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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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  • Communication Leadership

    Robert Keiper, Independent Contractor

    Leaders are those who create value in goods, services, and especially in behavior. But communicating those values takes more than simply presenting your ideas. Based on Robert Keiper’s 35 years’ experience as a presentation skills coach and workshop leader, this presentation provides step-by-step guides to help you capture audience attention and trust, set clearer goals, develop more compelling agendas and design unforgettable content and visuals. MORE >

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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