Kicking off Season Two of the Long-Shadow Leadership Series with Larry Senn, Chairman and Founder of Senn Delaney!
1. “There was something they hadn’t taught me in business school…”
2. “Organizations tend to become shadows of their leaders…”
3. Can you really create a “healthy” organization?
4. All organizations have cultures…the only question is, Do you shape it? Or does it shape you?
5. “Culture is the way we do things around here…”
6. The fundamental question: how do you change the habits of adults?
7. Diagnostics first…
8. Begins with a gap analysis…
9. The mood elevator…
10. How do you measure culture?
11. “What creates a thriving human being?”
12. How do you get leaders to change?
13. The learning mindset… The importance of curiosity…
About Larry Senn
Larry has been called the “father of corporate culture.” He conducted the first field studies ever done on the concept of corporate culture as his doctoral dissertation at USC and in 1978 founded the first firm in the world devoted solely to creating healthy high performing cultures.
Based on his principal research finding that “organizations become shadows of their leaders,” the process was designed to begin with CEOs and their teams. To date, Senn Delaney has worked with over 100 Fortune 500 CEOs and their organizations, as well as hundreds of other CEO’s teams in 40 countries around the world.
Larry has personally led culture shaping engagements for dozens of Fortune 100 CEOs, presidents of major universities, governors of states and members of two US Presidents’ cabinets. He is an accomplished public speaker, the author of bestselling books including 21st Century Leadership, The Secret of a Winning Culture, Winning Teams–Winning Cultures and Up the Mood Elevator. Today he focuses on work with clients’ CEOs and in helping innovate and implement new culture-shaping products.
He is a former marketing strategist, national political operative, and lobbyist.
Todd has published five books, writes a business + lifestyle column, is a distance runner, and lives in Chicago with his wife Stephanie + family.