Margaret Smith | Dec. 8 | Business Leaders Breakfast Forum


December 8, 2017


7:30 am to 9:00 am


Lurie LLP, 2501 Wayzata Blvd.

Event Description

Sometimes, we have to make tough decisions, have challenging conversations or stand up for those not being given a chance. Do you have the courage? Sometimes we need to defend our values, take appropriate risks without making a “career ending move”. Do you have the courage? Will your courage make the risk a career enhancement?

In this presentation Margaret will address the “why” of courage, the “how” of courage and help you develop your action plan.


  • A realization of all of the ways courage impacts our workplace
  • Steps to demonstrating courage
  • A deeper appreciation for those around us that are being courageous
  • The five P’s of courage
  • Your plan for being a courageous leaders in 2018

Speaker: Margaret Smith

About the speaker

Margaret B. Smith is a career coach, educator, speaker and author and the founder of UXL. Her clients share a desire to develop leadership and management skills, learn how to achieve their goals and help others grow. She taps into her extensive business experience as she addresses contemporary workplace challenges.

Margaret ‘s recently published book, “The Ten Minute Leadership Challenge”, highlights 10 leadership behaviors that she experienced during her 30 year career in business leadership positions.

She is an adjunct professor in the Center for Sales Innovation at Saint Catherine University. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women, International Women Leaders and is cited as a leading new entrepreneur in Cambridge Who’s Who, a nominee for the Women In Business award from the Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal, and Business Woman of the Year for the Stillwater Chamber.