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What is it you want people to know about your business, your organization? What is so special about it? Why? When you think about what makes your company stand out, do you think numbers – profits, sales? However, most companies have some sort of human element that allows us to connect. MORE >Making that connection can come through telling a good story – and that good story will not only represent but enhance your brand.
Everyone has a story to tell – even if you don’t believe you do. Sometimes, the stories we think we need to tell aren’t the ones that need to be shared the most. As a filmmaker and journalist, I’ve had the privilege and power to share people’s stories. At the very least, an audience is entertained. Best case scenario, they are changed. MORE >Telling your story can help you build your brand, conquer a goal, or merely explain to others how you came to be who you are.
My films tell the stories of people who made a difference in both small and large ways. Many of them didn’t think they were doing anything at all. However by just being, they were making a difference.
For me, my story is that we all have a purpose – and mine is to help you share your story – because if someone else’s story connects with you in any way, that can be the missing puzzle piece that helps you see your problem, your goal, your solution, much clearer.
Learn the top three scalable techniques for creating your own media to attract the attention of your target market to your startup business. After this workshop, you will be able to create and monetize content showcasing your expertise. Your toughest challenges and greatest knowledge can become the biggest lessons you can teach the masses, while you earn multiple streams of income. MORE >
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.
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
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
During the event, we’ll work to develop a sustainable stress management strategy while still going full force after your goals. MORE >Four outcomes:
· Identify stressors you can control vs. ones you cannot
· Create a non-negotiable stress-management routine
· How to apply evidence based tools to improve mood and build resilience
· How to use mindfulness as a tool to create peace in chaos
During the event, we'll focus on the importance of setting boundaries to preserve time and energy, how to communicate clearly and confidently, and how to shift out of "apologizing" mode when setting limits. MORE >Three outcomes:
-How to set boundaries and how to enforce them
-How to tolerate someone else's discomfort when setting a boundary
-Three steps to communicating clearly, confidently, and assertively
-How to get comfortable asking for what you need
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.
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.