The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

February 8, 2013

Author to discuss business opportunties at seminar

By CHERIL VERNON
Palestine Herald-Press

PALESTINE — Best-selling author and award-winning CEO Carolyn Corbin will discuss how to expand Palestine’s business opportunities during a community leadership seminar Tuesday for local business professionals.

The Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce will host the seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ben E. Keith Community Room, 2019 W. Oak St. The event is sponsored by the Palestine Economic Development Corp.

Corbin is an internationally renowned socioeconomic futurist, author and speaker. Her fifth book, “Community Leadership 4.0: Impacting a World Gone Wiki,” immediately became the No. 1 top rated Amazon.com Kindle eBook in Public Affairs & Administration.

Corbin is president of the Center for the 21st Century, which provides speeches, executive briefings, consulting and organizational training in critical 21st Century issues. Among her honors and awards, Corbin has been named Texas Role Model for Entrepreneurial Women, Professional of the Year by the American Society for Training and Development and McKinney Magazine’s 25 Top Women in Business, 2012.

Her clients include Yahoo, IBM, US Department of Defense, Harley-Davidson, Johnson & Johnson and Leadership USA.

Cost of the seminar is $10 per person, which includes lunch.

Registration is needed by Monday. To register, call 903-729-6066 or e-mail info@palestinechamber.org