Mark your calendars for 2016’s L2L: LIVE2LEAD live simulcast on October 7th at Valley Church in West Des Moines from 7-11:30 a.m.! L2L is a half-day leader development experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways. Attendees learn from world-class leadership experts and walk away prepared to implement a new leadership action plan when they get back to the office. Early bird registration is now open!
Last year 300 business owners and executives attended the West Des Moines simulcast, networking and learning from the most influential leaders in the nation! Speakers included John C. Maxwell, Patrick Lencioni, Valorie Burton and Microsoft’s COO Kevin Turner. Attendees enjoyed the company of other local leaders as they learned together and inspired one another to add value to the Central Iowa community.
View highlights from last year’s event here:


This year, we are excited to introduce John C. Maxwell, Simon Sinek, Liz Wiseman and Dan Cathy as the speakers at L2L 2016. Below, learn a little more about each speaker:

John C. Maxwell


John C. Maxwell, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books, was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazine in 2014. In that year Dr. Maxwell also received the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP—have trained more than 5 million leaders in 188 countries. For more information visit JOHNMAXWELL.COM

Simon Sinek


Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. With a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home every day feeling fulfilled by their work, Simon is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them. A trained ethnographer, he is the author of two books: the bestselling Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action and Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t. He is best known for popularizing the concept of Why and for the talk he gave on the subject on

Liz Wiseman


Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world. She is the President of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. She is the author of three bestselling books: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter and The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools. A former executive at Oracle Corporation, she worked over the course of 17 years as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development.

Dan Cathy


Dan Cathy has served since 2013 as Chairman, President and CEO for Chick-fil-A, one of North America’s largest family-owned businesses. As head of the quick-service chicken restaurant, Dan has taken an unconventional, yet personally and professionally rewarding approach to Chick-fil-A leadership. Spending the majority of his time traveling to the Atlanta-based chain’s restaurants, he believes working in the field enables him to personally convey his servant spirit to the company’s 70,000-plus employees.

Why You Should Attend

The simulcast provides a unique experience for leaders in Central Iowa to come together and experience the expertise of great leadership inspiration as a community. You’ll enjoy the company of other leaders, finding that inspiration comes from being around the best. There will be an optional lunch after the simulcast for further mingling about your takeaways and how to apply them to your everyday life.

What you’ll gain:

  • Renewed Energy: Live2Lead is designed to deliver the very best leadership content that inspires and motivates all who attend.
  • New Relationships: Grow your own leadership as you connect with other influencers in your local community. Expand your network with relationships that produce tangible results.
  • New Ideas: Live2Lead is a world-class leadership experience packed into a half-day format, full of rich content, key takeaways and easy-to-implement action plans.


  • Connect & Network with top leaders in our community.
  • Enrich your leadership by engaging the best in leadership inspiration.
  • Maximize your time with this half-day format.
  • VIP Package includes reserved seating, exclusive Think Tank, lunch and John C. Maxwell book.
  • Enjoy the company of other leaders and inspire one another while adding value to our Community

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Don’t hesitate and miss the early bird pricing! Bring your team and be prepared to grow in your leadership. I am also offering the opportunity to conduct L2L privately in your organization. If you are interested, please let me know!
If you would like to be a corporate sponsor of the event, let me know as well! Sponsors receive benefits such as free tickets to the event, logo placement on L2L printed material, promotional products shared with event-goers and MORE!
For more information call 515-222-9193 or visit WWW.MONTEWYATT.COM.