Association for Strategic Planning Presents Breakfast Talk March 27 on ‘Purpose-Centered Strategic Planning’ St. Thomas Newsroom March 26, 2012 The Association for Strategic Planning presents “Purpose-Centered Strategic Planning” at its breakfast series presentation on Tuesday, March 27. Diane Nettifee, president and founder of Magis Ventures, and Todd Voit, general manager of Immedia, a division of Liberty Diversified International, will give the presentation.The event will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. in Room 2o2, Opus Hall, on the university’s Minneapolis campus. Cost is $30The programIn 2010 Immedia, a leading Twin Cities in-store displays and graphics company, embarked on a journey to discover its purpose, which went deeper than creating profit. The purpose now is owned at all levels of the company and is used in driving everything from strategy to tactics and cultural norms.Immedia’s purpose is “To Create Experiences That Inspire People.”Nettifee and Voit will present practical applications of the ways that purpose inspires strategy to create a winning formula.Magis Ventures – Diane Nettifee Diane NettifeeFounded by Nettifee, Magis Ventures helps leaders align values and purpose with strategic actions to create strong, sustainable organizations. It is renowned in the emerging area of values-led leadership. At the core of the company’s expertise is the creation of high performance values-led teams capable of inspiring the trust necessary to align an organization.Magis Ventures specializes in assisting organizations to clarify their core values, purpose and vision to provide a compass in times of major change such as acquisition, leadership succession and market shifts. Transitions are an opportunity to gain clarity and alignment as transformational to the identity and performance of the organization.Nettifee also teaches in the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program at St. Catherine University in St. Paul.Immedia – Todd Voit Todd VoitVoit’s values-led philosophy is backed by a solid foundation in business organization, strategic planning and management. His focus on delivering engaging design, extraordinary execution and exceptional service to retailers and brand marketers has enabled him to successfully weather the prolonged economic recession and remain focused on sustainable growth.To register or for more information visit the Association for Strategic Planning website or call (952) 457-6396.