World Business Forum: Meet The World’s Most Influential Ceos In One Gathering

By Ayoolaitan Adeniji
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The world’s indisputable authority on emotional intelligence, Daniel Goleman will be presenting his latest insights at the prestigious World Business Forum at Lincoln Centre New York from November 14-15.

Goleman will be revealing how to cultivate the internal and interpersonal integration necessary to be a wise leader, the competencies essential for self-management and high performance, how to harness the power of self-awareness as a building block for professional development, and what it takes to develop resonant leadership – the foundation for sustainable 21st century organizations. It will all be wrapped up in his presentation on Brainpower: Mindsight and Emotional Intelligence in Leadership.

Daniel Goleman is among an elite roll call of renowned speakers that also includes among others: Harvard Professor Sarah Lewis, former GE CEO Jeff Immelt, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman, renowned entrepreneur Arianna Huffington and Seth Godin, author of one of the most popular blogs in the world

The world’s most recognized authority on emotional intelligence, Goleman’s contributions to the field of psychology has had a transformational impact on the world of business and beyond. He has been named by the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times as one of their most influential business thinkers and is the author of numerous bestselling books including Emotional Intelligence and Focus.

His 2014 bestseller, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence, argues that leadership that gets results demands a triple focus: on our ourselves; on others, for our relationships; and on the outer forces that shape organizations and society. Goleman noted that “If you can´t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far”.

Each year, the World Business Forum offers the opportunity to learn from and be inspired by some the world’s most renowned figures from business and beyond – a blend of content composed of CEOs, entrepreneurs, innovators, thinkers, artists and athletes. In a world of information overload, World Business Forum focuses on the issues most relevant to today’s business people, stimulating new thinking and inspiring action.

In 2018 the World Business Forum NYC is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Since its first edition in 2004, the world has undergone incredible change. In that time we have seen new technologies, new movements, new business models emerge that have radically altered how business is done.

Through these times of profound and disruptive change, the World Business Forum has consistently provided the ideas, learning and inspiration to help leaders navigate their biggest challenges and take their organizations forward.

The 2018 program will be exploring the idea of “exponentialism”. As technological advancement accelerates transformation, we are at an inflection point where the traditional ways of doing business are becoming rapidly obsolete.

For leaders and organizations capable of making the shift from an incremental to an exponential mindset there lies within your grasp the opportunity to drive unprecedented growth; to empower radical innovation; to liberate true potential; to engage at incredible speed and scale; to execute on ever-more ambitious visions.

Special VIP pricing and early bird offer for CEOs and business leaders is available till October 5th,