Smart Bites

Leadership Lessons in Under 60 Seconds

In our experience, the right speaker lifts our spirits and makes us better prepared for our fast-paced world.

Now you can listen to and watch exciting lessons of some of our most sought-after world-class speakers.  Nextup created these Smart Bites specifically for the needs of executives and event professionals.  These are moments of fascinating thought-leadership talks formatted in 45-60 second video bursts to accommodate the incredibly busy lives of leaders. They cover some of today's most challenging business leadership issues, including all of the following:

  • An Unpredictable World
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Innovative Companies
  • Inside the Brain
  • Technological Advances
  • Fixed Mindsets vs. Growth Mindsets
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Behaviors of Buyers
  • Disruptive Technologies & the Economy
  • Long-Term Motivation for Leaders
  • Benefits of Imperfection
  • Importance of Inspiring Workers

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Featured Smart Bite Video

Jeanne Bliss

She shares how former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi elevated and inspired the leaders within her company.

The practice of creating value and loyalty is as much the art of human behavior as it is the science of management.   Jeanne builds a new case for brave leadership with an understanding that there’s always a human at the end of our decisions.



Joey Harrington shows that embracing our own imperfections make us better versions of ourselves and more authentic leaders.


Robert Safian shares why we should not under-estimate the importance of young digital natives to our future.

Lance Secretan explores how leaders are often out of touch with those that they lead.

Rebecca Costa discusses why we have entered a new era when we can accurately predict future outcomes.

Nancy Giordano provides the new rules for business leaders on the disruption mandate.

Vivek Wadhwa looks at the critical intersection of artificial intelligence and human survival.

Joel Cohen shares how creating great jokes are like all great innovations.

Nancy Giordano takes an insightful look into truly innovative companies.

Lance Secretan explores why motivation does not work for leaders over the long term.

Tarun Wadhwa shows you where to look for the true opportunities in technological advancements

Robert Safian explores just how fast and unpredictable the world has become.

Deborah Perry Piscione discusses the power of the "Yes, and..." in building a culture of innovation.

Lance Secretan shares the importance to inspire workers.

Rebecca Costa shares the power of Predictive Analytics.

Robert Safian shows us the importance difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.

Deborah Perry Piscione shares a key element of innovative business cultures.

Vivek Wadhwa shares an how disruptive technologies are changing the economy

Nancy Giordano explains the importance of creating your future right now.

Joel Cohen talks about the need for quality control in highly creative cultures.

Deborah Perry Piscione looks at how to improve risk-taking by looking for dissenters and reasons ideas may not work.

Robert Safian helps us understand the dynamics of a culture that embraces change.

Nancy Giordano takes a brilliant look at the power of brands.

Rebecca Costa looks inside the brain at the very moment when a new "insight" is created.

Deborah Perry Piscione provides key insights to leading innovative cultures.

Nancy Giordano examines that radical shifts in the behaviors of buyers.

Lance Secretan explores the shortcomings of employee engagement focused leadership.