಿಣತಿಯನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ಅವಳು ಬೇಡಿಕೆಯ ಸಲಹೆಗಾರ್ತಿ ಮತ್ತು ಸ್ಪೀಕರ್ ಆಗಿದ್ದಾಳೆ-ಅವಳ ಕೆಲವು ಗ್ರಾಹಕರು ಡಿಸ್ನಿ, ಗೋಲ್ಡ್ಮನ್ ಸ್ಯಾಚ್ಸ್, ಹನಿವೆಲ್, ನೊವಾರ್ಟಿಸ್, ಪಿ & ಜಿ, ಮತ್ತು ಯುಎಸ್ ಮಿಲಿಟರಿಗಳು ಸೇರಿವೆ. ಡಾ. ಜಿನೋ ಅವರ ಸಂಶೋಧನೆಯು ದಿ ವಾಲ್ಸ್ಟ್ರೀಟ್ ಜರ್ನಲ್, ದಿ ಎಕನಾಮಿಸ್ಟ್, ಹಾರ್ವರ್ಡ್ ಬ್ಯುಸಿನೆಸ್ ರಿವ್ಯೂ, ಫೈನಾನ್ಷಿಯಲ್ ಟೈಮ್ಸ್, ದಿ ನ್ಯೂಯಾರ್ಕ್ ಟೈಮ್ಸ್, ನ್ಯೂಸ್ವೀಕ್, ನ್ಯಾಷನಲ್ ಪಬ್ಲಿಕ್ ರೇಡಿಯೋ, ಸೈಂಟಿಫಿಕ್ ಅಮೇರಿಕನ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸೈಕಾಲಜಿ ಟುಡೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾಣಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದೆ. 40 ವರ್ಷದೊಳಗಿನ ವಿಶ್ವದ ಟಾಪ್ 40 ಬಿಸಿನೆಸ್ ಪ್ರೊಫೆಸರ್ಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಒಬ್ಬರಾಗಿ ಮತ್ತು ವಿಶ್ವದ 50 ಅತ್ಯಂತ ಪ್ರಭಾವಿ ಮ್ಯಾನೇಜ್ಮೆಂಟ್ ಚಿಂತಕರಲ್ಲಿ ಒಬ್ಬರಾಗಿ ಗೌರವಿಸಲ್ಪಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಡಾ. ಜಿನೋ ಅವರ ಇತ್ತೀಚಿನ ಪುಸ್ತಕ, ರೆಬೆಲ್ ಟ್ಯಾಲೆಂಟ್ನಲ್ಲಿ, ಕೆಲಸದಲ್ಲಿ ಮತ್ತು ಜೀವನದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿಯಮಗಳನ್ನು ಮುರಿಯಲು ಏಕೆ ಪಾವತಿಸಬೇಕು ಎಂಬುದರ ಹಿಂದೆ ಅವರು ತಮ್ಮ ಸಂಶೋಧನೆಯನ್ನು ಹಂಚಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ರಿಚ್ ವಿಲ್ಕರ್ಸನ್ ಜೂನಿಯರ್ ಒಬ್ಬ ಕ್ರಿಯಾತ್ಮಕ ಸಂವಹನಕಾರ ಮತ್ತು ಯುವ ವಯಸ್ಕರನ್ನು ಪ್ರೋತ್ಸಾಹಿಸಲು ಮತ್ತು ಪ್ರೇರೇಪಿಸುವ ಉತ್ಸಾಹವನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಲೇಖಕ. ನಾಲ್ಕು ತಲೆಮಾರುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಚರ್ಚ್ ಆರಂಬಿಸುತ್ತಾ ಮತ್ತು ನಾಯಕರಲ್ಲಿ ಜನಿಸಿದ ವಿಲ್ಕರ್ಸನ್ "ದಿ ರೆಂಡೆಜ್ವಸ್" ಎಂಬ ಯುವ ವಯಸ್ಕರ ಸೇವೆಯನ್ನು ಪ್ರಾರಂಭಿಸಿದರು. 2010 ರಲ್ಲಿ, ಈ ಸೇವೆಯು ವೌಸ್ ನಾಯಕತ್ವ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ ಮತ್ತು ನಂತರ 2015 ರಲ್ಲಿ ವೌಸ್ ಚರ್ಚ್ ಅನ್ನು ರೂಪಿಸಲು ಬೆಳೆಯಿತು, ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರು ಪ್ರಮುಖ ಸಭಾಪಾಲಕರಾಗಿ ಸೇವೆ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅವರ ನಾಯಕತ್ವದ ಮೂಲಕ, ವೌಸ್ ಚರ್ಚ್ ಫ್ಲೋರಿಡಾದ ಮಿಯಾಮಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ತನ್ನ ರೋಮಾಂಚಕ ನಗರದ ವಿಶಿಷ್ಟ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಯನ್ನು ಆಚರಿಸುವ ನಂಬಿಕೆ, ಸೃಜನಶೀಲತೆ ಮತ್ತು ವೈವಿಧ್ಯತೆಯ ವೇಗವರ್ಧಕವಾಗಿ ಹೆಸರುವಾಸಿಯಾಗಿದೆ. ಪ್ರತಿ ಬೇಸಿಗೆಯಲ್ಲಿ, ಅವರು ಮತ್ತು ಅವರ ಪತ್ನಿ ಮತ್ತು ಸಹ-ಸಂಸ್ಥಾಪಕ ಡಾನ್ಚೆರೆ ವಾರ್ಷಿಕ ವೌಸ್ ನಾಯಕತ್ವ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾವಿರಾರು ಯುವ ವಯಸ್ಕರಿಗೆ ಆತಿಥ್ಯ ನೀಡುವುದನ್ನು ಮುಂದುವರಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. ವಿಲ್ಕರ್ಸನ್ ಜೂನಿಯರ್ ಕೂಡ ಎರಡು ಪುಸ್ತಕಗಳ ಲೇಖಕರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ, ಸ್ಯಾಂಡ್ಕ್ಯಾಸಲ್ ಕಿಂಗ್ಸ್: ಆಧ್ಯಾತ್ಮಿಕವಾಗಿ ದಿವಾಳಿಯಾದ ಜಗತ್ತಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಯೇಸುವನ್ನು ಭೇಟಿಯಾಗುವುದು, ಪಾಪಿಯ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತ: ಏಕೆ ಯೇಸು ಪರಿಪೂರ್ಣತೆಗಿಂತ ಸಂಬಂಧದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಕಾಳಜಿ ವಹಿಸುತ್ತಾನೆ.
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Shola Richards is a best-selling author and sought-after workplace civility expert whose work has been featured on the Today Show, CBS, Forbes, Black Enterprise and numerous additional publications around the world. Recognized as an authority on workplace happiness and engagement, Richards’ articles and wildly popular “Positivity Solution” series have reached readers in over 160 countries. He is the Founder and CEO of Go Together Global, having shared his transformative message with leading healthcare organizations, top universities, Silicon Valley, the motion picture industry and on the TEDx stage; his greatest honor being the keynote speaker for the Department of Homeland Security three days before the 15th Anniversary of 9/11. A self-professed “kindness extremist”, Richards equips and inspires leaders to put positivity, strong energy, massive bravery, tremendous dedication and relentless humanity in the workforce to create collaborative, safe and healthy work environments where people thrive. Richards is a best-selling author whose research is featured in his books, Making Work Work and Go Together.
Recognized as one of the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine and one of the Foreign Policy’s top global thinkers, Malcolm Gladwell is a world-renowned, five-time best-selling author and sought-after thought leader delivering expertise and practical application on management, innovation, history and leadership. Through his writing and speaking, Gladwell takes you on an intellectual adventure and challenges your assumptions. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996 and has been honored by the American Psychological Society and the American Sociological Society. He was also previously a reporter for The Washington Post. As host of the popular podcast, Revisionist History, Gladwell re-examines an overlooked or misunderstood aspect of past events. Gladwell is the author of five New York Times best-selling titles including The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants. Gladwell’s latest book, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go wrong.
Rich Wilkerson Jr. is a dynamic communicator and author with a passion to encourage and inspire young adults. Born into four generations of church planters and leaders, Wilkerson started a young adults ministry called “The Rendezvous.” In 2010, this ministry grew to form both the VOUS Leadership Conference and later in 2015, VOUS Church where he serves as a lead pastor. Through his leadership, VOUS Church has become known as a catalyst of faith, creativity and diversity celebrating the unique culture of its vibrant city in Miami, Florida. Each Summer, he and his wife and co-founder, DawnCheré continue to host thousands of young adults at the annual VOUS Leadership Conference. Wilkerson Jr. is also the author of two books, Sandcastle Kings: Meeting Jesus in a Spiritually Bankrupt World and Friend of Sinners: Why Jesus Cares More About Relationship Than Perfection.