Investments in leadership will pay dividends the U.S. military can't imagine today, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said during a recent interview.
Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey spoke at length about leadership, and said he is still learning about the subject.
Geoff Lorigan was invited to be a keynote speaker at the World Leadership Congress, held in Mumbai, India on the 14th February 2015.
He was also presented with a Business Excellence Leadership Award at the Congress and was very humbled by being included and awarded along with a Nobel Laureate*, and the former Global Partner of Accenture.
*Leymah Gbowee was unable to attend but was awarded in absentia.
Geoff's full keynote address titled "Strategic Leadership: A Lifelong Journey of Discovery" can be downloaded in PDF format, linked below.
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An increasing number of ISL alumni have stepped up to senior leadership positions. Could you be next? Follow the link to figure out which 2015 programme is right for you - http://www.leadership.ac.nz/programmes/
Kathy Ready has taken the step up to help co-ordinate Team Dynamic Profiling, manage DASHBOARD logisitcs, and will also be in charge of Customer Relations Management. We are thrilled to have Kathy on-board and look forward to expansion in the new year with TDP workshops more popular than ever. This further cements ISL's advancement in SmartLeaderApps and an increasing online presence with clients.
Barbara Kuriger (SLP and MBA alumnus) won the Taranaki King Country seat in Saturday's election.
Barbara joins Hon Bill English (SLP alumnus), the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, on the National Party benches in Parliament.
Congratulations to Barbara and Bill on their personal achievements and the overwhelming success of the National Party (winning 48% of the vote).
It is our hope that these two ISL graduates will lead strategically, firing up the economic engine of our country by enabling export focused SMEs to reach out internationally.
We are pleased to know that there are now at least two ISL Strategic Leaders at the helm of our country and we hope the number increases over the years ahead.