18 May May 18, 2021 – Leading the Unleadable Alan Willett and Disciplines of Execution Chris McChesney
Alan Willett – Founder & President of Alan Willett Consulting
Everybody is under pressure to go faster. I don’t care if you are an
entrepreneur worried about making the next paycheck or you’re
the head of a corporation worried about making the next revenue
number, everyone is under pressure. The bottom line?
You are NOT going fast enough!
Alan Willett has been called to bring his expertise to many parts of the globe, including Ireland, England, Portugal, India, Turkey, South Africa and of course many parts of the United States of America. He has consulted with high technology organizations around the world, ranging from small startups to such giants as Comcast, ASM, Orbital ATK, NASA, Microsoft, and Oracle. Alan is the author of the book Leading the Unleadable: How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People, which won the distinction of being named a Soundview Business Book of the Year in 2017. Before his work as a consultant, Alan Willett spent 20 years building and delivering superior integrated software-hardware products to the marketplace. Originally a software engineer, he quickly took on management positions as a result of his strong organizational skills and commitment. At Xerox, he was part of the management team that created Xerox’s first ever digital print production system.
Chris McChesney – Best-Selling Author & Global Practice Leader
People don’t like to disappoint their boss, but they will get over it.
They will do almost anything to not disappoint their peers!
Chris McChesney is the Global Practice Leader of Execution for FranklinCovey and has led the ongoing development of the 4 Disciplines for more than fifteen years, impacting thousands of organizations. Chris presents at the world’s largest leadership conferences. He’s the author of the upcoming 2nd edition of FranklinCovey’s bestselling book, The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals (Simon & Schuster). It is full of actionable guidance for your listeners. Chris acknowledges the common roadblocks that keep us from our biggest goals, noting that even the most brilliant strategy is nothing if we fail to prioritize its execution. With over 20 years of experience and research into why execution so often fails, the 4DX authors outline key principles, practices, exercises and tips to effectively execute on your most important priorities – recognizing the distractions and distilling the focus to a few key goals, while still sustaining the urgent work necessary to keep things running.