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06 February 2020

Matt Dunsmoor, Igniter for Simon Sinek Inc., to keynote TEA Summit 2020 - April 16-17, Anaheim CA

Setting the framework for the 2020 Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Summit conference is keynote speaker Matt Dunsmoor, Igniter for Simon Sinek Inc. The TEA Summit is a two-day conference taking place April 16-17, followed by the TEA Thea Awards Gala presented by Chimelong, April 18. All events are held at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. #TEAsummit #TEAtheas PURCHASE TICKETS/LEARN MORE

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

In 2020, the TEA Summit Day One will focus on changing the way we communicate. We’ll shift our thinking to consider the “why” surrounding our global industry. When we start to inherently understand why we do what we do, and what drives us to those decisions, the “how” and “what” can become much more defined. Why do you do what you do? What’s your purpose or cause? Most individuals or organizations can explain what they do, some can explain how they are different or better, but very few can clearly articulate why. The WHY is not about money or profit — those are results. The WHY is the thing that inspires us and inspires those around us.


Our keynote speaker, Matt Dunsmoor, will open the conversation with topics from Simon Sinek’s global best-seller, “Start With Why”, to set the framework for all Summit Day One sessions. Examples like Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Wright Brothers prove that great leaders think, act, and communicate in the exact same way — and it’s the complete opposite of what everyone else does. The Golden Circle is a framework upon which organizations can be built, movements can be led and people can be inspired. And it all starts with WHY.


Key Takeaways Include:

  1. Explore why WHAT we do becomes more powerful when we know WHY we do it.

  2. Learn how the WHY can act as a filter, giving us an alternative perspective on our organizations, our careers and even our lives.

  3. Understand the reason human connections based on trust and authenticity are vital to an organization’s success.


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Posted by Christy Nakada



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