Austin, Texas

TV Personality & Producer, Motivation Expert and Author Kimberlie Dykeman has been selected again as a featured speaker hosting an exclusive session at the acclaimed 2010 RISE Conference. In its fourth year, RISE – a Relationship & Information Series for Entrepreneurs – is an annual conference series dedicated to providing a free forum for entrepreneurs to connect and exchange ideas that inspire the entrepreneurial spirit. RISE is a free conference for entrepreneurs of all types, providing a forum where you can connect and exchange ideas that inspire the entrepreneurial spirit.

ABOUT Kimberlie’s SESSION: “PURE SOAPBOX …a cleansing jolt of perspective, motivation, and humor” : Timeless motivation for the Stressed-Out Entrepreneur! (Based from book and newly released audiobook “Pure Soapbox” has specifically catered to the attending entrepreneur audience.

When you’re herding cats and wearing a jillion hats as a driven entrepreneur, the stress not only negatively impacts YOU…it wreaks havoc on your companies, families, friends, spouses...and overall balance in life! So, how can you help yourself and create a positive domino effect on those around you for a more sound and successful future? You get disciplined, get impeccable with your word, get resourceful, and get courageous! Kimberlie Dykeman delivers truly engaging meat-n-potatoes optimism to audiences who seek more practicality than the average reprocessed, cheerleading speech can deliver. Cleverly leveraging the forward-thinking wisdom of timeless thought leaders, from John Quincy Adams to Lily Tomlin to John Lennon, she pairs a jolt of inspiration and humor with a unique, practiced “Common Sense Solution”. SOAPBOX® motivation resonates strongly with overwhelmed entrepreneurs and burned-out 9-to-5ers shifting to their own pursuits…all who happen to be juggling-it-all single parents, mid-life crisis victims, new grads, and empty-nesters! Walk away with a realistic gameplan to work smarter, think clearer, feel healthier, live happier. No candy coating. Motivation with a swift kick in the pants!

Location downtown: TBD

About RISE 2010: RISE is not your ordinary conference. Because RISE is designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, the format is hands on, high energy and free flowing. RISE sessions are independently organized by hosts, each of whom chooses his/her own topic and session location. These peer-led forums are limited to 25 participants and take place all over Austin. During RISE, you may find yourself headed to conference rooms, coffee shops, classrooms or cultural centers. You’ll connect with entrepreneurs from multiple industries and backgrounds, along with leaders from universities, non-profits, neighborhoods and government. It’s a fun and highly educational ride, much like entrepreneurship itself. From March 1-5, aspiring entrepreneurs may attend free RISE Sessions led by successful members of the Austin business community. RISE is a non-profit initiative with no cost to participate.
ABOUT Kimberlie Dykeman: Kimberlie Dykeman is one of those people you don’t soon forget and exudes a charismatic, vivacious presence that has fueled a loyal following and success stories cross-country. Kimberlie is an On-Camera Personality and Producer, Motivation Expert, International Spokesperson, and Author. Over the past dozen years, Dykeman pioneered a groundbreaking system of lifestyle coaching, emerged as a multi-faceted TV host, and launched her first book, PURE SOAPBOX, based on her internationally followed SOAPBOX® motivational vignettes. She’s appeared in and produced hundreds of TV broadcasts/shows, infomercials, commercials & online videos and is recognized for her keen understanding of the convergence of marketing, entertainment and digital technology. As an entrepreneur with a growing, trademarked brand, Kimberlie has evolved her grand goals into a tangible conglomerate multimedia entity, touching audiences worldwide with positive messaging and seizes every opportunity to entertain, enlighten, and uplift.

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Added by KimberlieDykeman on February 8, 2010

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