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Nationally acclaimed speaker and author to present 'Your Dream Job is Waiting'

September 14, 2011

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Speaker and author Adam Carroll can be available for interviews/a Q&A session 30 minutes before his presentation in the University Union. If interested, please contact Jessica Harriger, assistant professor of economics and CBT Career Week organizer, at (309) 298-1638 or

MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University's Lambda Omicron chapter of the business professional fraternity Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) will sponsor nationally acclaimed speaker and author Adam Carroll at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 in the University Union Grand Ballroom. Carroll will present "Your Dream Job is Waiting" as part of CBT Career Week, Monday-Friday, Sept. 19-23.

Through this engaging presentation, Carroll will encourage students to discover the power of their networks by becoming "super" connectors with vital contacts in the job market. With his characteristic humor and enthusiasm, he'll share the process that will help students jumpstart their careers and land the jobs of their dreams.

"Adam is the most inspirational speaker I've seen in my college career," said Jim Boie, a junior accountancy major who serves as Delta Sigma Pi vice president for professional activities. "DSP is very excited about this opportunity to bring him to WIU during CBT Career Week for a free, public event. I guarantee that every student who attends will find value in his presentation."

Carroll is an entrepreneur and founder of National Financial Educators, and the co-author of the book "Winning The Money Game." He has delivered programs and presentations to more than 150,000 students nationwide, who regularly offer praise such as, "more solid content than any speaker we've ever had," and "hilarious, impactful, an hour flew by in minutes." When asked what his mission is, Adam will answer point-blank, "to help students and young professionals succeed faster."

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