Forrest Lindekens

Head of Client Development
Forrest leads our movement efforts from New York City. His portfolio of work includes serving as the CSO for start-ups in the tech and professional sports industries to supporting Fortune 50 finance firms. Forrest lives with his wife Sarah and two dogs, Scout and Tuckerman. When not talking story, he’s likely enjoying the outdoors (and acting feral) with a pair of skis, tent, bike, or surfboard.
Core strengths:
Enrapturing any audience with insight
Making big, scary ideas feel fun, light, and inspiring
Breaking even the coldest of ice with heartfelt goofiness
Core strengths:
Finding the needle of insight in a haystack of data
Fostering harmony in diverse groups of highly skilled people
Braveheart-style inspirational speeches
Core strengths:
Making complex ideas concrete and digestible
Creating environments where people can speak the hard truth without fear
Always finding the perfect sports metaphor
Core strengths:
Cultivating ideation and strategic thinking
Developing trusting, inclusive, and collaborative teams
Able to tolerate and out-wait long pauses motivating group participation or discussion contributions
Core strengths:
Unlocking creativity through structured thinking
Bridging communication gaps
Figuring out exactly what type of nerd you are and running with it

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