Global Leadership Summit: My Personal Leadership Development Recharge

Global Leadership Summit personal leadership developmentNothing recharges my personal leadership “batteries” like the Global Leadership Summit, founded by Bill Hybels, lead pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicagoland.

I’ve attended the Global Leadership Summit for 13 years at one of the first live videocast locations – Kentwood Community Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where I served on the pastoral staff for 10 years.

2011 Global Leadership Summit Speakers

The 2011 Global Leadership Summit happens this Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, and features some of the top leaders in the business, education, government, and compassion arenas who will share their real-life strategies for personal and organizational turnaround, including:

  • Rev. Bill Hybels – pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago
  • Howard Schultz – ceo of Starbucks
  • Len Schlesinger -president of Babson College and former ceo of Limited Brands, Inc.
  • Cory Booker – mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • Seth Godin – marketing expert, best-selling author, and Squidoo founder
  • Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil – speaker, leadership development consultant and author
  • Dr. Henry Cloud – clinical psychologist, leadership consultant, and author
  • Michelle Rhee – education innovator and former chancellor of of DC Public Schools in Washington, DC
  • Rev. Erwin McManus – film maker, innovator, and chief architect of Mosaic in Los Angeles
  • Steven Furtick – lead pastor of Elevation in Charlotte, NC
  • John Dickson – director of Centre for Public Christianity, Sydney, Australia
  • Mama Maggie Gobran, founder of Stephens Children Ministry in Cairo, Egypt, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee

One of my personal themes this year is “innovation,” and I’m looking forward to hearing what these speakers have to say about how I can innovate to create the personal and organizational change I desire for my life and work.

I’ll be sure to share with you what I learn here at Life Compass.

Are you attending the Global Leadership Summit this year?  If so, how are you hoping that it will impact you?

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