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Alliant Energy Center

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713

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Topic: Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything

Presented by: - Dr. John Izzo

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Alliant Energy Center
Madison, WI


Presentation Description

Taking responsibility means “Stepping up” and seeing yourself as the agent of change, whether it is changing your company or changing the world–it starts with you. In this hard hitting keynote Dr. John Izzo talks about a concept he calls 100-0 (100% Responsibility 0 % Excuses) and how each one of us can take greater accountability when we put our excuses aside by focusing on what we can do and the role we play. He gets leaders from the CEO to the front line thinking about what they can do personally to step up. Your leaders will leave knowing the main reasons why people don’t step up to take responsibility; the keys to getting people to take ownership; and how to influence people to create a culture of ownership. John brings compelling examples of how leaders and companies achieved optimal results by creating true ownership. Your audience will get practical ideas and proven methods for getting people to “own” it by inspiring people to see what’s in it for them personally when they step up and how it improves their personal brand.

Participants will learn:

  1. Giving People A Seat at the Table
  2. Giving Responsibility to Foster Responsibility
  3. Learning how to encourage ideas and innovation along with divergent thinking
  4. Develop a “tight-loose” style where outcomes and goals are clear while giving lots of leeway for the “how”

Our Presenter

Dr. John Izzo is a business leadership expert, a best-selling author, and a community leader. He consults and advises some of the most admired companies in the world, teaches at major universities, conducts leading research on workplace values, and has spoken to more than one million people across the globe.
For over 20 years, he has conducted pioneering work on employee engagement and helped leaders create exceptional corporate cultures.
Frequently profiled in the media, Dr. Izzo has appeared on CNN, Canada AM, the National Post, The Globe and Mail, The Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company magazine.
He’s a bestselling author of six books, including international bestsellers Awakening Corporate Soul; Values Shift; The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die. His latest book, Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything offers inspiration and practical advice on how ordinary people can step up and make a difference in their work, family, community, and the world.

For more information contact:

GMA SHRM Management Team
2830 Agriculture Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 204-9814
fax (608) 204-9818

Program Schedule subject to change.