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Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane, by Washington Speakers Bureau, features a wide range of thought leaders, hosted by best-selling author and WSB exclusive speaker, Gary Heil. Each conversation will provide unique insight and valuable information that will help leaders better address the challenges they face in an environment that is rapidly and unpredictably changing.

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Episode 9: Walter Isaacson

Hosted by Gary Heil

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 1:00pm EDT on WSB's YouTube Channel

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Featured Guest:

Walter Isaacson

Best-Selling Author; Acclaimed Historian and Journalist; Professor of History, Tulane University

 

Meet Walter Isaacson

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Host:

Gary Heil

Founder, The Center for Innovative Leadership and Best-selling Author

Gary Heil, an internationally recognized expert on service and leadership, helps organizations see things as they really are—not as people wish they were—in order to create lasting change. For the last four decades, he has been an ardent student of the human side of organizations. He was a pioneer in the study of employee engagement and loyal customer relationships, and he remains a vocal and passionate advocate for finding more effective ways to lead inspired teams. Heil is the co-founder of the Center for Innovative Leadership, where he continues to advise leaders in a wide range of industries on cultural issues.  He has served on a number of public and private Boards, including Gymboree, Red Envelope, and Front Range Solutions. He presently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Cell Tech Metals. He is the co-author of a number of best-selling books including Leadership and the Customer Revolution, One Size Fits One, Maslow on Management, The Leader’s New Clothes, Revisiting the Human Side of Enterprise, and co-authored Choose Love, Not Fear: How the Best Leaders Build Cultures of Engagement and Innovation That Unleash Human Potential.

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UPCOMING EPISODES:

Watch every Wednesday at 1:00pm EDT on YouTube Live.


Recent Episodes:

Episode 8: Arianna Huffington, July 22, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

Episode 8 of Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane by Washington Speakers Bureau hosted by Best-Selling Author, Founder of the Center for Innovative Leadership, and WSB Exclusive Speaker Gary Heil, featured Founder of The Huffington Post, and Founder and CEO of Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington. Huffington is at the forefront of one of the world's most successful news sites and a key figure in the current communications revolution.

 

Episode 7: Nancy Koehn
July 15, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

On July 15th, Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane, hosted by Founder of the Center for Innovative Leadership, Best-Selling Author, and WSB Exclusive Gary Heil, featured Harvard Historian, Author, and Leadership Coach Nancy Koehn. Koehn is known for her ability to help leaders navigate the non-stop turbulence of the business landscape and to inspire organizations and individuals to become more resilient, more courageous, and more effective in pursuit of their missions.

 

Episode 6: Dr. Arthur C. Brooks
July 8, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

In episode 6 of Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane by Washington Speakers Bureau, host Gary Heil, Founder of the Center for Innovative Leadership and Best-Selling Author, discusses leadership's role in today's landscape and how leaders can contribute to improving happiness for all with Harvard Professor, Best-Selling Author, and Washington Post Columnist Dr. Arthur C. Brook

Episode 5: Michele Thornton Ghee and Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
July 1, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

Episode 5 of Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane by Washington Speakers Bureau, hosted by Founder of the Center for Innovative Leadership and Best-Selling Author Gary Heil, features a powerful discussion addressing the cultural practice of racial inequality with esteemed experts, Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department for African American Studies at Princeton University and Michele Thornton Ghee, Media Executive, Author, and Speaker. Watch the recording to hear this important conversation on leadership's responsibility in action for social justice reform. 

 

Episode 4: Madeleine K. Albright 
June 24, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

Episode four of Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane, hosted by Gary Heil, features 64th Secretary of State, Madeleine K. Albright. As America's first woman Secretary of State, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a professor, author, and businesswoman, Dr. Albright, brings extensive insight to what leaders of today must do to effectively lead teams into the world of tomorrow.

 

Episode 3: Kat Cole
June 17, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

Episode three of Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane, hosted by Gary Heil, features COO and President of FOCUS Brands, Kat Cole. Cole shares the story of her accelerated rise up the corporate ladder, from her start working as a hostess to leading some of the world’s best-known food brands and running a billion-dollar brand in under two decades. She is an exemplary story of grit, service, and hustle. During this discussion, Cole and Heil will discuss innovative business models, brand strategy, and servant leadership.

 

Episode 2: Ian Bremmer, June 10, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

Episode two of Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane, hosted by Gary Heil,  features President and Founder of the Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, Expert on Global Politics & Risk Management, and Best-Selling Author Ian Bremmer.

 

 

Episode 1: Admiral William H. McRaven
June 3, 2020

Hosted by Gary Heil

 

Episode one of Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane, hosted by Gary Heil, features retired U.S. Navy Adm. William H. McRaven. It highlights the lessons he learned as Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Joint Special Operations Command, and Chancellor of the University of Texas System.

 


About the Series:
Presented weekly, Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane will explore some of the most pressing challenges that leaders of today face, with the world’s most respected, creative, and successful thought leaders.
 
WSB is proud to represent many of the world’s greatest minds. We are excited to launch a forum for our leaders to share their ideas in ways that will challenge us to rethink how we’ve operated in the past and inspire us to create a new, more effective, successful path into the future.
 

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