Leadership + Learning: Finding Your "WHY" with Kira Lafond, Publisher, Milwaukee Business Journal
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When: Wed, April 17th, 2019
Registration 11:30am | Presentation 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM
Where: Milwaukee Business Journal
825 N Jefferson St,
2nd Floor
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53202
United States
Contact: Sofina Ziu

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Finding Your "Why"
Kira Lafond, Market President & Publisher, Milwaukee Business Journal


Our featured speaker for this special Leadership Luncheon session is a natural mentor who loves helping others develop their talent.  Join us for Leadership + Learning, where you’ll get to know Kira Lafond, Market President and Publisher of the Milwaukee Business Journal.  She’ll talk about her professional path and leadership, while also helping you tap into your own sense of purpose and career fulfillment.



In her role at the Milwaukee Business Journal, Kira oversees a team of talented editorial, events, audience development and marketing professionals who work every day to help their readers grow their businesses, advance their careers and simplify their professional lives.

Prior to becoming Publisher, Kira served as the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Director of Advertising for two years. She spent the balance of her 30+ year career in radio sales and management during which she led teams of as many as 100 people throughout Wisconsin and Illinois.

Lafond attended Southern Illinois University. She and her husband, Tim, recently gave up life in the suburbs for city living and now reside in downtown Milwaukee. She has two adult daughters — Katie, a singer and songwriter living in Milwaukee, and Emily, who will be attending graduate school in Chicago.


If you find yourself searching and feeling like something is missing, Kira says it is time to tap into your innermost aspirations and start doing them. She will walk you through the process of finding your “why.”  A concept made popular by speaker/author Simon Sinek, finding “why” refers to the grounding cause or belief at the center of everything that you do. It is essentially your mission for life, and it lives inside you keeping you a little off kilter until you discover and start living it.

This Leadership + Learning session will teach you to:

  • Rediscover who you already are at your natural best
  • Articulate your why in clear and inspiring terms
  • Make decisions that steer your life, contributing directly to your cause and beliefs
  • Become clear, consistent, and disciplined in your choices

Before this session is over, you will have unleashed the power to act with intention every single day.



Includes a delicious boxed lunch, beverages and event admission for one individual.

FUEL Members- $10

Non-Members - $25

Membership Package - $50 - choose this option to become a member and have the fee for this event waived. FUEL staff will contact you to complete membership registration.


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