is one of America's leading thought-leaders on the "Power of Community" and views community in the workplace as a powerful leadership asset.
was chosen by CNN
at the turn of the millennium to represent one of the voices of 'Community.'
Taulbert, a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a Trustee for the University of Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma) has been
recognized by Time Magazine
as one of the nations outstanding Entrepreneurs.
participated in the
start-up of many companies, including being a member of the initial team that introduced Stair Master Exercise Systems to the world.
He is also a former banker and advisory board member for Bank-One, now J. P. Morgan Chase, and currently serves as a Board member for ONB Bank and Trust in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Prior to his
present role as a highly sought after seminar leader and keynote speaker, Taulbert
, in 1989, gained international recognition with the publication of the best selling memoir, Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, which became a major motion picture and has been excerpted in middle school literature books throughout America.
In addition to the Pulitzer-nominated, Last Train North which followed, Taulbert also authored several nationally recognized picture books for children and the widely acclaimed, Eight Habits of the Heart-- the principles which serve as the foundation for his company.
believes that the Eight Habits of the Heart are essential for developing Leadership, Embracing Diversity, Mentoring and Delivering Commitment and Collaboration among teams.
also conveys to audiences around the world his
very positive interpretations of bringing Respect, Affirmation and Inclusion into the corridors of the world's businesses through leadership that seeks to 'Brings Others Along' - Resulting in a workplace that builds and sustains personal fulfillment and greater productivity.
Now, this powerful message has made its way to the education arena through his
most recent publication, Eight Habits of the Heart for Educators.
In less than six-months, the book became a National Best Seller
It has also been awarded the USABookNews, 2006 Book of the Year Award for K12 Educators.
As a Keynote Speaker, Executive Workshop Facilitator and Leadership Seminar Leader, Taulbert
powerful and timeless concepts to television audiences world-wide and to such clients as:
will be presenting their
Second General Session - Keynote Speaker: Clifton Taulbert
12. SECOND KEYNOTE - Clifton Taulbert