|7:00 pm-8:30 pm|| Nelly Goletti Theatre|
"18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done"
Peter Bregman is CEO of Bregman Partners, Inc., a global management-consulting firm that advises CEOs and their leadership teams. He speaks, writes, and consults about how to lead and how to live. He is the author of 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done, winner of the Gold Medal from the Axiom Business Book awards, named the best business book of the year on NPR, and selected by Publisher's Weekly and the New York Post as a top 10 business book of the year. Peter has been featured on PBS, ABC, and CNN. He is also a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, National Public Radio (NPR), Psychology Today, and CNN, as well as a weekly commentator on Fox Business News.
Feb. 5, 2013
"Principled Leadership: In the Face of Change and Crisis"
Rudy Giuliani is the renowned 107th Mayor of New York City (1993-2001). Under his leadership, he reduced the overall crime and murder rate to make New York City the safest large city in America. Just when New Yorkers were beginning to enjoy the city's revitalization, the unimaginable hit on 9-11. Giuliani swiftly marshaled his remarkable leadership skills to pull his city, and perhaps the entire nation, through the crisis. As a result of his accomplishments, he was named "Person of the Year" by Time magazine, received an honorary knighthood by the Queen of England and awarded the "Ronald Reagan Presidential Freedom Award". He has been touted as one of the most effective chief executives in modern American history.
February 26, 2013
"How To Write Your Own Obituary"
Brad Meltzer is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Inner Circle and The Book of Fate, as well as six other bestselling thrillers. His new novel The Fifth Assassin will be published in January 2013. He is also the author of the non-fiction best seller Heroes For My Son; the host of the History Channel TV series Brad Meltzer's Decoded; and is the #1 selling author of the comic book Justice League of America, for which he won the prestigious Eisner Award. Brad is also the co-creator of the TV show Jack & Bobby and co-founder of City Year Miami.