Thursday, August 11, 2011

Info on Leadership Summit I'm attending today

I took 2 vacation days today and tomorrow to attend the Global Leadership Summit and will be blogging here ( and tweeting on Twitter ( You don't need an account to follow either one of these.

I have attended the past few years (and will be attending again this year) at one of the many satellite locations: the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association in Ocean Grove NJ. More than 300 people are registered at this location.
About the Global Leadership Summit (GLS)
  • The GLS is an annual event started in 1995 and is produced by the Willow Creek Association - more about Willow Creek and GLS
  • According to the Wikipedia entry, alumni speakers have been Bono (U2), Ken Blanchard ("One Minute Manager"), Marcus Buckingham ("StrengthFinders"), Jim Collins ("Good to Great" and "Built to Last"), Mike Singletary (NFL Hall of Fame linebacker for the Chicago Bears). Also, Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter as well as Karen Hughes, Special Advisor to President George W. Bush and and former United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell have spoken. Other speakers: Texas pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes, University of Southern California president Steven Sample, Tim Sanders (Yahoo), Rick Warren (pastor Saddleback Church, author: "The Purpose Driven Life")
  • Downloadable notebook of the formatted program.
About The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA)
You can also follow news about the GLS at these other places:

I hope you'll take a look at some of the items I'll be posting over these two days and comment on them!

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