Register for Leadercast 2017!

Register for Leadercast 2017!
Leadership is the lid on any human endeavor, business, insitution or organization. Community and business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders when Leadership Texarkana hosts Leadercast® 2017 on May 5, from 8AM-2:30PM, as part of LIFT: the Leadership Initiative for Texarkana.  
Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and simulcast to over 120,000 leaders around the globe annually, in hundreds of locations.   This is the seventeenth year of the annual Leadercast leadership conference and the fourth year that Leadership Texarkana will be hosting the event locally, this year in partnership with Texarkana, TX ISD and Texarkana College, and with promotional partner the Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce. This year’s event will be held at TISD’s Sullivan Center.
Leadercast’s mission is to develop leaders worth following. The theme of Leadercast 2017 is “Powered by Purpose,”  a powerful theme, since purpose is the key to fueling extraordinary results from teams and individuals.  
serves to define us, drive us, and empower us.  
Leadercast 2017 keynote speakers – all of whom embody purpose-driven leadership– include: 
o Daniel Pink  Behavioral Science Expert, NY Times Best-Selling Author, & Host of Crowd Control 
o Tyler Perry  Director, Playwright, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor, Author & Entrepreneur
o Suzy Welch  Author, TV Commentator, & Business Journalist
o Andy Stanley  Leadership Author & Communicator
o Jim McKelvey  Cofounder of Square and Founder of LaunchCode
o Donald Miller  CEO of Story Brand
o Molly Fletcher  Former Top Sports Agent & Author; called the female Jerry McGuire
o Henry Cloud Acclaimed Leadership Expert, Clinical Psychologist, & Best-Selling Author
o Jess Ekstrom  CEO of Headbands of Hope
The Leadercast program is valued by every sector of our community: industry, big and small businesses, healthcare, city government, public and higher education, churches and non-profits, as refected by those registered to attend.  Teams which are attending so far (in groups of 2-100 individuals) include groups from CHRISTUS St. Michael, Domtar, the City of Texarkana, TX, Smith-Blair, Cooper Tire, Wadley Regional Medical Center, Farmers Bank and Trust, Regions Bank, AEP/Swepco, TAMU-T, Texarkana AR schools, PGISD, LEISD, United Way, DeKalb ISD, First Baptist Church-New Boston, as well as partners TISD, Texarkana College, the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, among others.
Leadership Texarkana Executive Director Ruth Ellen Whitt reports “The hundreds of individuals who register for our Leadercast program every year know that this event is worth their time and worth their money, because leadership is the lid on the performance of any team, and these businesses and organizations are investing in that leadership advantage. Over 90% of the available seats have been sold, but we do not want any seat to go unclaimed when there is so much value that will be gained by the individuals and teams in attendance.  To register to attend Leadercast 2017 in Texarkana, go to Registration is $79 and includes lunch, snacks and Leadercast materials.  Groups and Leadership Texarkana member discounts are available.  
The piece of Leadercast that I value the most is having the opportunity to bring colleagues to this event and discuss how each speaker is speaking to us…  to share the same vision is invaluable.” Paul Norton, Supt TISD
Leadership Texarkana is in an independent non-profit organization dedicated to engaging and equipping citizens from throughout the community to step up as leaders, working together for community excellence, pride and progress.  For more about the organization, go to

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