Free Motivational Topics in Chicago
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It’s time to develop forward-thinking leadership.Learn the skills that will take you and your team to the next level.The workplace today requires more than just basic business skills and technical expertise. Strong, talented leaders are needed more than ever before because of the rapid pace, change and uncertainty facing business today. MORE >We will cover…
* Keys to establish authenticity & transparency
* The FIVE essentials to build high performance teams
* An assertive approach to removing obstacles, barriers & bottlenecks
* Scaling the wall of leadership limitation with with a 3-step plan
Are you ready for change? Whether change is planned or unplanned, more than likely you need to step outside your comfort zone and do something different. However, leaving your comfort zone is frightening and fear can stifle growth, halt progress, and negatively impact behavior giving the feeling of being stuck. MORE >From her book, The Comfort Zone Illusion and with over 25 years of experience leading personal, professional, and organizational change, Dr. Susan Neustrom presents five breakthrough strategies to move through the stages of discomfort, transform fear to energy, and experience many Ah-ha moments that propel you into action.
Susan Neustrom, Ed.D. author of “The Comfort Zone Illusion-Leaving your comfort zone is not so hard after all.”
Life is lived on levels and arrived at in stages, at every new level you come to there is a stage that you must go through or you will remain where you are currently. The different levels in life are easy to see however, comfort and fear keep us from venturing out of our comfort zone. For me that comfort zone was drugs and alcohol. For 18 years that was my focus. Along with this line of thinking came consequences. You see, "we pay the highest price for the lowest level of living,". My eyes were opened March 1, 1993. I realized that I was so much more than what I had become. I quit using drugs and alcohol which left a void in my life. There was a "missing piece" that I had to find. The rest of the story will be continued at the meeting/event. MORE >
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!
A leader has been defined simply as someone others follow. But the real question is why. Why follow? The premise of this presentation is that people will want to follow when they believe you will make them better. Especially when you make them better with things they avoid or struggle with like hiring, firing, delegation, tough discussions and public speaking. Things that show you care and want them to be better. MORE >
Think that creativity is only for artists? That creativity is 'bolts of lightning that come down from the sky' or 'flashes of inspiration' that happen to...someone else??? Well, think again! Creativity is actually about putting knowledge and ideas from previous experiences together in new and different ways...to create new and different things - and new and different ways of doing things! And even better - just like anything else - creativity can be learned and practiced! MORE >If you - and your team - would like to learn some quick, easy and simple techniques to improve your creativity, then this fun, hands-on, interactive, CREATIVE presentation is for you!
I will speak to the community about the benefits of living life in the present. Utilizing useful tools and exercises from my new book, I will share insights and inspiration to help participants live their best life, in the now. By giving residents access to this beneficial information, they can experience new-found joy and purpose. MORE >The presentation is based on three main objectives outlined throughout the book. During the interactive program, I will focus on:
Sharing the foundation for a fulfilling and intentional life by paying attention.
Teaching meaningful ways to practice daily reflection which will reduce stress and rejuvenate their life.
Offering useful tools for affirming your life purpose.
I then will share many stories to add significance to the objectives of the presentation, with powerpoint slides to benefit the audience.
Here’s the good news… You are closer than you think to making better choices. No matter your current position, you can become the driving force behind lasting change. You can be the catalyst who ignites innovation, inspires action, and initiates new possibilities. MORE >Shawn discussions the choices that we make and the ripple effect our choices cause in professional and personal lives with family, friends and colleagues. A number of examples of are used from the author's professional and personal life as illustrations of some excellent choices and really bad decisions made.