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Champaign Express Office to Host Refresh Leadership Simulcast
Nationwide Event Features Guy Kawasaki, Terry Bradshaw and Amanda Gore

Champaign, Illinois, April 17, 2013 – Express Employment Professionals of Champaign is hosting the 2013 Refresh Leadership Simulcast, a nationwide educational event featuring an all-star lineup of speakers who have proven they don't just understand the principles of leadership – they live them.

Featured speakers include founder of and best-selling author Guy Kawasaki, Pro Football Hall of Fame member and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday Terry Bradshaw, and workplace communication and performance expert Amanda Gore.

            Scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, the Refresh Leadership Simulcast will be broadcast at Savoy 16, 232 Burwash Ave., Savoy, IL.  Breakfast and Registration begins at 7am Central time and the simulcast begins at 8 a.m.

            Business leaders, human resource professionals, chamber of commerce officials and chamber members can register at  There is no cost to attend the simulcast, however Express is asking for a $20 donation for the Diamond Dog Youth Baseball Organization.

            "Express is proud to present this exciting opportunity for business leaders from throughout our community," said Lynn Yoerk, Champaign's Express franchisee. "We know poor leadership is a No. 1 reason why people leave companies so we're offering support to businesses with a focused day of learning about great leadership."

In addition to founding, Kawasaki is the former chief evangelist of Apple and offers leaders an engaging presentation on "Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Action." In this presentation, Kawasaki discusses how to influence people's hearts, minds, and actions to bring about change. According to Kawasaki, the power of enchantment enables one to maneuver through difficult decisions, break entrenched habits, defy the wisdom of crowds, and get colleagues to work for long-term, mutually beneficial goals.

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Terry Bradshaw, will share his strategy of success through persistent self-improvement by challenging leaders to think in new ways about sacrifice, pain, competition, and adversity.

Those attending the Refresh Leadership Simulcast will also be challenged by Amanda Gore to "Wake Up to the Spirit of Leadership." Gore points out that to impact an organization, one must lead with a change of heart; a change of spirit. According to Gore, people are no longer a company's most important asset; the spirit in which people do things is.

Champaign is one of nearly 200 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada that will broadcast Refresh Leadership Simulcast.

            "Express has a strong presence in Champaign and we have great support from the community," said Yoerk. "We are pleased to offer the Refresh Leadership Simulcast as a way to give back to the business community."

            The Champaign Express Employment Professionals franchise began operation in 1993 and serves Champaign and Vermilion Counties with temporary help and direct hire employees and professional search in a variety of fields, including administrative, commercial, data processing, technical, sales, marketing and more.

Worldwide, Express Employment Professionals put more than 367,000 people to work in 2012 and has more than 600 offices in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. Express provides expertise in evaluation hire, temporary staffing, professional search and human resources and works across a wide variety of industries.

            The Champaign office, located at 2901 W. Springfield Ave. in Champaign and 3607 N. Vermilion St. in Danville and is currently accepting applications. For more information, call 217-355-8500 or visit




For More Information:

Richard or Lynn Yoerk, franchisee

Express Employment Professionals

2901 W. Springfield Ave.

Champaign, IL 61821


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