Welcome to The Global Leadership Summit 2020 Guide!  The following are notes and illustrative summaries from The Global Leadership Summit 2020. Please feel free to use these notes to help you reflect on and apply what you learned.

Illustrative Summaries

By Melissa Whelan

Enjoy these audience-favorite illustrative summaries from the GLS20 talks to help you reflect on what you learned and see the notes from a fresh perspective!

GLS20 Illustrative Summaries


The Global Leadership Summit on August 5-6, 2021 is your opportunity to access a wealth of leadership insight from a world-class faculty ready to equip and inspire you—no matter where you have influence.

When you grow in your leadership and use your influence for good, you can strengthen your relationships, maximize the impact of your church, business or organization, or ignite transformation in your community!

The GLS 2020 Digital Notebook

Learn about the faculty, our returning alumni, GLS20 story features, our partners, take notes, and read how the GLS has impacted leaders and communities around the world.

PLEASE NOTE: Download to your computer or other device before taking notes

GLS20 notebook

Visit the GLS Store

Visit the GLS Store for resources from Summit faculty and partners. Plus, don’t forget your GLS merch!

GLS20 Faculty Resources in the GLS Store

Summit Arts

Creativity is a part of leadership and that’s why the arts are deeply woven into the fabric of the Summit experience. Meet the creatives who have contributed to The Global Leadership Summit in 2020!

Summit Arts
Summit Arts

Keep Growing Your Leadership

What is Your SummitONE?

What ONE leadership action step will you take after the GLS this year? You’ve spent two days absorbing insights from some of the best leaders in the world. Now is the time for action. Leverage these five steps as a guide to help you put the Summit into action.

GLS20 SummitONE

Year-Round Resources

Your personal growth is the one of the most important investments you can make. Yet, many people leave the Summit with great intentions and then fail to continue their growth throughout the year.

As you return to your home or your office, you will be tempted to shelve all the ideas, vision and changes you wanted to implement during the Summit. Those ideas will be crowded out by the urgent things of life. Your dreams and plans will fade into the background. And the year will go by, the next conference will roll around and your leadership intentions will not be actualized.

Now is the time to invest in yourself.

When a leader gets better—everyone wins.

Make a plan to step into your grander vision and keep growing your leadership all year round!

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GLS Certificate of Attendance

Many GLS attendees take advantage of participating in the Summit for their professional career development and are able to present a certificate of attendance to their employer. If you are one of those leaders, please fill out the form using the email associated with you registration, and download your certificate right away.

GLS20 Certificate of Attendance