OKLAHOMA CITY, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Employment Professionals is hosting a nationwide leadership event on Wednesday, April 17 featuring an all-star lineup of speakers who have proven they don't just understand the principles of leadership – they live them.
The 2013 Refresh Leadership Simulcast features founder of Alltop.com and best-selling author Guy Kawasaki, Pro Football Hall of Fame member and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday Terry Bradshaw, and workplace communication and performance expert Amanda Gore.
"We know poor leadership is a No. 1 reason why people leave companies so we're offering support to business with the focused day of learning about great leadership," said Robert A. Funk, CEO and chairman of the board for Express Employment Professionals. "Speakers for the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast were chosen for their unique and proven ability to motivate, and those who attend will no doubt be inspired to lead their organizations to a higher level."
In addition to founding Alltop.com, Kawasaki is the former chief evangelist of Apple and offers leaders an engaging presentation on "Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Action." In this presentation, Kawasaki discusses how to influence people's hearts, minds, and actions to bring about change. According to Kawasaki, the power of enchantment enables one to maneuver through difficult decisions, break entrenched habits, defy the wisdom of crowds, and get colleagues to work for long-term, mutually beneficial goals.Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Terry Bradshaw, will share his strategy of success through persistent self-improvement by challenging leaders to think in new ways about sacrifice, pain, competition, and adversity. Those attending the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast will also be challenged by Amanda Gore to "Wake Up to the Spirit of Leadership." Gore points out that to impact an organization, one must lead with a change of heart; a change of spirit. According to Gore, people are no longer a company's most important asset; the spirit in which people do things is. The event will be simulcast to more than 160 locations across North America. To find a Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast location near you, visit www.refreshleadership.com/live. Express Employment Professionals helped more than 367,000 people find jobs in 2012 and has more than 600 franchises in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. Express is on a mission to put a million people to work annually. Offices offer a full range of employment solutions, including evaluation hire, temporary staffing, professional search and human resources. Express focuses on a wide range of positions, including professional, commercial and administrative. For more information about Express, visit www.expresspros.com. SOURCE Express Employment Professionals