Speaker: John Blumberg, Keynote Concepts
Topic: GOOD to the CORE: Building Value with Values
If there has ever been a time where we need to return to the "core"...it is now! The concept of core values sounds so simple. Nothing could be further from the truth. This experience will challenge you right to the core...both personally and professionally. John Blumberg's presentation will link personal values, others' values, and organizational values to create lasting value. It builds directly out of John's book GOOD to the CORE, addressing
three critical areas in sustaining core values: to Investigate, Indicate and Integrate.
In the midst of organizational disappointments and failures, it is a message for our times that reminds us we are better than this. have any doubts if you are good to the core? This presentation will leave you with no doubt...and a lot to think about!
John Blumberg speaks with corporations, professional associations and universities across America, sharing insights on developing leaders of substance and building value with core values. As a full-time professional speaker and author, John has reached audiences in 10 countries on 3 continents and is a past-president of the National Speaker Association's Illinois Chapter.
In 2008, John received the designation of Certified Speaking Professional from the National Speakers Association. The CSP is the highest earned designation in the speaking profession and is held by less than 10% of the members of the International Federation of Professional Speakers.
John started his career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen. After four years, he shifted his focus from numbers to people where he then spent 14 years in human resources and recruiting, including worldwide recruiting responsibilities for Andersen. In 1996, he decided to leave a firm and a position he loved to follow his dream into the world of professional speaking.
John is the author of the best-selling book titled Silent Alarm. Now with over 35,000 copies in print, it has been endorsed by leadership gurus such as Ken Blanchard and Tim Sanders. It is a parable of hope for busy professionals. For some, it is a message of inspiration...and for others, a wake-up call for their very survival. For most...it is an experience you won't soon forget!
John's newest book, Good to the Core: Building Value through Values was recently published by Simple Truths. The simple little book is packed with a powerful and challenging message on the very values that drive individuals and organizations. In the midst of corporate and disappointments and failures it is a message for our times...that reminds us we are better than this!
John lives in Naperville with his wife, Cindy, and their three children, Ryan (22), Kelly (20) and Julie (18)...all in college!
The Chamber's monthly General Membership Luncheon is an opportunity to network with hundreds of fellow Chamber Members and for hearing discussion on topics of interest to the business community. Previous presenters include United States National Security Advisor James L. Jones, motivational expert
Steve Beck, former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, US Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Thomas Donohue, noted futurist Rebecca Ryan, and Naperville Mayor, A. George Pradel who presented the annual State of the City address.
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