A transformative, groundbreaking One-Day Business Summit that will gather business leaders, business executives, business owners, educators, social entrepreneurs, the curious, and everyone interested in making businesses work better -- to discover the new leadership tools, ideas and systems that can truly transform, business, society, and self. The summit features 20+ speakers from some of the worlds leading thinkers from Google, McKinsey, Time Warner, New York Times, ABC News, New York University, KRW International and NBBJ.

*Lunch & Cocktail Reception included.
why attend
The way we're working isn't working. In a volatile, uncertain, chaotic and ambiguous (VUCA) world, increasing numbers of people are feeling exhausted, overwhelmed and disengaged.
We need new mindsets, new systems, and new skills for leading and living in this era.

This groundbreaking Summit signals a new transformative journey for leaders and teams. You will discover new models of leadership, unique and engaging marketing skills, personal development skills, and systems that awaken the best in people and organizations.

Join us, and learn what visionary organizations are doing to create thriving workplaces where people are less stressed, happier, innovative, and more productive.

8:00am - 9:00am
9:00am - 9:10am

Opening Remarks

9:10am - 10:00am

Anand Giridharadas, Author & New York Times Columnist

The Power of Storytelling - Reconciliation of a Flourishing and Wilting Society
10:00am - 11:00am

Panel: Evolutionary Leadership

Leading from the Inside Out

David Gelles, Author & New York Times Reporter
Manish Chopra, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Michelle Lopes Maldonado, Assistant Vice President, American Public University
Yael L. Shy, Director, New York University Global Spiritual Life Center

11:00am - 11:15am
11:15am - 12:00pm

Miko Branch, CEO Miss Jessie's in conversation with Mark Hurst, Founder & CEO of Creative Good

A Tale of Grace, Grit, Resilience and Entrepreneurship
12:00pm - 12:30pm

Dr. David Bach, Founder and President of The Platypus Institute

Elite Performance - Rewiring Your Brain and Body for Peak Performance and Happiness
12:30pm - 1:30pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Fred Kiel, CEO KRW International

Return on Character - The Real Reasons Leaders and Their Companies Win
2:30pm - 3:15pm

Panel: A Conversation on Diversity + Identity

Beyond Race and Gender

Lisa Quiroz, President Time Warner Foundation & SVP of Time Warner, Inc.
Bonita Stewart, Vice President of Americas, Google
Michelle Gadsden Williams, Former Managing Director, Credit Suisse
Hakeem Rahim, CEO of Live Breathe, LLC

3:15pm - 3:30pm
3:30pm - 4:00pm

Panel: Doing Well and Doing Good

Social Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in the World

Adarsh Alphons, Founder & CEO, ProjectArt
Kate Otto, Founder & Executive Director, Everyday Ambassador
Jeffrey Ervine, Founder, Bridg-iT
Rita Ewing, CEO, Massage Envy Clinic

4:00pm - 4:50pm

Tim Leberecht, Author and former CMO NBBJ

Beauty, Business & Love
4:50pm - 5:00pm
Closing Exercise
5:00pm - 5:30pm
Cocktail Reception & Connection