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What is Live2Lead? 

LIVE2LEAD (L2L) is an annual half-day leader development video broadcast designed by the John Maxwell Company to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways to breathe life into your growth as a leader. You will walk away with new ways to ignite passion, purpose, and positive energy into your life and organization.

Live2Lead is designed to deliver the very best leadership content to inspire and motivate you and your team. You will have the opportunity to connect with other influencers in your community and expand your business network with relationships that produce tangible results.

* CEU's & PDC's are available for this event  **Please note, this event is a rebroadcast via video simulcast.

*Original Event was Live in Atlanta on October 9th, 2020- this is a rebroadcast of that event.

Speaker Line Up

JOHN C. MAXWELL | Leadership expert, bestselling author, and coach

John C. Maxwell, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 30 million books, has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazine.

Dr. Maxwell has also received the Horatio Alger Award, as well as the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation—have trained millions of leaders from every nation in the world.

STEVE HARVEY |Entertainer, Entrepreneur

Mr. Harvey is known as the busiest man in Hollywood. But when he’s not entertaining, he’s a dedicated mentor and motivator. Mr. Harvey’s passion is helping people, which led to the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation, helping underprivileged children receive the tools for success. In 2017, he started Steve Harvey Global, to create entertaining and motivational content, products and experiences for his worldwide audience.

In 2019, he launched Vault Empowers, a learning platform for future leaders, entrepreneurs and corporate visionaries. Steve and Marjorie Harvey are devoted to each other and to their children and grandchildren, Mr.Harvey’s proudest accomplishment.

KAT COLE | COO, Speaker

Kat Cole is the COO of FOCUS Brands North America. Prior to FOCUS Brands, Kat was President of Cinnabon, Inc. and a Vice President at Hooters at age 26, making her one of the youngest executives in chain history. 

She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan and many others. She is the top Ranked Female Speaker of all-time within all Speakers Bureaus

ALAN MULALLY | Former CEO Ford Motor Company

Alan Mulally served as president and chief executive officer of The Ford Motor Company and as a member of Ford’s board of directors from 2006-2014. Mulally led Ford’s transformation into one of the world’s leading automobile companies and the #1 automobile brand in the United States. Prior to joining Ford, Mulally served The Boeing Company for 37 years as executive vice president, and president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and of Boeing Information, Space and Defense Systems. 

Throughout his career, Mulally has been recognized for his contributions, industry leadership, and service, including being named #3 on FORTUNE’s “World’s Greatest Leaders”, one of “The World’s Most Influential People” by TIME magazine and “Chief Executive of the Year” by Chief Executive magazine.  Mulally currently serves on the board of directors of Google, Carbon 3D, and the Mayo Clinic.

Craig Groeschel | New York Times Best-Selling Author & Pastor of Life.Church

Craig and Amy Groeschel married in 1991 and have six children and three sons-in-laws. Craig and Amy started Life.Church in January 1996 and it has grown to include dozens of locations all over the United States.

Craig is a New York Times bestselling author of books on a wide variety of topics, including dating and marriage, social media, purpose, direction, church leadership, and more.

Glassdoor has also named him in the top 10 CEOs in the U.S. (small and midsize companies) and named Life.Church the #1 Place to Work under his leadership.

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Your John Maxwell Team

Deb Eslinger a longtime business owner and champion for entrepreneurs.  She recently  served as the Executive Director for the non-profit CTB which hosts the ND Women’s Business Center and was awarded the National Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award by US Small Business Association in 2016. 

Deb launched Eslinger Consulting to focus on creating and supporting high performing individuals and teams through organizational leadership.  She is Co-Founder of the Empowered Women Community developing values based global women in leadership programs.  

Deb is a certified John Maxwell coach, speaker and trainer and a certified Behavioral Studies Consultant. 

She is a proud native of North Dakota and resides in Bismarck with her husband of 20 years and two beautiful daughters Alea & Tia. 

Email Deb directly at [email protected].

Lorie Pope is a trusted visionary leader who inspires at the heart level that ignites action.  As Co-Founder/President of Nexus Innovations, a technology consulting company and with more than 20+ years of experience in business operations and executive team management, she wants to help your team achieve a higher level of awareness and success.

Lorie’s passion around organizational consulting is fueled by helping teams establish a healthy culture built on the foundation of all leadership -Trust. 

Lorie holds many certifications which include the John Maxwell Team;  Lencioni certified Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, DiSC, and Habit Finder Coaching.  

Lorie and her husband Bob live near Bismarck on the prairie, have four grown sons. Their family now includes three very special daughters-in-law and seven fun-loving grandchildren.

Email Lorie directly at [email protected].