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Polly LaBarre

  • Co-Author of Mavericks at Work
  • Founding Member of Fast Company Magazine
  • Co-Founder/Editorial Director of MIX
Biography

For two decades Polly LaBarre has used her writing and speaking to help make organizations more resilient, innovative and inspiring - and to embolden and equip leaders at every level to make a meaningful impact. Polly’s work is driven by three core questions: How can organizations change the way they change in order to become endlessly adaptable and gain an advantage over time? How ... VIEW MORE

Speaker Media

Be Bold, Brave and Brilliant
Lego Opens Up To Innovate
Create An Environment That Inspires
Pixar's Culture of Innovation
You're Not A Leader Because You Have A Title
Innovate Like an Insurgent
Speech Topics
  • Open-Minding Your Business: A Maverick Agenda for Innovation

    Where do great ideas come from? The old answer: Big ideas come from big thinkers-the eccentric genius, the inspired ... View More

  • It Pays to be Different: Strategy as Advocacy & The Next Business Agenda

    Business belongs to the mavericks—companies that dominate their markets by defying conventional wisdom, leaders who ... View More

  • Unleashing the Best: A Maverick Agenda for HR

    What businessperson would take issue with the sentiment: "People are our most important asset." So why does the human ... View More

  • There's No Satisfaction Like a Genuine Connection: A Maverick Agenda for Customer Service

    Cheaper may be better, but values are priceless. If you want to win the loyalty of your customers, don't confuse ... View More

Text Reviews
  • “I would like to tell you that the Planetree audience loved your presentation! Great job! I heard comments that you were the best keynote we have ever had by far! Thank you again for the presentation and also meeting with our staff afterwards. It was sensational!”
  • Chief Creative Officer - Planetree
  • Thanks so much, Polly was a HUGE hit. We couldn't have asked for a better suited speaker. So much so that a lot of our attendees are asking for the video footage of the day so they can re-watch it.
  • Director of Marketing - Vision Critical
  • Thanks so much for coming to Santa Barbara for our NBC retreat. You were both energetic and inspiring – and, trust me, I would have been thrilled to have one or the other! You gave us a lot to think about and you set the perfect tone for a lot of the issues that are facing us right at this moment.
  • Chairman - NBC Entertainment

Polly's Blog

Lego Opens Up To Innovate
Polly LaBarre is in the business of challenging corporations and small business alike to think big. It goes beyond just being...

Exploring The Future Of Work At The...
There's probably no tougher-and no more important-question on the plates of leaders today than: are you capable of changing a...

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