Having a long track record can certainly be a positive for a company, but legacy can also be an obstacle if the company isn’t nimble enough to change. Here’s how one CEO did it right.
Robert Rosenberg, who ran Dunkin’ Donuts for 35 years, recommends humility for today’s leaders, having learned about his own hubris the hard way.
The Whole Foods’ CEO explains why company leaders need to keep a higher purpose top of mind in order to let capitalism reach its full potential.
The CEO of Whole Foods talks about becoming a “conscious leader” and why leaders need to think long-term, beyond Covid, and double down on their values.
The CEO is focused on creating a more inclusive culture and providing mobility options for minority employees so they don’t jump ship. He’s also hoping to inspire his peers to do likewise.
The 167-year-old company was already on a cultural journey leading up to its April spinoff, but recent racial unrest inspired Marks to take some bold steps toward measurable equity.
During the Great Recession, the activist investor lodged a coup at Clorox to put the company in play—but then-CEO Don Knauss kept control by keeping his board close.
Corporate leaders continue to speak out on the issue of racial injustice, but not all have backed up those statements with investments in broad diversity
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Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
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Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
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General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.