Celebrated 2019 Speakers Making Headlines

March 5, 2019 Jess Huckins


The Daily Newspaper

Our speaker lineup at Workhuman 2019, March 18-21 in Nashville, Tenn., is one of the best we’ve ever had. And we’re not the only ones who have noticed – our keynote and breakout session speakers have been making a lot of headlines over the last few months (and, in some cases, years).

In advance of the conference, brush up on the buzz they’re generating with this quick roundup of media coverage:

George Clooney

George Clooney’s Charitable Contributions” ­– Borgen magazine

Kat Cole

How to Succeed in Business? Think Like a ‘Hot Shot’” – Fortune

“What Inspires FOCUS Brand’s Rock Star President Kat Cole” – QSR magazine

Brené Brown

Daring Leadership is Teachable, Observable and Measurable” – HR Dive 

3 Takeaways from Brené Brown’s ‘Dare to Lead’” – Verily

How to Handle Everyone’s Favorite Person: The Critic” – Ever Widening Circles

 Gary Hamel

Gary Hamel’s Workplace Predictions for 2019” – Silicon Republic

The Most Important Skills You Need to be an Effective Leader” – Forbes

The Real Cost of Bureaucracy: Lessons for HR Leaders from Gary Hamel” – HR Technologist

Cy Wakeman

World's Top 30 Leadership Professionals for 2019” – Global Gurus

Check Ego at the Door: 5 Questions with Leadership Expert Cy Wakeman” – Dayton Daily News

These 5 Questions Completely Changed My Outlook on Life” – Thrive Global

Christine Porath

How to Transform Your Culture from Toxic to Peak Performance” – Entrepreneur

Management Tip: Courtesy Counts” – Forbes

The Most Popular TED Talks of 2018” – TED

Dr. Patti Fletcher

How to Lead Like a Woman” – Entrepreneur

How To Engage Men In Women's Leadership Issues” – Forbes

Disrupting The Status Quo, Unconscious Bias and Gender Equity” – Let’s Fix Work by Laurie Ruettimann

David Lapin

“The Power of Storytelling and How It Will Impact Inclusion” – Job Market News

Uncovering the Two Keys to Leadership Legacy” – HuffPost

Nataly Kogan

People More Likely to Go the Extra Mile when Happy at Work” – The Irish Times

I Thought Grit Would Bring Me Success. It Almost Killed Me.” – The Washington Post

What Does It Really Mean to Be Happy? 6 Experts Explain” – Health.com

Cindy Robbins

IGNITION 2018: Learn from Cindy Robbins, Who Helped Persuade Marc Benioff to Fix the Gender Pay Gap at Salesforce” – Business Insider

Bravery Alone Cannot Break Glass Ceilings” – Forbes

Steven G. Rogelberg

The Science of Better Meetings” – The Wall Street Journal

14 business Books Everyone Will Be Reading in 2019” – Business Insider

10 Leadership Books to Watch For in 2019” – The Washington Post

Steve Pemberton

Video: “‘A Chance in the World’: Overcoming Childhood Abuse and Finding Hope” – TODAY Show

Fostering Hope” – Daily North Shore

Caroline A. Wanga

“‘Woke’ Retailers Glean Supply Chain Benefits” – American Journal of Transportation

“Target's Chief Diversity Officer Not Afraid to Stand Out in Crowd, Push Tough Conversations” – Star Tribune

Dr. Robert Emmons

“Senior Life: Gratitude as a Path to Well-Being” – Main Line Media News

Strategies for Staying Calm During Financial — and Everyday — Turbulence” – Albuquerque Journal

“Give Thanks: Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude Is Good for Health and Healing” – UNLTD

Have you spotted any other of our illustrious speakers in the news? Leave a comment with a link so we can check it out!

If you haven’t registered for this year’s conference yet, head on over to workhuman.com and use code WH19SPEAKERS200 for $200 off your registration.

About the Author

Jess Huckins

Jess Huckins is senior content manager, sales enablement at Workhuman. She enjoys investigative journalism and true crime, fantasy football, outdoor cooking, and adventuring in the wilderness with her three dogs.

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