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A Chief Executive Exclusive Event

Winning in 2021—And Beyond

Featuring Ram Charan and David Cote

Join two of the most influential business thinkers of the last 25 years for a candid conversation about the essential leadership craft of building lasting value, no matter the economy: What works, what doesn't—and why.

Pursuing short- and long-term results at the same time is the toughest trick in business—and a major crisis doesn’t help. But David Cote—our Chief Executive of the Year in 2013—succeeded in doing just that, growing troubled Honeywell’s market cap from $20 billion to $120 billion during his tenure, despite the financial crisis of 2008 that spawned the Great Recession.

Join David Cote and Ram Charan, the most in-demand CEO coach in the world, as they dig into strategies and tactics outlined in David Cote’s new book, Winning Now, Winning Later: How Companies Can Succeed in the Short Term While Investing for the Long Term.

It’s a unique, interactive masterclass in building long- and short-term results at the same time by:

Featuring an exclusive, extended Q&A session for real, actionable advice you can use immediately.


Ram Charan is a world-renowned business advisor, author and speaker who has spent the past 35 years working with many top companies, CEOs and boards. Ram has authored over 25 books since 1998 that have sold over 2 million copies in more than a dozen languages. Three of his books were Wall Street Journal bestsellers, including Execution, which he coauthored with former Honeywell CEO Larry Bossidy in 2002, which spent more than 150 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. He also has written for publications including Harvard Business Review, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time, Chief Executive and USA TODAY.


David M. Cote is Executive Chairman of Vertiv Holdings Co, a global data center products and services provider. Previously, as CEO of the industrial giant Honeywell, he grew the company’s market capitalization from around $20 billion to nearly $120 billion, delivering returns of 800 percent and beating the S&P by nearly two and a half times. Fortune Magazine called his new book Winning Now, Winning Later: How Companies Can Succeed in the Short Term While Investing for the Long Term. “One of the best guides ever on how to lead a company…the War and Peace of books on corporate leadership.”


Opt-in to receive a digital or print copy of Winning Now, Winning Later when filling out your registration form.

Join your peers and bring your whole leadership team for this year-end special strategy session. This is THE session for CEOs, CFOs, directors and leadership teams looking to thrive in the year—and years—ahead.

Choose your ticket type

Ticket purchase provides on-demand access to the event recording until January 22, 2021.


Single pass
$ 195

Small Group

For teams up to 5
$ 895

Large Group

For teams up to 10
$ 1495



Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions.


Please call Rachael Gaffney at 651-283-9137 for immediate assistance.


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Strategic Planning Workshop

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:

  1. Lack of systematic approach (70%)
  2. Laundry lists without prioritization (68%)
  3. Decisions based on personalities rather than facts and information (65%)


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.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

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Women in Leadership Seminar and Peer Discussion

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.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $495 will be added to your total.

Golf Outing

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.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $295 will be added to your total.