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World-renowned leaders share knowledge at Chick-fil-A Leadercast


The 14th annual Chick-fil-A Leadercast was held Friday in Savannah. Proceeds from this Savannah event will benefit Union Mission.

"By having this event today, we are going to have the opportunity to provide more services that we provide at union mission to the homeless in savannah and the greater area," said Geri Ann Robbins, chief operating officer of Union Mission. "It can be a life changing experience based on the material you hear here today if you apply it and listen to what they have to share."

The leadership development conference was broadcast live from Atlanta to several sites nationwide, including Savannah. The Chick-fil-A Leadercast participants viewed the video from the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah on May 10.

This year's program focused on how to simply lead. 

Speakers for this year's event include:

  • Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of General Electric
  • Andy Stanley, leadership author and communicator
  • Mike Krzyzewski, head men's basketball coach, Duke University and Team USA 
  • John Maxwell, author and leadership expert
  • Dr. Henry Cloud, author and leadership consultant
  • LCDR Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL and star of the 2012 movie Act of Valor
  • Sanya Richards-Ross, 2012 London Olympic gold medalist, track & field
  • David Allen, author of Getting Things Done and productivity expert
  • Condolezza Rice, Secretary of State (2005-2009), via exclusive Simply Lead video interview

Last year, more than 100,000 leaders from 14 countries attended Chick-fil-A  Leadercast, according to a news release.

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