Stand Out As a Natural Leader
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
12:00-12:30 pm CDT
What enables some talented people to rise to the top and live their full ambitions at work and in life, while others stop short? In 2007, Joanna Barsh led a team at McKinsey & Company to answer that very question. In the process, they uncovered what distinguishes leaders who are successful from those who achieve true greatness, developing an approach called Centered Leadership.
They drew on research from across the academic fields of leadership, organization behavior, neuroscience, evolutionary psychology and positive psychology. In addition, Barsh interviewed over 160 leaders from many fields – including business, government and the arts – and from many countries. The team learned that these leaders have mastered practices to find their balance in the midst of chaos and lead from their most resourceful selves, unleashing the potential of others.
Those early in their careers will learn how to use these skills to explore their passions and accelerate their professional development. Those forming families will be able to use them to reconcile work and life to get the most out of both. And those who have already achieved success will be able use these practices to reach their next leadership horizon.
No matter what stage you are currently at in your career, or what level of leadership you aspire to, this don’t-miss teleclass will equip you with the tools to unlock your own Centered Leader and achieve more positive impact at work and outside it.
Join the free teleclass on Tuesday, March 31st, at 12:00 pm CDT.
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Joanna Barsh is the director emeritus of the Leadership Development Program at McKinsey and Company. With over 30 years of experience in the consulting industry, Barsh has spoken at the Fortune Most Powerful Women events, Deutsche Bank’s Women on Wall Street and delivered keynotes and seminars at companies such as Google, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Novartis and Wal-Mart. Her groundbreaking research on women and leadership anchored The Wall Street Journal’s Women in the Economy Task Force. Her latest book, Centered Leadership: A Practical Field Guide for Leading with Positive Impact, Fulfillment, and Resilience, is based on in-depth video interviews with over 160 men and women leaders globally. The book’s personal stories and related insights reveal the magic that happens when the five elements of centered leadership—meaning, framing, connecting, engaging and energizing—are put to work. A strong advocate for women, Barsh has been a New York City Commissioner on Women’s Issues since 2002 and a trustee of Sesame Workshop (formerly known as the Children’s Television Workshop) since 1994. In addition, she is on the International Council of Women’s Business leadership’s subcommittee on leadership, which is piloting Centered Leadership in Brazil, the Philippines and Sweden.