Dynamic Edge Consulting team members headed to Nashville, Tennessee this weekend for their annual National Leadership Conference. The conference is held every summer and team members always look forward to the action-packed agenda. The event took place at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, not far from the Grand Old Opry. The Opryland Hotel is one of largest non-casino hotels in the Continental United States outside of Las Vegas. Travelers enjoy the hotel’s beautiful architecture, and especially its Cascades Atrium and Garden Conservatory.
This year’s event featured a keynote address from Jennifer Bricker, an American acrobat and aerialist. Jennifer always dreamed of becoming a gymnast, but she was born without legs. Her parents gave her up for adoption in Romania on the day she was born because of her birth defect, and she was adopted by Gerald and Sharon Bricker, an American family. The Brickers taught her to believe that she was not handicapped and that she could do just about anything that everyone else did. Jennifer’s message to the Dynamic Edge Consulting team and others at the conference was one of determination and believing you can achieve.
The conference was packed with educational work-shops and breakouts, and opportunities to network with other industry professionals. The team heard speakers cover topics such as making smart financial habits, being mentally tough, setting smart short and long term goals, coaching and training of others, and organization development. Outside of the conference, the team enjoyed checking out local attractions and live music.
Another highlight of the event, was Dynamic Edge Consulting’s manager being recognized for top performance in the organization. The weekend was capped off with a beautiful awards ceremony and banquet.