Unlocking the Power of Your Unique Personal Identity

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Host Michael Lee Stallard with guest Larry Ackerman, The Identity Circle

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Join Michael Lee Stallard and his guest Larry Ackerman, founder and president of The Identity Circle. Larry is a leading authority on organizational and identity. In a professional career spanning more than 25 years, Mr. Ackerman has helped meet some of the most complex challenges facing large organizations struggling to distinguish themselves in their fields. As a personal coach to senior executives, as well as consultant to their institutions, his insights have helped many leaders discover the keys not just to survive, but to flourish. Larry’s consulting experience is international and multi-industry in scope. He has directed assignments for such diverse companies as AARP, Aetna, The American Academy of Family Physicians, Baxter Healthcare, Boise Cascade, Dow Chemical, EDS, Fidelity Investments, Gates Corp, Interbrew, Lockheed Martin, Maytag, National Australia Bank, Norsk Hydro, State Farm Insurance, Ernst & Young, and Westinghouse. Larry has published two ground-breaking books on identity. In his first book, Identity Is Destiny: Leadership and the Roots of Value Creation (Berrett-Koehler, 2000), the author set forth a revolutionary view of the nature of identity and its impact on leadership and management. In his second book, The Identity Code: The 8 Essential Questions for Finding Your Purpose and Place in the World (Random House, 2006), Larry asserts that we “cannot be anything we want to be;” but rather, that long term fulfillment comes when we live by the ‘identity code’ that defines our unique value-creating potential. Larry Ackerman has been a guest lecturer at the Yale School of Management, Wharton, Pepperdine University and UCLA’s Anderson School. Larry is a top-rated speaker for The Conference Board, and a regular keynote speaker for senior management meetings among global companies. In this webcast, Mr. Ackerman will share many of his insights about how and individual can unlock the power of his or her identity.

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Join Michael Lee Stallard, author of the best-selling book "Fired Up or Burned Out" and president of the consulting firm E Pluribus Partners, as he speaks or interviews guests about leadership and employee engagement. Michael has been the author of articles or quoted in leading publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Leadership Excellence, Leader to Leader, Chief Learning Officer, The Economic Times, Shukan Diayamondo and Capital. His is frequent speaker including at events for Fortune Magazine, the Corporate Executive Board, and the World Presidents Organization. Michael is a guest lecturer at the University of Virginia's Darden Business School and New York University's Stern School of Business.