Leading with an inﬁnite mindset to build a stronger, more innovative, and inspiring organization.
Striving to be remarkable, both as a leader and an organization, while the world accelerates.
A Conversation with Ambassador Susan E. Rice
Resiliency, Personal Alignment and Purpose: Showing up and making it work for you and your organization
Thriving in a Brave New World
As leaders we must shift our mindset from surviving to Thriving in this Brave New World. Join us as we engage with 4 of the world’s most sought after thought leaders, to stretch our thinking and plan for what lies ahead.
Great leaders create the time to continually build and enhance their capabilities and connections. On November 18th and 19th you’ll have the opportunity to connect, think, and grow with some of the world’s best. Take it!
In times of crisis, great leaders create opportunities to continually build and enhance their capabilities and connections. These same leaders engage their teams and take advantage of what they are learning, use it as an impetus to re-envision their businesses and break long-held paradigms to allow them to THRIVE in a Brave New World.
No one knows what the future holds. Yet one thing is certain: THRIVING In A Brave New World is at the forefront of every leader’s agenda.
The Annual PEO Leadership Conference is our marquee event of the year, it is known for its cutting edge leadership content and executive networking.
Join us to hear from today’s thought leaders on Competitiveness, Growth, Innovation, Strategy, Risk, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Geopolitics and a Holistic Approach to Leadership. Attendees will enjoy a balance of executive networking opportunities coupled with thought provoking presentations and an elevated virtual setting.
The conference will also consist of several activities, including:
- Thought Leadership Keynote Speakers
- Industry Round Tables
- Collaborative Networking Workshops
- Experiential Activities
- Interactive Virtual Setting
Simon SinekWorld Renowned Leadership Expert | Celebrated AuthorSimon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. His first TED Talk where he explored the concept of “Why” is the 2nd most watched TED Talk of all time!Read more
Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as ‘a visionary thinker with a rare intellect’, Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people, with a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home every day feeling inspired, safe, and fulfilled by their work.
Sinek may be best known for popularizing the concept of “Why” in his first TED Talk in 2009. It rose to become the second most watched TED Talk of all time, and remains in the top 5 today with nearly 50 million views.
His interview on millennials in the workplace broke the internet in 2016, garnering over 80 million views in a week. It has now been viewed hundreds of millions of times, leading to Sinek being YouTube’s 5th most searched term in 2017.
An acclaimed author, Sinek has written 5 books, including the global bestseller, Start With Why; and the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers Leaders Eat Last and Together is Better. He is also the author of Find Your Why: A Practical Guide to Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team, and his most recent book, The Infinite Game, also a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Seth GodinMarketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Expert | Insightful AuthorSeth Godin is an internationally recognized speaker, popular blogger, and global thought leader in innovative business ideas and marketing strategy.Read more
Seth Godin is an internationally recognized speaker, popular blogger, and global thought leader in innovative business ideas and marketing strategy. Named one of the Top 21 Speakers For the 21st Century by Successful Meetings magazine, Godin draws on his bestselling books and years as a marketing pioneer to motivate and inspire countless people around the world.
Godin is the author of 19 books, including Linchpin, Tribes, What to Do When It’s Your Turn, and his most recent, This is Marketing. His books are all global bestsellers and have been translated into more than 35 languages. Godin writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and, most of all, changing everything.
In addition, Godin writes one of the most popular blogs in the world and is also the founder of both Yoyodyne and Squidoo. In 2013, he was one of just three professionals inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, and in May 2018, he was inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame as well.
Amb. Susan E. RiceUnited States National Security Advisor (2013-2017), U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2009-2013)Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as President Obama’s National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2009-2017.Read more
Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as President Obama’s National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2009-2017. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.
Rice is currently a Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at American University’s School of International Service and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She is also a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and serves on the board of Netflix.
Previously, Rice served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, and Director for International Organizations and Peacekeeping at the National Security Council under President Clinton from 1993-2001.
Ambassador Rice received her master’s degree and Ph.D. in international relations from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and her B.A. with honors in history from Stanford University. A native of Washington, DC, Ambassador Rice is married to Ian Cameron, and they have two children.
Robyne Hanley-DafoeResiliency & Workplace Wellness Expert | Award-Winning InstructorA multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness in the workplace.Read more
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe is a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness in the workplace. Described as transformational, engaging, and thought-provoking, Hanley-Dafoe’s keynotes provide practical strategies, grounded in global research and case studies, that help foster resiliency within ourselves and others.
As the senior educational developer for the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Trent University, Hanley-Dafoe focuses on providing professional development for the teaching community and cultivating student engagement. She is committed to finding innovative solutions for creating positive learning relationships and environments for both students and teachers. Hanley-Dafoe has also been a psychology instructor and researcher at Trent for more than 13 years.
Hanley-Dafoe’s work is inspired by her interest in resiliency and wellness including the intersections of stress, optimal challenge, navigating change, goal-setting, and personal alignment.
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