Discounted tickets to Lead Michiana

Published: May 05, 2015


The University of Notre Dame is a proud sponsor of Lead Michiana, the largest Michiana leadership gathering of the year. This half-day event, created to expose local leaders to the most successful leadership practitioners from around the country, will feature five accomplished speakers presenting on such topics as:

  • finding courage to lead
  • inspiring teams
  • traits of successful leaders
  • …and more.

$30 Discount for Notre Dame Faculty and Staff

Tickets, regularly $139.00 for the general public, are available to Notre Dame faculty and staff for $109.00.

To obtain your discounted ticket(s):

  1. Register and order tickets online at the Lead Michiana registration website
  2. At checkout, apply the Notre Dame promo code included in your May 2015 HR e-newsletter (My Notre Dame Employment Experience). Don’t have your newsletter? Email for the discount code.

Speakers and Topics


Dr. John Maxwell is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author of more than 70 titles with more than 19 million copies sold. In this session, from his book The 5 Levels of Leadership, John will explore five distinct levels of leadership – their upsides, downsides, the best behaviors for that level, the beliefs that help a leader move up to the next level, and how the level relates to the Laws of Leadership.

Tommy Newberry is a life coach and New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author. Only a fraction of the population sets goals, has a plan to achieve them, and is held accountable to reaching them. At this event, Tommy will extract from his work what he has learned about the connections between joy, focus and success – and how big goals inspire big results.

Louis Upkins has enjoyed a long and successful career as an entrepreneur and ally in the entertainment industry. Now, he’s turned his attention to the one thing that he believes matters most for businesses and individuals – a life lived with purpose. Louis will address how in these times we are faced with an unprecedented demand for solutions to find personal meaning and live according to that meaning.

Elise Foster, a management fellow at Harvard University and later Indiana University (Kelley School of Business), is a leadership coach who enables education and business executives to unlock their potential. Co-author of The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, Elise is well-versed in the field of leadership and collective intelligence within education systems.

Justin Maust is the founder of Leader Legacy Inc. After helping to launch Five Star, a non-profit organization and after school leadership program, Justin decided to extend his skills and passion to improve organizations by launching his Building Powerful Teams program with a passion to develop leaders, inspire teams, and build powerful world-changing legacies. He is now a certified speaker, trainer and coach for the John Maxwell Team.

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