And the 13th? Great leadership is essential.
Too many organizations equate middle management with bloated bureaucracy. But the blame for saddling managers with bureaucratic tasks rests squarely with senior leaders—and it’s up to them to fix it.
CEOs need to develop an approach that reflects their organization’s mission, supports excellence and productivity, and promotes positive employee relations.
Far from the treacherous politics of ESG, a look at how boards and management teams are reckoning with the operational uncertainty—and potential opportunities—of a warming world.
CEOs need to connect individual roles to the larger purpose and set specific and measurable goals aligned with that purpose.
Companies that strive to grow and flourish in today’s rapidly changing, global, tech-enabled business environment require a new business leadership approach, one that is adaptable and evolves through stages of growth, maturity and renewal.
Leaders can better drive performance by focusing on why and how work takes place, rather than where it happens.
1:00 - 5:00 pm
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.
2:00 - 5:00 pm
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.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
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.