In his new book, Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t, Jeffrey provides a ground-breaking guide for flourishing in an increasingly competitive workplace. He has taught at Stanford University since 1979. He is the author or co-author of thirteen books, and has also held visiting professorships at the Harvard Business School, London Business School, IESE Business School in Spain, and other institutions. Building on the latest social science research and drawing from decades of consulting with corporations and teaching MBA students, Jeffrey shared his insights on how participants can successfully build, maintain, and employ power in their organizations. Participants experienced a candid and realistic examination of human behavior and the implications for individual success.
Gloria Feldt is author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think about Power. She is a leading activist, a bestselling author of four books, and a commentator and keynote speaker on women and leadership, politics, power, health, and media. Gloria’s frontline experience as former President and CEO of Planned Parenthood has given her a unique understanding of the confluence of the personal and the political in leadership and American culture. Currently she is a professor at Arizona State University where she teaches “Women, Power, and Leadership.” At the 2011 Summit, Gloria used both inspirational stories and practical tools to demonstrate how women can redefine power, lead themselves with intention, and reach parity in the workplace.