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A Conversation On Leadership & Culture – Featuring Stacey Mason – Founder, The Improv Lab

 

Join Steve Blair for another conversation in his series, focusing on the roles of leadership and culture in transforming organizational performance.

For this conversation, Steve will host Stacey Mason, Founder at The Improv Lab.

 

About Stacey Mason
Stacey uses insight, perspective and humor to move teams and organizations toward greater self-awareness and differentiated thinking. Before creating Mason On Leadership, a leadership consultancy focusing on behavioral understanding, Executive Coaching and Applied Improvisation, she spent a lifetime with Walmart Inc. leading large multi-functional teams in Logistics, Global Supply Chain and Merchandising/Replenishment before shifting towards culture coaching, stewarding the Walton Institute, Walmart’s flagship culture program.

Her clients include Fortune 1 – 500 companies, academic institutions, faith-based groups and NFP entities spanning industries as diverse as retail, consumer package goods, manufacturing, transportation, technology, construction, energy, data management, finance, advertising and entertainment.

As a columnist, she writes on the subject of thought leadership for several B2B publications, and as a published writer she has contributed client stories for a business and leadership book titled “The Birkman Method: Your Personality at Work.” She partners with the University of Arkansas Walton College Executive Education, the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (OEI) and the McMillon Innovation Studio on innovation programs and other initiatives.

For the last decade she has immersed herself in the field of Applied Improvisation and has trained widely with various actor-teams including Second City in Chicago. Stacey is most recently recognized as the founder of The Improv Lab (located in Northwest Arkansas) where she merges the business of art with the art of business.

 

About Steve Blair
Steve is a proven people and culture leader with a unique combination of commercial, entrepreneurial, organizational, and talent development skills and experiences across the spectrum from a global Fortune 50 company to a hyper growth mid-market start up, and a few in-between.

Among his many accomplishments is stewarding the culture at The Harvest Group, recognized as Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Company Culture and Forbes magazine’s Small Giants, while spending multiple years on Inc. magazine’s Best Places to Work list.

 

Series Sponsors
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