What's Happening In Aberdeen

Posted on: April 16, 2018


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The theme of this year’s conference is, “Lead Yourself.” What does it look like to lead yourself? How can you intentionally develop your own leadership skills and style? What qualities do you hope to embody as a leader? In 2018, the Leadercast Live stage will highlight leaders who will answer these questions and explain the power and importance of leading yourself first so you can lead others well.

Companies with ideals of improving people’s lives at the center of all they do outperform others by 400%

More than 70% of people consider an organization’s environmental and/or social impact when deciding where to work

Employees that feel they are working towards a good cause show increased productivity by up to 30%

People who are able to make a social or environmental impact on the job are more satisfied by a 2:1 ratio

Leadercast Live will allow attendees and viewers to improve their own personal leadership journey with tips for self-evaluation and self-growth. Top leadership experts will inspire more than 150 people attending the Aberdeen event, and the more than 100,000 people who will attend the event live in Atlanta or at hundreds of other simulcast locations in more than 20 countries. Among the leadership experts speaking this year are:

  • Mae Jemison - NASA Astronaut, Engineer & Physician 
  • Ian Cron - Bestselling Author, Psychotherapist, Enneagram teacher and Speaker
  • Andy Stanley -  Leadership Author & Communicator
  • Jim Loehr - Co-founder of the Human Performance Institute
  • Jen Bricker - Acrobat, Aerialist, Author & Speaker
  • Michael Hyatt -  Author, Speaker and CEO of Michael Hyatt & Company
  • Carey Lohrenz - The First Female F-14 Pilot, Speaker & Trainer

This event is facilitated by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Tourism, Aberdeen Convention and Visitors Bureau, Climate Control, Burdette Security & Technologies, Dakota Broadcasting, Dakota Event Center, Footsteps Counseling LLC, and Reunion Student Loan Financing Corporation.

Tickets are $60 for Chamber members; $80 for non-Chamber members; $50 for Leadership Aberdeen Graduates; and $420 for groups of 8 from one business. These prices are good through April 27, 2018 and includes breakfast, lunch, snacks and Leadercast packets. For more information, or to purchase tickets (individual or group), visit www.aberdeen-chamber.com/leadercast.

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