I attended a lecture on Influence at my local Starbucks this morning. It’s a mall-based store at the Coastal Grande Mall in Myrtle Beach SC. We met before the mall opened and heard an awesome lecture right there in the mall center court.
Psst…the shiny head on the left is me!
It’s a great way and place to do an event like this. At any other Starbucks you’d not have the room to do it or people who didn’t pay for the lecture would drift in and listen for free. This location worked perfect.
And the best thing…FREE COFFEE!
And the next best thing…A COFFEE GOODIE BASKET GIVEAWAY!
The lecture was given by Angela Kegler, a partner at The Raub Group. Angela is quite a woman and a self-described coffee junkie. She actually wrote her MBA thesis on Starbucks and got a call from THE Howard Schultz to gather info for the paper. He made her a Starbucks fan for life.
I won’t give away Angela’s secrets on Influence. Instead, I’ll recommend you check out one of her lectures or training events. Though they’re based here at the beach, I’m sure the Raub group would be willing to travel to help out you and your company. Check them out here.
Leadership lessons, free coffee, my friend Eileen sitting next to me- my day started off right!