A high energy, well-practiced, interactive, and credibly – researched answer to the key leadership question, brought alive by real-life stories, interactive exercises, compelling videos – all delivered at high energy with a quick wit. Kate’s examples range around the world based on her own experience consulting in 25 countries, and can draw upon animating stories from virtually any industry – from fertilizers to LED lighting to financial services to pharmaceuticals and beyond.
Kate is a former editor at Harvard Business Review, two time recipient of Thinkers50 designations, and a compelling speaker, advisor, facilitator, researcher and writer about leadership and change. Most recently, she conducted a global study in 40 countries and 59 different industries to answer the pressing question: “How do you lead in the Age of Disruption?” Kate’s book ‘Reinvention’ received the International Best Book Award in 2016; her 2009 book ‘Leadership Code’ has sold over 60,000 copies. Her articles have appeared in HBR, Sloan Management Review, Huffington Post, CEO Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and a host of other publications around the globe.
Kate Sweetman believes that the world is overdue for a major leadership upgrade: full stop. Too many companies are relying on old “software” as they try to incorporate new technologies, business models, and, yes, millennials. Her research shows a new way forward.