ParentMap Lecture Series
Howard Behar, former Starbucks President and author
"Coffee Talk: A Conversation with Teens on Passions and Life Purpose”
An empowering talk on leadership for teens and their parents. Drawing on his incredible life experiences, former president of Starbucks inspires teens to explore their values and begin plotting a course to realize their dreams.
Tuesday, May 15
303 Front Street North, Issaquah
Single tickets: $20 (advance), $25 (at the door)
Purchase tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/202796
*Teen tickets are FREE with every purchased ticket.
Issaquah, Wash. – Attention Teens and their Parents! On May 15, former president of the Starbucks Coffee Company and author of “Its Not About The Coffee,” Howard Behar, will be giving an enlightening, inspirational, and refreshing talk about leadership principles aimed at energizing and motivating the minds of both young and the young at heart (that’s you parents!).
Drawing from his own life experience, Behar will enlighten and inform by sharing anecdotes about his leadership decisions that went on to make Starbucks the multi-billion dollar, international success that it is today. With a focus on developing successful skill sets and leadership practices that can be adopted by teenagers, this is a talk that will leave young people feeling empowered. It is never too early to start building a foundation for success and to support your child is realizing their dreams.
Biography: Howard Behar joined Starbucks in 1989 and was influential in the growth of the company from 28 regional stores to more than 400 by the time he was named president of Starbucks Coffee in 1995. He retired in 2003 but continued to serve as director to 2008. Behar's book, It's Not About the Coffee: Lessons on Putting People First from a Life at Starbucks, emphasizes ten principles aimed at developing leadership skills not just in business, but in life as well.
For more information on other upcoming ParentMap events (including a talk with Dr. John Gottman on “Making Marriage Work” and two BabyMap Events for new and expecting parents) visit parentmap.com/category/parentmap-events.