Libby is the former communication expert for Sony, Universal and Turner Broadcasting, she helps ignite bold leadership within your organization to create a culture of accountability and excellence.
Fee Range: $ $15,000 - $20,000
Libby Gill knows change. She grew up on two continents and went to eight different schools before putting herself through college waiting tables. Starting her career as an assistant at Embassy Communications, a television company founded by the legendary Norman Lear, Libby survived three mergers to emerge as head of publicity, advertising and promotion for Sony’s worldwide television group in just five years.
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 twenty years in leadership roles to become a first-time entrepreneur. In her mid-forties (when many people are slowing down) Libby founded Libby Gill & Company, an executive coaching and leadership consulting firm based in Los Angeles. For more than 15 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 deep engagement individuals and organizations need to compete in today’s swiftly changing world. In her executive coaching, leadership consulting, and keynote presentations, Libby guides you to: • Reframe change as your biggest growth opportunity • Re-energize your best performers to reach their potential • Re-invent your company culture to embrace ambiguity
Libby’s clients include Abbott Medical, ADP, AMC Networks, Comcast, Disney, First American Insurance, Honda, Intel, Kellogg’s, Medtronic, Microsoft, PayPal, Speedo, Sony, Sutter Health, The Honest Company, Viacom, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo, and many more. Libby is the author of five books, including the award-winning You Unstuck, Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow, and Traveling Hopefully. Her latest book is The Hope-Driven Leader: Harness the Power of Positivity at Work. 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 lives with her husband in Los Angeles and is the proud mother of two fabulous millennial sons.
Libby Gill's Programs
THE 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.
LEADING THROUGH CHANGE, CHALLENGE, & CHAOS: TURNING FEAR INTO FUEL
Embrace it or ignore it, but the evidence of change is all around us. Even the nature of change itself has changed. It’s constant, complex, and continually accelerating.
IGNITING BOLD LEADERSHIP: INSPIRING PURPOSE AND DRIVING PERFORMANCE
Most experts focus only on what companies want from their leaders, but Libby shares the data on what followers want – and deserve – from their leadership.
YOU UNSTUCK: MASTERING THE NEW RULES OF RISK-TAKING IN WORK AND LIFE
Sooner or later, every individual and organization gets stuck. It’s just part of the human condition. But you don’t have to make stuck your normal state! With an emphasis on linking beliefs to behaviors, Libby connects the dots between personal accountability and organizational success.
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.
Libby Gill's Books