The Importance of Action as a Core Capability

2019 Talent Conference & Exposition

All organizations should want to hire and develop individuals who are good at taking action and implementing new ideas and initiatives. As skills like design thinking gain popularity, leaders are plagued by even more ideas but struggle with actually making any of them happen. Learn about the science of taking action and how to build action as a capability in your organization, to prepare your employees to respond to and move quickly on new opportunities. 

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:55am to 11:13am

Steve Garguilo


Steve Garguilo is an instigator with a track record of large-scale, grassroots change inside big companies. As the Founder of Cultivate, he leads a team that empowers changemakers inside many different types of organizations. His team at Cultivate also pioneered an enterprise software platform that supports workplace communities.

He is the author of a #1 bestseller, Surge: Your Guide to Put Any Idea into Action.

Garguilo has also worked on social ventures globally. In 2014, he completed The Mongol Rally, a 10,000-mile adventure from London to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, fundraising for the African Prisons Project. He has visited each of the 48 contiguous United States and is a member of the “century club” having visited over 100 countries.


Smart Stage - Delta Lobby BCD
Session Type: 
Smart Stage
Critical Evaluation
HR Expertise
Leadership & Navigation
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