Bob is a trusted CEO adviser, organizational psychologist, and bestselling author. He has long been on a mission to transform the world of business, one leader at a time. Bob founded Healthy Companies International thirty years ago with the singular goal of helping executives achieve their leadership potential. With support from a multiyear grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Bob and his colleagues began an in-depth study ofleadership. Since then, he has personally interviewed more than 500 CEOs—in fifty-fivecountries—in organizations as diverse as Ford, Motorola, Johnson & Johnson, Singapore Airlines, Brinks, Northrop Grumman, Toyota, Citigroup, PepsiCo, ING, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has become an adviser to many of these companies.
The Healthy Leader, Six Roots of Effective Leadership
In this popular keynote, Bob explores the six dimensions of a Healthy Leader: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, vocational and spiritual — and connects these dimensions to the forces of disruption we all face in today’s marketplace. Bob illustrates how our response to disruption can translate into our competitive advantage.
Leading Conscious Change, Accelerators and Hijackers
Most change efforts fail — and often these failures are driven by unconscious personal and organizational hijackers. In this interactive speech, Bob unveils the Why, What, and How of Leading Conscious Change. By leveraging accelerators and avoiding hijackers, participants are able to transform themselves and their organizations.
Grounded® & Conscious, The Power of Self Awareness
At a time when the world is disruptive, polarizing and accelerating, we need grounded and conscious leaders from all walks of life who can navigate into the future. Grounded is the foundation and conscious is the accelerator. Conscious, aware, awake people bring their best selves to the table, and challenge others to redefine what it means to be successful.
Conscious, The Power of Awareness in Business and Life
The cost of unaware people is too high to pay. Especially when the antidote, becoming more conscious, costs little but returns exponentially. Bob unveils four powerful lessons for how to put your conscious mind to work: Go Deep, Think Big, Get Real, and Step Up.
WANTED: Healthy Leaders
Great leaders are great people. It starts with who they are—their beliefs, their values, their aspirations, their commitment to a higher purpose—and making a difference in their organizations and in the world. This session will focus on the Healthy Leader model that will allow you to see yourself through six different prisms: Physical, Emotional, Intellectual, Social, Vocational, and Spiritual Health.
Have you ever wondered why we don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day at work? Especially when business success depends more than ever on the power of people and their passion for what they do. For some odd reason, we are uncomfortable with the word ‘love’ at work. Maybe it’s because we compartmentalize our lives, and would rather…
Everywhere I go these days, business is getting easier AND more complicated. We have access to more information, seemingly unlimited resources and opportunities to succeed. Yet there are more choices, competition comes from everywhere, and it’s tougher to focus and prioritize getting the work done. The world is simply getting more complex. Fortunately, our brains…
The war for talent, the growth of the gig economy, and the changing attitudes toward work have fundamentally altered the nature of work. Couple that with radical advances in technology and you have a workplace and workforce that must be transformed for the future. DEMOGRAPHIC SHIFTS – Changing attitudes across gender, ethnicity, and the five generations are requiring deeper mutual…
The smart, empowered customer is demanding better products, responsive solutions, and distinctive customer experiences. With unlimited devices and channels, organizations must ensure that all employees understand the customers’ changing needs and desires to ensure loyalty and retention. WHOLISTIC SOLUTIONS – Customers are hungry for suppliers who provide products and services that connect to the whole person, sense their struggles, and create…
With increasing complexity, pressure for relevance, and competition for talent, organizations must accelerate learning and unlock the full potential of the workforce. This will require scalable leadership development for people at all levels of the organization. What do our organizations require to accelerate scalable learning? LEARNING AGILITY – The ability to adapt quickly will be the next core universal competency….