Libby’s clients include Acura, ADP, Bank of America, Capital One, Disney, EY, Great Clips, Honda, Intel, Medtronic, Microsoft, Vanguard, Viacom, Wells Fargo and many more. She has been featured on the CBS Early Show, CNN, NPR the Today Show and in the New York Times, Time Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. The author of six books including the award-winning You Unstuck; Traveling Hopefully; Capture the Mindshare, and The Hope-Driven Leader, with Leadership Reckoning to be published in 2021.
After a decade at Sony, Libby went on to lead public relations and corporate communications at media giants Universal and Turner Broadcasting. She exited the corporate world after nearly fifteen years in leadership roles to become a first-time entrepreneur in her forties, founding Libby Gill & Company, an executive coaching and leadership consulting firm based in Los Angeles.
For the past 20 years, Libby has guided clients to lead their teams through change, challenge, and chaos. She shares the science-based concepts of hope theory to provide the future-focused vision and positive engagement individuals and organizations need to compete in today’s swiftly changing world. In her executive coaching, leadership consulting, and keynote presentations, Libby guides others to:
· Reframe change as an opportunity for massive growth
· Re-energize your top talent to reach their full potential
· Re-inspire your company culture with a hope-driven vision of the future
Libby’s clients include Acura, ADP, Disney, Great Clips, Handyman Connection, Honda, Intel, Kellogg’s, Medtronic, Microsoft, PayPal, Speedo, Sony, The Honest Company, Viacom, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo, and many more.
Libby is the author of six books, including the award-winning You Unstuck; Traveling Hopefully; Capture the Mindshare, and The Hope-Driven Leader, with Leadership Reckoning to be published in 2021.
A former columnist for the Dallas Morning News, Libby has published book chapters and peer-reviewed articles for numerous journals and trade publications. Business leaders including Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh, Stephen M.R. Covey, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, and Dr. Ken Blanchard have endorsed her work.
A frequent media guest, Libby has shared her success strategies on the CBS Early Show, CNN, Inside Edition, NPR, the Today Show, and in BusinessWeek, Good Housekeeping, O Magazine, Self, The New York Times, Time, Wall Street Journal, and many other media outlets.
Libby, who lives with her husband in Los Angeles, is Vice Chair of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, which developed the nation’s first Suicide Prevention Center and is the national leader in suicide prevention.
- Journey of Change Through the Lens of Hope
Libby delivers an inspiring message about the science of hopefulness, called hope theory, and its application to the workplace in challenging times. Sharing powerful stories, relevant case studies, and evidence-based strategies about the journey of change, she helps your organization reframe change as opportunity. Her takeaways guide your group to:
- Master results-based strategies based on Libby's True Hope Process to "Clarify the Vision; Simplify the Pathway; Execute the Plan; and Review, Reflect, and Refine” for current and future success.
- Identify the personal Leadership Superpower that helps you guide others to be adaptable and innovative.
- Link beliefs (emotions) to behaviors (actions) to break down barriers and move yourself and your team past any obstacles in your path.
- Lift As You Climb - The Latest on Women’s Leadership
Libby guides emerging and established women leaders through workplace challenges including career advancement, gender bias, visibility and exposure, leveraging connections, and work/life balance. With intelligence and humor, she shares an inspirational blend of leadership strategies and hard-won secrets to success. Having addressed women’s forums including EY, Intel, Honda, and many more, Libby provides specific and applicable ideas to help women “lift as they climb,” supporting other women as they climb the corporate or entrepreneurial ladder. Participants will discover how to:
-Craft a Credibility Booster that establishes immediate rapport and connection.
-Tap into uniquely female strengths by identifying your Leadership Superpower.
-Create a Powerful Executive Presence and stop unconscious bias right in its tracks.
- You Unstuck: Creating a Culture of Risk-Taking
(Breakout / Webinar) A powerful session for identifying and reframing fear as fuel for growth so that organizations can create cultures where team members are willing to take risks, make mistakes, and develop new strategies for the future.
- Maximizing Multiple Leadership Styles
Highly interactive session where Libby guides participants to situationally broaden their leadership skillset by learning four key leadership styles, identifying their default style, and mastering the ability to toggle among styles depending on the circumstances.