John C. Maxwell, bestselling author, leadership coach and speaker, will present his "L2: Lead - Learn" event in West Des Moines this fall. During the half-day event on Oct. 10, attendees will learn how to lift their vision and be inspired to become a better leader in their business, team, family and local community. The event will be hosted through a partnership with the Valley Community Center and executive leadership coach Monte Wyatt. In addition to Maxwell, the event will feature Linda Kaplan Thaler, who developed the Aflac duck campaign, and former Yahoo Inc. executive Tim Sanders, a leadership and marketing consultant. To learn more about L2, visit For individual and group tickets, visit