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  • Exploring Cultural Assumptions: Way Beyond Diversity 101

    Dr. Mallary Tytel, President, Healthy Workplaces

    We live and work in a complex world and every day we must work effectively and smartly with diverse populations in a fair, balanced, and collaborative manner. While many of us have been taught to overlook differences around us, particularly in power, privilege and hierarchy, bias and discrimination are still embedded patterns in our lives. These are called perspective, and along with it comes myriad assumptions about the world. MORE >

    Now more than ever we need to examine our own patterns, beliefs, and connections. What exactly are the nature of differences; the concepts of power and influence; and daily expectations for interaction and relationships? This timely presentation will challenge participants to new ways of seeing, understanding, and influencing the culture around them.

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  • Building C3 Communities with Talent Optimization

    Mali Phonpadith, Founder & CEO, SOAR Community Network, LLC

    Build Compassionate, Cohesive and Collaborative (C3) communities within organizations using behavioral science and talent optimization disciplines. Mali shares strategic approaches to help executives drive business results by building and maintaining compassionate, cohesive and collaborative communities within the organization.
    The focus and goal of the session will help executive leaders: MORE >

    *Come to a consensus on new strategic priorities;
    *Use behavioral science to design high performing, innovative and cohesive teams;
    *Drive business results by aligning people data (behavioral strengths) with strategic objectives

    Takeaways:
    *Participants will be able to evaluate and prioritize their strategic objectives
    *Participants will be able to analyze and design people/team/talent strategies that creates C3 Communities within their organizations
    *Participants will be able to establish a new approach to talent management that increases engagement, improves collaboration, drive business results and improve organizational effectiveness
    *Participants will be able to assess how their “team type” and “culture map” (based on the results of their people data) impact engagement, productivity and innovation

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  • The Foundation of Leadership

    Alex Simmons, Chief Executive Officer, ReStart Solutions Group, LLC

    Knowing your purpose is the foundation of leadership. It’s the ground from which leadership grows. Knowing the “WHY” I am here, is the key to activating intrinsic motivations even the entrepreneurship mind set. MORE >

    When you come to know your purpose, there’s an authority and power that comes with it. It enables you to move forward with confidence and clarity; no longer needing the approval or validation of others: Empowerment Solutions for Teenagers and Young Adult Males and Females.
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  • Do You Have Rockstars or Rocks on Your Team?

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

    A player employees outperform B players by 3 to 1. B players outperform C players by 3 to 1 again.

    Do the math… that means A players (your rockstars) are worth NINE C players (the rocks). MORE >

    How can you tell if you have rockstars or rocks on your team? How do you hire rockstars? Can you train rockstars? Do you need all rockstars only? Is there a place for the rocks?

    In this session, we'll cover:
    - What makes someone a rockstar, and what makes someone a rock
    - What to look for to hire rockstars over rocks
    - What to do with the rocks

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  • Sailing the Leader Ship Effectively and Efficiently

    Ukpeme Okon, Charismatic Speaker, Creative Author, Ambassador for Peace

    Leadership can be challenging. Despite good intentions, many good leaders encounter setbacks. This topic will address some of the issues leaders face, and are likely to face in the course of leadership. From personal experience, I will inspire participants to overcome leadership problems and sail their leader ship effectively and efficiently.

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  • Simple Rules for Women Leaders

    Dr. Mallary Tytel, President, Healthy Workplaces

    Are YOU a woman who is ready to advance in leadership, but still find obstacles in your path while you diligently serve? Are YOU part of an organization committed to increasing opportunities for women, but haven’t hit on a strategy that works? Most importantly, are YOU ready to embrace power and opportunity with the intention of assuming leadership and being your best self? The ways that you think about and use your own power can be the difference that makes a difference in your career. MORE >

    This presentation offers Simple Rules and Simple Tools to help you hone your skills and move you forward to reach your goals. Embrace your own power with intention and confidence, while focusing on your presence and self-assurance. Now is the time to move forward to achieve success. Let's get started.
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  • Budgeting Time for Efficiency

    DeDee Cai, Founder and CEO, FIT TO PROFIT

    We all know about financial projections and budgeting. What if you can use the same concept in budgeting your time to be more effective and efficient? As a leader, you want to lead with power and clarity, but you find yourself spinning the wheels to keep up. You can tell you are on the verge of a massive burnout. You know what you are doing is not sustainable, but your team and everyone depends on you. What if you could achieve 10X the results by learning how to budget your time while managing your energy? Join us to explore the optimal ways to upgrade your habits, and retrain your brain for peak performance.
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  • The Voice

    Willie Williams, CEO, Inspire The Fire Inc.

    What is the difference between an employee and a leader? One comes to do a job, the leader comes to make the job better. Today everyone wants to be a leader but unfortunately, not everyone understands the key to becoming the kind of leader that others are would like to follow. MORE >

    Many people follow leaders because they HAVE to follow them, but that creates an environment or culture of obligation, which leads to many bitter and unhappy people. However, when you lead in a way where followers WANT to be led you will have a culture of excitement, joy and see a MAJOR increase in productivity.
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  • Making What’s Missing – It’s Time to Grow into Your Power

    Cheryl Abram, Learning Doula, Ypifany

    Knowledge failure is the absence of appropriate action due to missing, ignored, or mis-applied knowledge. Every goal and objective have the very real potential for knowledge failure. In this session, Cheryl introduces a revolutionary new practice for quantifying learning’s value to the organization. MORE >

    Join Cheryl as she reveals a groundbreaking practice that calls for leadership to completely change its approach to learning, risk management, measuring performance, and inventing a learning landscape that truly nurtures and supports business missions and strategies.
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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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