This is not a seminar! Even though we have speakers on various aspects of thought leadership, the Symposium is designed specifically for you to work on creating and launching your own thought leadership program.

Friday, February 24, 2012

MORNING


Buffet breakfast

  • Get to know other thought leader participants
  • Understand thought leadership, and why it’s for you
  • Identify your position on the 6-step thought leadership process
  • Get feedback on your thought-leading idea

Lunch Together

AFTERNOON

  • Speaker Lois Kazakoff, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle, on how to write and get an op-ed opinion piece published
  • Explore and establish the foundation on which you’ll build your body of knowledge (intellectual property/IP)
  • Analyze profiles of leading thinkers through published articles
  • Examine and assess a selected book for its thought leadership attributes

Dinner at one of San Francisco’s great restaurants

Saturday, February 25, 2012

MORNING


Buffet breakfast

  • Look at options for branding and presenting your thought-leading idea
  • Survey the many options available to you for getting your ideas well known
  • Examine thought leaders in action through selected TED videos

Lunch Together

 AFTERNOON

  • Special gest speaker: hear and learn from Riane Eisler, celebrated social scientist, cultural historian and author ("The Chalice and the Blade," "Real Wealth of Nations")
  • Get to know techniques for keeping your progress on track
  • Put together a list of activities you’ll carry out after the Symposium with your custom action plan
  • Speaker Elayne Savage, Ph.D., author, "Don't Take it Personally," leads a discussion on how to overcome internal and external barriers

 Dinner at one of San Francisco’s great restaurants

Sunday, February 26, 2011

MORNING


Buffet breakfast

  • Learn from an industry insider how to develop a book idea and get it published: Speaker Mike Larsen, literary agent
  • Use your new knowledge about publishing to write a book concept or other IP idea
  • Get feedback on your personal action plan and refinements to your thought-leading idea

Lunch Together

 Special private walking tour: Trace the steps of 10 extra-ordinary San Francisco divas!


Riane Eisler, 2012 Symposium Guest Speaker :: Highlights :: Outcomes :: Leaders :: Agenda