Travel & Venue
Sunday, October 28, 2012
KEYNOTE: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM SOME OF THE WORLDS TOUGHEST MARATHONS (PD)
Successful endurance athletes and managers exhibit the same characteristics to thrive. They manage change by taking calculated risks and gradually expanding their comfort zones. This is how a miler becomes a marathoner and an individual contributor becomes a successful manager. They must incorporate change, manage risk, and motivate people to go up hill at a time when they want to quit. Preparing for and completing a marathon is the perfect backdrop for examining the problems and challenges faced by today’s business leaders.