Colorado Technical University Distinguished Lecturer Mark Crowley
Friday, June 14, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
Mark C. Crowley is the author of “Lead From The Heart: Transformational Leadership For The 21st Century.
Mark spent twenty-five years in the banking and financial services industry before stepping away to write his book. His most recent role was Senior Vice President and national sales manager at Washington Mutual Investments, Inc. – where he was named “Leader of the Year.”
Mark’s ambition is to fundamentally change how we lead people in the American workplace. We now know that 55% of all workers hate their jobs and that this percentage has been increasing every single year since 1987.
In Lead From The Heart, Mark presents compelling evidence that the solution leaders need to re-inspire workers lies in the last place traditional business would seek to find it: the human heart.
Recent scientific discoveries reveal that the heart not is only intelligent, but that feelings and emotions – not appeals to the mind – drive human performance and achievement.
Consequently, in order to fully engage 21st Century, leaders must make people feel valued, respected, developed and cared for. Their work has to matter. As Mark says in his book, “we’ve seen centuries of evidence of what the heart can do in sports, arts and music. Business is next.”
Mark is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, and the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington. He’s holds five investment securities licenses and a California real estate broker’s license. He’s is a frequent contributor to Fast Company Magazine and has been published by Reuters, The Seattle Times, and CEO Magazine. Lead From The Heart is now being taught at the Northern Arizona University’s School of Entrepreneurship.