Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM CDT
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Horseshoe Casino- The Venue
777 Casino Center Dr
Hammond, IN 46320

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Dr. Danita Johnson Hughes
Stellar Consulting Company
219-885-4264 Ext. 2604 
Special Thanks to our Sponsors

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Leadership Sponsor
Porter-Starke Service, Inc.
 Yahne Law PC
Mentor Sponsor
Hoeppner Wagner & Evans LLP
Sharon L. Chambers/ State Farm
Tolbert & Tolbert LLC
 TradeWinds Services
 Trinity Missionary Baptist Church


Hello Northwest Indiana! 

Michael Applegate and I are excited to welcome you to the First Annual Live2Lead Northwest Indiana. 

Danita Johnson Hughes, Ph.D., CHBC

What is   ?

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A half-day rebroadcast leadership development experience designed to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways. You’ll breathe new life into your leadership during this information-packed half-day event. Learn from world-class leadership experts all morning and then return to your office ready to implement your new action plan and lead with  renewed passion and commitment.





Danita Johnson Hughes, Ph.D., CHBC

Dr. Danita Johnson Hughes is a healthcare executive, author, speaker, trainer, and television commentator. Through her professional work, keynotes, writing and philanthropic activities, she inspires people to dream big and understand the role personal responsibility plays in achieving success. Her ultimate goal is to help make a measurable difference in community health and well-being. She specializes in organization turnaround and has had much success in giving new life to troubled organizations.

A dynamic, yet relatable personality, she focuses on issues ranging from personal responsibility to leading with impact and influence. She is a recognized authority on leadership and organization turn-around. As a Certified John Maxwell speaker, trainer and coach, Danita is proud to be able to deliver your leadership training based on materials from John C. Maxwell and other leadership gurus. 

As a Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Danita can help you to improve productivity, teamwork, and communications with a behavior assessment for yourself, management team, or employees using one of the most highly recognized tools, the DISC Model of Human Behavior.  

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Michael A. Applegate

Michael A. Applegate is an inter-nationally renowned motivational speaker, program development specialist, business consultant and an author. Michael’s six books “Making Dreams Happen, Raising a Brand New Bar, Please Stop the Violence, The Prescriptions for Impeccable Customer Service, Dysfunctional Community Hospital and The One Minute Energizers!” are best-sellers and teaches individual’s how to elevate their life, dreams, wealth, purpose and future. Michael has over twenty five years of experience and expertise in personal and professional development, healthcare, marketing, sales, community and business development and programs and services for executives, employees, service providers, parents and today’s youth. Michael is known as “The Energizer” and specializes in leadership, violence prevention, bullying, employment training, management development, sales and marketing, team building, customer service, financial literacy, cultural diversity, health and wellness and achieving extraordinary results. Michael’s mission is to educate, energize, engage and provide interactive programs and services that teach practical principles, strategies, and tools to empower individuals on how to live a positive, passionate, wealthy, productive, and purpose-driven life.

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What You'll Gain!


Live2Lead is designed to deliver the very best leadership content that inspires an motivates all who attend.


Grow your own leadership as you connect with other influencers in your local community.  Expand your network with relationships that produce tangible results.


Live2Lead is a world-class leadership experience packed into a half-day format, full of rich content, key takeaways and easy-to-implement action plans.

A Certificate of Participation will be presented to all participants.

3.5 CEU Available