Larry Robertson

author. innovator. advisor. speaker. columnist.


Larry is the internationally-acclaimed author of 3 award-winning books, which to date have been honored with a combined 22 awards. His third and latest, Rebel Leadership: How to Thrive in Uncertain Times, has like the first two books garnered rave reviews and was recently named Outstanding Book of the Year.

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Through Lighthouse Consulting – the advisory firm he founder in 1992, and as a board member and executive coach, Larry has advised leaders in growth, strategy, adaptability, and innovation for nearly three decades.

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Feature piece in Global Leaders Today: “The Revolution of Rebel Leadership


Working at the nexus of creativity, entrepreneurship, and leadership, Larry’s keynotes are unique, insightful, vibrant, and highly regarded. He regularly speaks to audiences both large and intimate, and across sectors, and has shared the stage with other notable speakers including Colin Powell and Charles Schwab.

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Larry’s regular columns – The Innovator’s Edge (Inc. Magazine) and Learning to Speak Creativity (The Creativity Post) – are both powerful and popular. He’s also a contributor to CEOWorld Magazine, FastCompany, Thrive Global, and Productive Flourishing, and his articles have been featured in publications such as the Chicago Tribune, Ad Age, and Smart Brief.

Get wise fast > Inc. Magazine or The Creativity Post or CEO World or SmartBrief or Thrive Global

Exceptional Guidance for Leaders

He’s a big firm consulting brain without all the worthless baggage.

Mike Hubbard, Founder Catalyst Health Systems

Be it his books, advice, talks, or articles, Larry will have you thinking, innovating, and leading in a whole new way – no matter who you are or what you do.

Photo credit: Ella Robertson

Larry Robertson is an innovation advisor who works, writes, and guides at the nexus of creativity, leadership, and entrepreneurship. He’s the author of 3 award-winning books: A Deliberate Pause: Entrepreneurship and its Moment in Human Progress, and The Language of Man. Learning to Speak Creativity, and his latest, Rebel Leadership: How to Thrive in Uncertain Times (check out its rave reviews). As founder of Lighthouse Consulting, he has for three decades guided organizations and their leaders through uncertainty, change, and growth to lasting success. A popular columnist and speaker, he has a unique ability to bring his audience into the story, and help them craft and realize their own success story. In 2021 he was named a Fulbright Scholar, a rarity for non-academic professionals.

Internationally-acclaimed Thought Leadership

award-winning books

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“Larry offers a unique perspective – more than just pontificate with generalities, his observations are actionable and useful.”

Geoff Smart, Author, Who, Founder, CEO ghSMART

“Larry is exceptionally gifted in communicating crystal clear insights to people, which demonstrates not only how clearly he thinks, but also that he is a content communicator.”

Kit Lyle, Founder, Acclaro Growth Partners

“Larry has been at this a long time, and is one of the survivors. There are clear reasons why.”

Mary Knebel, EVP, Alarm.com

“Larry is the perfect sounding board for the entrepreneur.”

Duke Chung, Co-founder, Parature