MEGA SESSION Creating Authentic Leadership in Organizations

SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition
You will learn how to be your best as authentic leaders and create the conditions for authentic leadership to flourish in your organization.

The negative impact of operating from a lack of authenticity and integrity abound. At the same time, some leaders have thrived in this world. This session will:

  • Cover the tenets of authentic leadership. 
  • Help you define what leading authentically looks like in your organization.
  • Help you discover when you are at your best as authentic leaders.
  • Show you how to create conditions that allow authentic leadership to thrive in your organization.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Nick Craig


Nick Craig is the President of the Authentic Leadership Institute, a leadership consulting firm committed to creating leaders and organizations with a deeper purpose and the courage to transform their business impact.

Nick’s insights and approach comes from over 25 years working with top teams, senior leadership programs, executive coaching and architecting results focused change initiatives. Nick is the co-author of “From Purpose to Impact” with Scott Snook in the May 2014 Harvard Business Review.  He co-authored “Finding Your True North” with Bill George of Harvard Business School. His work in the area of leadership purpose has been used in corporate and academic settings, including GE, Unilever, and Wharton’s Advanced Management Program. Nick’s work as a Wharton Fellow is documented at Wharton@Work. His article “Confidence is an Inside Job” is one of the most requested articles in the last five years.

Beyond his involvement with Bill George, Nick has worked with Michael Beer, Director Emeritus of Harvard Business School’s Organizational Change practice, helping top teams have honest dialogues that drive strategic implementation. He has also worked with MIT’s Sloan School to develop their Leadership Center and executive coaching program based on the Distributed Leadership Model.

Marriott Marquis: Salons 6-10
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Mega Session
Leadership & Navigation
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