World’s No. 1 Authority on Intelligent Leadership to Visit Sri Lanka – Daily Mirror


Mr. Pradeep Edward – President SLIM addressing the gathering 

The Sri Lanka institute of Marketing (SLIM), the apexMarketingbodyin the country, is gearing up for one of its biggest highlights of this year. SLIM announced the launch of their programme ‘John Mattone in Sri Lanka’ recently. The Knowledge Forum will be held at the Shangri La, while the CEO’s Breakfast Forum will be hosted at the Cinnamon Grand. 

The best-selling author and coach of Apple founder Steve Jobs, John Mattone, is to visit the country for a 2-day Workshop to be held on the 12th and 13th of  June. ‘John Mattone in Sri Lanka’ aims to create a milestone in Sri Lankan thought-leadership development. The two events titled ‘The Knowledge Forum’ and ‘CEO’s Forum’ will be held exclusively for the general public and upper-tier management staff paving the path to a highly engaging and interactive knowledge sharing experience that is novel and unique. 

John Mattone is the world’s leading authority on Intelligent Leadership, top Executive coach and the creator of the IL Executive Coaching Process and Certification. He has been a consultant for more than 250 organizations and coached more than 200 Executives worldwide, earning a global reputation for possessing a special ability which unlocks and unleashes greatness in leaders at all levels. The arrival of John Mattone to Sri Lanka is a much looked-forward to event that will consist of two platforms for the crème de la crème of the local corporate society and promises to be two unique forums that should not be missed.

The programmes will focus on talent and leadership development, taking into account global trends and data, and collectively exploring winning formulas for corporate excellence. John Mattone will also use these forums as a platform to inspire attendees on unlocking potential and transformational decision-making.

SLIM has been adding value to the nation’s prospering development agenda by providing professional training and qualifications for prosperous Marketing careers. With a presence of nearly 50 years in Sri Lanka, the leading National Body for Marketing has always been committed to exposing the local marketing fraternity to local and global Knowledge & best practicesfor growth and development.

Recently, John Mattone was named as one of the 8 finalists for the prestigious 2017 Thinkers50 Leadership Award, recognizing the world’s top leadership authority and thinker. The research organization has ranked John Mattone as the World’s #3executive coach and one of the world’s top leadership authorities for 2015, 2016 and 2017. Trust Across America named John Mattoneas one of Trust Across America’s 2017 Top Thought Leaders in Trust. In 2015, named John Mattone as one of the top leadership experts to follow. He was named as an Honorary Fellow in recognition of his accomplishments in research, teaching and his work as a top leadership consultant by Leaders Excellence (an exclusive society of middle-level managers who possess C-level potential). John Mattone was also named by The Association of Corporate Executive Coaches (ACEC) as Master Corporate Executive Coach (2013). The Hult International School of Business, one of the world’s top ranked business schools, appointed John Mattone as a Distinguished Senior Fellow and and Warren Bennis’ Leadership Excellence Essentials Magazine recognized John Mattone as one of the world’s leading independent leadership consultants (2014).

John Mattone’s Executive Coaching Blog has received wide recognition and high acclaim as the #1 Executive Coaching Blog in the world by Feedspot and has been further recognised by as one of the top 100 socially-shared leadership blogs of 2017. It made the Top 25 Leadership Blogs for Small Business (2017) by MP Star Financial and was named as one of the top 27 business blogs in the world in July, 2017 by 

“Leadership, like any other element in your CEO toolkit, requires a strong investment of time and energy, but learning good leadership techniques provides a massive return on investment in the long run. This is another proactive step by SLIM to nurture and uplift the marketing fraternity to enhance their knowledge by encouraging and educating Marketing Professionals to challenge the world of Marketing. We consider that facilitating collaboration with top-notch global marketing talents to enhance and encourage local marketing professionals to gain valuable insights would add value to the enterprise of Sri Lanka,” said Pradeep Edward, President of SLIM and CEO – Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (Pvt) Ltd. 

Furthermore, registrations for the above Forums before 25th of May entitle all applicants for a 30 day free online coaching by John Mattone. For more details call Mihirinie 0703 701 166 or Prageeth 0703 069 031. 


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