The topics ranged from a Holocaust survivor’s personal story to life lessons learned by a former top Disney executive at the fifth annual Sage Talks sponsored by San Diego’s Sage Executive Group and attended by 150 area business executives.
The half-day event featured seven presentations that explored the people, policy and personal challenges faced by company founders and leaders at work and at home. It was held Dec. 3 at the Farmer & Seahorse restaurant and meeting venue in San Diego’s Torrey Pines area.
The speakers and themes of their talks were:
Rose Schindler, Holocaust survivor: “Never forget that your voice can have an impact.”
Simon Bailey, form Disney executive and author, speaker and coach: “Spark a psychologically safe environment.”
John Heffner, CEO, Drybar: “Lessons learned over years of building globally recognized brands.”
Gary London, Senior Principal, London Moeder Advisors: “A San Diego real estate market operating on all eight cylinders. Now what?”
Drew Canole, author, coach and founder of Organifi: “Dealing with stress and transforming your body.”
Scott Duffy, author, speaker and coach: “The lucky or smart: how to be more, do more,, have more than you ever thought possible.”
Tony Anscombe, global security expert: “Cyberattacks – how to protect yourself and your company.”
Sage Talks was created five years ago by Sage Executive Group CEO Jerry Rollins as a meeting place for business leaders to share ideas while taking a break from the daily demands of running a business. Sage Executive Group is a San Diego-based peer advisory group that provides a forum for business executives to share experiences about their professional and personal lives and formulate solutions in a confidential setting