Leaders Breakfast 2016 Was a Huge Success!


Celeste Headlee captivated the audience of more than 450 attendees last Friday at the LA Hotel for the Southern California 2016 Leaders Breakfast. Everyone walked away from the event with a refreshed sense of conversations. “Over the 18 years that I’ve been a journalist, our conversations are dropping in quantity and deteriorating in quality. I see the effect that has on our politics, our education, and our medicine because I am reporting on those issues daily. Once I found what was lacking in my own conversations, I decided to spread the word as far as I could.” – Celeste Headlee 

A favorite audience quote – “A good conversation is like a miniskirt: short enough to retain interest, but long enough to cover the subject.” – Adaptation of a Winston Churchill quote.


Herman Miller, an event sponsor, honored this year’s Leadership of Excellence recipient, Skid Row Housing Trust – which provides housing for those in need in the greater Los Angeles area – with their custom Eames walnut stool,  an innovative and steadfast symbol of design excellence.


Thanks also to Sponsors ID Magazine, Howard Building Corp., Clune Construction, Taslimi, and USG…and our Chapter Sponsors as well!

See the photos from the event here!

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