• Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

    “Ironically, in a changing world, playing it safe is one of the riskiest things you can do.”  ​​​​– Reid Hoffman, Co-founder, LinkedIn   Get out of your comfort zone, meet new people, and discover new opportunities. Come to WORLDZ and participate in our Meet the Masters mentorship rotations where you will engage in a series of … Continue reading Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

  • “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” ​​​​- John F. Kennedy   Successful people never stop learning. Check out these newly announced Master Courses taught by global leaders from culture-shaping brands. They will break down the strategies and tactics being used today to steer their companies into 2020 and beyond. Join us in September and … Continue reading The Future of Marketing

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  • “To overcome the gross underrepresentation of women in decision-making bodies, a coordinated effort at all levels of society is required.” – Dr. Alaa Murabit, UN High-Level Commissioner WORLDZ is about empowering you with new creative ideas and strategies while helping you find that solid work/life balance. But it’s also about connecting you to incredible business … Continue reading FEMALE LEADERS AT WORLDZ

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  • When a company goes public they are evaluated – their intrinsic value is assessed. As an individual we are each our own brand, our own organization — When was the last time you evaluated yourself? Think about the skills you bring to your workplace, can they be stronger? What do you need to reach the … Continue reading Getting Real About The Value You Bring

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  • If you are a marketer, entrepreneur or influencer who wants to expand your network, elevate your career and change the planet all at the same time, then you should be at WORLDZ this Fall. WORLDZ isn’t just a conference – it’s a SUMMIT and COMMUNITY connecting tomorrow’s leaders with CEOs, CMOs, and icons from some … Continue reading WORLDZ is for Marketers

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  • Day one of WORLDZ 2018 definitely exceeded our wildest expectations. Then day two came along and it honestly left us speechless as WORLDZ GoodFronts raised $10 million dollars in support to the United Nations World Food Programme, the Gun Safety Alliance & Brady Center “End Family Fire” initiative, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Ad … Continue reading Highlights From WORLDZ 2018: Day Two

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  • We came, we saw, we learned, we conquered. Thank you to all of the 2018 WORLDZ Travelers who came from every corner of the globe to celebrate two and a half days of passion and learnings around everything from Building a Better Brand to helping solve Climate Change. We’re so grateful for everyone’s positive energy … Continue reading Highlights From WORLDZ 2018: Day One

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  • During this In-Conversation with WORLDZ co-founder Jim Sullos, startup guru Peter Pham discusses how to find ideal partners and investors, reviews some common pitching errors, and offers advice to companies that are trying to push a completed product.

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    • Peter Pham
    • Co-founder, Science & Science Blockchain
  • Meet and learn from our world shaping Masters who will be joining us on our quest to create the world of tomorrow at the next chapter of our annual summit: WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North. Come join the community that FastCompany has referred to as “the most influential minds and brands in the world”. … Continue reading WORLDZ Chapter Three: Chasing True North Is Only Three Weeks Away

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  • “We don’t have to accept global inequality, inadequate health care or education for millions of children, or the unequal, unjust treatment of women and girls as simply facts of life.”

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    • Hugh Evans
    • CEO & Co-Founder, Global Citizen
  • Before Nelson Mandela became the first democratically elected president of South Africa, before he won the Nobel Peace Prize, before he helped bring apartheid to an end in 1994, he was a revolutionary, a man charged with treason and sedition, for which he served 27 grueling years in various prisons across his homeland. I have … Continue reading 100 Years of Nelson Mandela

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  • In the past 25 years, global poverty has been cut in half, literacy rates have soared to include 85% of the world’s population, and child mortality has been cut in half. AIDS, the world’s #1 health problem, has been brought to its knees.

    The engine driving these remarkable milestones? Brands that care. “Put your core values at the center of the relationship between your brand and your customers”, Dugan suggests, and the whole world benefits.

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    • Deborah Dugan
    • CEO, (RED)
  • Business is not for the faint of heart. Gary Vaynechuk dives into the “hows” of succeeding in the entrepreneurial world; from auditing your inner circle and betting on your strengths, to learning how to fail and adapt alongside the constantly shifting universe of technology. Entrepreneurship needs rebranding, and it’s not going to happen by ignoring the value of raw, undeterred work ethic.

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    • Gary Vaynerchuk
    • CEO, VaynerMedia
  • Aaron Levant is one of the most well-known names in streetwear. His latest accomplishment, the much-heralded ComplexCon 2017 hosted more than 50,000 urban culture enthusiasts and a seemingly endless array of A-list artists and designers in only its second year. So why – after 15+ years in the game – is he now leaving it all behind?

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    • Aaron Levant
    • Co-Founder, ComplexCon
      Founder, Agenda
  • Ten years ago Kandee Johnson found herself divorced and alone, struggling to get work as a makeup artist with three young children in tow. She found solace in posting makeup tutorials on a new website known mostly for funny cat videos. Four million subscribers later, the YouTube superstar is now launching her own line of beauty products and celebrating the debut of her new Lifetime show.

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    • Kandee Johnson
    • Beauty & Lifestyle Expert & Creator
  • The mad men of MedMen celebrated the sacred stoner holiday of 4/20 last month with their grand opening of their first NYC dispensary.  We sat down with the soon-to-be-public company to find out how they transformed one lone Los Angeles dispensary into a billion-dollar business, while shattering the stereotype of the “stoner” stigma in the process.

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    • Adam Bierman
    • CEO & Co-Founder, MedMen
  • Unable to shake the nagging feeling that his life lacked purpose, a twenty-something Dave Green quit his high-flying tech job, gave away everything he owned, and set out on a six month hike through the wilderness. Fast forward ten years, the man recently honored as Central Floridian of the Year for his hurricane relief efforts is on a mission to use new technology to innovate an age-old problem: global hunger.

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    • Dave Green
    • CEO, Feeding Children Everywhere
  • While sketching a live female nude in class, an ambitious young art student had an epiphany – what if she were to create art using the female body as the canvas? Over time Marlies Dekkers would turn that one simple question into an empire.

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    • Marlies Dekkers
    • CEO, Founder, & Creative Director, Marlies Dekkers
  • At 16, she became an investor. By 18, she was an analyst at Binary Capital. Now, at the wise old age of 21, she has built her own platform connecting brands with teens. Find out how WORLDZ Member and self-proclaimed “teen whisperer” Tiffany Zhong became Silicon Valley’s go-to expert on Gen Z – and what we can expect from the generation poised to take over the world…

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    • Tiffany Zhong
    • Founder & CEO, Zebra Intelligence
  • How do you cope with two small children and one high-profile career? For Marisa Thalberg, Chief Marketing Officer at Taco Bell and 2018 WORLDZ Master, the answer was to start a blog and grow it into a support group for Executive Moms everywhere. “[We need to] give up this idea that we’re all supposed to be living in this state of balance or equilibrium. No one I know, including stay-at-home parents, thinks that their life is in perfect harmony. There IS no perfection to this.”

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    • Marisa Thalberg
    • CMO, Taco Bell