Kimberlie Dykeman Selected as a Session Host for RISE 2009


Kimberlie Dykeman has been selected as one of a featured speakers hosting an exclusive session at the acclaimed 2009 RISE Conference.  In its third 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 also thrilled to welcome John Mackey and Roy Spence, two of Austin’s most admired entrepreneurs, as the keynote speakers.  Conjunctured, the coworking space gaining great recognition for its innovative deliverables, will be the backdrop for Dykeman signature “SOAPBOX® Motivation for the 21st Century” keynote, which the newly-published author of “Pure Soapbox” has specifically catered to the attending entrepreneur audience.  This interactive presentation is a compelling edutainment session that dares you to step away from conventional lip-service, and embrace the profound truths of succeeding in the game of life from the most influential people of our times. Kimberlie Dykeman delivers meat-n-potatoes optimism to audiences who seek more practicality than the average reprocessed, cheerleading speech or DVD series can deliver. Cleverly leveraging the forward-thinking wisdom of timeless thought leaders, from John Quincy Adams to Lily Tomlin to John Lennon, Dykeman pairs a jolt of inspiration and humor with her unique, practiced 6-Pak A.N.S.W.E.R.™ formula. Walk away with a realistic and optimistic gameplan to work smarter, think clearer, feel healthier, live happier. No candy coating. No band-aid therapy. Motivation with a swift kick in the pants!


Thursday March 5, 2009 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Conjunctured Bldg,

1309 E. 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78702


About RISE 2009:  From March 3-5, aspiring entrepreneurs may attend free RISE Sessions led by successful members of the Austin business community.  Co-hosted by MPOWER Foundation and the Acton School of Business RISE is a non-profit initiative with no cost to participate.  Through RISE expertise is exchanged as entrepreneurs from multiple industries and backgrounds connect with each other as well as members of the academic, financial, non-profit, and government sectors.  Unlike a traditional conference, RISE Sessions are limited to 25 participants and take place all over the city in areas where entrepreneurs naturally congregate. From board rooms to coffee shops, from office parks to Zilker Park, entrepreneurs gather to learn, share and recharge.


About Kimberlie Dykeman:  Kimberlie Dykeman is one of those people you don’t soon forget. If her smile and laugh don’t get you first, her energy will. She is a woman on a mission. And her passion is overflowing, if not contagious. She has dedicated her life to being a motivator, entertainer and educator; and whether on-camera, on-air, on the field, or on paper, Kimberlie exudes a charismatic, vivacious presence that has fueled a loyal following and success stories cross-country. Her industry expertise, business savvy and professional etiquette command attention and respect as a renowned On-Camera Personality and Executive Producer, Lifestyle Coach and Motivation Speaker, International Spokesperson, and Author.   Yet it’s her unique blend of natural curiosity, engaging charm and entertaining wit that allows her to interactively connect with and captivate any audience.


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