90 Minutes

World-class Authors

Staying Productive

The way we work is changing. How are you keeping your teams on track and productive? Join top Scaling Up partners from around the globe for another Scaling Up+ Summit on October 21, 2021. These leading CEOs and authors will share actionable insights to ensure continued prosperity within your firms by helping you outthink your competition.

About the Speakers

Jim McKelvey

Author, The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time

Jim McKelvey is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, artist, and author of The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time. He is the cofounder of Square, and served as the chairman of its board until 2010, and still serves on the Board of Directors. In 2011, his iconic card reader design was inducted into the Museum of Modern Art. In 2017, McKelvey founded Invisibly, an ambitious project to unlock the value of peoples’ personal data. He is a Deputy Chair of the St. Louis Federal Reserve.

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Liz Wiseman

Author, Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact

Liz Wiseman is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the author of New York Times bestseller Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, and Wall Street Journal bestseller Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work.

She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, AT&T, Disney, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and Twitter. Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and in 2019 was recognized as the top leadership thinker in the world.

She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and a variety of other business and leadership journals. She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and Stanford University and is a former executive at Oracle Corporation, where she worked as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development.

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Eric Partaker

Author, The 3 Alarms: A Simple System to Transform Your Health, Wealth, and Relationships Forever.

As a Peak Performance Expert, Eric Partaker helps CEOs, entrepreneurs, and leaders to reach their full potential, become better leaders, and build better businesses. His approach draws from his time advising Fortune 50 CEOs at McKinsey, his experience helping build up Skype’s multi-billion dollar success story, and his own entrepreneurial journeys – together with behavioral science from Stanford University, as well as techniques from the worlds of elite sports and the military, areas where peak performance is key.

Eric’s work has been featured on over 7 major TV stations, in the Wall Street Journal, and The Economist. He has also appeared as a guest judge on The Apprentice with Lord Alan Sugar.

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Ron Lovett

Author, Scaling Culture

Ron Lovett founded Source Security and grew it into a national security firm employing 1500 security guards across Canada. 15 years later, he sold the company to the largest security company in North America at a 24x multiple. Now, Ron focuses on his people and culture at the company Connolly Owens, a portfolio of residential rentals in Atlantic Canada set to revolutionize affordable housing. Ron’s unorthodox entrepreneurial journey is defined by relentless learning, fast action, constantly coaching your staff to reach their potential – and inspired his first book Outrageous Empowerment in 2018. Ron’s newest book, Scaling Culture, will be released this fall.

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Verne Harnish - Summit Host

CEO & Author of Scaling Up

Verne Harnish is the founder and CEO of Scaling Up, a global executive education and coaching company with over 180 partners on six continents. He’s spent the past three decades helping companies scaleup. Verne is also the founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), with over 14,000 members worldwide. Additionally, Harnish is the author of bestsellers Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, The Greatest Business Decisions of All Times for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword, and Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0), which has won eight major international book awards including the prestigious International Book Award for Best General Business book.

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Musical Happy Half-Hour

Virtual meetings and events offer an engaging, cost effective alternative to physical meetings, conferences and events, and they can be just as effective at memorably bringing your people together. The key is to infuse entertaining and interactive programming just as you would at physical events, and music is the perfect medium through which to do it.

Using the same principles of music we integrate into our in-person programs, SongDivision’s virtual meetings and events experiences heighten positive emotions, stimulate memory and strengthen relationships through interactive songwriting and performances. SongDivision can accommodate any virtual meeting scenario, from performing live in-studio for a televised broadcast, to setting up remotely via a virtual meeting platform.

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Thursday, October 21 | 3:21pm - 5:05pm ET

3:21 pm - 3:26pm ET Verne Opening
3:26 pm - 3:50 pm ET Jim McKelvey
3:51 pm - 4:15 pm ET Liz Wiseman
4:16 pm - 4:40 pm ET Eric Partaker
4:41 pm - 5:05 pm ET Ron Lovett
5:05 pm - 5:29pm ET Happy Half-Hour with SongDivision

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