Dragon Athletics is hosting this year’s Leadercast event in Nemzek Fieldhouse on May 9, 2014. The theme for this year is “building leaders worth following” and features a lineup of world-renowned leaders, speaking straight to your community, team or organization.

There is a group discount of $89/person for registering together, so please contact Athletic Director Doug Peters (petersd@mnstate.edu) if you’re interested in attending.

This year’s speakers include:

-Laura Schroff, New York Times best-selling author of “An Invisible Thread”

-Dr. Henry Cloud, clinical psychologist, best-selling author of “Boundaries For Leaders,” leadership consultant and coach

-Simon Sinek, leadership expert and best-selling author of “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action” and “Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t”

-Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009) and author of “Spoken From the Heart”

-Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, world’s largest provider of business software

-Randall Wallace, screenwriter, director, producer and songwriter

-Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel laureate, human rights activist and author of “The Book of Forgiving”

-Malcolm Gladwell, award-winning journalist and best-selling author of “David & Goliath, Outliers and The Tipping Point”

-Andy Stanley, leadership communicator, author of “The Next Generation Leader and Making Vision Stick,” pastor and the founder of North Point Ministries, Inc.