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  • Kansas City Sports Commission to host awards banquet on April 15
    Kansas City Sports Commission to host awards banquet on April 15
    Rob Riggle, actor, comedian, writer, producer and director,will be the featured speaker at the 42nd Kansas City Sports Commission Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 15 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Muehlebach Tower. The event starts at 7 p...
  • The world awaits March 17 election of a possible joint Israeli government
    The world awaits March 17 election of a possible joint Israeli government
    Israel is an important part in the world in relations to what many believe or do not believe in regards to Israel’s heritage. What is plain and clear now is that the Israeli people go to the polls on March 17 and regardless of the winner...
  • The will of the people or the will of a party?
    The will of the people or the will of a party?
    The cries and requests of many for Benjamin Netanyahu to back down on coming to the United States to address Congress is not enough for him to reconsider his most suspicious appearance and reasoning on this issue, apparently not caring that his...
  • Networking
    Next Network After Work meets in Kansas City on February 11
    This month's Network After Work will meet on Wednesday, February 11at McFadden's, 1330 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Network After Work, launched in 2009, is one of the country's premier face-to-face business...
  • KC Chamber seeks new Centurions program applications
    KC Chamber seeks new Centurions program applications
    TheGreater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Centurionsprogram is currently accepting applications, now throughJune 1, 2015. Interested professionals around the Greater Kansas City region can attend upcoming informational sessions to learn...
  • JCCC Continuing Education
    JCCC offers three continuing education courses for leaders in January
    The Johnson County Community College Continuing Education program is offering three courses for leaders during January. Each four-hour course costs $149 to attend. Registration is required. All the courses will be taught at the Regnier Center on...
  • How To Think Like A CEO
    How To Think Like A CEO eBook
    Understanding how others think is critical to influencing them and getting results. "Because, once you know what someone is thinking, you're in the best position to be able to persuade them and move them to action," explains...
  • The Courage to Lead Change
    The Courage to Lead Change!
    If it’s true that courageous leaders are in high demand and in short supply, I am indeed privileged to have worked with Tom, a Vice President in Silicon Valley who leads 13,000 global technical and manufacturing personnel.Beyond the courage...
  • Teachers
    Teachers, the real leaders
    Now a days, many corporate profit and nonprofit organizations have a stake in the country’s public education system. Most often, their stake involves helping the schools, in some form or fashion, do better. However, what are teachers’...
  • B.Y.O.B. is re-defined by Young Leaders of the United Way of Miami-Dade
    B.Y.O.B. is re-defined by Young Leaders of the United Way of Miami-Dade
    B.Y.O.B. takes on a new meaning on Saturday, September 20 at the "Build Your Own Brunch" event for young professionals. Modeled after the Veritage Miami Interactive Dinner, this event is the first of its kind to be hosted by the Young...
  • Great leaders don’t need no stinking experience
    Great leaders don’t need no stinking experience
    The mental frontier Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.The greatest leaders are usually the ones on the outside looking in. Jim Kirk is portrayed by Hollywood actor Chris Pine in both movies &ldquo...
  • Learn And Lead
    KC Chamber announces its Centurions Leadership Program 2016 class
    The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome the class of 2016 to its Centurions Leadership Program. Members of the Centurions Leadership Program spend two years exploring the opportunities and issues of the Kansas City region...
  • Insights from Kansas City area inspirational leader Clayton Daniels
    Insights from Kansas City area inspirational leader Clayton Daniels
    Clayton (Clay) Danielsis VP of Operations, Midwest Service & Solutions at Kansas City-basedU.S. Engineering Company. He's also one of the area's most inspiring leaders.The company was established in Kansas City in 1893 and is now one...
  • Communication is Vital for a Leader and a Manager
    Information concerning businesses
    Communication is vital for leaders and managers, because now-a-days if one is lucky enough to have a stable fulltime or a stable part time job; great, but if not; keep looking. Many places are not hiring and it looks as if the economy is still on...
  • Leadership and Honesty
    Leadership and Honesty
    Big question: when do we most often have difficulty with expressing our feelings openly? Easy answer: when there is conflict.While conflict will never go away what can go away are the patterned responses we learned in dealing with conflict when we...