BVU’s 2023 Civic Leadership Summit is packed top-to-bottom with expert content.
Learn more about each session below.
BUILDING A TRUST-INSPIRED WORKPLACE
Sherry Neubert, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
|Combining expert research on trust-based leadership and neuroscience with Neubert’s personal leadership journey, this presentation will explore how leaders can build trust through self-awareness and a human-centric approach. This topic is particularly relevant in the wake of the pandemic as new talent models and stakeholder expectations have emerged. Neubert will also examine the influence of technology on brain evolution using Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor’s Whole Brain Living approach, and will specifically discuss how Gen Z and the Alpha generation will re-shape business and the workplace.|
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND RESONANT LEADERSHIP
Melvin Smith, Weatherhead School of Management at CWRU
|Great leaders move us. Using their emotional intelligence, they are able to make a genuine connection with us and ignite a flame inside of us. They also understand the importance of self-care in sustaining their effectiveness over time, despite the potentially debilitating effects of chronic stress. In this session, we will explore frameworks for effective team leadership and self-care. We will also explore a process of intentional change that will challenge you to articulate a vision for who you would like to be as a leader and help you create a plan for attaining that vision.|
TRANSFORMING LIVES AND ORGANIZATIONS WITH SMALL ACTS OF COURAGE
Scott Simon, Scare Your Soul and North Pointe Realty
|In today’s world, courage is at a premium more than ever. Luckily, we can all harness the hidden potential of everyday acts of courage in our business and nonprofit leadership. In this session, Scott will share stories, science, and practical ways to revolutionize your organization’s DNA and infuse it with an unshakable spirit of audacity. We will, together, uncover the remarkable ability to shift the status quo and ignite waves of transformation.|