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  • Networking, Like Life, is a Process Not An Event

    Dan Williams, Networking, Like Life is a Process not an Event

    Mixing stories with light humor, Dan shares how to build a networking community through systematically managing network contacts from the point of simple awareness through a series of measurable milestones. Dan's networking system is adaptable to virtually any set of circumstances. MORE >

    His presentation can be customized for audience members who interactively learn how to build their networking community and how to develop their elevator pitch along with learning the secret to remembering names.

    Plus, Dan shares his life experience with the ONE networking principle that has NEVER failed.

    Dan speaks to corporate, professional, university and association audiences about the power of networking and how it transformed his life. He energetically shares life lessons on the art and science of networking. Those who attend Dan's interactive speeches and workshops find his advice practical, entertaining and motivational.

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  • Over-Thinking & Under-Doing: Get Out of Your Head & Into Action to Turn Ideas to IMPACT© (Virtual –or- In-Person Presentation)

    Sylvia Henderson, Implementation Strategist / Idea MindTeam Facilitator / Author / Speaker, SylviaHenderson.com

    How often, and how much, do you over-think an idea and not put your thoughts into action? Clients tell Sylvia three reasons this happens to them: (1) they have too many ideas and no focus on any, (2) they’re too focused on one idea and unable to let it go, or (3) they’re unsure of how open their organization is to new ideas and what resources are available for them to implement their ideas. Some lack ideas for solutions or time to implement them. Do any of these sound familiar to you? MORE >

    Sylvia Henderson, author of “Hey, That’s MY Idea! How to Speak Up and Be Recognized for What You Know and Think” and branded as the Idea Implementation Expert will share with you:
    1. Three key questions to ask that generate ideas for profit and purpose,
    2. A system for getting out of your head and into action with your ideas so you stop over-thinking and under-doing, and
    3. Resources for you to turn your dreams into dollars, concepts into cash, and ideas into income and IMPACT©.

    (Timing: 20-to-50 minutes) Handout / Worksheet included.

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  • Unleashing the Power of Breakthrough Skills

    Bob Graham, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Breakthrough Solutions

    Technology cannot do it all in business. Successful entrepreneurs, leaders and managers need more. Bob Graham has developed three breakthrough skills, which when unleashed empower people and organizations to become more productive, collaborative and innovative. Using a combination of humor and insight, Graham has participants not just learning about breakthrough skills, but putting them to work – during the session. Participants leave inspired and prepared to act on what they learn. MORE >

    Takeaways:
    • How successful people blend technical skills with breakthrough skills to achieve that success
    • The importance of attunement, experience management and storytelling to solve complex problems
    • Strategies for using breakthrough skills in their own lives
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  • Breaking Through Generational Differences

    Bob Graham, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Breakthrough Solutions

    The most diverse workforce in history is working in offices in the U.S. People in their 60s, 70s and even the 80s might work alongside people in their teens and 20s. The experiences of each age group (Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Generation Z) differ greatly. Yet they have to work together for business to succeed. Bob Graham explains how his breakthrough skills can empower people of any age to work more effectively with people who are different. MORE >

    Takeaways:
    + Key components of each generation and what they mean
    + Important similarities among the age groups that can forge a new understanding
    + How to embrace differences to find better solutions to complex problems
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  • It’s Lonely Out (and Up) There: Engage the Power of the ‘3rd Mind’ (Virtual –or- In-Person Presentation)

    Sylvia Henderson, Implementation Strategist / Idea MindTeam Facilitator / Author / Speaker, SylviaHenderson.com

    Whether in business for yourself, working alone in a remote office, or at the top of your corporate ladder, when you just have yourself to bounce ideas off of, solve issues, or innovate and pivot, you only get what YOU can muster. MORE >

    “No two minds ever come together without, thereby, creating a third, invisible, intangible force which may be likened to a third mind.” This quotation, by Napoleon Hill from his book "Think and Grow Rich" lays the foundation for a multitude of mastermind and advisory groups. Drawn from this foundation, Sylvia Henderson, CEO of MindTeam Solutions Inc., defines and describes what constitutes the power of the 3rd mind and shares how you can put the mastermind concept into practice for professional, business, and personal growth.

    Your take-aways will help you both consider implementing a new business service in your own business or professional environment as well as potentially benefit you yourself should you choose to form - or be a member of - an entrepreneur, leadership, or executive team mastermind.

    (Timing: 20-to-50 minutes) Handout / Worksheet included.

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  • Transform Team Rapport

    Shayanna Whitaker, CEO, The Institute for Dynamic Leaders

    There are no two individuals alike; therefore, two teams cannot be managed identically. As a result of this talk, individuals become aware and responsible for their behavior, executives and senior leaders support their staff and are better mentors, and organizations win with engaged personnel.

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  • Increase Your Cash Flow Fast

    Jean Kuhn, Business Strategist / Consultant, Bounce Solutions Jean Kuhn

    Business owners, retail or service-based, all say the exact same thing. ‘We need more customers so we can earn more money.’ It’s tough out there for business owners in 2019. Jean Kuhn “has the backs” of business owners and delivers the hard facts, the truth and some laughs, on what it takes to become the leader in their industry and a “celebrity” in their business. MORE >

    Jean shares her story of buying 2 bankrupt businesses and turning them around in 12 short months and adding $100,000 to their bottom lines. And she did it with NO customer list and NO marketing budget.

    Jean is the perfect speaker if attendees:
    * Want more customers
    * Want to make more money
    * Want to more free time
    * Want to reduce employee turnover

    Takeaways:
    * You don't need a list or a big budget
    * Low cost/no cost marketing strategies
    * Tools to turn employees into lead

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  • Creating Success that Sticks: Aligning Your Core Values with Your Career

    Catherine A. Wood, Founder & Head Coach, Unbounded Potential

    If you became famous tomorrow and your own definition of success became a maxim, what lesson would you impart? What wisdom would you share? For many, success is a fleeting sensation—the achievement of one goal and immediately on to the next. The joy and satisfaction flash in front of our eyes in the instant of success and then it eludes us once again. MORE >

    What could be possible for you in redefining your relationship to success from the inside out, and making that elusive success stick while producing even greater results? You will walk away with a model for aligning your core values with your goals as an access point to creating success that sticks from the inside out.
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  • Designing Dynamic Teams

    Dawn Shuler, CEO and Founder, The Shuler Group, LLC

    Imagine if your staff and teams understood each other better and could communicate effectively and functionally… what would that do for your organization?

    You want to increase your bottom line, reduce employee turnover, decrease communication and morale issues, solve problems more easily, and create a positive company culture. MORE >

    A focus on team building helps staff and employees know each other better, learn how to work together more effectively, and improve the ability to communicate about issues in the workplace.

    • Learn the 4 stages of any project and how teams work together most effectively
    • Understand the importance of knowing the strengths of each member of the team
    • Explore how those individual strengths work collaboratively for the best results
    • Learn the 6 dysfunctional team styles

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  • Get The Clients You Want… Without Being Salesy

    Leah Neaderthal, Sales Coach for Women Entrepreneurs and Founder, Smart Gets Paid

    You started your own business, which is awesome... until you need to get new clients. How do you sign new clients without being salesy? Leah Neaderthal, sales coach for women business owners, shares exactly how. Join Leah to learn: How to stop saying yes to just any client... and start getting the clients you really want; How to use the sales process to build great client relationships; How to be authentically yourself... even when you're selling MORE >

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