2013 World LEADERS Conference at PBA
Palm Beach Atlantic University partnered with World LEADERS Group to host the 2013 World LEADERS Conference at its West Palm Beach campus on March 6 and 7. The conference, known for its unique blending of speakers from both business and ministry, offers executives from all areas of leadership the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s foremost leadership experts.
PBA President William M.B. Fleming, Jr. welcomes all to the 2013 World LEADERS Conference Wednesday, March 6 in the DeSantis Family Chapel.
President Fleming introduces the first speaker of the series James L. Davis, president, World LEADERS Conference.
Jim Blanchard, retired chairman and CEO of Synovus Financial Corporation, shared his wisdom gained through more than 35 years of experience.
Ken Blanchard, prominent author, business consultant, speaker, expressed his views on servant leadership. Blanchard is the co-founder and Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies®, an international management training and consulting firm; and he co-founded Lead Like Jesus www.leadlikejesus.com in 1999.
Southwest Airlines Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly was also a morning speaker.
World LEADERS Conference speakers and attendees participated in various luncheons throughout campus. Pictured is the Women's Luncheon with panel speakers featuring the Mayor of West Palm Beach Jeri Muoio (second from the right).
The afternoon session included Henry Cloud, psychologist, communicator, and leadership coach, (left) interviewing Founding Pastor Tom Mullins and Lead Pastor Todd Mullins of Christ Fellowship, headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens with locations throughout Palm Beach County. The two discussed how to navigate transition of leadership successfully.
Book signings at the World LEADERS Conference were conducted outside of the DeSantis Family Chapel. The afternoon book signings were with speakers Ken Blanchard and Geoffrey Canada.
Ken Blanchard writes a personalized message to an attendee.
Geoffrey Canada, CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone, signed copies of his book as well.
After the book signings West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio introduced the next speaker at the World LEADERS Conference, Geoffrey Canada, the final speaker of day one of the conference.
James L. Davis interviewed Geoffrey Canada. He emphasized the importance of leaders being solid role models for youth.