• February 18, 2021
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Speaker:  Mike Sipple Jr.

Topic: Courageous Leadership

You will leave this session with:

  • Focus
  • A strategy to accelerate your personal business and goals
  • One action that you can take away
  • Become a better leader for your people

Presentation Learning Objectives:

  1. How will I lead courageously, and clearly, for my people and company?
  2. What change will I make to invest more in myself?
  3. What can I do today to show my people how much they are valued?

Mike Sipple, Jr. is known around this region for his 20 years of experience at Centennial; a prominent nation-boutique executive and talent search firm. In late 2017, Mike and his team launched a new organization to further support their clients. The Talent Magnet Institute is a global leadership development platform and consultancy – helping leaders and organizations in, “Becoming A Talent Magnet™”, a proprietary leadership development system and certification process. Mike also hosts the Talent Magnet Institute podcast, which has been downloaded more than 47,000 times by leaders from 80 different countries. The Talent Magnet Institute podcast bolder tackles in “real-time” the toughest issues leaders face daily; from optimizing teams, building inclusive and equitable cultures and empowering others, to the loneliness and fatigue unique to those at the top of the org chart.

Leaders and boards turn to Mike for his experience-based insights on hiring, succession planning, strategy alignment, talent development, and how to build a ‘talent magnet’ culture. Mike is passionate advocate of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI & B). He serves on the board of directors for the African-American Chamber of Commerce and has forged partnerships with the Urban League and other organizations committed to DEI & B. Mike serves on panels and moderates conversations to help others take steps forward to be anti-racist. In fact, in February he is starting a book study on ‘How to Fight Racism’ by Jemar Tisby.

Mike and his wife of 17 years live in Villa Hills. Their son, Jacob, attends Beechwood and their daughter and second son, Abby and Ethan, attend River Ridge Elementary. On weekends, the Sipple’s can be found around the regional on basketball courts or baseball fields.


Thursday, February 18, 2021 

Networking will begin at 11:30 

Zoom link and password will be emailed on Wednesday, 02/17/2021 by 7:00 pm.  

Please register in advance to receive link and password and note these Zoom housekeeping items: 

  1. You will be muted upon entering. Please feel free to unmute yourself or use chat to network before the presentation. No music will be playing purposely to allow this. 
  2. The announcements and speaker introduction will begin at 11:50 am. 
  3. Please remain muted and use the chat function for questions during the presentation. There will be a question and answer after the presentation.  
  4. Presentation will be recorded and made available on www.NKYSHRM.org   


Presentation Is Pending For 1.00 SHRM-Professional Development Recertification Credit and 1.00 HRCI-General Recertification Credit