Personal Growth Can Happen Over Lunch

Our take on networking: Ladies, Learning, and Networking without regrets

Lunch, Learn, & Network (LLN) is a ladies networking group that features keynote speakers from different business backgrounds who want to share their message with you. Enjoy lunch and friendly faces in an easy format. Connect with the keynote’s message and leave feeling a sense of engagement, empowerment, and opportunity.

LLN are held Tuesdays, four times a year at the Grand Ballroom at the Best Western Kelly Inn downtown St. Cloud.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

A Journey Through Life and Leadership

Lorraine Griffin Johnson

Tuesday Jun. 11, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

This LLN is for women who want to be valued and who want to make a difference

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Kathy Wulf-Tays

Tuesday Feb. 12, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

Discover the truth about being defensive and change your perception of anyone in your life who is defensive, particularly in times of conflict.

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Successfully Anxious

Leanne Loy and Dr. Julie Johnson MD

Tuesday Nov. 13, 2018 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

You won't want to miss this LLN as we tackle an incredibly important subject that many women are dealing with. More details to come this fall.

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Understanding Introverts: Valuing the quiet power in and among us.

Keynote Speaker: Maria Surma Manka

Tuesday May. 22, 2018 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

At this LLN, Maria will help fellow introverts recognize and understand the power of their perspective – how their unique talents set them apart as leaders and how having them on your team can strengthen your organization. This LLN will help you embrace the introvert within you (or beside you)!

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Resistant Relationships: the no-problem, no-pressure solution.

Keynote Speaker: Jaci Finneman

Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

This LLN will inform, inspire and leave you feeling empowered to handle the tough relationships in your life

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Leadership and the Power of Celebrating Small Wins

Keynote Speaker: Jill Kampa

Tuesday Nov. 14, 2017 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Let's talk about how one gesture, one win can build a relationship, boost confidence and achieve goals.

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I'm Not Who You Think I Am

Keynote Speaker: Claudia Revermann

Tuesday Jun. 13, 2017 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Let's talk about how we can support and encourage each other to take pride in our work, be humble about what we do, learn from our mistakes, and grow.

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Plan Your Today – So You can Enjoy Your Tomorrow

Keynote Speaker: Cathy Juilfs

Tuesday Mar. 21, 2017 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

If you are like most women – that title alone is enough to keep you from attending this luncheon. The reality is – YOU need to engage in conversations about your money now to ensure you are planning for a more stable and enjoyable future.

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Finding Value in Critical Thinking

Keynote Speaker: Mary Hondl

Tuesday Jan. 31, 2017 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

We think all day, everyday; we are continuously negotiating with our kids, our staff, our bosses; we make decisions time and time again throughout our day. Critical thinking means you intentionally stop just thinking and instead put your thoughts into a format such as a mind map, this is one way to train yourself to think critically.

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Finding Your Success: It's the Little Things

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Mrozek, Chief Financial Officer - Marco

Tuesday Oct. 11, 2016 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

You may have heard the saying “success is a journey, not a destination.” We often think people achieve their success instantly, but usually the opposite is true. It’s not about the end result – it’s about what we achieve along the way.

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Don't Be a Victim - Be a Victor

Keynote Speaker: Melissa Kelley, Owner of J.F. Kruse Jewelers

Tuesday Jul. 26, 2016 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Do you ever feel "stuck" and weighed down by a problem or set of circumstances in your life? When was the last time that you looked back at your day and felt great about how you spent your time, that you made consistent progress towards your goals? Do you feel like you are in control of your life, or is life in control of you?

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Connecting Passion to Your Profession

Keynote Speaker: Melinda Tamm, Owner and Instructor of Ms. Melinda's Dance Studio

Tuesday May. 10, 2016 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Passion is the answer to everything. If you are not passionate about what you are building, then don’t build it.

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Authentic Leadership: If It's Real We Should Talk About It

Keynote Speaker: Kathy Wulf-Tays, Vice President of Client Services, American Time

Tuesday Mar. 22, 2016 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Leaders lead people, managers manage tasks. Business and life require that you find a way to manage the day to day and yet lead the masses. These are 2 totally different things and require different skill sets.

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Connecting With Intention: We Each Have A Finite Amount Of Time With Which To Connect - Use It Wisely

Keynote Speaker: Tara Gronhovd, VP of Operations, Plaza Park Bank

Tuesday Jan. 19, 2016 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Successful people set goals in almost every area, but often overlook the one area that could be the most influential and make the greatest impact: relationships. If you have personal or professional goals it is inevitable that you'll need other people to help you along your journey.

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Beyond the Summit

Summit Follow Up

Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

We invite you to join us for the final 2019 LLN as we continue the conversations started today! It is one of our goals that the Summit would be more than inspirational. We built it to move attendees into action, change and growth.

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