Todd Davis is the author of Wall Street Journal's Best-Selling Book, Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work. He is also a co-author of Talent Unleashed: 3 Leadership Conversations to Ignite the Unlimited Potential in People.
He has been with FranklinCovey for over 20 years, and currently serves as chief people officer and executive vice president. He is responsible for FranklinCovey’s global talent development in over 40 offices in 160 countries.
As the former director of FranklinCovey’s Innovations Group, Todd led the development of many of FranklinCovey’s core offerings containing the company’s world-renowned content, and he continues to contribute to the development of new offerings. Davis has also served as FranklinCovey’s director of recruitment and led a team responsible for attracting, hiring, and retaining top talent for the company, which included over 3,500 employees.
For over 25 years, Todd has delivered numerous keynote addresses and speeches at top industry conferences, associations, corporate events, and for FranklinCovey clients, many of which are Fortune® 100 and 500 companies. His topics include leadership, personal and interpersonal effectiveness, employee engagement, talent management, change management, and building winning cultures.
Davis has served on the Board of Directors for HR.com and is a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Prior to FranklinCovey, Davis worked in the medical industry for a decade, recruiting physicians and medical executives, as well as marketing physician services to hospitals and clients throughout the U.S.
"The vast majority of the workforce in any organization possesses far more talent, intelligence, capability, and creativity than their present jobs require or even allow.” - Dr. Stephen R. Covey
That’s what Talent Unleashed is about—unleashing that unlimited store of potential in people. That’s a leader’s job.
And how does a leader do that job? Through 3 Leadership Conversations—not just individual events, but ongoing discussions designed to help people realize their potential. In these conversations, leaders trade fear for trust, confusion for clarity, and micromanaging for empowerment.