The Power of Play in Leadership and Life with Dr. Stuart Brown
December 9, 2013
Hosted by Kate Ebner
What if your boss came into your office and told you to spend more time on...play? Play is a vital part of the human experience, essential not only in childhood but throughout adulthood as well. In a state of play, we are open to possibility and new ideas - critical capabilities for any leader. On December 9, Dr. Stuart Brown, the founder of the National Institute for Play and author of Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination and Invigorates the Soul, will draw from decades of research to illustrate the benefits of play starting in early childhood development all the way throughout the human life cycle. Dr. Brown will introduce the applications of play in the workplace and for leadership development. Together, he and Host Kate Ebner will explore the benefits of play at work, school and in the home. Tune in for a show you’ll want to share with your boss, spouse, child’s teacher, friends and more.
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.