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A pioneering interview show on LinkedIn that takes you into the minds of today's most influential leaders, celebrated authors, and business visionaries. Join Rhett Power, your host, as he unravels the secrets to their success, unveiling strategies that have propelled them to the top of their respective fields.
Ramon Escobar is senior vice president of talent recruitment and development for CNN Worldwide. He is responsible for the recruitment of all on and off-air talent for CNN U.S., CNN International, CNN en Español and HLN. He also advances the internal development of all anchors, correspondents, contributor and producers. Escobar is based out of New York City and has held his position of vice president of talent recruitment and development since 2012. He also served as the vice president of diversity and inclusion for CNN Worldwide from January 2017 to June 2019, and continues to play a vital role in diversity and inclusion efforts for WarnerMedia News and Sports, the parent company of CNN.
Elizabeth gained widespread recognition for her 2006 memoir, "Eat, Pray, Love," a sensational success that spent an impressive 199 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list as of December 2010. This beloved narrative was also adapted into a namesake film in 2010. Our conversation focuses on her latest literary endeavor, "City of Girls," a compelling exploration of life, love, and loss.
Tuesday on Power Lunch Live, former world chess champion Garry Kasparov.
Kasparov became the under-18 chess champion of the USSR at 12 and the world under-20 champion at 17. He became internationally famous at 22 as the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985. He defended his title five times, including a legendary series of matches against arch-rival Anatoly Karpov. Kasparov broke Bobby Fischer’s rating record in 1990. His famous matches against the IBM super-computer Deep Blue in 1996-97 were vital to bringing artificial intelligence, and chess, into the mainstream.
Kasparov has been a contributing editor to The Wall Street Journal since 1991 and is a regular commentator on politics and human rights. He frequently speaks to business and political audiences worldwide on technology, strategy, politics, and achieving peak mental performance. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Oxford-Martin School, focusing on human-machine collaboration. He’s a member of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics executive advisory board and a Security Ambassador for Avast Software, where he discusses cybersecurity and the digital future.
David is the Co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire.
He is a three-time international best-selling author, a Top 100 Business Coach, the executive producer of Entrepreneur's #1 digital business show, Elevator Pitch, and host of the top entrepreneur podcast, The Playbook. His newest book, Game-Time Decision Making, was a #1 new release. In addition, David has been recognized by Variety Magazine as their Sports Humanitarian of the Year and awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. His mission is to empower OVER 1 BILLION people to be happy!
Emmanuel is recognized as the first pop star who is differently-abled. A singer, actor, entrepreneur and speaker; He is breaking down the walls of inequality and building the a bridge to a world filled with inclusion & diversity.
Emmanuel was found in a box half dead by two soldiers on a battlefield in Iraq. He was taken to an orphanage in Baghdad, and raised there for 7 years, experiencing/Hearing Bombs, seeing executions & the worst of man kind. Emmanuel has become a media sensation after his Australian “X-Factor” audition singing “Imagine” went viral. Today he has defied all odds! With over 1 Billion views collectively online, He has Toured with Coldplay as a special guest, opened for Snoop Dogg, performed with David Foster & legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold. Emmanuel’s album plans to be released this year, produced/Mentored by Chris Martin.
What where you doing and thinking about when you were fifteen? Probably not about saving the planet. These teens are going to save us all.
The Knowlege Society are the next generation of innovators, scientists, and entrepreneurs who want to solve the world's biggest problems. TKS is a 10-month global innovation program with weekly sessions. Students ages 13-17 apply and interview before joining. This isn't your typical after-school program. TKS was developed with CEOs and global leaders, modeled after curriculums from Stanford, Harvard, and MIT, and is designed to replicate the learning environment and culture of Silicon Valley.
You will not believe the projects these young people are working on.
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Paddy Cosgrave co-founder of Web Summit is excited to be back in Lisbon, Portugal and back to in person events.
Timothy Draper is an Americas most famous venture capitalist. Rhett and Tim discuss Bitcoin, venture capital and his big purpose.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau well known as Jaime Lannister in the HBO drama GOT and Rhett discuss his role as a UN Global Goodwill Ambassador. Watch Interview
Alex Bouaziz, Co-founder & CEO, Deel
Karl Sun, Co-founder & CEO, at Lucid
Collaboration in the workplace the future.
Evgenia Plotnikova, General Partner,
Dawn Capital and Rhett discuss the process to finding product market fit.
Martin Braithwaite plays professional soccer with FC Barcelona but his success off the pitch is what has everyone talking.
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Noella Coursaris Musunka, Founder/CEO of Malaika and Ambassador for The Global Fund and Rhett discuss her work to change education. Watch Interview
James Gross Co-Founder, Variance and Rhett discuss letting your product speak for itself and is that the right approach.
Philip Michael is a wealth Coach and entrepreneur He and Rhett discuss his mission to create 100K millionaires. Tech CEO of NYCE.
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Alex Mashinsky Co-founder, Chairman, CEO of Celsius is changing the world again. Alex explains the future of money.
Talimka Yordanova and Rhett discuss GCF's work to change Governance, Technology, Mobility, Sustainability and Culture.
David Meltzer Co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire talks about loss and purpose.
One of the world’s leading experts on peak performance, Steven Kotler is an author, an award-winning journalist, and the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective. He has written twelve books, including the national bestsellers The Future Is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, Abundance, and Bold. His work has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes, has been translated into more than forty languages, and has appeared in more than one hundred publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, WIRED, and TIME. We will discuss his new book THE ART OF IMPOSSIBLE.
#1 bestselling author Jeff Rubin is truly one of our most important thinkers. THE EXPENDABLES: How the Middle Class Got Screwed By Globalization is not only prescient and relevant but essential as we continue to witness devastating inequalities. It is a provocative, far-reaching account of how the middle class got stuck with the bill for globalization, and how the blowback – from Brexit to Trump to populist Europe to COVID-19 – will change the developed world. Real wages in North America have not risen since the 1970s. Union membership has collapsed. Full-time employment is beginning to look like a quaint idea from the distant past. If it seems that the middle class is in retreat around the developed world, it is.
World-renowned coach and the only two-time winner of the Thinkers 50 Award for #1 Leadership Thinker in the World. He has been ranked the #1 Executive Coach in the World and a Top Ten Business Thinker for the past eight years. Dr. Goldsmith is the author or editor of 36 books, including three New York Times bestsellers, that have sold over 2.5 million copies and been listed bestseller in 12 countries. His books, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There and Triggers are two of the Top 100 Leadership & Success Books Ever Written. Marshall and some of the top coaches in the world will answer your questions about Coaching in a Post Covid world. Rhett will host this event.
June 17 -- Stakeholder Center Coaches (Webinar Invite Only)
July 9 -- Ask Marshall (Webinar Invite Only)
Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People and is on the Thinkers50 Radar List of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of organizations. She is the author of Design the Life You Love and gives lectures on Design the Work You Love to corporations. Ayse is the co-founder of Birsel + Seck, the award-winning design and innovation studio, and consults to Amazon, Colgate-Palmolive, Herman Miller, GE, IKEA, The Scan Foundation, Staples and Toyota, among others. Her work can be found in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
Eric is the CEO of Mansueto Ventures, home of the iconic media brands Inc. and Fast Company. For three years before becoming CEO at Mansueto Ventures, I was the president and editor-in-chief of Inc. Before joining Inc., I was the founding editor of CBS MoneyWatch.com and the editor in chief of BNET.com; the sites together won more than a dozen awards for design and journalism during my tenure. Prior to that, I was the editor-in-chief of Money Magazine. He has won a Loeb Award and a National Magazine Award. In other media, he is a regular on Nightly Business Report on PBS, CNBC, CNN, The Today Show, The Early Show, Marketplace Radio and Good Morning America.
Gareth is the Head of Film and Animation at ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based creative industries. He was previously co-founder and CEO of multi-award-winning Bedlam Productions. He was producer of the critically acclaimed The King’s Speech, the highest grossing British independent film to date, which won four Academy Awards including Best Film and seven BAFTAs, including Best Film and Outstanding British Film. His other credits as producer include Zaytoun, BAFTA-nominated British war film Kajaki: The True Story and Exam, which was also nominated for a BAFTA and won Spirit and Dinard awards. His most recent film, Steel Country, starring Andrew Scott and Denise Gough, was released in Spring 2019.
Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. is an executive partner with Madison Dearborn Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois and a Clinical Professor of Leadership at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He was named the 2008 Kellogg School Professor of the Year. Harry is the author of two bestselling leadership books: From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership and Becoming The Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership. He is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Baxter International Inc., a $12 billion global healthcare company.
We have stepped into the new decade facing rocky terrain and uncertainty about what the future has in store. These 100 professionals have presented to the world their unique perspectives which uncovered the dynamism of the modern workplace and guided us to understand it through different lenses. Rhett is honored to join this list of inspirational leaders.