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ATLIS Reads: A Book Seminar for Technology Thought Leaders
Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: ATLIS Events

We have selected four leadership-intensive books for you to read and discuss live with four thought leaders from our community. Each webinar in our year-long book tour will visit the key skills that define your success each day and study the essential ingredients that will shape your leadership legacy. In addition, a companion ATLIS micro-course will allow you to create a shareable reflection portfolio and earn a badge as an ATLIS Readers Thought Leader.

Sign up today for the complete seminar -- which includes 4 webinar conversations and a micro-course. Individual webinars will not be made available. Registrations will be limited --  Reserve your seat at the table with these thought leaders from our community!

Limited to 30 registrants.

Registration includes 4 live webinar conversations and a companion micro-course to create a reflection portfolio and earn a shareable digital badge at an ATLIS Reads Thought Leader.


Complimentary to ATLIS members; $95 for non-members


September 25, 1 pm Eastern 
The Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People
by Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony C Greenwald 
Conversation Leader: Jared Colley of the Oakridge School, TX.

October 23, 1 pm Eastern
The First 90 Days
by Michael D. Watkins
Conversation Leader: Lisa Lamont, Director Innovation and Institutional Learning, Hopkins School, CT

January 29, 1 pm Eastern
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More, & Change the Way You Lead Forever
by Michael Bungay Stanier
Conversation Leader: Connie White, Director of Learning Design and Innovation, Woodward Academy, GA

February 26, 1 pm Eastern
The Algorithmic Leader: How to be Smart when Machines Are Smarter than You
by Mike Walsh
Conversation Leader: Vinnie Vrotny, Director of Technology, the Kinkaid School, TX

Bonus! April 2020
At the ATLIS Annual Conference in Chicago reflect in person on what we’ve learned from this year-long book study.

Leadership Literacies to be Discussed

  • Empathy
  • Communication
  • Deep Listening
  • Authentic Relationship Building
  • Adaptability
  • Sustaining Engagement and Growth in Others
  • Providing Effective Support
  • Identifying Drivers and Stumbling Blocks
  • Critical Discernment
  • Coaching
  • Algorithmic Thinking
  • Reflection
  • And more…


Build a sustained reflection over time in our micro-course, commenting in an online portfolio after each conversation and defining your take-aways for future growth and defining your leadership vision. Videos from each webinar will be archived here for later viewing. Then share your completed portfolio as a data-embedded badge with your PLN and colleagues.