University of Missouri–St. Louis alumnus Shep Hyken (BA communication 1982), a member of the National Speakers Hall of Fame, will give a presentation on developing tools and strategies for becoming more successful in life, studies and career. “You Are the Magic!” is part of the Great Lecture Series at UMSL and will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the J.C. Penney Conference Center.

This is the second year for the program, which has a purpose to highlight leaders across a wide range of disciplines and professions.

Hyken is the chief amazement officer of Shepard Presentations. He specializes in consulting with companies, large and small, on customer and employee relations. His wealth of knowledge and experience, along with his creative and innovative approaches including the use of magic, has resulted in his national prominence. In 2008, he was inducted into the prestigious National Speakers Hall of Fame.

The UMSL Executive Leadership Consortium, a campuswide leadership program, coordinates the speaker series. ELC, part of UMSL’s Division of Continuing Education, prepares students and a cross-section of career professionals to become effective leaders to meet current and future demands in response to regional needs and beyond.

Karen Carroll, executive fellow at ELC and president of kcienterprise, will moderate the program.

UMSL’s College of Fine Arts and Communications and Alumni Center, as well as Garden View Care Center, are this year’s sponsors.

The program is free and open to the public.

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Leslie Patterson

Leslie Patterson