Join ICF NYC for its November Lunch and a Book Club meeting to kick off your week with a mental boost! This month we delve into David Rubenstein’s How to Lead: Wisdom from the World's Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers, a compilation of stories from conversations with Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, Renee Fleming, Marilyn Hewson and many more.
When: November 8, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Facilitator: Lora Lebo, MHRM, PCC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Format: Virtual - Zoom meeting format, cameras enabled
CCEUs: 1 TBD
About the ICF NYC Book Club
The ICF NYC Book Club is an opportunity for attendees to delve deeper into their learning from the book and to share highlights from what they read, implications for their coaching practice, and more. Book club meetings are not book previews or presentations and active participation and contribution is expected from all attendees.
Out of respect for our facilitator and other attendees, you are expected to have read the book, or at a minimum, significant portions of it, prior to attending so that meaning, intent and application may be discussed with depth. Familiarity with the content enables a much more meaningful exchange and conversation.
As with any virtual call, please be prepared to have your video and audio on, with limited distraction. Turn off all notifications.
In order to receive CCEU credit, you must be present and actively participate.
Come in your pajamas! We don’t care about how you look or if you’re munching, only the intellectual contribution you bring.
Meetings will be held consistently on the second Monday of each month at two time offerings: 8 AM and 1PM New York time (except where may be otherwise indicated). You must register for the session you plan to attend as the two meeting times have different Zoom meeting links -- they are not interchangeable.
Attendance at every meeting is not necessary. You may participate based upon your preference for the book. The intended purpose of this offering is to broaden and deepen our knowledge of current practices in the coaching profession and in the business world.
Please register early! If registration is low, or non-existent, for any specific book, we will revisit the selection and float a poll to the membership to select a replacement book. We therefore encourage participants to register early for meetings so that we may assess interest at an early stage.
About The Book
Title: How to Lead: Wisdom from the World's Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers
Author: David M. Rubenstein
Publication Date: 2020
The essential leadership playbook. Learn the principles and guiding philosophies of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, and many others through illuminating conversations about their remarkable lives and careers.
For the past five years, David M. Rubenstein - author of The American Story, visionary cofounder of The Carlyle Group, and host of The David Rubenstein Show - has spoken with the world’s highest performing leaders about who they are and how they became successful. How to Lead distills these revealing conversations into an indispensable leadership guidebook.
Gain advice and wisdom from CEOs, presidents, founders, and master performers from the worlds of finance (Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Christine Lagarde, Ken Griffin), tech (Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, Tim Cook), entertainment (Oprah Winfrey, Lorne Michaels, Renee Fleming, Yo-Yo Ma), sports (Jack Nicklaus, Adam Silver, Coach K, Phil Knight), government (President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Nancy Pelosi), and many others.
Jeff Bezos harnesses the power of wandering, discovering that his best decisions have been made with heart and intuition, rather than analysis.
Richard Branson never goes into a venture looking to make a profit. He aims to make the best in field.
Phil Knight views Nike as a marketing company whose product is its most important marketing tool.
Marilyn Hewson, who grew up in a fatherless home with four siblings in Kansas, quickly learned the importance of self-reliance and the value of a dollar.
How to Lead shares the extraordinary stories of these pioneering agents of change. Discover how each luminary got started and how they handle decision making, failure, innovation, change, and crisis. Learn from their decades of experience as pioneers in their field. No two leaders are the same.
Meet our Breakfast and a Book Club Host
Lora Lebo, MHRM, PCC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Big Bold Ideas Coaching & Consulting, LLC
Lora is a graduate of the University of Miami, attaining her PCC designation, and has more than twenty-five years of experience in Human Resources working for Fortune 500 Companies. Lora earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Stockton University, and her Master of Human Resource Management from the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. Lora also obtained her EO Investigation certificate from Cornell University and spent many years of her career conducting employment related investigations. Lora holds her Senior Professional of Human Resources designation through HRCI and her Certified Senior Professional designation through the Society for Human Resource Management and is the founder of Big Bold Ideas Coaching & Consulting, LLC.