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Jim Collins, Author, Good to Great, Built to Last, Great by Choice and How the Mighty Fall, is a student and teacher with 30+ years of research on what makes great companies tick, Jim Collins understands what the best-performing leaders have in common: they imagine their company as a work in progress with unlimited potential ahead.
During this interactive session (for virtual and in-person attendees), Jim will expose his most coveted ideas, and facilitate small group breakouts for a unique opportunity to address, challenge and refine your ideas with other CEO and senior executives.
All times Mountain Standard
Jim will share the most critical insights from 30-plus years of research into what makes some companies—and some leadership teams—truly outperform others over the long haul. In this session, crafted by Jim exclusively for this event, he’ll weave together the essential ideas from a lifetime of deep learning as a single, integrated program, fit together for today’s CEO and senior executives to form a roadmap worth following. You’ll hear directly from Jim about:
Among the many concepts Jim has developed over the years, none is more widely quoted, and more essential to the success of your business than “The Flywheel.” Part operating system, part business model, part leadership philosophy, it’s a blueprint to building the momentum that underlies all real, long-term growth and success in an organization, building strength on strength, action by action, year after year. Unfortunately, it is also among the most misunderstood and misused ideas in Jim’s work. To help you get it right:
To conclude the morning, you’ll work in collaboration with your CEO peers to develop a series of essential questions for Jim. If you were going to have dinner with him, what would you ask? What’s the most challenging problem facing your company today? Of the strategic issues your team is facing—what’s the hairiest, the most difficult one? This is your chance to go deep with Jim Collins and get his take on the most important, specific challenges of our time, to get his advice and perspective.
*Please note this session will only be available via livestream. Ticket purchase does not provide access to a video recording.
1:00 - 5:00 pm
We are in a period of rapid change. Customer needs, technologies, competitors and internal capabilities require companies to review and update their strategies for the new realities. In this workshop, strategy experts Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison will show you a systematic approach to strategic planning to help you refine or redefine your business strategy and approach including:
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.