Emotional intelligence training for emerging adults. an interactive four day workshop to engage our future leaders.
'the opportunity to give back' Sunday July 23rd
Rashied Davis is a retired wide receiver who played from the Chicago Bears and Detrioit Lions. He played college football at San Jose State and was drafted in 2002. Rashied grew up with many obstacles by growing up in South Central L.A and he couldn’t see past in the inner-city walls where gangs were what he looked up too. He had lost sight of his future, until he went to school in an upper middle class neighborhood where the teachers helped him realize his potentially. He then enrolled in junior college; admission to San Jose State University and then his career in the NFL began. Throughout his career he made it known that football is what he does, not who he is. He then created Saturday Place for children growing up with obstacles to have a safe and structured place to grow. He wants kids to grow up better than he did and to have the support they need to become the people they are meant to be. Saturday Place wants people to know and understand that where you come from does not predetermine your level of success
'How To Make A Values' Based Decision' Wednesday July 19th
Mike Nerheim is the Lake County State’s Attorney and the lead developer of a countywide opioid prevention strategy and co-founded the Lake County Opioid Initiative. Mike Nerheim began his legal career in 1999 as an assistant States Attorney, when he took office in 2012 he started delivering on his campaign to make the office more efficient, effective, and transparent. He is focused on preventing wrongful convictions, working with law enforcement to address the huge surge in gangs and gang violence in our community, and restoring the public’s trust in the office.
how to Brand yourself and feel good about who you are; Thursday July 20th
Phil Gayter is the founder of the company Brandstorm during his life he has been a painter, writer, and a director. He has worked with some of the best agencies in the world and creating a catalog of amazing brands including; Coca Cola, Reebok and Sony. He has experienced in all media platforms, creating everything from TV commercials to websites. He has brought a new sort of life into small companies and designed brands of every shape, size, and category. Phil takes what the company has and makes it bigger and better than what they could have imagined. His Brandstorming company by taking the CEOs and clients to teach them a greater understanding of the state of their brands, especially in a world of emerging new media.
'The Elevator pitch, how to leave an impression on others'; Friday July 1st
Cheryl Raye-Stout is the sports contributor for WBEZ-FM and has worked in the Chicago radio market for more than thirty years. She one oof the first women to cover sports in Chicago. Previously, Cheryl was a contributior for WMAQ-AM and WMVP-AM as a producer, talk show host, and as a lead sports reporter. She won Peter Lisagor, UPI, and AP awards, for her work on the Bulls Championship Rallies and Chicago Marathon.. Cheryl has covered both Bears’ Super Bowl appearances, all six Bulls Championships, all three Blackhawks Championships, every Sox and Cubs playoffs, including the 2005 and 2016World Series since 1984.