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.

BetterUp is the first leadership development platform to connect coaching to measurable business outcomes and lasting behavior change. Uniquely scalable and completely turnkey, we match employees at all levels with world-class coaches and evidence-based strategies best suited to your company’s culture, learning styles, and goals. BetterUp is the perfect complement to your traditional training workshops and e-learning programs. The convenience and affordability of our mobile solution means you can offer weekly development sessions to your people, turning newly-learned behaviors into sustainable habits.

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

Formed in 1995, the International Coach Federation is the leading global organization for coaches, with over 22,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide. ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. Coaching is a distinct service and differs greatly from therapy, consulting, mentoring, or training. ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. For more information, please visit our website at www.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. 


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. With campuses in Europe, New York City and Sao Paulo, IESE seeks to develop business leaders with a global mindset and a general management approach to make a positive impact on society. A leader in executive education since 1958, IESE has formed close relationships with firms throughout the world. IESE’s New York Center has a full range of executive education programs built around rigorous research. Designed to address the high demands of an ever‐changing business world, our programs help business leaders identify new opportunities all over the world.

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 our industry-leading assessment the LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory®—at any level, in any organization—who chooses to accept the challenge to lead.


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.