Simon Sinek

Renowned Leadership Expert | Author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last
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Leaders Eat Last: Why some teams come together and others don't

Why do only a few people get to say "I love my job"? It seems unfair that finding fulfillment at work is like winning the lottery; that only a few lucky ones get to feel valued by their organizations, to feel like they belong. Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled at the end of each day. This is not a crazy, idealized notion. Today, in many successful organizations, great leaders are creating environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things. When the conditions in our organizations are right, we naturally trust each other and cooperate. But when leaders neglect the environment in which their people must work, politics, silos, cynicism and self-interest prevail; all things that make it even more difficult for us to work together. The best leaders know how to build those conditions and the best organizations are the ones in which the people work together to confront danger and seize opportunities. Simon will explain what it takes to create an environment in which people work as they were designed - together. It is under these conditions we are at our natural best.

Why book Simon Sinek?

  • Best known for popularizing the concept of Why and for the talk he gave on the subject that became the second most watched talk of all time on

  • Author of The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last

  • Previous engagements include Pfizer, NBC/Universal, jetBlue, the military, multiple government agencies, embassies, and local entreprenuears

  • Adjunct staff member of the RAND corporation, one of the most highly regarded think tanks of the world

  • Commented for local and national press, including The New York Times, Inc. magazine, NPR, and BusinessWeek
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    Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. With a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home everyday feeling fulfilled by their work, Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them.

    A trained ethnographer, he is the author of two books: the global bestseller, Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action and his newest book, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t. Fascinated by the leaders and companies that make the greatest impact in their organizations and in the world, those with the capacity to inspire, he has discovered some remarkable patterns about how they think, act and communicate and the environments in which people operate at their natural best. He has devoted his life to sharing his thinking in order to help other leaders and organizations inspire action.

    He is best known for popularizing the concept of Why and for the talk he gave on the subject that became the third most watched talk of all time on Sinek’s unconventional and innovative views on business and leadership have attracted international attention and have earned him invitations to meet with an array of leaders and organizations, including: 3M, Costco, Deckers, Ernst & Young, HSM, jetBlue, KPMG, Pfizer, NBC/Universal, the military, government agencies and entrepreneurs. Sinek has also had the honor of sharing his ideas at the United Nations, the United States Congress and with the senior leadership of the United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, and United States Army. Sinek shares his optimism with all who will listen. He speaks around the globe and has commented for local and national press, including The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, NPR, BusinessWeek. Sinek is active on Twitter and writes his own blog,

    Sinek is an adjunct staff member of the RAND Corporation, one of the most highly regarded think tanks in the world. He is also active in the arts and not-for-profit world, working with charity: water, an organization devoted to helping bring clean water to the over 700 million people around the world who don’t yet have it. He also serves on the board of the Tami Stronach Dance Company. He lives in New York.

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    "I feel like you gave me a language for something that I have been exploring and wrestling with for a long time as a marketer here – so thank you for the personal impact you have had on me. I also got incredible feedback from many participants about how inspired they are - even the video staff and bartender commented to me how powerful the session was!"
    --Director, Microsoft

    "Mr Sinek's message of "start with why" resonates very clearly with military professionals of all ranks who are sworn to defend a set of ideals in a values-based organization."
    --General, United States Airforce

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    --National Sales Summit

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