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Geoff Colvin

Bestselling Author and Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine
Helping Leaders Respond to Disruptive Trends Impacting Business

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  • What are the political, technological, economic, and competitive forces shaping the future of business?
  • Learn what the best leaders & organizations doing right now to compete and grow in spite of deep uncertainty.
  • What is the future of work in a world filled with robots and smart technology? How will humans fit in?
  • How did the great performers become great? It’s more than natural talent or hard work. Learn the truth and apply their secrets.
  • Keynoter, moderator, emcee and discussion leader.

Speech Descriptions
LEADING AHEAD OF DISRUPTION  Every day can bring harsh new surprises to business leaders. Veteran business journalist Geoff Colvin leverages nearly 40 years at Fortune to help audiences plan and think ahead. He looks at the latest news on trends driving change in business and reveals what top leaders in business and government are doing right now to meet the challenges they face. Read More >

THE FUTURE OF WORK – HOW WILL HUMANS FIT IN?  Technology is now capable of doing jobs we once thought only humans could perform. In a world where robots and smart machines factor prominently, what is the future of work? Where will humans add value? How will companies compete? This talk draws on research for Colvin’s New York Times lauded book, Humans are Underrated. The answer, he says, lies in humans acting more like . . . humans vs. competing with machines. Read More >

WHERE IS THIS ECONOMY HEADED?   Even before the new alignment of power in Washington, it was the question on every business leader’s mind: where are the U.S. and global economies going? Now it’s more urgent – and uncertain. In opinion surveys, top CEOs and ordinary consumers say the same thing: there’s too much change, too fast; we can’t keep up. Read More >

THE NEW POLITICAL REALITY FOR BUSINESS  The main theme of the Trump administration has been unpredictability. President Trump has said that his unpredictability is a deliberate strategy. That makes strategic planning a huge challenge for business leaders everywhere. Geoff Colvin helps unwind the impact of Washington in terms you won’t hear elsewhere. Read More>

TALENT IS OVERRATED – HOW GREAT PERFORMERS REALLY GOT GREAT What if everything you know about raw talent, hard work, and great performance is wrong? Scientific research on great performance shows that what most of us believe is off-base – which means most of us will never perform as well as we could. Geoff Colvin, author of the groundbreaking international bestseller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, explains the findings and relates them to real life in real organizations.  Read More >

LEADING THE CONVERSATION: PANEL MODERATOR, DISCUSSION LEADER, EMCEE/HOST Geoff Colvin unique gift is his ability to brilliantly moderate panels, lead onstage interviews and host/emcee. He’s played these roles for more than two decades at Fortune magazine’s most prestigious conferences worldwide.  Read More >

Geoff Colvin's Story

Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on the most significant trends and issues impacting business and the economy. As Fortune magazine’s senior editor-at-large, Geoff has an insider’s perspective fueled by long-standing relationships with the world’s top leaders in business and government. He knows what they’re seeing, thinking, and planning and reveals how they’re leading, making choices, and responding to today’s challenges in ways that others can learn from.

Now in his fourth decade at Fortune, Geoff Colvin’s breadth of experience is impressive. He is one of business journalism’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, management, globalization, regulation, corporate governance, competition, the economy, the InfoTech revolution, human performance and related issues. Geoff’s regular column and frequent cover stories in Fortune have earned him millions of loyal readers.

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Keywords: The Economy, Leadership & Management, Innovation, Business Trends, The Business Climate, Government Regulation, Global Competition, Secrets of High Achievers, Execution, Finance, Managing Risk, The Business Environment, Turnaround Stories, Author, Business Growth, Global Economy, Change, Competition, Global Business, HR Focus, Healthcare, Improving Performance, Managing/Leading Change, Media Figures, Peak Performance, and Moderator/Interviewer/Host.