2021/11/19 08:00:00


Friday, November 19th

1:00 to 5:00 PM ET


WHAT IS Live2Lead?

Where is Live2Lead in Central Florida?

Live2Lead in Lakeland, FL

Hosted by Brian Brogen of BUILD Consulting.


Friday, November 19th, 2021

Join this spectacular half-day event with local leaders and business owners, and stay for a VIP experience.

We have the best leadership experience ever planned for attendees at our new venue! Experience breakout sessions with Brian Brogen, a certified John Maxwell Trainer for a more eye-opening, leadership development conference.

Attendees learn from renowned leadership experts, who come from a variety of industries. Gain a new perspective on relevant topics, and get practical tools to implement.

Live2Lead Speakers

valorie burton

Valorie Burton

Valorie Burton, life strategist, and international speaker is the CEO of the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute. Her life-changing message has an intriguing, research-based emphasis in the pioneering field of applied positive psychology – the study of what happens when things go right with us.

Her company provides coaching, coach training, and resilience training and has served clients in all 50 states and 20 countries on six continents. Since 1999, she has written 13 books translated into multiple languages, including Let Go of the Guilt, It’s About Time, and Successful Women Think Differently.

She has appeared regularly on the TODAY Show, CNN, Dr. Oz, and Essence, and has spoken for hundreds of organizations around the globe. She was named one of the top 60 motivational speakers in America and one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in the field of personal development.

She and her husband Jeff live on a ranch south of Atlanta with their children. 

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Jamie Kern Lima

Jamie Kern Lima is a New York Times bestselling author and Founder of IT Cosmetics, a company she started in her living room and grew to the largest luxury makeup brand in the country. She sold the company to L’Oréal in a billion-dollar deal and became the first female CEO of a brand in its 100+ year history. Her love of her customers and remarkable authenticity and belief eventually landed her on the Forbes America’s Richest Self-Made Women list. She’s the author of the new book Believe IT: How to Go From Underestimated to Unstoppable, an instant New York Times bestseller, USA Today bestseller, #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller, #1 Amazon bestseller, #1 Publisher’s Weekly bestseller and #1 Barnes & Noble bestseller. She’s a mother of two and an active investor, speaker, and thought leader who is passionate about inspiring and elevating women. She’s also an active philanthropist who has donated over $40 million in product and funds to help women face the effects of cancer with confidence. She’s also donating 100% of her author proceeds for Believe IT to Feeding America and Together Rising. Learn more at BelieveIt.com

jeff henderson

Jeff Henderson

Named by Forbes Magazine as one of 20 speakers you shouldn’t miss, Jeff Henderson has become a trusted voice for businesses and non-profit organizations.  His career experience not only inspires groups and individuals but also provides tangible strategies to help them grow.  Ultimately, Jeff’s aim is to help organizations build a good name where both purpose and profit thrive.  

 His best-selling book, Know What You’re FOR, launched a movement in non-profits around the world and has become a focal point for many businesses.

 Jeff has worked for well-known organizations such as the Atlanta Braves, Callaway Gardens, Chick-fil-A and North Point Ministries, one of the largest churches in America. While there, Jeff where he led three churches over 17 years and helped launch North Point Online, one of the largest online ministries in the world.

 Jeff and his wife Wendy have been married 25 years and have a daughter, Jesse, 21 and a son, Cole. 19.

Ed mylett

Ed Mylett

Ed Mylett grew up in Diamond Bar, CA. as the only boy in the family with three younger sisters. His father was his first example of what it takes to succeed in life.

Ed decided from a very young age that since he would have to work in life, he might as well work for himself and call his own shots. He realized right away that he was not going to spend his life working for someone else and building their dreams.

His wife Kristianna, who had been his sweetheart since they were teenagers, shared that same vision of life. Her father was an engineer who worked hard so her mother could stay home with her six children.

John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 30 million books, has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. Dr. Maxwell has also received the Horatio Alger Award, as well as the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation—have trained millions of leaders from every nation in the world. For more information visit JohnMaxwell.com.

Chrissanne Long

VIP Afternoon Panelists

Chrissanne Long

Chrissanne Long, CEO of Maximize Digital & Founder of Bridge Local meets business owners who are overwhelmed and utterly stuck when it comes to growing their business. They come to her for advice about social media marketing or how to rank on Google or how to get a better website, but over the years, she’s discovered that many entrepreneurs need more support than just cookie-cutter services that most agencies or online courses can provide. That’s where her expertise as a Strategic Growth Coach comes in. In this role, Chrissanne helps entrepreneurs and small businesses owners with the foundational strategies that will help them with their long-term growth.

Frank Kendrick

Frank Kendrick

Frank Kendrick is CEO of NuJak Companies, a full-service construction firm established in April 1992 operating in Central and South Florida.  Frank is a visionary, servant leader, and motivational speaker.  His personal vision is to help “empower” those who may not have had the opportunities that he had. He serves on several community boards, is passionate about the education of our youth, and actively engages with non-profit organizations that provide mentorship and financial literacy programs to the economically challenged. Frank’s company NuJak has been recognized by the Business Observer as one of the top 30 contractors in the Central Florida area.

Gordon Greene

Gordon Greene

Gordon Greene is a co-founder of Patel, Greene & Associates, LLC (PGA) and currently serves as the Executive Vice President, working out of their Bartow, Florida office. PGA has grown from two drainage engineers in July 2011 to now more than 80 associates in three offices (Tampa, Bartow, Orlando). PGA primarily supports FDOT and local municipalities with highway engineering, planning, environmental science, landscape architecture, in addition to now providing Construction, Engineering, and Inspection (CEI). 


Tyler Auerbacher

Tyler is the Co-Founder/Owner at Dippidi; a done-for-you social media advertising & content marketing company for real estate professionals that creates custom, highly-targeted, ads and digital strategies to increase brand awareness, develop trust from prospects, and entice more people to work with you. Most recently, he founded Thryve Media, a video marketing agency focused on creating ongoing video content to grow your digital brand & Lakeland Business Owners (LBO) which is an organization that focuses on educating, inspiring, and connecting our Lakeland business community.


Connect, communicate, & collaborate with top leaders in the Lakeland community.

Be inspired by some of the most recognized leaders in the world.

Maximize your impact with this strategic leadership focused event.




October 8, 2021
8:00am-4:00pm* Eastern
Catapult Lakeland

*Check-in begins at 8:00

Live2Lead Speakers 2021


John Maxwell & Brian Brogen

About BUILD Consulting

Building Leaders in your organization, using John Maxwell’s training combined with years of Experience in Project Management, we will define your goals, set realistic milestones and celebrate your success along the journey.