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  • Unlock The Leader Within ~ Discover the 3 Ways We Sabotage Career Advancement

    Rosie Zilinskas, CEO, No Woman Left Behind

    Women contribute to their stalled careers without even knowing it. We start from an uneven playing field from day one. Women earn $0.77 cents for every $1.00 earned by men. Companies promote 87 women for every 100 men. MORE >

    Women unknowingly block advancing their careers by not standing up for themselves, not asking for raises and promotions, and not being confident in their contributions and worth. When women accept unacceptable situations, it has a serious impact on their earning potential, career advancement, leadership opportunities, and overall wellbeing. It doesn't have to be this way.

    Rosie has coached hundreds of women to dream big and build the thriving careers they deserve. Rosie educates, motivates, and inspires women to become the leaders they are meant to be. Her goal is to help women break past invisible barriers, accomplish the previously impossible and create exhilarating wild success.

    "Rosie was a major contributor to the success of one of our most important events of the year. She was a powerful and engaging presence who connected with our audience on many levels. Her content was inspiring and motivational while also being tangible and actionable. She received rave reviews from attendees. Rosie exceeded our expectations as one of our headline speakers, tailored her presentation to meet our needs and was a pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with her in the future."
    Donna Harwood, Associate Marketing Director

    Learning objectives:
    ·Dispel the three myths that are silently destroying your career.
    ·Learn how to put yourself first in line for your next promotion.
    ·Empower yourself with the wonders of your most powerful asset!

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  • The Art of Not Being Defeated

    Troy Sandidge, Keynote Speaker • Emcee • Fractional CMO • Podcaster • Author, Strategy Hackers

    Life is difficult. Our lives are constantly "under construction" and so are our goals and dreams both personally and professionally. What happens when life throws you a curveball you didn't expect? What do you do when it feels like all is lost and you want to give up? This session tackles the reality and fear of defeat. MORE >

    Focuses:
    • How to Deal with Life-Altering Situations
    • Strategies on How to Dig-Deep & Move Forward Despite Obstacles
    • Q & A on Personal Techniques That Helped Me Personally & Professionally

    Breakdown:
    • How to Release What’s Holding Us Back to Pursue the Goals We Want
    • Learn & Apply the C.L.O.V.E.R. Business Framework™ to Achieve Your Goals
    • Build T.R.U.S.T. within Our Internal Teams & Departments, & Discover as a Whole
    • Renewing Our Commitments Professionally & Personally
    • Tips to Improve Productivity, Teamwork, & Culture within Micro-Teams & Organization

    Intentional Themes & Emotion Expected to Be Experienced:
    • Self-Reflection
    • Inspiration
    • Transition
    • Affirmations
    • Objectively Thinking
    • Revitalization
    • Embracing Change
    • Taking Action Toward Goals

    Actionable Takeaways:
    • Get System To Level-Up Your Mindset to Maintain Momentum to Achieve
    • Apply Strategies to Obtain Clarity & Directions to Stay in Alignment with Your Goals
    • Refocus. Realignment. Revitalization. Moving From Passion to Action

    ** Session can be customized to be more Faith-based or Motivational-Based

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  • Vision – See Yourself There “Before” You Get There!

    Cherise N Ragland, Producer, Actress, Public Speaker, Author

    Cherise Nicole speaks from a chapter in her book, "You Can Soar" on Vision! Vision is the faculty or state of being able to see. Cherise encourages participants to get a vision for their future. Without vision you can't see where you're going. When you receive a vision and idea, or a dream, it's BIGGER than you! It's for the betterment of others you're being entrusted to care for it and nurture it just like a baby. Her motto is, if you can "see" it, you truly can achieve it! MORE >

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  • A set back, is a set up, for a comeback

    R. Brady Johnson, UUSAF Veteran, Natural Bodybuilding Competitor, Stroke Survivor, Author

    Brady speaks to people about persevering through their trials and tribulations through his own personal story. Encouraging individuals to not limit themselves and to instill hope and will to all he speaks to. At thirty-one, Brady had a massive stroke that left him paralyzed on the right side of his body. However, he was able to regain mobility on his right side without feeling his right side. Two years after his stroke, Brady participated in his first 5K. He is currently a competitor in Natural Body Building. MORE >

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  • Why choose to go to the moon? Your Mission and Your Purpose

    Brian Reinbold, The Mission Specialist, BraveHearts for Kids

    Sixty years ago, John Kennedy declared “This nation will commit itself to, by the end of this decade, to put a man on the surface of the moon and return him safely to the earth.” That was the Mission. That was WHAT we did. The Purpose was also expressed: "Because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win" MORE >

    As The Mission Specialist, I help Purposeful Leaders accomplish their Missions. As the EmCee for your event, I help make you look good. "I don't fly the rockets, I just help make sure the trip goes well!"
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  • You Are What You Think! P.O.W.E.R. Strategies to Overcome Negative Thinking

    Cassandra Lee, Author ● Speaker ● Trainer ● Coach, President, SSANEE Career Growth, Inc.

    The way you think affects your personal growth and your career success. In “You Are What You Think! P.O.W.E.R. Strategies to Overcome Negative Thinking,” you will learn the reality of thinking, four triggers to thinking, and five P.O.W.E.R. strategies to help you shift your thinking from negative to productive. Be ready to walk away from this interactive workshop putting into practice what you learned for the benefit of your life and career. MORE >

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  • Success Is an Inside Job

    Scott Hansen, CEO, Scott Hansen Consulting

    When it comes to increasing business, 20% is skill set, while 80% is mindset. After this presentation, you will walk away with a ton of new confidence and a new way of thinking about you, and your business.

    Scott covers topics such as: MORE >

    - The most important thing you can do before 8am
    - The "iceberg" effect on Entrepreneurs
    - Are you a Negative Nancy or Positive Pauly
    - Stop comparing yourself with others

    If your company needs some motivation, inspiration, and mindset training, this is the perfect presentation for you.

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  • You Can Soar! There’s Purpose In Your Pain

    Cherise N Ragland, Producer, Actress, Public Speaker, Author

    Cherise Nicole speaks from her book "You Can Soar" encouraging her listeners to believe they can reach their dreams despite adversity, whether they grew up in a dysfunctional household, experienced poverty, divorce, physical or sexual abuse, an absentee parent, struggle with inadequacies, low self-esteem, or a sense of loss because of the painful effects of their past. MORE >

    The bald eagle uses strong winds from a storm to lift it higher above the clouds. The storm actually gives the eagle an opportunity to glide and rest its wings. Cherise will motivate you to "action" and teach you how to turn your heartache into a heartbeat, take lemons and make lemonade, and allow the abrasive sandpaper of life to smooth you. There’s purpose in your pain and like an eagle, you can SOAR above it all!
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  • Emotions Can Be A Trusted Guide and Helpful Friend

    Laura Lewis-Barr, Founder, Training 4 Breakthroughs

    Emotions are a form of intelligence that is 80K times faster than the “higher thinking” rational brain. Learning to understand and manage our emotions means that we can utilize this form of intelligence to make better decisions, and manage our work and relationships so that we are happier, healthier, and more productive. Learn scientifically proven ways to manage your emotions and how to better understand their power and purpose. MORE >

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