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[HOU] Leadership & Management Effectiveness

Oct 25, 2012 06:00pm -
Oct 25, 2012 09:00pm

Event Description

 Leadership & Management Effectiveness

Thursday, October 25th, 2012


The Briar Club

Focus: This seminar will address management processes and leadership practices for our “Twitter” world.



+         How to overcome team skill gaps.

+         What to expect from employees in key positions.

+         What KPIs investors require from a company’s business model.

+         Getting the most out of your employees and advisors.

The panel will present stories and best practices on making sure that investors believe in the integrity and abilities of a company’s employees, as well as tips on measuring progress and success coupled with leadership skills for our Twitter world.



------October 25th Panelists

John N. Younker, Ph.D.

John is currently a business advisor, consultant, and coach to Houston CEO and leadership teams.  John’s background includes:  


+         Cofounder and President of Houston based ACI.

+         John has served, since 1993, as a Chair for Vistage, an international organization dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and enhancing the lives of CEO's and their Key Executives.

+         Executive Professor at University of Houston.

+         Senior Vice-President at The Institute, Inc. and was a Vice-President and Senior Field Researcher at the American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC).   At the Center, he was extensively involved in field research and advisory initiatives that focused on employee involvement and empowerment, the development of high performing work teams, organization assessment and planning, and service quality improvement. 

+         Other organizational associations include the Shell Mining Company, the Geisinger Medical Center, and the U.S. Navy where John was actively involved in Navy’s efforts in leadership and organization development, race relations education, and drug and alcohol abuse education and rehabilitation.

John holds a doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from The University of Memphis.  He is a guest speaker and lecturer and his writings are published in several professional journals and textbooks.



Art Saxby, Chief Outsiders

Innovator and born nomad, Art Saxby has a reputation for being “Mr. Fix It.”


-       At Hines Horticulture Saxby led the implementation of new strategy helping position the company for sale.

-       At Imperial Sugar, Saxby introduced an innovative customer based growth strategy that helped drive the company’s stock price from a previous $1.05 to $35 a share.

A seasoned professional, he has worked in marketing and strategy at Frito-Lay, Kellogg’s, CocaCola, Compaq Computers/HP, and Imperial Sugar. Saxby is a husband, father of two, cyclist, wine enthusiast, and world traveler - although he doesn’t believe in booking the same vacation spot twice, sighting that there’s too much in the world to see. Saxby, his wife, and two daughters live in Cypress, Texas.




TeXchange is a forum for senior executives to network and learn.  All events are hosted from 6 till 8:30pm at The Briar Club.  Topics include:

·         A Playbook for Success: Business Model Strategies for Wealth Creation

·         Strategy Development and Implementation: Growth Options Go-to Market Venues and Techniques for Revenue Generation

·         Financial & Capital Management

·         Leadership Practices


A Special Thank You to our Sponsors who have been so supportive!

Event Type:Dinner Program
Category:Houston Chapter Event
Early registration ends on Jul 31, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Aug 01, 2012 and ends on Oct 25, 2012.
Late registration starts on Oct 26, 2012.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Oct 25th Registration Fee
Member Fee: $25.00$25.00$25.00
Non-Member Fee: $35.00$35.00$35.00

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