Live Well | Lead Well - Minneapolis

Event Detail
  • Date
  • May 16, 2024
  • 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. CT
  • Location
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Hosting, Speaking
  • Recommended CPE
  • 4 Credits Personal Development
  • Fees
  • $40

To live well exemplifies leading life with energy, momentum, and a meaningful sense of purpose.
To lead well exemplifies imparting a lasting impact on your team’s culture, relationships, and outcomes.
It takes a confident professional to make decisions that personally impact you and those you lead at the same time. A good way to stay balanced is by keeping both areas of focus seamlessly in sync while progressing in your personal and professional journey.
Join us for an exciting day filled with topics dedicated to energizing and rejuvenating you as a professional. Gain insights from engaging speakers and participate in conversations that can elevate your ability to live well, lead well, and inspire others.

Featured speaker

Keynote Colette Carlson will talk about The Connected Leader — The future of leadership is human. The ability to create a connection that is real, emotional, and personal drives employee motivation, engagement, and outcomes. 


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Registration and Lunch

Check in, mingle and grab some lunch with CLA and other attendees.

12:30 – 12:45 p.m. — Opening Message

Opening Remarks from Samantha Metcalf - Managing Principal of CLA Minneapolis

12:45 – 1:45 p.m. — The Connected Leader

Presented by Colette Carlson

Recall how strong emotional intelligence can help enhance impact and influence Identify how to create a culture of growth where individuals flourish and thrive

1:45 – 2:00 p.m. — Break

15-minute Break

2:00 – 2:25 p.m. — Taking Care of Your Workforce

Presented by Dave Hickman

As leaders, we all know the importance of taking care of our workforce. Culture and financial results are many times connected. This session will discuss current market trends including AI, the importance of inspiring employees, and the future workforce journey.

2:25 – 2:50 p.m. — Elevating and Empowering Your Workforce with AI

Presented by Ben Aase & Noel Hopkins

The advancement of automation and AI can sometimes be viewed negatively in the workforce, but we believe it can empower your people, release the “pinch points” for your business, and ultimately support faster growth.

2:50 – 3:05 p.m. — Break

15-minute Break

3:05 – 3:55 p.m. — Live Well: Stress

Presented by Lynn Knight

In order to lead well, we must also live well. This session will discuss importance of stress tolerance.

3:55 – 4:10 p.m. — Break

15-minute Break

4:10 – 5:00 p.m. — Live Well Presentation – Lifespark

Presented by Joel Theisen

Holistic view of aging and ways leaders can engage in their own aging and the aging of those they love in a way that promotes health care vs. sick care.

5:00 – 5:05 p.m. — Closing Remarks

Closing thoughts from Samantha Metcalf - Managing Principal of CLA Minneapolis.

5:05 – 6:30 p.m. — Networking Happy Hour

Happy Hour

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Recall how strong emotional intelligence can help enhance impact and influence
  • Identify how to create a culture of growth where individuals flourish and thrive
  • Explain how technology and AI can help empower your people and foster growth
  • Recognize how to evaluate your current priorities and importance of aligning your current schedule with your future priorities
  • Discuss ways to increase your stress tolerance and avoid burnout

Who should attend

This event is designed for leaders and other professionals seeking a day of thought-provoking and re-energizing dialogue, and individuals seeking to gain hours toward their annual CPA renewal or other business-related certification.


Lumber Exchange Event Center
10 S 5th St #300
Minneapolis, MN 55402


$40 - Please pay via PayPal

Registration closes on May 3, 2024.

For more information:
Jessica Church
Local Office Marketing Associate

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