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Leadercast set for Friday at Mount Olive College

By From staff reports
Published in News on May 2, 2012 1:46 PM

Tickets are still available for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast Friday at Mount Olive College.

Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a one-day leader development event broadcast LIVE from Atlanta, Ga., to hundreds of sites throughout the nation, including Mount Olive College. The local event is being presented jointly by the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce, the Mount Olive College Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center, and the Mount Olive College Tillman School of Business.

Speakers for this year's event include:

*Soledad O'Brien, Anchor and special correspondent for CNN

*Tim Tebow, NFL quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner and best-selling author

*Patrick Lencioni, Best-selling author and president of The Table Group

*John Maxwell, Leadership expert & best-selling author of "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership"

*Angela Ahrendts, CEO, Burberry

*Roland Fryer, Professor of economics at Harvard University and CEO of the Education Innovation Laboratory

*Urban Meyer, ESPN analyst and former head football coach for the University of Florida

*Andy Stanley, Best-selling leadership author and communicator

*Sheena Iyengar, Author of "The Art of Choosing" and world-renowned expert of choice

Last year, 85,000 leaders from 17 countries attended Chick-fil-A Leadercast. In its 12th year, this full day, experiential conference is predicted to reach its largest audience to date.

The day begins locally with registration at 8 a.m. in W. Burkette and Rose M. Raper Hall at Mount Olive College. It concludes at 4:30 p.m. Lunch is included.

Tickets for the local event are $100. To reserve tickets, call the Mount Olive Chamber at 658-3113. Tickets can also be purchased at the door by cash or check.

"We are pleased to be able to present this world-class leadership development event here in our local community," said Lynn Williams, chairwoman of the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce. "We encourage business, civic and community organizations to take advantage of this opportunity for a thoughtful, yet fast-paced day of leadership inspiration and training."

This year's program will focus on the power of choice. The diverse group of internationally-acclaimed authors, leadership experts and practitioners will share insights to help leaders empower and equip others at work, at home and in the community through his or her choices.