Who is a leader? Are we all leaders?
Everyone wants to be great leaders, how do they become leaders worth following?
At the end of this session, you will be able to know the things to add and what to drop in order to become that great leader that people follow.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR (Michael Thomas)
Michael Thomas is the Country Director of Great Place To Work Ghana, a global consulting providing organizational development consulting advisory services to clients in over 70 countries. Before moving to Ghana, Michael was the Country Director for Great Place To Work Nigeria where he provided advisory services to clients in both the Private and Public Sectors. In addition to his country-specific roles, Michael oversees client engagements across Africa and provides support on global projects on other continents.
Prior to joining Great Place To Work, Michael was the Chief Strategy Officer at Ancient International, an infrastructure development firm where he was responsible for guiding the organization’s investments and management of its asset portfolio. Before this, Michael was a management consultant, providing strategic advice to business leaders in the US and Nigeria and has held several leadership positions over his 18-year career.
Michael is a tenured facilitator leading several executive learning and development engagements and is a speaker at various conferences and events across the continent. He has been featured in several publications and media outlets including CNBC Africa.
Michael has an undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is a certified Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor. He also has a Masters in International Management from the University of Maryland, University College and a diploma in Finance & Corporate Strategy from the Swiss Finance Academy, Verbier, Switzerland. He is also a certified Birkman Coach.