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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
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
Vet 2 Success – A Program for Veterans Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life
Jailyn Powell, CEO, Victorious Vets
The goal of Victorious Vets is to help future vets confidently transition to the civilian world and thrive through personalized life and success planning. Victorious Vets provides one on one coaching, group coaching, ebooks, digital courses, and weekly podcast specifically tailored towards veterans. MORE >Providing mindset work to overcome imposter syndrome, tangible resources and a safe space for similar people to support each other going through similar things. Victorious Vets is an important steppingstone for all veterans!
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.
One Simple Thing
Dr. Mallary Tytel, President, Healthy Workplaces
Each of us has the power to make a difference in our own lives and the lives of others; and it is the little things that can accomplish great things. When we act in small, purposeful ways, with resolve, determination, and integrity, we can change the world. We can make a difference. This highly interactive workshop is drawn from my critically-acclaimed book, One Simple Thing: Simple Tools for Living Your Own Theory of Change, and explores how simple actions and models will help you influence the world, achieve your goals, and be a force within your professional community. MORE >At the end of this presentation you will be able to recognize your own patterns of engagement, practice two simple tools to take charge of your own growth and leadership and eat an elephant. Let me show you what I mean!
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.
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
* You don't need a list or a big budget
* Low cost/no cost marketing strategies
* Tools to turn employees into lead
Mastering Relationship Building as the Foundation of Exemplary Leadership
Hazem Hammad, Leadership Coach, Hazem A. Hammad Corporation
COVID has thrusted us into the virtual world. Now we are starting to look at what the world will be like post-pandemic. Reintroducing people to one another post pandemic - relationship building, interpersonal, social skills, etc, will be foundational to every new leaders skills set. If you're having social anxiety, shyness, experiencing awkwardness when networking and socializing, Hazem the Coach will help to overcome those feelings to create connection, strong networks and a robust leadership presence. MORE >
Your Progress is Holding You Back
Cheryl Abram, Learning Doula, Ypifany
In this high energy session, Cheryl helps decision-makers see and understand why change is necessary, difficult and rewarding. As the accountable party, decision-makers need to evolve while embracing real change. The session includes practical guidance for how to cultivate the power of personal accountability at home and at work.
Proven ways to overcome change resistance under the most challenging of circumstances
Robert Smith, PhD, Author, Selling Change, The Change Shop, LLC
Change Management discussion will cover case studies and success stories for proven techniques to achieve organizational transformation and revitalization; case studies of leaders and organizations who have overcome years of entrenched organizational cultures and mindsets to generate profitability and reignite engaged teams; leadership styles that engender change commitment and transformation success. MORE >Ways to engage and motivate people to make a difference in bottom-line business results; the case for engaged talent in sales and customer service; the role of human resources in achieving business goals