Developing an Innovative Mindset

  • December 06, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Sheraton Hotel Portland Airport - 8235 Northeast Airport Way - Portland, OR 97220


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Planner guests attend their first meeting free of charge and can either register individualy or as a guest of another member.

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When we get busy, thinking creatively or being innovative seems to be the last thing on our mind. We typically revert to what we know, or what we are comfortable with. Meeting professionals and those in in the hospitality industry who have developed an innovative mindset, add more value to their clients and / or their organization.

1.  What innovation really is.

2.  Why an innovation mindset is important to meeting professionals and the hospitality industry.

3.  What an innovation mindset is and how to develop one.

4.  The road blocks to achieving an innovation mindset and how to overcome them.

Speaker Bio: 
Randy Goruk is the founder of, a leadership development firm focused on maximizing personal and professional achievement.  For over 30 years, Randy has been known for his compelling and inspiring speaking style, and is masterful in educating audiences in identifying key leadership attributes, the most common leadership mistakes, and specific tactics good leaders and teams can implement immediately to create professional and organizational growth.

Randy is a 26-year veteran of the corporate world, having served in key leadership positions across North America and responsible for a $750 million business unit.  With extensive experience leading teams while transforming businesses to profitability, commercializing new technologies and navigating organizational transitions, Randy has a unique backdrop for his speaking that is not typically seen in the industry.  He shares his memorable and proven leadership strategies with audiences across the country, from intimate town hall meetings to international sales conferences. 


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Sheraton Portland Airport
  GOSGMP Member: Michele Clifford

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