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Speakers of the Week

We are starting off this TRI with Les Taylor on Tuesday 18th September, sponsored by TFA:

les-taylorLes Taylor is the founder and managing partner of Outperformers International. He is an award-winning author, professional speaker and recognized expert in the field of performance improvement. Les is a former law enforcement executive, served as the executive director of the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and is a past president of the Arizona Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

His highlights:

  • The Power of Planning
  • Creating a Vision Statement
  • Three Essentials for Performance Planning
  • Why most plans fail
  • How to focus on those few things that matter most
  • The “5 Ps” – Why planning is crucial to success and achievement
  • Create a One Page Performance Plan

Snell 27 at 4:15pm

On Thursday 20th September we will have our first Global Issues Forum Speaker:

Kaufman photoMr. Eric Kaufman ‘03


Premier Sports & Entertainment

Topic: “The Journey:  Thunderbird and Beyond”

Yount DLC, 1:10 – 2:20 p.m

He is responsible for, among other things, day-to-day operations and management of the company, as well as defining and implementing the company’s long term strategy, cultivating business development efforts and overseeing mergers and acquisitions. As a certified NFLPA agent, he is also responsible for recruiting new clients, negotiating contracts and daily client maintenance.

Eric did his undergraduate work at the University of California at Davis, and earned his MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona. Eric sits on the Board of Trustees of the Women’s Sports Foundation, the first agent ever named a Trustee in the Foundation’s nearly 40-year history.

Global Issues Forum Speakers are invited by our Corporate Learning and Executive education department every week and Clubs always will be bringing further functional focused speakers.

Watch this space for more updates on speakers!

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