"The mission of FRED is to better understand the whole concept of leadership. And if we can crack the leadership code, I think we can actually help our organizations grow faster and create more jobs."
–Vijay Govindarajan, Tuck School at Dartmouth University
Testimonials from FRED's Raving Fans
We're grateful for the strong and passionate feedback from FRED's diverse community. Here's a selection of what our fans say about their experience at FRED:
"[FRED]...is a unique, inspirational and informative in ways that no other event for executive development is today. It covers leadership from the broadest dimensions and goes way beyond merely corporate concerns. It is truly and experience of heart and mind and is to be supported enthusiastically."
—Stephen Newman, Director, Executive Development, Ericsson
"Thank you so much for including me in the FRED Forum. It was a terrific and inspiring experience."
—Nancy McGaw, Deputy Director Business Society Program, The Aspen Institute
"I know of no organization better positioned to lead the global dialogue about executive development than FRED. I cherish every professional association I've made through FRED--what an honor to work with this incredible array of thought leaders."
—Colonel Thomas A. Kolditz, US Military Academy
"...there are so many insights I gained at FRED and to say I am forever shifted would be an understatement. I wrote to my team already on the flight home, called my manager from the airport & shared stories with my family. I am honored, humbled and grateful."
—Teresa Roche, VP & CLO, Agilent Technologies
"Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for including us in the 2010 FRED Forum. It was a transformational experience on so many levels, and breathed much needed energy and life into our sense of mission and purpose as leaders."
—John Butters, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, and Lisa Butters, Chief Operations Officer, Nativis, Inc.
"I so enjoyed FRED and felt it was the gift of the year for me. Thank you for including me in this event."
—Meg Burns, Director Global Staff & Organizational Development CareUSA
"Thank you for a most inspiring Forum. As I have reflected on the past few days, I am so very glad you invited me for I have learnt a lot and go home with much food for thought."
—Meera H. Sanyal, Country Manager India, RBS