2022 Live2Lead Columbia SC

Leadership Development & Personal Growth Event

Live2Lead is a half-day Leadership Development and Personal Growth Simulcast Event where business leaders, professionals, and decision makers from across the Midlands will learn important leadership lessons from John C. Maxwell and other renowned experts from a variety of industries.

Participants will also gain a new perspective on relevant business topics and practical tools for leadership success. We guarantee that you and your team will leave Live2Lead with valuable new skills and a renewed drive to create impactful change. Live2Lead will prepare you to innovate, improve and influence. Learn how to transform your organization’s vision into a culture of purpose. Experience inspiration, encouragement and engagement to stretch your dreams!

The Live2Lead Leadership Development Simulcast will be held in person this year at the Pastides Alumni Center.

University of South Carolina
Pastides Alumni Center
900 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

For a Limited Time…

In-Person Tickets are $89!

Virtual Tickets are $79!

Never Been to Live2Lead Before?

Check out this video from a previous Simulcast to see what you missed. Then, read on to learn more about this year’s spectacular speaker line-up!


John C. Maxwell

JOHN C. MAXWELL, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 30 million books, has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. Dr. Maxwell has also received the Horatio Alger Award, as well as the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation—have trained millions of leaders from every nation in the world.

Tim Elmore

Tim Elmore

DR. TIM ELMORE’S passion for leader development began in 1983 when he worked alongside and was mentored by best-selling author, Dr. John C. Maxwell. Since then, he’s emerged as an author, leadership expert, and keynote speaker who’s trained more than 500,000 leaders in hundreds of organizations worldwide. He’s also the Founder and CEO of Growing Leaders, a non-profit team that equips students & young professionals around the world to become life-giving leaders.

Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas

ERIC THOMAS, Ph.D., is a critically acclaimed author, World-renowned speaker, educator, pastor, and audible. com Audie Awards Finalist. ET, as he is better known, has taken the world by storm, with his creative, common-sense approach to living a successful, satisfying professional and personal life. Through a significant social media presence and regular domestic and international tours, “ET, The Hip Hop Preacher” has become a global phenomenon!

Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni

PATRICK LENCIONI is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to protecting human dignity in the world of work, personal development, and faith. For the past twenty-five years, Pat and his team have been providing organizations with ideas, products, and services that improve teamwork, clarity, and employee engagement. He is also the cofounder of the Amazing Parish organization. Pat is the author of twelve best-selling books with over seven million copies sold and he is the host of three podcasts, At the Table with Patrick Lencioni, The Working Genius Podcast, and The Simple Reminder.

Doris Kearns Goodwin

DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN, is a world-renowned presidential historian, public speaker and Pulitzer Prize- winning, New York Times #1 best-selling author. Her seventh book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, was published in September 2018 to critical acclaim and became an instant New York Times bestseller. Goodwin’s career as a presidential historian and author was inspired when as a 24-year-old graduate student at Harvard she was selected to join the White House Fellows, one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service

Event Co-Hosts

Ron Harvey

Ron Harvey
Vice President

Global Core
Strategies & Consulting

GCS is a client-centered “forward thinking”, leadership company focused on building real relationships, doing things that matter, and helping our clients achieve sustainable results. Built on one of the most core fundamentals in business- “to maximize employee performance, trust, morale, and productivity”. GCS collaborates and engages with clients on leader development, effective communication, building trust, cultivating talent, and leveraging diversity to ensure the organization’s objectives are achieved. Learn more about Ron and GCS at https://gcs.consulting.

Nina Ellison

Niña Ellison
Leadership Strategist

Healthy Leadership

Dr. Niña Ellison partners with organizations and individuals in the growth and sustainability of healthy leaders. The core values that nurture healthy leadership include meaningful relationships, mutual accountability, deliberate focus and strategic thought. As a leadership strategist who has worked in countries on the continents of Africa, Asia, South America and the USA, Niña understands that a leader’s journey is not a solo event. “Healthy Leaders make a difference” in acknowledging the value of each individual so that individuals and teams move forward with a consistent delivery of excellence. Learn more about Niña at https://healthyleadership.online.

Become A Partner

Get your organization in front of a targeted audience full of industry leaders right here in the Midlands!  Multiple sponsorship levels are available. Contact Raul Cruz by email at [email protected] or by phone at 803-220-4321 to discuss Sponsorship Opportunities and request a packet.

Event Sponsors:

Colonial Life
Webster University
South Two Notch Rd & I-20, and Forest Dr
KRJ Consulting, LLC
Global Core Strategies & Consulting
Healthy Leadership
iT1 Solutions
Columbia Chamber