"The Power of Feedback to Move Forward"
In Cindy Schwarz’ dynamic session, we will explore how excellent coaching can be established in order to create a culture of positive feedback. It’s all about communicating not to be right, but to get it right. Wednesday, October 28 at 12:00 Central.
"The Coach Approach to High Performance"
A major challenge faced by many leaders is their own tendency to be hands-on problem solvers. This skill may have contributed to their promotion to management, but it can easily become a limitation. Effective leaders know that their primary role is to build capacity of those around them. Until they gain this skill, they are functioning as managers instead of leaders. This session will explore how to transform your leadership skills to grow your team and accomplish more - together. Friday, October 30 at 10:00 Central.
"The Five Reasons People Quit Too Soon"
People quit too soon in almost every aspect of life. We typically do less than we could do, almost always do less than we should do and certainly do less than we want to do. It’s human nature. Jeff Scanlan believes that people can achieve a lot more simply by doing a little bit more and sticking with something a little bit longer. In his presentation “The Five Reasons Why People Quit Too Soon and How To Stop Doing It,” Jeff will show how those five reasons show up in both our business and personal lives. He’ll share practical tools necessary to work through challenges so that we stop quitting too soon and start achieving more than we thought possible. Thursday, October 29, 10:00 Central.
"Network Like an Introvert: Valuable Tips for All Personality Styles"
Whether you're looking to connect with others at work, find a new job, or simply expand your circles of influence, you need to be intentional about building your network. Introverts are often mischaracterized as being at a disadvantage when it comes to the art of networking. This session will uncover how ALL personality styles can learn from the natural strengths of introverts and put newfound strategies to immediate use! Special Emerging Leaders Presentation, Tuesday October 27 at 2:30pm Central.
"Building Peak Teams: Optimizing Performance through High-Functioning, Collaborative Teams"
The value of a high-performing team plays a crucial role in organizational success. Yet a high percentage of teams (nearly 80%) continue to limit their potential by operating in dysfunctional levels of engagement. How should we go about building an effective team? Through an exploration of the essential ingredients of building a peak team, you will learn how to leverage the strengths of your individual team members to operate at your peak level of performance.
This special presentation will be structured as a roundtable discusson with participants, Thursday October 29 at 2:30pm Central.
"Winning Work in an Uncertain Economy"
Is the long-awaited slowdown imminent? Will your strategy generate enough consistently profitable backlog to carry you through? Winning the right work starts with strategy. Learn where to focus your efforts to generate the greatest results - customers, projects and market slices. Learn what customers really want from contractors. Use the insights to kick your work acquisition efforts into high gear.
This special presentation will be structured as a roundtable discusson with participants, Wednesday October 28 at 3:00pm Central.