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“Shawn pulls his audience into an exciting and compelling story about this new era of leadership. His model of "Actionable Leadership" weaves together a variety of new and emerging perspectives, studies and personal observations from his years interviewing business leaders, thought leaders and academicians. Shawn brings truly infectious passion, energy and humor to this topic! Don't miss an opportunity to learn from Shawn's work!” Kathy Doiron, Global Talent Lab, Starbucks

“Your presentation today on leadership was one of the best I’ve heard in a long long time. You blended story, research, metrics, and real-world application seamlessly.” Great West Insurance

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We’ve entered a new era. Call it the age of imagination, ideation, conceptualization, creativity, innovation—take your pick. Creativity, mental flexibility, and collaboration have displaced one-dimensional intelligence and isolated determination as core ingredients of competitive advantage.

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Performance Goals are not Learning Goals

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King...
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Every Action You Make is a Statement

Every decision is a statement. Some are statements to the masses. Some are statements to the few. But all are statements to and about...
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You look fantastic. Have you lost weight? Now please do this.

  Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don’t swallow it. – Hank Ketchum It’s almost a cliché but it happens all the...
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Conversations in Leadership with Jodi Detjen

The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family and Life New age, same struggles. See how women...

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