Featured Speaker(s)About Dave Guerra
Dave Guerra is the author of Superperformance, The Superperforming CEO and the upcoming Super Projects (Summer 2010) He is the founder and CEO of Corpus Optima, an education, coaching and consulting firm exclusively dedicated to understanding, informing, and equipping for super levels of performance.
Some of his recent clients include Exxon Mobil, HP, ConocoPhillips, Brinks, Emerson Electric, Baker Hughes, ITT, HCA, Oracle, British Gas, and others.
Since the release of Superperformance, he has shared these concepts locally, nationally, and internationally to many audiences including presentations and seminars for the Agile Project Leadership Network, American Society for Quality, American Society for Training & Development, CEO Netweavers, Chief Learning Officer Consortium, Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, International Center for Spirit at Work, International Society for Performance Improvement, Institute of Industrial Engineers, MIT Enterprise Forum, Organization Development Network, Project Management Institute, Society for Manufacturing Engineers, and the Society for Human Resources Management.
He has contributed to or been quoted by a variety of well-known publications including Business
Week, Fox Business News, Forbes, Industrial Management Magazine, Journal of Performance Improvement, Market Watch, and Performance Magazine.
Praise for Dave's Current Book The Superperforming CEO: Liberating the Promise Within
"CEO's are indebted to Dave Guerra for providing the "unifying theory" between the hard skills of quality management (which are actually the easier skills) and the soft skills of leadership (which are actually the harder skills)." - Jack Lowe, Former Chairman and CEO of Superperformer TD Industries
"You will get the most out of this book if you can suspend your mental model of 'what is.' Dave Guerra is a prophet for the coming generation of Servant Leadership and Superperformance," - George Martinez, CEO of Allegiance Bank Texas and former Chairman of the Center for Houston's Future
"This is a great book. Dave Guerra has taken a very complex subject and made it very easy to understand. Most books like this provide examples so the reader can attempt to copy what others have done which doesn't work. Dave Guerra provides examples AND explains the fundamental reasons why it works and how to apply the theory to any type of organization. Leaders of organizations have a responsibility to read this book!" - John Casey, founder and former Chairman and CEO, CEO Netweavers
"Super Book! Dave Guerra is the guru of Superperformance. He is a wonderful coach who can extract the best from executives and help them to reach levels they did not know they possessed. I recommend reading The Superperforming CEO and then rereading it to grasp the message and put it into action." - Willy Verbrugghe, CEO, Agritec Systems
"Great book and Great Seminar.The tremendous surge of interest in doing business a different way has been so heartening. It feels as if this new leadership paradigm is approaching critical mass. This is an exciting time to be involved in the emergence of something new and better." - Barbara Brown, Executive Coach
"In The Superperforming CEO: Liberating the Promise Within, Dave Guerra builds upon the teachings of such oracles as W. Edwards Deming, Peter Drucker, Robert Greenleaf, and a number of outstanding business leaders of today to educate the reader on the skills and competencies needed to survive and prosper in the new normal environment of the 21st century. Congratulations to Dave for another significant addition to the list of must-reads for today's Business Leaders." - John Jordan, Retired Executive, Halliburton
"The Superperforming CEO is an important contribution. Dave Guerra combines enthusiasm and empathy with an astute understanding of what makes businesses work. He is truly a mensch and one of these individuals whom people trust implicitly." - Peter Haskell, Executive Facilitator, On The Crest Consulting