A gathering to equip educators, employers, coaches, youth workers, and parents to understand and
connect with the next generation.

September 18, 2022

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. 

Dr. Tim Elmore is bringing his expertise to Kankakee County to guide local leaders in understanding and connecting with the next generation. In an afternoon session followed by a question and answer time with Dr. Elmore, educators, employers, coaches, youth workers, and parents will discover the impact of artificial maturity on Generation Z and how to lead this tech-savvy, but emotionally stunted generation.

Registration is required for the afternoon event, with group rates available for you and your team.

Pre-registration: $15 per person
At the door: $20 per person
Group Rate (8+ people): $10 per person
Dr. Elmore will also speak on Sunday morning, September 18 at 9:00 & 10:30 a.m. in the GatheringPoint services. Registration is not required for the morning services.


Artificial Maturity

Leading a Tech Savvy But Emotionally Stunted Generation

Tim Elmore

Dr. Tim Elmore is founder and CEO of Growing Leaders (, an Atlanta‐based non‐profit organization created to develop emerging leaders. Since founding Growing Leaders in 2003, Elmore has spoken to over 500,000 leaders in businesses, universities, athletic teams and non-profit organizations, including The Home Depot, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated, American Eagle and Chick-Fil-A as well as the San Francisco Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ohio State University, Stanford University and the University of Alabama athletics.

His work grew out of twenty years serving alongside Dr. John C. Maxwell where he focused on leadership for the emerging generations. Elmore has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, Psychology Today and he’s been featured on CNN’s Headline News and Fox and Friends to talk about leading multiple generations in the marketplace. Tim was listed in the top 100 leadership speakers in America by Inc. magazine. He has written more than 35 books, including the best-selling Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes. Tim and his wife, Pam, have two adult children, Bethany and Jonathan. He and Pam live outside of Atlanta. You can also find his work at: