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FranklinCovey executive to give BYU lecture on leadership Sept. 6

Michael K. Simpson, senior consultant for Global Leadership and Execution Practice at FranklinCovey, will give a lecture at Brigham Young University Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 3 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

His address is titled "Leadership and Execution: How Getting Things Done Will Make a Difference in your Career."

Simpson is also FranklinCovey’s global director of Executive Coaching Services in partnership with Columbia University. For more than 15 years at FranklinCovey, Simpson has advised, coached and delivered leadership and strategy execution work sessions to many top global business and government leaders throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Brazil, Great Britain, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, China, India, Malaysia, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia.

Previously, he held executive-level management positions for two leading technology companies as vice president of sales and marketing and vice president of business development and was a principal consultant for the global management consulting firm PricewaterhouseCooper in their Strategic and Organizational Change Practice in New York City. 

Simpson received a bachelor's degree in international relations from BYU and a master’s degree in organizational behavior from Columbia University.

This lecture will be archived at For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or


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