Leadership Unlocked is a free annual virtual event from The Leadership Challenge®, designed to empower you with the keys to unlock leadership in your organization. Bringing together the latest insights, ideas, thought leadership, and expert advice to help you amplify leadership at every level—no matter where you’re at with leadership development.
Why Attend Leadership Unlocked?
69% of organizations indicated a skills gap—noting that soft skills and leadership were among the most important skills needed to tackle today’s challenges and rapid pace of change.*
Leadership Unlocked is your chance to explore what is necessary to unlock leadership in your organization at every level.
Get unique insights on empowering leadership through times of challenge from authors of The Leadership Challenge Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner.
Learn what it takes to empower your people at all levels to lead with impact, no matter their role.
Gain the latest strategies from our experts to help you amplify leadership in your organization.
Who Should Attend?
HR & Business Leaders
Leadership Coaches, Trainers, and Facilitators
Wednesday, June 21
Welcome with Katie Fuhrmann
Leading in the Never Normal: How the Timeless Principles of Leadership Can Be Your Guide
Get inspired as Wiley’s Sr Director of Product Innovation Dr Mark Scullarddiscusses how timeless principles can be our most successful strategies to help us navigate uncharted challenges.
Certified Master Partner Panel: Inspiring Leadership at Every Level
Join us for a conversation with The Leadership Challenge® Certified Masters Tom Pearce and Amy Savage as they provide real-world insight into leveraging The Leadership Challenge to support clients,as well as practical advice to develop leadership at every level.
Turning Uncertainty into Opportunity: A Conversation with Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner
We will sit down with Jim and Barry, co-authors of The Leadership Challenge, as they share insights from their 40 years of research and introduce their data driven framework: Six strategies for Leading in the Never Normal.
Thank you! Closing with Katie Fuhrmann
You May be Wondering...
Can I invite others to attend?
Of course! This is a free public event. In fact, we welcome you to share this event page linked here with colleagues and friends who may be interested in attending.
Will this be recorded?
If you want the full experience, you have to attend live! But, if you can’t make it, we will send a recording after the event to all registrants. So, make sure you register for the event.
You've read this far; what are you waiting for? Register for Leadership Unlocked today!
Author, The Leadership Challenge
Jim is a fellow at the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University and has been the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, at Santa Clara University. He served as president, CEO, and chairman of the Tom Peters Company for eleven years, led the Executive Development Center at Santa Clara University for seven years, and was the founder and executive director for eight years of the Joint Center for Human Services Development at San Jose State University.
Author, The Leadership Challenge
Barry holds the Michael J. Accolti, S.J., Chair at Santa Clara University and is a Professor of Leadership with the Leavey School of Business and chair of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship. He previously served for six years as Associate Dean for Graduate Education, six years as Associate Dean for Executive Education, and twelve years as Dean of the school. He has been a distinguished visiting professor around the globe: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Sabanci University (Istanbul), University of Western Australia, and University of Auckland.
Mark Scullard, PhD
Sr. Director, Product Innovation
Mark Scullard is the Sr. Director of Product Innovation at Wiley. For the last 20 years, he has played an integral role and is involved in all aspects of product development for Wiley’s assessment brands, including The Leadership Challenge®, Everything DiSC®, The Five Behaviors®, and PXT Select™. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Counseling Psychology and has written extensively on topics such as leadership, personality, and interpersonal relationships.
Tricia Weinhold Sr. Brand Manager, The Leadership Challenge
Tricia has extensive experience in integrated marketing, brand, and communications strategy with an emphasis in digital marketing. Her passion and commitment for developing meaningful, authentic brands and entrepreneurial mindset allow her to act with speed and precision to ultimately deliver results. Tricia loves that The Leadership Challenge brand seeks to help people discover and become the best leader they can be—supporting the creation of better teams and workplaces everywhere.
Cherryl D'Souza VP, Brand Management
Cherryl has a consistent record of success in spearheading digital marketing initiatives, including building digital media businesses, influencer networks, and the building of a global content studio. A native of India, Cherryl came to the United States to further her education and launched her career at General Mills. During her 15 years there, she led business management and product development for brands like Pillsbury, Fruit by the Foot, and Box Tops for Education.
Katie Fuhrmann Sr. Director, Brand Assessments
Katie has extensive experience in consumer and shopper marketing communications with a track record of successful campaigns for some of America’s most iconic brands and retailers. She began her career with eight years at General Mills, where she built brands such as Cheerios and Nature Valley while supporting retailers like Walmart and Kroger. Katie spent three years as the owner and primary consultant at The Fuhrm Marketing Solutions, an integrated marketing communications and shopper marketing consultancy serving the consumer packaged goods industry.
President and Chief Encouragement Officer
ilead Consulting & Training
Tom is on a mission to develop stronger leaders, better teams, and healthier organizations. As a Leadership Challenge® Certified Master, Tom has developed a reputation for being an expert facilitator, coach, and mentor. Over the past two years, he has facilitated more than 25 Leadership Challenge® Workshops for over 750 leaders. As an LPI® Certified Coach, he has also coached over 300 leaders around the world upon completion of the Leadership Practices Inventory® (LPI) 360-degree assessment.
Leadership Development Consultant
FlashPoint Leadership Consulting
Amy is a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge® and Trained LPI® Coach. She brings to the FlashPoint team 23 years of deep experience in leadership development. Beginning her career at Tom Peters Company, Amy went on to found and manage Fine Points Leadership for 16 years, helping to develop over 40,000 leaders globally through the Leadership Practices Inventory and The Leadership Challenge. She’s developed leaders in a variety of industries, including healthcare, finance, education, technology, and non-profits.