Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people.
Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. With a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home everyday feeling fulfilled by their work, Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them.
A trained ethnographer, Simon Sinek is fascinated by the leaders and companies that make the greatest impact in their organizations and in the world, those with the capacity to inspire, he has discovered some remarkable patterns about how they think, act and communicate and the environments in which people operate at their natural best. He has devoted his life to sharing his thinking in order to help other leaders and organizations inspire action.
Simon Sinek is also best known for popularizing the concept of Why in his first Ted Talk in 2009. It has since risen to the third most watched talk of all time on TED.com, gathering 27+ million views and is subtitled in 43 languages.
Sinek’s unconventional and innovative views on business and leadership have attracted international attention and have earned him invitations to meet with an array of leaders and organizations, including: Disney, jetBlue, MARS, SAP, KPMG, Pfizer, NBC, government agencies and entrepreneurs. Sinek has also had the honor of sharing his ideas at the United Nations, the United States Congress and with the senior leadership of the United States Air Force, Marine Corps, Army and Navy, as well as Special Forces Agencies.
Simon Sinek shares his optimism with all who will listen. He speaks around the globe and has commented for local and national press, including: The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, Forbes, NPR, and BusinessWeek.
Sinek is an adjunct staff member of the RAND Corporation, one of the most highly regarded think tanks in the world.
Good friends make us better people. They cheer us on when we hit bottom and keep us humble when we reach the top.
To be authentic is to be at peace with your imperfections.
Leadership is not a journey to rise in the ranks. Leadership is a journey to help those around us rise.
Followers want to be taken care of.
Leaders want to take care of others.
Be the leader you wish you had.
If a movement is to have an impact, it must belong to those who join it, not those who lead it.
The value of our lives is not determined by what we do for ourselves. The value of our lives is determined by what we do for others.
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Simon’s presentation was fantastic. He had the attendees full attention, and during the Q&A there was no shortage of interaction. The attendees felt is was one of the best presentations they have been part of and were very appreciative that Simon would take time out of his schedule to present at an Apple event.