Speakers Series Focuses on Business Leadership

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 8, 2014)—A hall of fame racer, Super Bowl champion and an author comprise the 2014 Create Speaker Series at Kirkwood Community College. This three-part series regarding leadership begins Tuesday, April 15, at the Kirkwood Center.

Part one of the series features Formula 1 hall of fame racer and now television analyst, Derek Daly. Daly’s presentation draws parallels from his racing team’s success as an approach for businesses to model.

On Monday, May 19, former NFL player and Air Force pilot, Chad Hennings, offers insight for achieving excellence. Using captivating antidotes from his life experiences, Hennings challenges business to revolutionize its thinking by placing excellence and leadership as a larger mission.

The final speaker of the series is Dr. Nate Booth, author of Thriving on Change: The Art of Using Change to Your Advantage and The Diamond Touch: How to Get What You Want by Giving Others What They Uniquely Desire. Booth provides practical strategies to offset the economic forces challenging today’s business environment. His presentation is Tuesday, June 3.

To attend, please visit www.kirkwood.edu/ce. Individual tickets are $99 per session or $199 for all three. Tables of 10 are available for one or more sessions. Lunch is included. For more information about the Create Speaker Series, call 319-398-1022.


What: 2014 Create Speakers Series
When: April 15, May 19, June 3
Where: The Kirkwood Center
Time: 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $99/session or $199 for all three (Call for table pricing)

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