World’s Largest One-day Leadership Conference to be Simulcast in Wyckoff New Jersey – May 6, 2016

Wyckoff New Jersey, — is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world on May 6th, 2016. This year marks the sixteenth year of the annual leadership conference and the fourth year that Leadercast Wyckoff will be at hosting the event at Cedar Hill CRC – .

The theme of this year’s conference is, “Architects of Tomorrow,” focusing on visionary leaders who imagine and build a future that is rich in innovation, collaboration and full of hope. A future where problems are solved, questions are answered, and confusion gives way to clarity.

The conference will equip attendees to create their own visionary path. Key speakers – visionaries in their own fields – will inspire those who attend locally, and the more than 100,000 people who will attend the event live in Atlanta or at hundreds of other simulcast locations in more than 20 countries. Among the keynote speakers are:


  • Kat Cole—Group President, FOCUS Brands, Inc. (including Cinnabon®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s®, and more)
  • Steve Wozniak—Co-founder of Apple, Inc.,
  • Henry Cloud—Acclaimed Leadership Expert, Clinical Psychologist, and Best-Selling Author
  • Nick Saban—Head Football Coach, The University of Alabama
  • Andy Stanley—Leadership Author and Communicator
  • James Brown—Network Broadcaster, CBS Sports and News
  • Rorke Denver—Navy SEAL Commander and Author
  • Chris Barez-Brown—Author and Creativity Guru
  • Tripp Crosby—Host of Leadercast, Comedian and Director


For years,   has brought people together and equipped them to become better leaders, managers, community members, and employees.

For more information and to purchase your ticket or group tickets to the Leadercast Wyckoff event, visit .




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Date: May 6, 2016
Time: 08:00am
Event: Leadercast Wyckoff
Topic: Leadership
Sponsor: Hank Schuurman
Venue: Cedar Hill CRC
+1 (201) 652-4277
Location: 422 Cedar Hill Avenue
Wyckoff, New Jersey 07481
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

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Making the Most of Your Conference Experience

Senior Housing Forum
February 22, 2016

Periodically I have written posts regarding making the most of your time when you go to conferences. One of the blog sites I have forwarded to me each day is the Senior Housing Forum by Steve Moran. I met Steve at last year’s Senior Living Innovation Forum which is hosted by the Influence Group. At this forum which is structure more like a retreat, Steve participated in several panel discussions as moderator. Take a look at “Making the Most of Your NIC Spring Conference Experience” for several ideas he shares regarding attending conferences and getting the most from your time and effort.

Previous Posts:

Becoming a “Conference Commando”

Conference Commando #2

Conference Commando – Revisited

People Management

next step loading concept

You’ve Got the Right Players, Now What?

Practice 1: Elevate HR to a position of power and primacy in the organization, and make sure HR people have the special qualities to help managers build leaders and careers.

Practice 2: Use a rigorous, non bureaucratic evaluation system, monitored for integrity with the same intensity as Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance.

Practice 3: Creative effective mechanism – read: money, recognition, and training – to motivate and retain.

Practice 4: Face straight into charged relationships – with unions, stars, sliders, and disrupters.

Practice 5. Fight gravity, and instead of taking the middle 70 percent for granted, treat them like the heart and soul of the organization.

Practice 6. Design the org chart to be as flat as possible, with blindingly clear reporting relationships and responsibilities.

…These six practices take time, that’s true. But companies are not buildings, machines, or technologies. They are people.

Besides managing them, what work matters more?


Winning, by Jack Welch with Suzy Welch

Jack Welch with Suzy Welch
Harper Collins
Hard Cover


Financial growth

“Competence is like money

that keeps earning interest.

One day you can cash it in

for an even bigger prize.”

No Greatness Without Goodness
Randy Lewis

So Good That Can’t Ignore You (New York, New York: Business Plus, 2012)

Motivational Poster

Unlike many that hold to the long-held belief “follow your passion,” Cal Newport sets out to explain how people end up with that passion. He works through the hard work and many hours of developing skills in an area which then leads to enjoying or loving that work. His tagline comes from comedian Steve Martin as he gives advice to aspiring entertainers, “be so good they can’t ignore you,”

Whether you are just starting out or trying to re-invent yourself, this book becomes a must read for determining your journey. Tools which become particularly important are:

  1. The clarity of the craftsman.

  2. The power of career capital.

  3. Becoming a craftsman.

From Malcolm Gladwell and his book Outliers comes the following definition of the 10,000-hour rule.

“The idea that excellence at performing a complex task requires a critical minimum level of practice surfaces again and again in studies of expertise. In fact, researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.”

Have fun crafting a new remarkable career and life.




So Good Thet Can't Ignore You - Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love
Cal Newport
Business Plus

Re-Imaging Care – Dr. Bill Thomas



I was fortunate enough to be asked to participate in the 2015 Senior Living Innovation Forum. This was the initial offering of a Senior Living Innovation Forum by the Influence Group  producers of several high quality forums in several business segments like Health Facilities , Higher Education Facilities, and Retail Spaces. Those who have attended one of these events cannot say enough of the professionalism of staff in presenting such top quality events.

The keynote speaker Dr. Bill Thomas a thought leader in senior living was good enough to make time in his thirty city national tour to speak to the group on some of his most resent thoughts on aging. These include among others:

  • MESH

  • Still

  • Continuum of care

  • Post Acute Care

  • Ageism

It is always a privilege to hear from leaders in their field and Dr. Thomas is no exception. If you are a leader in the Senior Living market, follow one of the links above to request an invitation to this event.

The 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management – Proven Strategies for Increased Productivity and Inner Peace (New York, NY: Warner Books Inc., 1994)

Every once in a while you bump into a book or other item which you have forgotten about. That is the case of Hyrum Smith’s book which I picked up during my Franklin Planner days. During the days of a previous President CEO although not mandatory, it became the organizations time management system of choice. This included the company trainer being contracted to provide mass introduction and training on the system.

The good news is the book and 10 Natural Laws do not need the manual Franklin Planner system to make sense or be worthwhile. The laws listed below are still worth reflecting on if not studying in depth. Take a look and see what you think.



  1. You control your life by controlling your time.

  2. Your governing values are the foundation of personal fulfillment.

  3. When your daily activities reflect your governing values, you expect inner peace.

  4. To reach any significant goal, you must leave your comfort zone.

  5. Daily planning leverages time through increased focus.

  6. Your behavior is a reflection of what you truly believe.

  7. You satisfy needs when your beliefs are in line with reality.

  8. Negative behaviors are overcome by changing incorrect beliefs.

  9. Your self-esteem must ultimately come from within.

  10. Give more and you’ll have more.


Which of the 10 Laws above would provide you with the highest impact if you focused on it?

What do you have to do to turn it into one of your habits?

Now, which is the next Law to focus on?

Repeat the sequence above as needed.

The 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management - Proven Strategies for Increased Productivity and Inner Peace
Hyrum W. Smith
Warner Books

Jack Welsh on Growth Metrics and Customers


How do you define customer?

How do you serve your customer?

What do your customers think of you?

Jack wants everyone to understand the feeling of starting a business.

Jack clears up some of the fallacy of “stack ranking” noting that it actually comes down to trust and truth.