L2L Live Events: Chick-fil-a Leadercast

Leadercast Media Pass

May 4, 2012 | Atlanta, GA USA | Chick-fil-a Leadercast

I am sitting here live at the Chick-fil-a Leadercast 2012 privileged to be able to hear and witness world-class speakers on the subject of leadership. The talent line up is superb! Here are some highlights if you missed this year’s event…

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Andy Stanley | Best-Selling Leadership Author & Communicator

Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley did a wonderful job asking and answering the question “What a great leader would do?”

Great insights include:
~ “Don’t choose anything that will make you a liar for life”
~ “Money Comes. Money goes. Your story stays with you forever.”
~ “Write a script for your life and tell a story that you will be proud to tell.”

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Urban Meyer | Head Football Coach for Ohio State University Buckeyes

Urban Meyer

Urban Meyer

Urban Meyer’s story about how he handled serious health issues in the height if his football coaching career and turned toward faith and family was very inspiring.

Great insights include:
“Living your priorities with faith and family at the forefront is never the wrong thing to do.”
~ “Keeping a healthy attitude is every bit as important as a healthy body.”

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 Tim Tebow | NFL quarterback, Heisman Trophy Winner & Best-Selling Author

Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow is the real deal! This young man is led first by his faith. His character and integrity toward serving others is as genuine as I have ever seen. Wonderful person. His foundation video made me cry.

Great insights include:
“Be someone who loves what you do”
~ “Are you passionate about what you do?”
~ “Are you willing to sacrifice for what you do?” 

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Angela Ahrendts | Chief Executive Officer, Burberry

Angela Ahrendts

Angela Ahrendts

Angela Ahrendts is truly a leader for the 21st Century! This savvy CEO took a 150-year old company and made it ultra-modern and newly hip for the tech-set built on Trust, Culture, Intuition, and Modern Values.

Great insights include:
“We are in the human business”
~ “We retain talent because we foster intuition and instincts.”
~ “We are a young old company” 

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Marcus Buckingham | Strength Strategist, Best-Selling Author and Researcher

Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham’s wit and charm is at full throttle as he brings his brilliance on leadership and competency models down to the human being level!

Great insights include:
“There is no perfect leadership profile.”
~ “Catch excellence and reflect it back.”
~ “What is your leadership edge?”
~ “Leadership is idiosyncratic.” 

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John Maxwell | Leadership Expert & Best-Selling Author

John Maxwell

John Maxwell

John Maxwell hits the nail on the head, once again! With fun and easy-to-digest examples of how to learn, grow, and develop as a leader, he makes it easy to get excited about personal growth and development.

Great insights include:
“Growth doesn’t just happen. You have to plan it.”
~ “The choices you make make you.”
~ “We must know ourselves to grow ourselves.”
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Soledad O’Brien | Anchor and Special Correspondent for CNN

Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O’Brien

Soledad O’Brien speaks compelling stories from her childhood and professional work doing documentaries surrounding leadership and justice.

Great insights include:
~ “True leadership happens in difficult conversations.”
~ “Leadership is about justice.”
~ “Leadership is about departing from the script as you know it.”
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Roland Fryer | Professor of Economics at Harvard

Roland Fryer

Roland Fryer

Roland Fryer cuts straight to the heart of what it takes to get the nation’s schools on track to educate our kids. His passion runs deep and flows out easily!

Great insights include:
~ “Education is the fundamental issue in civil rights.”
~ “We need to hold our leaders accountable for education.”
~ “We need to elevate the conversation toward solutions.” 

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Sheena Iyengar | Author of The Art of Choosing & World-Renowned Expert on Choice

Sheena Iyengar

Sheena Iyengar

Sheena Iyengar brought incredible insight and interest to the topic of “choice.” She spun the topic wonderfully into the topic of executive choice and better leadership.

Great insights include:
~ “Effective leaders empower those around them with choice”
~ “To much choice produces “What if?”
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Effective leaders see choices from the others’ eyes.”
~ “A leader is someone who can live with nothing and yet have everything.”

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Patrick Lencioni | Best-Selling Author & President of The Table Group

Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni entertained, stimulated, and provoked every one of us once again! His practical advice and stories on competitive advantage are timeless and always spot-on!

Great insights include:
~ “Organizational health requires “smart” and “healthy.”
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Good people rarely leave healthy organizations.”
~ “Healthy organizations simply make better decisions.”

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What a fantastic way to spend a day learning, growing and developing other leaders!

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  1. Tom – did the simulcast get recorded. I was in meetings all day but really wanted to hear what these fantastic leaders had to say! Thanks for any insight on a recording… Let me know if I can do anything for you! – Will Armstrong | peopledeveloper@gmail.com

  2. Tom – Do you know if there is a recording of the event I could get a hold of? I had wanted to attend the local simulcast in Maryland, but I was in meetings all day. Thanks for any info you have on getting archival access. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you! – Will Armstrong | peopledeveloper@gmail.com

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