Leadercast 2022: What Is The One Thing Your Leadership Needs?

If you have been in leadership for any length of time, you know it can be complicated. Being a leader worth following requires you to hone and simultaneously juggle a myriad of skills—communication, emotional intelligence, problem-solving, decision-making and goal-setting, to name a few. You may be inherently gifted in some areas of leadership but weak in others, and that’s where leadership development comes in. 

Leadership may be complicated, but your pursuit for leadership learning shouldn’t be. Oftentimes, finding the resources that will equip you to navigate the challenges that come your way as a leader can be overwhelming. 

We want to simplify your leadership development. At Leadercast 2022—The One Thing, we will cut through the noise of leadership learning to provide you with the one thing you need to reach your leadership potential. Taking place live on May 4 at Cincinnati OH’s Fifth Third Arena and virtually at select locations around the globe, Leadercast 2022—The One Thing will gather 10 of today’s most prolific leaders to answer one simple question:  

What is The One Thing that makes a leader worth following?” 

Read on for a preview of the speakers and The One Thing topics they will be covering that will provide you with a focused direction of how to be a better leader. 

The Who and What of Leadercast 2022—The One Thing  

Our speaker lineup brings together 10 of the world’s most influential leaders from a variety of backgrounds to discuss what they believe to be the most important aspect of leadership. 

Who better to give a lesson on storytelling than the man who spent over two decades instilling a passion for reading in children across the United States? LeVar was the host and executive producer of PBS’ “Reading Rainbow” for 23 years. Now, he continues as an actor, director, educator and co-founder of the award-winning Skybrary App.

Success doesn’t come without grit. Angela would know—she wrote an entire New York Times best-selling book on the subject. In addition to being an author, Angela is the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit with a mission to advance scientific insights that help children thrive. 

Recognized as one of the most influential Latinos in the technology industry, Diana is a Colombian aerospace engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she leads the engineering team responsible for the robotic arm of the Perseverance rover. 

What does it take for people to reach their peak performance? As one of the world’s leading experts on human performance, Steven can tell you. He is a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning journalist and executive director of the Flow Research Collective.

What makes technology so exciting is the endless possibilities it brings. Sukhinder is one of the most well-respected female tech executives in Silicon Valley, with 25 years of experience founding and/or helping scale companies like StubHub, Google, Amazon and theBoardlist.

Molly made a career of helping athletes find fulfillment. She spent two decades working as one of the world’s only female sports agents, hailed as the “female Jerry Maguire” by CNN. She recruited and represented hundreds of prominent athletes, wrote five books, and has been recognized for her energetic leadership and drive.

Returning to our stage for the 11th time, Andy is a communicator, author and pastor who founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995. Since then, he has authored more than 20 books and spoken at leadership conferences worldwide. Each month, more than 10.5 million of his messages and videos are accessed online.

Fun is a key ingredient in creating a workplace people want to be part of. Catherine is the author of several books, including “The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again.” She is a renowned science journalist, speaker, teacher and consultant. 

Trust is at the center of every good relationship, including those between leaders and their followers. David is CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute. He invented The Enterprise Trust Index, and is the director of one of the nation’s foremost trust studies, The Trust Outlook.

Leadership becomes a lonely position to be in for those who lack humility. Father Richard is a Franciscan friar, ecumenical teacher and the founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation. He is an author and teacher who focuses on God’s grace.

Our acclaimed leaders will also be joined by: 

Leadercast CEO Joe Boyd will welcome you to our event by sharing The One Thing he believes makes a leader worth following: belonging. Joe is a storyteller, entrepreneur and executive producer of more than 10 feature films. Through Boonrise, the creative agency and production company he founded, Joe has helped to shape the culture of Fortune 500 companies and organizations.

Meet our honored event host, Tarik. He is an actor, writer and avid pop culture consumer based in New York City with a 20-year history of acting, performing improv and writing comedy. Tarik has performed for The Upright Citizens Brigade in New York, Boom Chicago in Amsterdam and The Second City in Chicago, and appeared on multiple commercials and television shows.

As NFL coach Vince Lombardi put it, “Leaders aren’t born, they are made.” Stay tuned over the next few months as we dive further into these leadership topics and give you a sneak peek of what’s to come at Leadercast 2022—The One Thing

Becoming a leader others want to follow is no easy journey, but we are here to simplify the map that’s guiding you. Join us at Leadercast 2022—The One Thing live in Cincinnati, virtually at a Host Site near you or solo from anywhere in the world




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