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Center for Executive Education Hosts Best-Selling Author Liz Wiseman

The Center for Executive Education at Belmont University will host Liz Wiseman as the keynote speaker during its Spring Leadership Breakfast on Wednesday, May 1 in the Curb Event Center arena. Presented in partnership with the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, the event will explore how executives can become leaders who inspire employees to stretch themselves to deliver results that surpass expectations.

Liz Wiseman is president of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in the Silicon Valley, and some of her recent clients include Apple, Dubai Bank, Genentech, Nike, PayPal, Salesforce.com and Twitter. She is the author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, a Wall Street Journal bestseller, and The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools. She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review and a variety of other business and leadership journals.

Ralph Schulz, president and chief executive officer of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, said, “The Chamber is excited to continue our partnership with Belmont’s Center for Executive Education to present the Spring Leadership Breakfast. The semi-annual Leadership Breakfast events have created an opportunity for us to bring national level speakers and authors here to Nashville. It is partnerships like this that allows us to create more value for our members.”

The Spring Leadership Breakfast is open to the general public for $45 per ticket, which covers breakfast, the program, the talk back session and a complimentary copy of Wiseman’s book Multipliers. Attendees may register online here.

Event Schedule
6:30 a.m.      Registration Opens
7 a.m.            Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.      Welcome & Keynote Address: Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter 9:15 a.m.          Talk back session with local executives

About the Center for Executive Education
The Center for Executive Education at Belmont University has been a premier provider of leadership education for more than 25 years, existing to provide world-class learning to meet the needs of the Nashville community and beyond. The Center provides a full range of executive learning opportunities including its Executive Learning Networks, Executive Leadership Experience, certificate programs and customized solutions. ELN membership consists of senior leaders from over 50 Middle Tennessee companies who seek to learn from one another and national leaders through ongoing networking, speakers’ series and small group discussions.

About the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce is Middle Tennessee’s largest business federation, representing more than 2,000 member companies. “Business Is Good” embodies the Chamber’s focus on facilitating community leadership to create economic prosperity for Middle Tennessee. The work of the Nashville Area Chamber is supported by membership and sponsors; the Chamber’s Pivotal Partners (a partnership at the highest level for all Chamber programs and events) are BlueCross/BlueShield of Tennessee, Community Health Systems and Delek US Holdings. Together with its affiliates, the Nashville Chamber works to strengthen the region’s business climate and enhance Nashville’s position as a desirable place to live, work and visit. For more information, visit www.nashvillechamber.com.