West Des Moines Selected as Host Site for L2L:LIVE2LEAD

A leadership event intended to breathe new life into organizations through world-class speakers. 

WEST DES MOINES, IA – #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker John Maxwell has selected West Des Moines as a host site for the live simulcast, L2L: LIVE2LEAD on Oct. 9, 2015. The half-day event is here to breathe new life into your leadership, empowering you as you learn and lead others to follow. During early bird registration through Sept. 11, tickets are $89/person.

Featured guests include Maxwell, Patrick Lencioni, Valorie Burton and B. Kevin Turner. Through the partnership of the Valley Community Center and Executive Leadership Coach Monte Wyatt, West Des Moines was selected to host the event for the second year in a row.

“This half day will be powerful for CEO’s, business owners, leadership teams and anyone who wants to improve in their leadership skills,” Wyatt said. “Our goal is to help the greater Des Moines business community become stronger leaders at home, in their daily vocations and in their local communities.”

Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement. He is the author of ten best-selling books with nearly four million copies sold, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.

Burton is a bestselling author and Certified Personal and Executive Coach who has served clients in over 40 states and ten countries. She has written ten books on personal development and is the founder of The CaPP Institute, which provides tools and training that build resilience, well-being and productivity for life and work.

Turner is the chief operating officer of Microsoft, where he leads the company’s global sales, marketing and services organization of more than 47,000 employees in more than 190 countries. Under his leadership, the sales and marketing group delivered more than $78.6 billion in revenue in fiscal 2013.

John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 24 million books. Called America’s #1 leadership authority, he is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 180 countries. Each year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders and was recently named by Inc Magazine as the most popular leadership and management expert in the world.

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