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Presented by Walking TALL International
1st November 2007, London

August 2007 - Leading personal branding consultancy, Walking TALL International, has announced a unique one day event, ‘Authentic Leadership – The Global Perspective’ to provide senior level executives with the latest information on authentic leadership and diversity in today’s global market.

On 1st November 2007, this one-off event will bring together nine of the world’s best speakers on leadership, marketing and personal development to offer cutting edge knowledge on successfully managing authenticity and diversity at the highest level in business today.

Just 100 places have now been released for this unique seminar, costing just £550 per delegate including lunch and refreshments. To reserve a place, call Tel: 01344 427977, or visit (Press places are strictly limited – please call Sue Blake Media on 0208 979 5220 to register interest).

Topics will include:

· What is an authentic global leader?
· Uncovering, projecting and leading with authentic values
· Being a leader with integrity & inspiration
· Attracting a new generation of ethical consumers
· Unlocking the ‘rebel’ in you to reach your spirit, passion and purpose as a leader
· Attracting the best in future talent
· Being different and making a different as a truly authentic leader

Features, articles and interviews are now available in advance of the event with
these world class keynote speakers, please call Sue Blake Media for further information.

The Authentic Leadership speakers are:

Graham Davies – UK

Link presenter for the day. Graham is founding partner in Straight Talking, a presentation consultancy that coaches executives on how to get their messages across in a brutally effective way without addiction to PowerPoint Prozac.

Larry Thompson – USA

“Shine” – Map your Road to Personal Stardom – Larry is the best-selling author of SHINE: A powerful 4-step plan for becoming a star in anything you do. Reflecting on the extraordinary experiences of his celebrity clients, Larry prescribes the framework and support a person needs to realise an ‘extreme motivational makeover’ and map out your road to personal leadership stardom.

Dr. Graeme Codrington – South Africa

Hannah’s Rules: Taking the lead when the rules of the game are changed. Dr Graeme is a recognised world expert on corporate talent and the future of talent. He will help you to see your company – product, brand, reputation, leaders, people and future – through the eyes of future consumers and employees. By applying ‘Hannah’s rules’, you’ll begin to create a strategy to become a legend in their eyes and build a sustainable competitive advantage, securing your place as a leader in your industry – now, in 2020 and beyond.

Sean Weafer – Ireland

Rebels Secrets of Global Leaders – Sean is a leading authority on executive coaching and mentoring and the twin powers of purpose and passion. He will share some of the powerful ‘”rebel secrets” that guide today’s new leaders and allows them to make radical changes to lives, business and nations.

Lesley Everett - UK

“Brand yourself” – projecting your authentic brand. Lesley is a global expert on personal branding – the people element of the corporate brand – and the founder of Walking TALL International. Great logos, brochures, advertising and sponsorship are no longer enough to differentiate your business – people are the strongest element of your corporate brand today. Lesley’s presentation will address the 7 Big Strides to Walking TALL – differentiating yourself and your business, and improving your own personal PR and visibility, authentically.

Martin Roll – Asia

Leadership and brand strategy – the role of the CEO. Martin is a world-renowned expert on value creation through brand equity. He facilitates business leaders and organisations to think bold for future strategies. Offering insights, knowledge and perspectives on branding as a strategic tool for the CEO, Martin Roll will provide 10 successful steps to brand leadership – a comprehensive framework.

Reg Athwal – Dubai

Authentic talent acquisition – Reg is a world leading authority in human capital management and has advised 2,500 CEOs in 29 countries since 2002. What are A-players made up of? What do A-players really want? Why should they join your company? What is the authentic part of your employer brand that will attract them? In his session you will get the answers and ideas to help you attract more authentic talent into your business and achieve a much higher return-on-investment (ROI).

Gavin Sharples – South Africa

Global leadership in accordance with section 8 Act 19 of 1973. Gavin is intense and irreverent, unconventional and controversial. Not for the faint-hearted, he will rip you from your comfort zones and power you towards change.

W Mitchell – USA

“It’s not what happens to you, it’s what you do about it”. Responsibility – change – renewal. That’s the focus of W Mitchell’s remarkable message. How do you take the responsibility for change and put yourself back in charge? Having overcome two life-threatening and life changing accidents, Mitchell explains “Before I was paralyzed there were 10,000 things I could do, now there are 9,000. I can either dwell on the 1,000 I’ve lost, or focus on the 9,000 I have left.”


All publicity enquiries including requests for interviews with experts in relation to their contribution to the event, articles etc to Sue Blake Media on:
Tel: + 44 208 979 5220
Mob: 07966 538108

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