2018 Refresh Leadership Simulcast Speakers And Topics
Featuring Mark King – Innovation Expert and Former President of adidas,
King will share how to inspire a workforce of creativity and confidence to create things consumers won’t believe are possible by coming to work with big dreams, vision, and energy.
About Mark King
Mark King is a turnaround expert. As the former president of adidas North America, Mark led the turnaround of the brand, driving market share growth and creating a new energy for the business and culture. In 2016, Yahoo! named adidas “Sports Business of the Year,” and Mark was named “Person of the Year” by Footwear News and “Executive of the Year” by the Portland Business Journal. And, this isn’t his first rodeo. Prior to adidas, Mark catapulted the TaylorMade business, growing it from $300 million to more than $1.7 billion in sales during his time as President and CEO.
Colin L. Powell
Colin l. Powell
Featuring Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) – Secretary of State (2001-2005)
Drawing on examples garnered from experience as a leader on the world stage, Powell illustrates precisely what it takes to be a leader, providing strategies for “taking charge” during times of great change and great crisis.
About Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)
A man of intelligence, versatility, and presence, General Colin Powell served as the first African-American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and was appointed Secretary of State by President George W. Bush—becoming, at that time, the most powerful African-American ever to hold office in the U.S. A four-star general, Powell’s numerous awards include two Presidential Medals of Freedom, and he is the author of his best-selling autobiography, “My American Journey.” His second book, an instant New York Times best seller titled “It Worked for Me,” reveals the lessons that shaped his life and career. As someone who crafted and articulated the U.S. position on the world stage, Powell provides insight on efforts to stabilize a troubled world and the diplomatic and leadership skills needed to transform unstable regions into areas where societies and cultures flourish.
Featuring Josh Sundquist – Author, Speaker, and Paralympian
When Sundquist was training for the Paralympics, his motto was 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time). What’s the 1MT1MT you could do today to get closer to becoming the best leader you can be?
About Josh Sundquist
Josh Sundquist is a Paralympian and bestselling author who has shared his story at events around the world. His high-energy blend of humor and inspiration motivates audiences to adopt his ski racing motto 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time) to elevate their performance in sales, customer service, quality improvement, leadership, and more.
Josh’s life story is a reminder of how all our stories are interconnected, and even our smallest actions and decisions impact the world around us. You’ll walk away from his motivational presentation with a fresh perspective on everything you have to be grateful for, resolve to overcome whatever challenges you may face, and a commitment to do 1MT1MT to reach your full potential.
The CrossCreek Chordsmen is a collective of many generations of singers. Ranging in ages from 19-85. The Chordsmen rehearse each week, practicing the longtime art of Barbershop Harmony style music and they are proud to continue the traditions of four-part harmony for the communities around the Fayetteville area. Last year they were the Plateau A District Champions and continue to compete and wow judges! They are excited to be doing their first Benefit Concert October 20th, An Evening of Fun, Fun, Fun. Be sure to like them of Facebook and tickets are available through Facebook as well.
Innovative Authority in Sales & Leadership Training
Can loving life help you find success in all that you do? Kyle Burrows is putting that question to the test. From Walt Disney World to the world of finance, Kyle has found success in leading and inspiring others with his passion for exploring and love of sharing new ideas. Guided by his faith and his desire to see people thrive, Kyle’s life is devoted to spreading encouragement and empowering others. Kyle uses his experiences as a trainer, manager, small business owner, and a church planter to find new ways of looking at the important issues of life.
Kyle earned a BA in Interpersonal and Public Communication from Central Michigan University in 2001, and his Masters of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School in 2015. He is the founding pastor of Crossroads Church North and is part of a multi-campus leadership team. To contact Kyle, email him at KyleBurrows.email@example.com or call him at (910)315-0150.