Janet Poot has has been the keynote speaker at different business clubs ranging from Kiwanis club Laren, the Netherlands to Rotary Club Chisinau Cosmopolitan in Moldova. She was invited to speak on the topic of her book ‘A Different Kind of Leader – accelerating progress in a world of disruption’. The reactions of the very diverse business audiences that included international business people, consultants and diplomats, were equally positive in every country. Whatever the cultural background, political situation or economic phase of the country may be, developments in an interconnected world bring similar challenges to people in business across the globe.