Marketing is Influence
Opening General Session
Thursday, April 14 • 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Joseph Grenny is coauthor of four immediate New York Times bestsellers and creator of four award winning training programs of the same titles—Crucial Conversations, Crucial Confrontations, Influencer and Change Anything. He cofounded VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance, for which he was awarded the 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. VitalSmarts has helped more than 300 of the Fortune 500 realize significant results using a proven method for driving rapid, sustainable and measurable change in behaviors.
INSPIRED! How Brilliant Brands Create a Sudden Urge to Act!
Second General Session
Thursday, April 14 • 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Author and former television producer, Andrew Davis will teach you the five secrets to creating content that inspires demand. Andrew Davis’ 20-year career has taken him from local television to The Today Show. He’s worked for The Muppets in New York. He’s marketed for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands. His latest book, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships, is one of Amazon’s Top 100 Marketing Books. For more than a decade, Drew has changed the way publishers think and how brands market their products in a digital world.
Dream Makers and Dream Killers
Closing General Session
Friday, April 15 • 10:30 a.m. to Noon
The 2016 Closing Keynote Speaker is living proof that you can totally transform your life and your business if you put others first and find a mentor. Speaking about second chances and overcoming incredible strife, Jim Morris’ story is a testimony that goals can be achieved, even if the odds aren’t in your favor. In fact, Jim’s meteoric rise from 35-year-old high school teacher with Parkinson’s to flame-throwing major league pitcher in three months made cinematic history with the release of “The Rookie” starring Dennis Quaid.
Time and Task Management for Busy People
Wednesday, April 13 • 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Effective time and task management isn’t about controlling time. It’s about managing how you invest your time. Managing multiple priorities and tasks that compete for your time. And finally, it’s about managing yourself out of unproductive habits that rob you of valuable time. Greg’s hands-on, professional experience spans senior management positions in global Fortune 500 companies to managing large financial projects for local enterprises. As a speaker and trainer, he’s well known for his ability to motivate others and his creative approach to leadership.
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