2017 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast: Net Proceeds Donated to JA Nova Scotia
2017 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast Topics and Speakers
Great leaders build great teams. That’s the theme behind the eighth annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast. This year’s speaker lineup is well-versed in the essential characteristics of outstanding teams and the role leadership plays in helping them succeed.
Leadership Consultant, Speaker, and Best-Selling Author
Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity, and employee engagement. Prior to founding his firm, he worked as a corporate executive for Sybase, Oracle, and Bain & Company.
Lencioni is also the author of 11 best-selling business books. In fact, his book “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” remains a fixture on national best-seller lists. His most recent book is “The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues.”
Named in Fortune magazine as one of the ‘ten new gurus you should know,’ Pat and his work have been featured in USA TODAY, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Harvard Business Review, to name a few.
The Ideal Team Player
In this presentation, Lencioni turns his attention to the individual team member to explore the three indispensable virtues that make some people better team players than others—humility, hunger, and people smarts. Whether you’re a leader striving to create a culture of collaboration, an HR professional recruiting team players, or an employee who wants to be a more valuable team member, this talk will provide insights that help you change your organization and career.
Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Coach and FOX NFL Sunday Analyst
Jimmy Johnson, the architect of the Dallas Cowboys' consecutive victories in Super Bowls XXVII and XXVIII, former Miami Dolphins coach, and current member of FOX's NFL Sunday team, is a proven leader and motivator.
Johnson served as the Cowboys' head coach from 1989 to March 1994 where he became one of only five head coaches in NFL history to lead a team to back-to-back Super Bowl wins. In three of his final four years with the Cowboys, he was named NFL Coach of the Year.
An Arkansas alumnus, Johnson's coaching career began as the defensive line coach at Louisiana Tech in 1965. He later coached at Wichita State, Iowa State, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Pittsburgh, and Oklahoma State University.
Teams That Win: Fundamentals for Success
During his presentation, Johnson will draw from the lessons he’s learned throughout his legendary coaching career. He’ll offer insight into why building a winning team starts with leadership, and how to bring the best out of every member of an organization through encouragement and respect.
World Champion Adventure Racer, CNN Hero, and Firefighter
The founder of World Class Teams, Robyn Benincasa is a world champion adventure racer, a CNN Hero, former corporate sales expert, and a full-time firefighter who advises organizations on building World Class Teams of their own.
With a background in marketing, she was previously in corporate sales with Baxter and Allergan. Today she is a World Champion Eco-Challenge Adventure Racer, Founder of the Project Athena Foundation (Survivors to Athletes!), three time Guinness World Record Distance Paddler, and proud owner of two metal bionic hips. Robyn definitely knows a thing or two about creating Human Synergy - "that magic that allows groups of ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things together."
Building World Class Teams: The 8 Essential Elements of Human Synergy
During this presentation, Benincasa will take you on a fast-paced, multimedia adventure which visually and viscerally imparts the attitude and mindset that allows groups of ordinary people to accomplish truly extraordinary feats together. Leaders will be inspired to raise their team to the next level (against all odds) through 8 simple and easily applied skills that allow them to create human synergy with all of the teammates in their lives.
In Partnership with Collins Barrow:
April 12th, 2017 - Brightwoood Golf and Country Club
9:00-1:00 - Includes Lunch
Fee Per Person $50
Net Proceeds Donated to Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia
Note: For Human Resources Professionals this event is certified for 3 Hours of general credits.