with Yum! Brands Co-Founder and former Chairman and CEO, David Novak

Who it’s for

First-time managers through mid-level managers and any leader wanting to accelerate results.

Why this course?

Heartwiring is about building passionate commitment in others. Hardwiring is applying process and discipline to things that matter most, to drive consistent results. It is the combination of the two that leads to exceptional performance.

Only available at Leadership Lousiville Center, David Novak will lead a workshop on October 25th. He will share his personal leadership journey while coaching you on yours.

The in-person experience is only the beginning. Participants will continue the learning with access to Novak’s signature online leadership program, oGoLead™. Additionally, there will be two optional half-day sessions on Dec. 14, 2018 and Feb. 1, 2019.

This course is supported by The Lane Report.

This course is supported by The Lane Report.

This learning experience is based on practical theory and proven results, taught by the CEOs and leaders that made it happen in over 100 countries around the world. It utilizes a learn, practice, reflect model over multiple weeks to ensure the concepts stick.

Participants also receive a digital version of David’s book, O Great One: A little story about the awesome power of recognition.

Watch a short testimonial on this course from Calloway Golf’s SVP of Global Marketing, Harry Arnett.

Read “David Novak and Leadership Louisville Center Partnering to Grow Leaders” – Insider Louisville, Sept. 2018

Learning Outcomes

  • Uncover the secret to transforming your leadership style by using the Knowledge-Belief-Action Framework
  • Build awareness of your personal strengths and opportunities as a leader, and the power of continuous improvement – Know Yourself, Grow Yourself
  • Learn how to Engage, Equip and Elevate others in the workplace
  • Discover the importance of choosing a Power-Full mindset and being authentic
  • Engage with the four Power-Full HardwiringTM tools every leader needs to overcome obstacles and accelerate results
  • Learn how to close the Intention-Action Gap to become a leader that others want to follow


October 25, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
Plus access to David Novak’s signature online leadership program, and two optional classroom half days on Dec. 14, 2018 and Feb. 1, 2019.


David Novak, Co-Founder and former Chairman and CEO of Yum! BrandsAs the Co-Founder and former Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, David Novak brings decades of leadership experience to oGoLead.™ By sharing his wisdom, insight and perspective, David aims to help create better leaders all over the world. David is a regular contributor on CNBC and a renowned expert on leadership and recognition-based cultures.

During David’s tenure as CEO, Yum! Brands doubled in size to 41,000 restaurants and established itself as a global powerhouse. The corporation went from approximately 20 percent of its profits coming from outside the United States in 1997, to nearly 70 percent in 2014, while remaining an industry leader in return on invested capital. In so doing, Yum! Brands’ compound annual shareholder return has been 16% and its market capitalization has grown to nearly $32 billion from just over $4 billion.

Lisa Zangari, Director of Learning, Leadership Louisville CenterLisa Zangari is the Director of Learning at the Leadership Louisville Center where she heads the strategy and design of the Center’s professional development and executive education offerings (Leadership Green Room).

Prior to joining the Center, Lisa worked at a management consultancy in New York City, where she partnered closely with organizations to develop new products, launch new ventures and nurture more innovative corporate cultures. She’s led numerous leadership programs for companies like AARP, Abbott Pharmaceuticals, Citibank, Disney, Hasbro, Pfizer, The Hershey Company, and more. In addition to leading a team in North America, this invigorating work gave Lisa the opportunity to travel to Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe.

Lisa is on the board of New Roots, a local food-access nonprofit, and the Kentucky Center for the Arts Foundation Board. She also serves on the Girl Scouts Advisory Council and was recognized as one of Business First’s “20 People to Know in Career Development” in 2017.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and earned her M.B.A. from Texas A&M University.

Continuing Education Units (CEU)

The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) has pre-approved this workshop for re-certification credit hours, with the exact number of hours TBA. This program is also valid for PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

Learn more about Continuing Education Units for Leadership Green Room courses

Contact Us

Need more information? Contact Lisa Zangari or call (502) 561-0458.