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2023 LPAS Speakers

Katie Anderson
Keynote: Leading to Learn: Create a Culture of Continuous Improvement by closing the GAPS
Workshop: Break the Telling Habit: Coaching Skills for Continuous Improvement

Join this interactive workshop with internationally recognized leadership consultant and best-selling author Katie Anderson and learn how to break your telling habit and transform your leadership!


You’ll learn how to use powerful questions and purposeful listening to make your leadership and coaching more effective and empowering, freeing you from having to be the expert who has have all the answers, and teaching your team how to learn and create solutions that far exceed what any one person could come up with alone.


You'll spend time together practicing creating and asking powerful questions, where you will both practice giving and receiving live coaching question so you can know for certain exactly how to bring this learning home and start applying it in your organization.


If you can learn to break the “telling habit” and start tapping into the power of effective questions, you open up whole new horizons of possibility for your organization, your team, and yourself!

About the Speaker:

Katie Anderson is an internationally recognized leadership and learning coach, consultant, and professional speaker, best known for inspiring individuals and organizations to lead with intention, and increase their personal and professional impact. 

Katie is passionate about helping people around the world learn to lead and lead to learn by connecting purpose, process, and practice to achieve higher levels of performance. She has deep expertise and experience leading and coaching change in a variety of industries and is highly regarded among experts in the lean leadership space.

In 2015 Katie and her family moved to Tokyo for an 18-month experience in Japan. What began as a connection filled with deep conversations evolved into the international Amazon #1 bestselling book Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons from Toyota Leader Isao Yoshino on a Lifetime of Continuous Learning. 


Katie retains a strong connection to Japan and leads frequent study trips to Japan for leaders looking to deepen their knowledge of lean leadership, the Toyota Way, and Japanese culture.


Katie holds a BA with honors from Stanford University and was a Fulbright Scholar in Australia, where she received her Master’s degree in public health from Sydney University. Katie currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, two sons, nearly a dozen chickens and hundreds of daruma dolls.

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