Abstract: It’s no secret: the world/universe is getting smaller every day. How can we, as part of this “system”, contribute in meaningful and generative ways? What Is Global Citizenship? How, if at all, does it differ from Global Leadership? How is it cultivated? And, why should we care? We will explore options and opportunities for collaboratively devising a working definition based on three models: Leadership for the Common Good practices; Hall-Tonna Values Map deployment; and the Adaptive Leadership framework exploration. We will break into small groups to address one central question per group; reconvene as a group to synthesize; discuss vis a vis these models; and explore potential next steps towards building Global Citizenship capacities within ourselves and others.
Biography: Lucie Newcomb is the founder and President of The NewComm Global Group, Inc., which has been co-developing opportunities for market leaders, like Cisco, IBM, Johnson & Johnson's LifeScan, and innovative former start-ups, such as Quote.com, for more than 15 years. She built a worldwide channel for IT market research and business intelligence leader, Frost & Sullivan, doubling Sales within 6 months. With over 10 years of global experience in most regional trading blocs, she has significant bench-strength in Greater Europe, the Commonwealth and Africa (EMEA) and specializes in Emerging Markets. Proficient across the marketing mix, she specializes in research-based positioning and messaging, branding, new markets development, PR/communications and strategic pricing systems with an emphasis on both short-term results and long-term growth. She also helps companies optimize rapid growth through effective change management programs, processes and systems.
A head of Marketing, Communications and Sales departments since 1983, Lucie has presented at more than a dozen industry conferences worldwide and is the author of a dozen executive training courses, including “How to Buy Effective Market Research” and “Defining Your Profit Zone“ featuring her BestPricing (TM) system and based on the work of Adrian Slywotzky. Hers was one of only 35 consultancies approved by the South African government for its productivity improvement program (me). She has also held a number of leadership roles, including co-Founder, with the US Consul General, of the Cape-American Business Council in Cape Town, South Africa. She has also been a monthly magazine columnist on global marketing and Internet issues.
In addition to the Advisory Board of Aerio, an innovative open source software company, and others, she has also been on the Boards of professional and community groups, such as American Marketing Association chapters, since 1991. She spearheaded the AMA Business Book Collection at the University of St. Petersburg, Russia project. She is currently also President of the Global LightWorks Foundation, and co-founder and former Chair of the GraceNet Mentoring Partnership Program, a respected global association for women in technology. She currently leads the Leader as Reader Virtual Book Club for the International Leadership Association and is on the organizing committee for TEDX Bay Area Women.
Lucie is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and holds a Master’s degree in Leadership Studies from Saint Mary’s College. She is also an accredited coach in the Hall-Tonna Values Inventory, an exceptional methodology for leadership development, personal and organizational change/transformation.
A former resident of both the United Kingdom and South Africa, she is fluent in French.
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