“Leader to Leader” Series

The Leader to Leader video series turns up the dial on rich conversations with prominent leaders – from business owners and entrepreneurs to investors and CEOs – highlighting their stories and valuable insights.

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  • Lincoln’s CEO, Rob Brown, interviews an array of other global business leaders on their philosophies in business, strategies for success and the role of culture in driving meaningful outcomes for all.

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Interview Series with Larry Gies

In our first Leader to Leader series, Lincoln CEO Rob Brown and Larry Gies, Founder and CEO of Madison Industries, have candid conversations on philanthropy, leadership, storytelling and more.

 

Featured Video

Larry Gies – Part 2: Why? Creating Purpose for What We Do 

Hear Larry’s journey in finding a deeper meaning that ultimately changed his vision for Madison and altered its trajectory.

 

Part 1: Meeting Larry & a “Fun Fact” about Madison Industries

Understand how Madison has scaled to become the purpose-driven organization it is today.

Larry Gies – Part 2: Why? Creating Purpose for What We Do

Hear Larry’s journey in finding a deeper meaning that ultimately changed his vision for Madison and altered its trajectory.

Larry Gies – Part 3: Mission-Culture Moments

Dive into why culture matters when creating and sustaining a successful organization.

Larry Gies – Part 4: Uniting Teams via Strong Leadership

Appreciate how frontline supervisors connect the dots that drive an organization’s triumphs.

Larry Gies – Part 5: Philanthropy is “Investing”

Discover why Larry considers philanthropy an investment and how he has created an impact through it.

Larry Gies – Part 6: The Power of Storytelling

See how storytelling creates connections and serves as true oxygen for organizations.

Larry Gies – Part 7: The Value of Frontline Workers

Delve into why frontline workers are the pinnacle point of Madison’s business.

Larry Gies – Part 8: Becoming Unstoppable: Flywheels Spinning

Learn how Madison’s optimization and mission alignment have embodied an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action.

Larry Gies – Part 9: Crafting a Consistent Message

Grasp the true importance of purposeful communication with a story and vision that can be passed on throughout an organization.

Larry Gies – Part 10: Recognizing Mistakes & Demonstrating Vulnerability

Explore how leaders who embrace vulnerability from the top down can unlock creativity, collaboration and impactful solutions.

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