Webinar: The Wisdom of Failure


Dr. Larry Weinzimmer

Dr. Larry Weinzimmer
 A FREE webinar on “How to Learn the Tough Leadership Lessons Without Paying the Price!”

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
1:00-2:00 p.m. (CST)

To access the webinar, go to: http://www.bradley.edu/wisdomwebinar/ 
The webinar will open approximately 15 minutes early (at 12:45 p.m. Central Time) and you will be asked to complete a brief form prior to connecting. Should you be viewing the webinar as a group, only the session host is required to complete the form.

Don't forget that this webinar is presented as a live-streamed event. You will need a high-speed internet connection for best results. And remember to turn on your speakers and un-mute your computer! 

We encourage you to submit questions at any time during the webinar. Upon connecting you will see a "chat" screen on which you may submit questions and comments. 

The Bradley University Alumni Association is pleased to announce another exciting professional development webinar featuring one of Bradley’s most distinguished faculty members and graduates, Dr. Larry Weinzimmer ’83 MBA ’85.

This webinar is based on Dr. Weinzimmer’s newest book, “The Wisdom of Failure – How to Learn the Tough Leadership Lessons without Paying the Price.” You’ll benefit from discussing real-world stories about the mistakes leaders have made and learn practical strategies to help you identify and proactively prevent the potential for failure.

“The Wisdom of Failure” is based on a groundbreaking seven-year study of almost 1,000 managers across 21 industries and exclusive interviews with CEOs at a wide range of organizations including Intel, Caterpillar, and Priceline.com. In it, and through our webinar, you’ll learn how to avoid the three most damning mistakes made by leaders.

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in learning to avoid common leadership failures!  All alumni, parents and friends are encouraged to register. Attend alone or with a group of colleagues. This is a great opportunity to engage your co-workers in this learning experience provided free by your alma mater!

Pre-registration Required

Guarantee your space by registering before Friday, November 9.  All webinar system requirements and instructions for connecting will be sent via email a few days prior to the event date.

About Dr. Weinzimmer

Laurence G. Weinzimmer is an internationally recognized thought leader in organizational strategy and leadership. He is a sought- after business advisor to numerous Fortune 100 companies, the Caterpillar Inc. Professor of Strategic Management in the Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University, and author of three books, including the best seller Fast Growth.

Along with advising and teaching, Larry regularly addresses audiences across the United States and abroad on the topics of balanced leadership and creating and sustaining high-performance organizations. He has frequently been featured in leading business magazines, including Fortune, Executive Excellence, and Entrepreneur, and has been interviewed by leading national news networks, including FNN, CNN, ABC, and NBC Nightly News.

Larry is also a highly recognized researcher. His work appears in over fifteen languages, and he has been widely honored for his research accomplishments by many prestigious organizations, including the Academy of Management.

Larry also offers his expertise to a number of not-for- profit organizations, including the United Way, the American Red Cross, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation.