2018 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

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Ariel is a communication training company and registered B Corporation that empowers organizations to have true influence. Whether you need to grow the next generation of leaders, connect global teams, or keep people engaged through change, we can tackle your most pressing business challenges through a strategic communication lens.

Our blended solutions leverage cutting-edge technology and experiential learning to ensure your teams write, speak, and sell with impact and emotional intelligence. We will partner with you to create unique, transformative learning experiences that scale across your organization.

Our holistic approach to communication is trusted by clients across a broad range of sectors.

Trusted by Fortune 500 companies across all major industries, BetterUp helps organizations go beyond learning to transformation. We do this by offering personalized development through one-to-one coaching to employees at all levels.  

Uniquely scalable and completely full-service, we leverage machine learning and the latest research across the behavioral sciences to deliver the world’s most effective approach to sustainable behavior change. To ensure alignment with your business goals, competencies, and values, our coaches become steeped in what is unique about your organization. And they diagnose and close hidden cultural and behavioral gaps, measurably connecting transformation to targeted business outcomes and ROI.


The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is a top-ranked, global provider of leadership development. By leveraging the power of leadership to drive results that matter most to clients, CCL transforms individual leaders, teams, organizations and society. Our array of cutting-edge solutions is steeped in extensive research and experience gained from working with hundreds of thousands of leaders at all levels. Ranked among the world's Top 10 providers of executive education by Bloomberg BusinessWeek and the Financial Times, CCL has offices in Greensboro, NC; Colorado Springs, CO; San Diego, CA; Brussels, Belgium; Moscow, Russia; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Singapore; New Delhi-NCR, India; and Shanghai, China.

Integrity Solutions helps organizations align attitudes and beliefs around a customer-focused strategy so they can increase sales productivity, strengthen customer relationships, increase employee engagement, improve communication and listening skills, and retain the best talent. For more than 40 years, our values- and ethics-based approach to sales and service has been the competitive advantage for leading organizations around the world. Unlike traditional training, our solutions incorporate structured follow-up that builds accountability and creates sustained behavior change. Along with integrated coaching that engages managers and principles-based content that’s easily applied with all experience levels, our unique learning process improves attitudes and achievement drive, not just skills. Visit us online to learn more: www.integritysolutions.com

Client by client, International Coach Federation (ICF) coaches help their clients improve lives, relationships and business performance. They make a real and measurable difference in people’s lives, which is why we’re passionate about making sure our coaches and the institutions that train them are well equipped to do their jobs. As the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession, ICF is committed to setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals.

ICF offers the only globally recognized, independent credentialing program for coach practitioners. Achieving credentials through ICF signifies a coach’s commitment to integrity, understanding and mastery of coaching skills, and dedication to clients. ICF also accredits programs that deliver coach-specific training. ICF-accredited training programs must complete a rigorous review process and demonstrate their alignment with ICF’s definition of coaching, Code of Ethics and Core Competencies.

Learn more at coachfederation.org.

A leading developer of innovative scientific assessments and technology solutions, Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS) helps to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities around the world.  MHS serves clients in many settings including talent, education, clinical and public safety. Founded in 1983, MHS has grown to become an international company with products sold in more than 75 countries and translated into over 50 languages. With offices in North America and partners around the world, MHS is dedicated to strong product growth, an optimal user experience, and creating digitally and globally driven products.

The anxiety and stress caused by everyday life challenges can impede your employees’ brain performance. Add to that, the constant connection to personal, social and real world problems enabled by technology, and it’s no surprise that mental health issues that affect employee productivity and performance are at an all time high. Enter MyBrainSolutions – the world’s first and only brain performance monitoring and training tool that looks at the entire set of interconnected brain capacities that drive an employee’s achievements. Through careful assessment and benchmarking, MyBrainSolutions provides scientifically-based pathways to strengthen deficiencies in brain capacity and improve
employee productivity.

 Practice is an applied microlearning solution used to build and sustain continuous learning cultures that increase competence and confidence and drive innovation. Practice does this by creating a scalable means for teams to frequently practice skills and receive meaningful, timely feedback through the power of peer-to-peer video assessment and coaching. Practice's patented mobile-first video technology and learning methodology is used by organizations such as Comcast, Domino’s, NBCUniversal, PepsiCo, and the University of Pennsylvania for reinforcement and retention of new skills, fostering feedback, facilitating collaboration, and increasing ROI on learning and talent development. Practice was acquired by Instructure in November 2017.


Transformational Leadership for Excellence (TLEX) offers programs that foster personal clarity,  social connectedness, and organizational cohesion for personal and team culture transformation. With greater personal calm and clarity, TLEX participants feel more connected  to teams and the organization, resulting in greater intrinsic motivation, creativity, performance and enthusiasm at work. With greater personal potential, participants are able to better adaptively lead themselves and their teams. TLEX’s experienced staff facilitate interactive executive and team sessions, retreats and trainings on topics like resilient leadership, the mind and stress, work-life integration and effective communication. TLEX offers programming at leading Fortune 100 companies, government institutions, and top business schools in North America and around the world, including Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Amazon, Coca-Cola, GE Healthcare, Harvard Business School, Kaiser Permanente, Microsoft, MID Sloan, Shell, Wharton, and the World Bank. Participants across a range of industries and level so management from C-level to middle management, share the positive impacts of the program on stress, leadership and performance. 


Butterfly was formed on the premise that, ‘great managers, make great teams’ and that managers require the robust support and training to make their teams as delighted, productive, and efficient as possible. To achieve this, Butterfly provides companies with Artificially Intelligent management training, employee intelligence, and employee engagement.

Managers can track their team’s dynamics and understand trends within specific categories using visual representations. The Artificial Intelligence analyzes each team’s challenges and pushes learning content based on a needs. This creates a customized learning experience in real time for each, unique, manager.

About Harvard Business School Executive Education:

Harvard Business School Executive Education, a division of Harvard Business School, is located on a 40-acre campus in Boston, Massachusetts. In fiscal year 2017, HBS faculty developed and delivered more than 60 Executive Education programs for leading organizations worldwide. Over 10,000 business executives attended programs held on campus in Boston as well as classrooms in Mumbai and Shanghai. With global research centers in nine key regions, HBS faculty continue to develop groundbreaking research, forge powerful alliances with global organizations, and fulfill the mission of educating leaders who make a difference by shaping the practices of business, innovation, and entrepreneurship around the world. Learn more at www.exed.hbs.edu.

IESE Business School is consistently ranked among the world’s leading business schools, delivering top-ranked management development programs at locations around the world. Our global reach goes well beyond the school’s campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Sao Paulo, Munich and New York City.

For the past 60 years, we have offered a full range of executive education programs that provide stimulating, multi-cultural learning environments to help business leaders develop a global mindset and make a positive impact on society.

Learn more about our programs and get the tools and frameworks to stay competitive in today’s changing and uncertain global environment. 


www.iese.edu/globalgateway | usaprograms@iese.edu

Our Vision: Transform Leadership Through Neuroscience
The NeuroLeadership Institute is a leading global research organization and the pioneer of bringing neuroscience to leadership. Since its inception the Institute has united the world’s foremost neuroscientists, leadership researchers, and organizational practitioners with the purpose of transforming how we think, develop, and perform.
With operations worldwide, the Institute provides unique brain-based, process-focused, and outcome-driven methodologies and frameworks that help individuals and organizations facilitate positive change and lead more effectively. Organized through three key branches, the NeuroLeadership Institute provides a customized approach to applied neuroscience.

Skyline Group is the leading provider of scalable leadership solutions with a foundation built upon decades of executive coaching with some of the most recognized companies in the world. We are revolutionizing the leadership development industry with our C4X coaching platform. C4X is the only coaching solution that gives you the ability to develop all of your leaders consistently and systematically from onboarding to executive development. C4X combines a flexible technology platform (integrated assessment, content, metrics, and coach management system) with the personalized impact and connection of 1:1 coaching.

Approaching leadership as a measurable, learnable, and teachable set of behaviors, The Leadership Challenge® framework grew out of rigorous research by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, who set out to understand those times when leaders performed at their personal best. They conducted hundreds of interviews and reviewed hundreds of cases studies and survey questionnaires. What emerged were five fundamental practices common to extraordinary leadership achievements. Now known worldwide as the most practical model of leadership development, The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® continues to prove its effectiveness in cultivating and liberating the leadership potential in anyone via the LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory®—at any level, in any organization—who accepts the challenge to lead.



Palmer OSG exists to help leaders and their teams create focus and alignment, which we believe is at the core of the ability to make great things happen. We are a purpose-driven group who thrives on helping organizations discover and embody their own purpose, making focus and alignment possible. We are partners before we are consultants, meaning we combine the strengths and wisdom of the organizations we partner with our own passion and expertise. Learn more about our four areas of passion and expertise.

Study.com offers an engaging user-experience with career-aligned content resulting in industry-leading utilization and enterprise impact. Enterprise Solutions is the workforce skills and education partner you need. We offer experience-driven talent management solutions. Our holistic approach links talent at all levels to performance and execution to create a ready-now workforce. We make learning and development accessible with custom solutions configured to meet your organization’s needs. We will help your employees further their education with college-transferable courses or build skills and competency in leadership, communication, team performance, diversity and inclusion, and many other critical areas.