KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Lance Allred

Born with 80% hearing loss within a polygamist commune before he escaped at age 13, Lance Allred is the first deaf player in NBA History when he played with the Cleveland Cavaliers. A best-selling author and TEDx star of “What is Your Polygamy?” Lance speaks on Leadership, Perseverance and Grit, and will empower your audience to step beyond their comfort zones and be leaders of their own lives.

Topics:

Lions and Leaders: The Five Principles of Perseverance

PLENARY SPEAKER

Jim Harris

Jim Harris is a one of North America’s foremost thought leaders, management consultants and authors on disruptive innovation. Association magazine ranked him as one of the nation’s top ten speakers. He works internationally conducting strategic planning sessions with executive teams focusing on future trends, smart technologies and cities, mitigating risk, employee engagement and change.   His last book, Blindsided! is published in 80 countries worldwide and is a #1 international bestseller. Blindsided! has been named one of the best business books of the year by a number of organizations.  Mr. Harris’ second book, The Learning Paradox, was nominated for the National Business Book Award, and has appeared on numerous bestseller lists. Books for Business ranked it as one of the top 10 business books in North America. As a management consultant, Mr. Harris works with leading businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations aspiring to join these ranks. From 1992-1996 he represented the Covey Leadership Center in Canada teaching Dr. Stephen Covey’s work, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.