Roundtable Kickoff

Join us for our annual Leadership Roundtable Kickoff January 22 as we hear from bestselling author Bo Burlingham, author of Small Giants.

What exactly makes a company great? At the Roundtable Kickoff, Bo Burlingham will talk about what he learned while writing his book about 14 small-to-midsize, privately owned companies that are widely acknowledged as being the best at what they do, and that have been singled out for their extraordinary contributions to their communities.

He found that they all had what he calls mojo — an elusive quality that makes them irresistible to customers and employees alike. Their mojo, he showed, comes from six characteristics they have in common. In his presentation, Burlingham talks about those characteristics and describes the specific techniques that companies use to generate mojo.

Interested in taking your business to the next level, or have challenges you wish to discuss with peers?  A Leadership Roundtable may be a great fit for you.  Our program connect non-competitive C-Suite business leaders representing a variety of industries and organizations for a confidential exchange of information, ideas and insights. Meetings offer candid, confidential discussions and problem solving sessions from fellow leaders who understand and share the unique challenges of top-level management. Join us at the kick-off to learn more.


About Bo Burlingham

Bo Burlingham is an editor-at-large of Inc. magazine and the author of five books, the most recent being Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top (Portfolio/Penguin, 2014). A previous book, Small Giants: Companies That Choose To Be Great Instead of Big (Portfolio/Penguin, 2006), was one of five finalists for the 2006 Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year award. In the early 1980s, he joined Fidelity Investments, the mutual fund company, where he worked with fund managers and top executives, including Peter Lynch. Burlingham was a founding member, with Tom Peters, of PAC/World, an international organization of business leaders and observers.  Bo and his wife, Lisa, have been married for 44 years and live in Oakland, California, and Sancerre, France. They have two children and four grandchildren.
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