Executive Leadership Series with Bob Chapman

The Talent Management team would like to thank everyone that came out to participate in our Executive Leadership Series event “Trojan Leadership 2020” featuring Bob Chapman of, and his message about, “Truly Human Leadership”.  By all accounts, it was an intriguing and inspiring morning.  If you were unable to attend, please refer to the links below:

We wanted to make sure that all management and leadership staff have the opportunity to be included in the conversation and have organized this webpage to allow you to do that. Whether you were able to attend this event and wish to review the presentation again, perhaps discuss with your colleagues, or you were unable to attend and want to view on-demand, we invite you to explore this timely conversation.

Bob Chapman’s talk laid out the principles of what he calls “Truly Human Leadership” or, specifically, that leaders most important role is to take care of the people who work in our organizations. He makes a compelling case for adopting these principles into your organization's leadership profile. Click here to view Bob’s talk.

After Bob spoke, the USC leaders in attendance spent time discussing and answering questions about what attributes, skill’s and attitudes will be necessary for leaders to have as we fulfill on USC’s Strategic Vision. The answers collected at the event (and your answers to these questions) will be used to develop a leadership profile that will become part of the leadership development programs created and delivered by USC Talent Management. To provide your feedback to these questions CLICK HERE.

Finally, a number of people attending the event expressed interest in becoming more involved in the development of a USC Leadership Profile and further dialogue. If you would like to be part of the group that will continue to expand this conversation and participate in bringing this work to the wider USC community, please register your name and email address in our visitor log. We will include you in future activities that will be planned to fulfill on this mission.

We look forward to our continued partnership and the work we will do together to fulfill our shared mission!

USC Talent Management Team

Event InvitationTrojan Leadership 2020! – Building the New Trojan Leader Profile
Join us for this critically important Executive Leadership Series event, where you will be a part of building the framework for developing the future leaders of the Trojan Family – This will definitely get interesting!
  • What does it mean to be a highly effective leader at USC at this time of tremendous growth, challenge and opportunity?
  • What kind of leadership will cultivate and inspire our diverse and dynamic workforce to collectively achieve the future outlined in USC’s Strategic Vision?
  • In this high speed, high efficiency, and high expectation environment, are we taking care of our people?Together we will explore and design the leadership profile custom fit to support the premier research university of the future. 

Our special keynote speaker, Bob Chapman, Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, will seed the dialogue by speaking about his highly effective brand of “Truly Human Leadership”, an approach to leading which puts people first and defines success as deeper and richer than mere financial and operational results. See his TEDx talk on the subject, which he describes as “a crisis of leadership”.

USC Talent Management Team

 When: Friday, June 7, 2013, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
 Where: Davidson Conference Center, Embassy Room