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For there to be an authentic and inspired connection, we partner with individuals and companies who have open minds and curious hearts.
To prepare you for an enriching SPARK experience, please create the time and space to review the following tools.
Simon Sinek is an author best known for popularizing the concept of “the golden circle” and to “Start With Why“, described by TED as “a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why””.
Watch the following videos on “How great leaders inspire action” and “Why good leaders make you feel safe“. A few other great videos are “Why leaders eat last“, “Love your work“, and “Restoring The Human in Humanity”.
Jeff Weiner is an American businessman. He is the chief executive officer (CEO) of LinkedIn, a business-related social networking website.
Watch the following videos with Jeff on The Art of Conscious Leadership at Wisdom 2.0 Conference and with Oprah on Super Soul Sunday sharing Five Keys to Happiness and The Most Important Lesson He Learned as CEO.
Daniel Pink is the author of five provocative books — including three long-running New York Times bestsellers, A Whole New Mind, Drive, and To Sell is Human. Dan’s books have been translated into 34 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.
Watch his video on “The puzzle of motivation”.
Shawn Achor is an American educator, author, and speaker known for his advocacy of positive psychology. He is best known for his research reversing the formula of success leading to happiness—his research shows that happiness in fact leads to success in his book The Happiness Advantage. Achor spent 12 years studying what makes people happy at Harvard University.
Watch his video on “The happy secret to better work“.
Brené Brown is an American scholar, author, and public speaker, who is currently a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Over the last twelve years she has been involved in research on topics ranging from vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. She is the author of two #1 New York Times Bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection (2010) and Daring Greatly (2012). She and her work have been featured on PBS, NPR, TED, and CNN.
ARTICLES, WHITE PAPERS AND MORE VIDEOS
INC.: How a Sense of Purpose Boosts Engagement by Adam Vaccaro
HBR: From the Knowledge Economy to the Human Economy by Dov Seidman
HBR: Make Your Values Mean Something by Patrick M. Lencioni
INC.: How to Bring Your Values to Life by Lee Colan
HBR: The Authenticity Paradox by Herminia Ibarra
FORBES: Do You Know Your Why? 4 Questions to Find Your Purpose by Margie Warrell
FORBES: New Metrics for a New Reality by Dov Seidman
HBR: Can You Really Power An Organization With Love – Duncan Coombe
HBR: Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better – Sigal Barsade and Olivia A. O’Neill
Leadership Profile Circle Reflection Card Year End Reflection Card 2016 New Year Intentions 2017