The BLUEPRINT Leadership Summit April 4-8, 2022 |12PM ET Daily

A meeting of top leadership minds and luminaries from across the business space. Sign up to benefit from hundreds of years of collective leadership acumen at this week-long special event.

 

  • Hosted by Globally-Renowned Top 50 Leadership Innovator & Award-Winning Fortune 500 CEO, Doug Conant
  • Multiple Sessions from World-Class Leaders
  • Insights Inspired by the WSJ Bestseller, The Blueprint
  • FREE—This Summit Is Open to All
  • 5-Day Event—1 Session Per Day | 12PM – 1:15PM ET

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Hosted by Doug Conant

Douglas R. Conant is the only former Fortune 500 CEO who is a NYT & WSJ bestselling author, a Top 50 Leadership Innovator, a Top 100 Leadership Speaker, and a Top 100 Most Influential Author in the World. For the past 20 years of his leadership journey, he has honed his leadership craft at the most senior levels–first as President of the Nabisco Foods Company, then as CEO of Campbell Soup Company, and then as Chairman of Avon Products.

In 2011, he founded ConantLeadership, a mission-driven community of leaders and learners who are championing leadership that works in the 21st century.

Session 1: A Conversation with Brené Brown

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Monday, April 4th | 12PM - 1:15 PM Eastern

Virtual Zoom

Key Takeaways from This Session:

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Directly from one of the world’s most beloved researchers and storytellers

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Insights into how vulnerability, shame, courage, and empathy intersect with leadership

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Why “courage over comfort” is this six-time #1 NYT bestselling author’s motto—and why it should be yours too

Featuring: Brené Brown

  • Research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work
  • Author of six #1 New York Times bestsellers including Atlas of the Heart, Dare to Lead, Daring Greatly, and more
  • Host of the acclaimed weekly Spotify Original podcasts Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead

Session 2: Become an ‘Impact Player’— How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact

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Tuesday, April 5th | 12PM - 1:15PM Eastern

Virtual Zoom

Key Takeaways from This Session:

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Why some people achieve breakthrough and others stay stuck

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Anchored in the five key practices that differentiate ‘Impact Players’ from their peers

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How to become a standout contributor who creates extraordinary value no matter where you work

Featuring: Liz Wiseman

  • CEO, The Wiseman Group
  • NYT Bestselling Author of Impact Players and Multipliers
  • Former VP and Global HR Leader, Oracle University

Session 3: How to Build and Sustain Performance in the ‘New Normal’

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Wednesday, April 6th | 12PM - 1:15PM Eastern

Virtual Zoom

Key Takeaways from This Session:

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CEO tips for leading teams through crisis and beyond

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An updated playbook for attracting, growing, leveraging, and retaining talent 

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Human-centric strategies for delivering high-performance in an ever-changing world

Featuring: Steve Collis

  • Chairman, President, and CEO, AmerisourceBergen
  • A WSJ ‘Best Performing Chief Executive’
  • Vice Chairman, American Cancer Society’s CEOs Against Cancer, PA Chapter

Session 4: Bittersweet—How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole

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Thursday, April 7th | 12PM - 1:15PM Eastern

Virtual Zoom

Key Takeaways from This Session:

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What ‘bittersweetness’ is and how this way of being can unlock a more meaningful life

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Surprising insight into why sorrow and longing hold lessons for leadership, compassion, and morality

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How to transform challenging emotions into creativity, transcendence, and connection

Featuring: Susan Cain

  • CEO & Chief Revolutionary, Quiet Revolution
  • NYT Bestselling Author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking & author of the forthcoming book, Bittersweet
  • Co-Curator, The Next Big Idea Book Club

Session 5: The BLUEPRINT Power Panel

Featuring recent graduates from The BLUEPRINT Boot Camp by ConantLeadership

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Friday , April 8th | 12PM - 1:15 PM Eastern

Virtual Zoom

Key Takeaways from This Session:

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How following the 6-steps in the Blueprint process translates to high-impact strides in leadership effectiveness and fulfillment

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Firsthand accounts of the power of a leadership Foundation – in the best of times and the worst of times

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The joys of camaraderie with your leadership peers who are facing the same daily challenges as you

Featuring: Mandeep Jangi

  • Director Private Sector Partner Experience at USAID

Featuring: Paula Grace

  • Learning and Development Manager, Michael Foods

Featuring: Alex Bodurka

  • Product Engineering Manager – Power and Connected Systems, Masonite

Who Is This Summit for?

Seasoned Executives

Leaders at the Executive and C-suite level will find inspiration here from a panel of peers. Enjoy celebrating the craft of leadership with your contemporaries.

New & Aspiring Leaders

Leaders finding their footing in the realm of managing people will discover tried-and-true insights for making a difference. Learn from the best.

Entrepreneurs

Running your own business requires skills across disciplines. Find actionable advice for empowering your team and winning in the marketplace by winning in the workplace.

Teachers, Coaches, Mentors, & Parents

Whether you’re teaching leadership at a university, trying to get the best from athletes on the field, or working to raise responsible kids, you’ll need leadership skills to be effective.

ConantLeadership’s Commitment to Leaders

ConantLeadership is a community of leaders and learners who are championing leadership that works in the 21st century. We are committed to empowering today’s leaders to serve with greater impact. Our purpose is making meaning, not money. Our Founder, Doug Conant, does not take a salary and all profits after covering our operating costs are donated to organizations whose leadership is moving the world forward.

As part of our commitment to leaders, we offer free resources like this summit in service to our mission.

FAQ

Still Have Questions?

Will I need to show my face/use my camera?
No. Never fear, you will not have to appear on camera for this event. Feel free to wear your PJS; we’ll be none the wiser! The summit will take place entirely using Zoom’s webinar function which means the only people who show their faces are the presenters and panelists.
Do I need to register for each session individually?
No, you only have to register for the summit once and you will gain access to all five summit sessions. Choose whichever presentations you want to attend. Whether you tune in for just one session or all five, you only have to register once.
I can't make one of the sessions. Will there be recordings available?

Yes! We will send recordings of each day’s session to all registrants. And recordings will be available for registrants to view for a month after the summit has ended. 

Can I share to my social media? Is there a hashtag for the event?
Yes, you are free and encouraged to share news, insights, and updates from the summit on social media. The hashtag for this event is #BLUEPRINTSummit and you can tag Doug in your posts—on twitter @DougConant; on Instagram @Doug_Conant; on Facebook @ConantLeadership; and on LinkedIn @Doug Conant.
Do I need to have read The Blueprint book prior to attending the summit?

Nope! You’ll get lots out of the summit sessions without having read the book, The Blueprint . But of course, the book will provide extra depth and texture to the learnings and can help you hone your leadership craft. You can pick up your copy from any of the major booksellers listed here.

Buy a signed copy of the blueprint

The BLUEPRINT: 6 Practical Steps to Lift Your Leadership to New Heights

Doug Conant codified over 40 years of leadership experience into his 6-step Blueprint process for reflection and model-building that he himself used to transform his own leadership trajectory and deliver top-tier results in the global food industry. Using this same 6-step process, you will embark on a practical exploration of your own values, beliefs, and competencies. Click the button below to purchase a hand signed copy!