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Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit 2015

If you missed the 2015 Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit, then you missed some great content, great speakers, and incredible ideas that have the potential to shift your thinking when it comes to leadership. But no worries! Now you’ve got all the notes to every session right here at your fingertips for free! Hope you enjoy!

Session #1 Bill Hybels

Bill Hybels is the founder and Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, IL. He also the founded The Global Leadership Summit, now in over 200 U.S. sites and over 260 cities worldwide including 85 countries opened the Summit by talking about the 5 intangibles of leadership.

Session #2 Jim Collins

Jim Collins, a Summit favorite and successful leadership author delivered 7 Questions he learned to ask from West Point.

Session #3 Ed Catmull

Ed Catmull, Co-Founder of Pixar Animation Studios and President of Walt Disney Animation Studios, delivered a fantastic talk on creativity and leadership!

Session #4 Brene Brown

Dr. Brene Brown, research professor at the University of Houston and best selling author delivered a fantastic talk on the power of rising strong! Her 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with more than 18 million views!

Session #5 Adam Grant

Adam Grant is a professor at the Wharton School of Business and best-selling author. He is one of the world’s 40 best business professors under 40. He discussed the principles from his new book Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives our Success.

Session #6 Sallie Krawcheck

Sallie Krawcheck, the Chair of Ellevate Network and former President of Bank of America’s Global Wealth & Investment Management delivered a great talk on ethics and diversity in leadership!

Session #7 Albert Tate

Albert Tate, founder and Senior Pastor at Fellowship Monrovia in Southern California gave a great challenge on how to lead with leftovers.

Session #8 Horst Schulze

Horst Schulze, the Chairman and CEO of the Capella Hotel Group and Founding President and former COO of the Ritz Carlton began day-2 at the Summit and did an incredible job of challenging leaders to inspire customer loyalty by raising the bar on customer service. I was particularly intrigued by the connection he made between customer service and the life of Jesus.

Session #9 Sheila Heen

Shelia Heen is the founder of the Triad Consulting Group and faculty at Harvard Law School.

Session #10 Brian Houston

Brian Houston is the Sr. Pastor of Australia based Hillsong Church, a global family of congregations comprising more than 100,000 weekly attendees. During this session Bill Hybels sat down with Brian for an interview…here are some of my take aways.

Session #11 Sam Adeyemi

Sam Adeyemi the founder and Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Center in Nigeria gave a fantastic talk on “Crushing the Power Gap.”

Session #12 Liz Wiseman

Liz Wiseman, the President of the Wiseman Group and best-selling author gave a talk based on her new book: Rookie Smarts – Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work.

Session #13 Craig Groeschel

Craig Groeschel is the founder and Senior Pastor of LifeChurch.tv, known for using innovative technology to spread the Gospel to multiple locations around the U.S. and globally via Church Online. Craig closed out summit with an incredible talk about expanding your leadership capacity.


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Leadership Summit 2015: Brene Brown

If you missed the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit this year, no worries I’ve got you covered. I’ll be posting my notes and thoughts from each presenter over the next couple of days.

Dr. Brene Brown, research professor at the University of Houston and best selling author delivered a fantastic talk on the power of rising strong! Her 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with more than 18 million views!

  • #1 Shame issue for women = body
  • #1 Shame issue for men = appearance of being weak
  • #1 Perpetrator of shame for men = women
  • The Pathway to love, joy etc. = more vulnerability
  • The “Middle Space” = too far in to turn around but you can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel yet.
  • What you do in the middle space matters.
  • No matter how many times you lead through the middle space in your journey it’s always difficult and lonely.

The Reckoning:

  • I’ve never met a great leader who wasn’t comfortable with discomfort.
  • Great leaders have absolute emotional awareness about themselves and others around them.
  • We are emotional beings that sometimes think.
  • Emotion drives behavior.

The Rumble:

  • Do you celebrate the truth in your culture?
  • Leaders rumble with what’s true & hard.
  • As leaders you can choose comfort or courage, but you can’t choose both.

The Revolution:

  • Courage is uncomfortable, that’s why it’s rare.
  • The bravest among us will always be the most broken hearted because they had the courage to love.
  • If you are brave enough, often enough, you will fail.
  • Are you willing to know heartbreak because you know how to bet back up?

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Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit 2013

If you missed the 2013 Global Leadership Summit, then you missed some great content, great speakers, and incredible ideas that have the potential to shift your thinking when it comes to leadership. This really was one of the best Leadership Summits I can remember. But no worries! Now you’ve got all the notes to every session right here at your fingertips for free! Hope you enjoy!

1. Bill Hybels

Willow Creek Community Church Founder and Senior Pastor Bill Hybels opened the Summit addressing the courage that leadership requires.

2. Colin Powell

One of the United States greatest leaders in recent history, General Colin Powell, gave a talk based on his recent book “It Worked for Me, in Life and Leadership.”

3. Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni, is the founder and president of The Table Group and author of 10 best selling books. He gave an incredible talk about “The 3 Signs of a Miserable Job”!

4. Liz Wiseman

Liz Wiseman is the President of the Wiseman Group, a Silicon Valley leadership development firm. She is a former executive at Oracle Corporation, a Fortune 100 company. She is also a Wall Street Journal Best-selling Author. She gave a talk based on her book Multipliers.

5. Chris Brown

Chris Brown serves as one of four Lead Pastors at North Coast Community Church in Southern California. Without question this was one of the best and most challenging talks for Church Leaders this year!

6. Bob Goff

Founder and CEO of Restore International, Attorney, and Author of the incredible book Love Does. In his unique style Bob talked about how love takes action.

7. Mark Burnett

It was incredible to sit and listen to Bill Hybles have a conversation with Mark Burnett, four-time Emmy Award Winner and Executive Producer of Survivor, The Voice and The Bible among other shows.

8. Joseph Grenny

Joseph Grenny is the Co-Founder of VitalSmarts and best-selling author. He spoke on mastering the skill of influence, the topic of his book: Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change.

9.Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay Govindarajan was interviewed by Jim Mellado about getting innovation right. Vijay is ranked #3 on Thinkers 50 and was named one of the Top 10 Business School Professors in the world by Business Week.

10. Dr. Brene Brown

Dr. Brene Brown, Research Professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work did an incredible job speaking about the vulnerability of a leader. Dr. Brown is a groundbreaking researcher into the topics of shame, worthiness, and courage. Check out her book Daring Greatly.

11.Oscar Muriu

Oscar Muriu who serves as the Senior Pastor at Nairobi Chapel in Kenya gave an inspiring talk about multiplying your impact exponentially. Under Oscar’s leadership Nairobi Chapel has grown from a 40 person local church to a network of 30 churches with more than 14,000 in weekly attendance!

12. Dr. Henry Cloud

Leadership expert, clinical psychologist, and best selling author Dr. Henry Cloud spoke on “Reversing the Death Spiral of a Leader.”

13. Andy Stanley

The closing session of the 2013 Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit was entrusted to Andy Stanley of North Point Ministries, and he delivered!


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Global Leadership Summit 2013: Dr. Brene Brown

Dr. Brene Brown, Research Professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work did an incredible job speaking about the vulnerability of a leader. Dr. Brown is a groundbreaking researcher into the topics of shame, worthiness, and courage. Check out her book Daring Greatly.

  • I don’t study leaders, I study people
  • The 2 irreducible needs of people are #1 Love and #2 Belonging
  • In the absence of love and belonging there will always be pain and suffering
  • People have 3 basic needs in life:
    • People need to be seen & loved
    • To belong
    • To be brave
  • Connection gives meaning to our lives
  • We have to allow ourselves to be loved.
  • Love is not something that we give or get but something that we nurture and cultivate between 2 people when they learn to love themselves.
  • Shame blame, disrespect, betrayal and the withholding of affection damage the root from which love grows.
  • Growth through connection: love is something that happens through connection with other people, it doesn’t happen alone by ourselves
  • You don’t have all the answers
  • We have too many problems, and if everyone who acted like they had all the answers actually had all the answers then why aren’t they solving all the problems?
  • Leaders aren’t supposed to have all the answers.
  • What a leader does is model the courage to ask the tough questions.
  • We can’t give what we don’t have (courage, sense of belonging, permission to ask for grace, etc.)
  • We cannot give help when we cannot ask for it.
  • When you feel self judgment for asking for help you are by default always judging when you offer help because you’ve attached judgment to needing help
  • Judgment shows up by deriving self worth through being a helper
  • Professing v. Practice
  • Love is a practice and when you engage in unloving practices your not loving
  • The space between how we behave and our aspirational values (love), that gap is where we lose people
  • People can’t navigate the gap between what we say and what we practice
  • People aren’t looking for perfection they’re looking for people who practice love
  • What kills love kills organizations
  • Shame: can only rise to a certain level until people disengage to self protect (humiliating and putting people down / gossip / favoritism / self worth attached to performance)
  • Blame: the simple discharging of pain and discomfort / the people who score the highest in the ability to hold people accountable have the lowest blame scores
  • Disrespect: #1 reason people leave jobs = lack of feedback / people feel unseen and disrespected / you can’t be good at feedback if you’re not willing to be vulnerable / it means sitting on the same side of the table as someone and looking at the problem together
  • Belonging: #1 barrier = fitting in / you have to make space in your organization for people to show up and be seen for who they are not who they could be
  • Be Brave: we never feel more alive than when we are being brave (love, work, etc)
  • You can choose courage or you can choose comfort but you can not have both the two are mutually exclusive
  • If you sign up for courage you are signing up to get your butt kicked
  • If you’re going to be brave you need: Clarity of values & someone who loves because of your imperfections
  • If you are not in the arena not getting your butt kicked I am not interested in or open to your feedback
  • As the world has grown the number of cheap seats has grown

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2013 Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit

I’m pleased to announce that Sun Valley Community Church is partnering with Central Christian Church to bring the 2013 Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit to the Phoenix East Valley this year! The Summit event is telecast LIVE from Willow’s campus near Chicago every August and will be experienced in more than 300+ cities in 90 countries and translated into 42 languages.

Dates & Times: Thursday, August 8 – Friday, August 9 from 8:30am – 4:30pm each day
Location: CentralAZ Mesa Campus | 933 N. Lindsay Road Road | Mesa, AZ 85213
Cost: Register for Early Bird Pricing on or before 6/25 and receive the following pricing: WCA Member Group Rate (15+ people) = $159 | WCA Member Rate (1-14 people) = $199 | Individual Rate = $249 | Student/Faculty Rate = $79
Registration: To register you and your team, and for more information follow this link.

The Summit has put together an incredible faculty this year which includes: Bill Hybels, Founder & Sr. Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church | General Colin Powell, Former U.S. Secretary of State | Dr. Brene Brown, Research Professor University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work | Mark Burnett, Four-time Emmy Award Winner; Executive Television Producer | Vijay Govindarajan, Top 50 Management Thinker | Patrick Lencioni, Founder & President of The Table Group and Best Selling Author | Lize Wiseman, Executive Strategy and Leadership Consultant | Oscar Muriu, Senior Pastor of Nairobi Chapel, Kenya | Dr. Henry Cloud, Clinical Psychologist, Leadership Consultant, Best-selling Author | Chris Brown, Co-Senior Pastor and Teaching Pastor at North Coast Church | Joseph Grenny, Co-Founder, VitalSmarts and Best Selling Author | Bob Goff, Founder and CEO of Restore International and Attorney | Andy Stanley, Founder and Sr. Pastor of North Point Ministries

Bonus FREE Stuff!

As a bonus I’m giving away 3 tickets to this years Summit! Here are the conditions: 1) Your Church or Group must be new to the Phoenix East Valley Summit Location 2) It’s limited to one ticket per group (so if everyone’s counting correctly that’s three new groups) and 3) Contact me using my contact form on my blog. It’s that simple!


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