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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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!
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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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  • From Surviving to Thriving: Moving Beyond Toxic Work Environments

    Chrissy Macken, Founder and Career Coach, blueprintgreen

    If you wake up every morning dreading going to work, if you've excused yourself from a meeting because you were ready to explode, if you've ever cried at work, if it feels like none of your work matters, and all your contributions are dismissed, if your job feels totally unpredictable and you have no control over your time or tasks, if the burdens of your job are all you ever think about, if you're so overwhelmed it's paralyzing, then you’re probably in a toxic work environment. MORE >

    Being in a toxic work environment means that your workplace is sick; despite your best efforts, it’s very hard for you to achieve a sense of wellbeing and thrive in this workplace. And work stress is seeping into all other aspects of your life, and it’s likely bringing you down. I’d bet that you are missing out on having well-deserved compensation and the chance to shine as the career rock star that you are. And, you're probably unable to find a sense of meaning, purpose, and enjoyment in the work you do everyday.

    Your toxic work environment is as bad as you think it is, and you deserve better.

    I've been there. I know what it's like for every day on the job to somehow feel worse than the last. I know what it's like to be so entirely STUCK. And, in this presentation, I’ll teach you the strategies for how to get unstuck, rediscover your strengths, and reclaim your career potential.

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  • Frame for Change

    Shayanna Whitaker, CEO, The Institute for Dynamic Leaders

    Organizations are in a constant state of change, but employee competency and communication styles get in the way of the best experience of change. As a result of this talk, the audience are enabled to organically find common ground with teams and grow in conversations with clear intentions in favor of organizational change.

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