Bob is a trusted CEO adviser, organizational psychologist, and bestselling author. He has long been on a mission to transform the world of business, one leader at a time. Bob founded Healthy Companies International thirty years ago with the singular goal of helping executives achieve their leadership potential. With support from a multiyear grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Bob and his colleagues began an in-depth study of leadership. Since then, he has personally interviewed more than 500 CEOs—in fifty-five countries—in organizations as diverse as Ford, Motorola, Johnson & Johnson, Singapore Airlines, Brinks, Northrop Grumman, Toyota, Citigroup, PepsiCo, ING, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has become an adviser to many of these companies.
The Grounded Leader, Six Roots of Effective Leadership
In this popular keynote, Bob explores the six dimensions of a Healthy Leader: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, vocational and spiritual — and connects these dimensions to the forces of disruption we all face in today’s marketplace. Bob illustrates how our response to disruption can translate into our competitive advantage.
Leading Conscious Change, Accelerators and Hijackers
Most change efforts fail — and often these failures are driven by unconscious personal and organizational hijackers. In this interactive speech, Bob unveils the Why, What, and How of Leading Conscious Change. By leveraging accelerators and avoiding hijackers, participants are able to transform themselves and their organizations.
Grounded® & Conscious, Thriving in a Disruptive World
At a time when the world is disruptive, polarizing and accelerating, we need grounded and conscious leaders from all walks of life who can navigate into the future. Grounded is the foundation and conscious is the accelerator. Conscious, aware, awake people bring their best selves to the table, and challenge others to redefine what it means to be successful.
Conscious, The Power of Awareness in Business and Life
The cost of unaware people is too high to pay. Especially when the antidote, becoming more conscious, costs little but returns exponentially. Bob unveils four powerful lessons for how to put your conscious mind to work: Go Deep, Think Big, Get Real, and Step Up.
WANTED: Transformational Leaders
Great leaders are great people. It starts with who they are—their beliefs, their values, their aspirations, their commitment to a higher purpose—and making a difference in their organizations and in the world. This session will focus on the Grounded Leader Model that will allow you to see yourself through six different prisms: Physical, Emotional, Intellectual, Social, Vocational, and Spiritual Health.