Leadership Conversation Series
Thoughts and Perspectives on Leadership

Lead Star hosts Leadership Conversation teleseminars with well-known authors to hear their thoughts and perspectives on leadership. Click on the links below to listen to some of our recent Conversations.


Greg McKeown

A Conversation with Greg McKeown, author of several publications including The New York Times Bestseller “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less,” as well as “Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter,” and a blog for Harvard Business Review.


John Kotter

A Conversation with Dr. John Kotter, Harvard Professor, award winning business and management thought leader, and author of several books including “ACCELERATE: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World.”


Warren Berger

A Conversation with Warren Berger, an expert on design thinking and innovation, and author of the book “A More Beautiful Question.”


Sara Laschever

A Conversation with Sara Laschever, co-author of several books including, “Women Don’t Ask” and “Ask for It!”


Jeff DeGraff

A Conversation with Jeff DeGraff, University of Michigan professor, co-author of several books including “Leading Innovation” and “Competing Values Leadership” and a renowned thought leader on the topic of innovation.


Tom Kolditz

A Conversation with Thomas Kolditz, an internationally recognized expert on crisis leadership and leadership in extreme contexts, and author of the book “In Extremis Leadership: Leading as if Your Life Depended on It.”


Barry Schwartz

A Conversation with Barry Schwartz, Swarthmore professor and author of several books including “The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less.”


Dee Dee Myers

A Conversation with Dee Dee Myers, author of “Why Women Should Rule the World.”


Gretchen Rubin

A Conversation with Gretchen Rubin, best-selling author of “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home.”


Paul Tough

A Conversation with Paul Tough, author of “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.”


Dan Pink

A Conversation with Dan Pink, author of four books about the changing world of work including the long-running New York Times bestseller, “A Whole New Mind,” and the #1 New York Times bestseller, “Drive.”


Betsy Myers

A Conversation with Betsy Myers, author of “Take the Lead: Motivate, Inspire, and Bring Out the Best in Yourself and Everyone Around You.”


Tony Schwartz

A Conversation with Tony Schwartz, best-selling author of “The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working” and founder of The Energy Project.

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