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Businesses encounter new challenging situations all the time. And while we can’t predict what’s around the corner, we can prepare. How do we embrace the uncertainty and lead under pressure through times of adversity?

At IFMA’s 2019 Chain Operators EXchange (COEX), Monday, Feb. 18 to Wednesday, Feb. 20 in New Orleans, General Russel Honoré will draw from his experiences leading and coordinating military relief efforts in post-hurricane New Orleans and will share insights on what you can do when faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges. You will learn how to find opportunity in difficult circumstances and effectively prepare, react, rebound and unify.

Russel L. Honoré

Russel L. Honoré

Get to Know Our Speaker:

Lt. General Russel L. Honoré helps organizations develop a culture of preparedness and problem solving with strategies for transforming individuals into take-charge leaders.

As the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, he became known as the “Category 5 General” for his striking leadership style in coordinating military relief efforts in post-hurricane New Orleans. A decorated 37-year army veteran and global authority on leadership, General Honoré is the go-to expert on CNN, Fox, MSNBC and CBS on emergency and disaster preparedness and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria crisis management.

Drawing on his in-the-trenches experience managing conflicts of both the natural and man-made variety, his disciplined leadership takeaways inspire audiences in a range of fields, including business, management, government, military and education. His third book, Don’t Get Stuck on Stupid!, challenges society in the age of the new normal—a business environment where change and unpredictability are constants, and individual resilience is mandatory.

Authentic and uplifting, General Honoré delivers a bracing dose of candor in his talks with real-world leadership lessons that equip audiences with a preparedness mindset. General Honoré shares his no-nonsense approach to getting the job done and instills confidence in tomorrow’s leaders.

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Join us at IFMA’s 2019 Chain Operators EXchange (COEX), registration is open!