Forbes’ Ranked Sports Agent & Former Professional Baseball Player
CAA (Creative Artists Agency)

2:05pm-2:35pm Authentic Leadership Approaches from the World of Sports

General Session
As a Forbes’ ranked Major League Baseball (MLB) sports agent, Nez Balelo is playing at the top of his game and is considered an expert in the sports/corporate leadership space. With a 25+ year career in sports, Nez has signed has signed baseball’s top talent, negotiated some of the game’s biggest deals, and built the most valuable sports agency in the world. 
During this exciting interview, Balelo will share what has made him an effective leader and the strategies he uses to build teams that win. You’ll gain clarity on authentic leadership approaches, learn how to integrate more courage, strength, and boldness into your leadership style, and feel more empowered to influence your team for the win. 
In this session, you will learn: 
- The secrets of how to balance leading with power, authenticity, humbleness, and humility 
- The strategies of how leaders can ensure true commitment, engagement, and long-term loyalty from their team members 
- How “present and mindful” leaders capture their team’s confidence and influence their commitment