Delivering Happiness: How Zappos Launched a Movement with Jenn Lim
March 19, 2012
Hosted by Kate Ebner
Since Delivering Happiness: A Path to Passion, Profits and Purpose was published in 2010, Zappos has become world-famous for its fantastic company culture, its standard-setting customer service and its innovative methods of hiring, developing and retaining great people. Jenn Lim put together the book with author, CEO Tony Hsieh, and then launched the book into a bus tour and an entrepreneurial start-up called Delivering Happiness. Learn how Jenn and her “rogue” team are seeding a Happiness Movement and hear how this young professional found her calling and her own career path in a tough job market. Host Kate Ebner will explore how the mission to “deliver happiness” illuminates the power of culture on business results -- and what Jenn can teach us all about being happier.
Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life
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Top leadership coach and change guru Kate Ebner teaches leaders in business, education, government and non-profits how to create compelling and inspiring visions that lead to extraordinary results and outcomes. Each week on “Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life,” Kate introduces you to the amazing visionaries who are shaping our future. She’ll show you how to create your own motivating leadership vision – and how to make it real. Discover the simple, yet powerful steps that add up to a great vision and an extraordinary life. Explore how real visionaries are using vision to drive exceptional results. Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life features guests who open our eyes to new possibilities and whose stories inspire. Tune in and learn how and why to create your own vision. Join Kate for practical tips, wisdom, and knowledge that will take your leadership and your life to a new level.
Top leadership coach Kate Ebner invites people to be visionary. Founder of The Nebo Company, a leadership consultancy based in Washington, D.C., Kate teaches leaders how to use vision as a powerful and practical tool for manifesting the important changes they want to see. Kate works with senior executives and teams at Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, social entrepreneurs and government agencies who are leading significant change, helping them to thrive in their careers and find greater fulfillment and satisfaction in life.
Kate specializes not only in how to create, live and lead from vision, but also how to make it real through effective implementation. She gained more than two decades of firsthand experience in envisioning, leading and implementing major change while serving as a dean at Middlebury College and as senior vice president of an international strategy consulting firm. Her own journey from executive to master coach is a story of vision and personal transformation. As faculty and co-director of Georgetown University's Leadership Coaching program, Kate authored of "Coaching for Leverage,” a chapter in On Becoming a Leadership Coach. Kate Ebner is frequently quoted in publications and speaks at conferences about leadership, vision, and empowerment.