Free Self Improvement Topics in Chicago

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  • 21 Days to a Creativity Habit!

    Karyn Ross, Owner, Karyn Ross Consulting

    Want to be more creative but not sure how to get there? Just like anything else, creativity is a skill that can be practiced...and, like many other things can even become a habit! MORE >

    In this interactive, hands-on presentation, you'll learn my 21 Day Practical Creativity step-by-step approach to improving your creativity in 21 days! And as everyone knows...it takes 21 days to make...a (creativity) habit!
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  • Love 101 – Find Love & Keep It!

    Molly Hillig Rodriguez, Molly Hillig, RN, MPH, Relationship Expert, Molly Hillig Rodriguez - Empower Yourself Coaching

    Learn the key to true love, how to find it and make it last in your life. This talk is for people desire true love in their life & looking to create authentic relationships. Great love is created by design & not default. Take the time to learn the skills to attract great love & keep it strong. MORE >

    What you will learn:

    Learn why you're struggling to find the right relationship partners & the one thing you can start doing TODAY to start meeting more prospects

    Discover the key to true love & how you can create it

    Find out what beliefs & past experiences are holding you back from finding true love

    Discover the key to true love & how to create it

    This presentation will be fun, funny & full of great secrets you can start implementing immediately.

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  • The Power of Networking

    Bette Lawrence-Water, Founder and Principal Consultant, Spectrum Strategic Solutions

    According to Merriam Webster networking is “the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business”. These and other events can become more easily managed with this great workshop. During this lively, and interactive Power of Networking (Outside the organization) discussion, participants will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills to get things done. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light, participants can improve on almost every aspect of their networking strategy.
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  • Sacred Feminine Within Workshop

    Jeanmarie Dwyer-Wrigley, M.S., Founder and Director, WomensWisdom

    Through the study and practice of the “Principles of Sacred Feminine Psychology,” you will develop and use intuitive wisdom to transform authentic greatness into empowerment of the feminine spirit.

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  • I just went through that, now what?

    Arika Clark Alejo, Certified Professional Coach | Speaker | Motivator

    You get divorced, relocate jobs, your kid moves away for college, or you have some other life-changing moment. Today is a new day! This talk inspires people who have experienced a significant life transition toward understanding how to make most out of this “new” life and start seeing the opportunities. While our old story will always be a part of us, it does not have to define our future. MORE >

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  • Increasing Your Happiness!

    Bette Lawrence-Water, Founder and Principal Consultant, Spectrum Strategic Solutions

    Increasing one's happiness can be done through the power of positive thinking. That is one skill that this presenttion will touch on to teach participants how to be happier. Happiness can spread throughout an organization, and have a positive effect on everyone.
    During this interactive and energetic discussion participants will engage in unique and helpful ways to increase their happiness. This 45-60 minute presentation will have a robust effect on their professional and personal lives, improve their communication skills, increase productivity, and lesson absenteeism. MORE >

    Presentation Objectives:
    •Discuss how planning ahead cultivates workplace happiness
    •Create a nightly routine and daily plan
    •Relate more effectively to others in the workplace
    •Understand how the workspace environment impacts happiness
    •Think more positively
    •Take actions that will create greater workplace happiness

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  • Interpersonal Skills

    Bette Lawrence-Water, Founder and Principal Consultant, Spectrum Strategic Solutions

    We've all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just has a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. Participants will identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.
    The Interpersonal Skills discussion will help participants work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. Bette will help audience to identify skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation. MORE >

    Discussion Objectives:
    • Understand the difference between hearing and listening
    • Know some ways to improve the verbal skills of asking questions and communicating with power.
    • Understand what is ‘non-verbal communication’ and how it can enhance interpersonal relationships.
    • Identify the skills needed in starting a conversation.
    • Identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.
    • Understand how seeing the other side can improve skills in influencing other people.
    • Understand how the use of facts and emotions can help bring people to your side.
    • Identify ways of sharing one’s opinions constructively.
    • Learn tips in preparing for a negotiation, opening a negotiation, bargaining, and closing a negotiation.
    • Learn tips in making an impact through powerful first impressions.
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  • Change Your Mindset In 6 Steps

    Robb Thompson, President & Founder, Progressive Life

    If you think like you've always thought, you'll get what you always got. Learn the six steps to changing your mindset.

    Mind
    • Taking control of your mind
    • Letting go of the past
    • Teaching your mind to become free
    • Overcoming Fear MORE >

    S.M.A.R.T System - To teach you how to train your mind to accomplish goals and the reasons why it is important to have a set of goals.

    • Specific
    • Measurable
    • Attainable
    • Realistic
    • Timetable

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  • Find Balance As You Juggle It All

    Kathleen Peterson, Coach, Trainer & Muse, Equinox Associates, Inc.

    This talk will help busy professionals achieve peak performance and work/life balance by sharing a simple, fool-proof methodology.

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  • Career and Job Search Strategies

    Sander Marcus, Ph.D., Practice Leader, IIT Center for Research & Service

    "What am I going to do when I grow up?" is a question we hear from people of all ages. The strategy for getting a job (interviewing, resumes, etc.) is always an important topic. Sander will provide an overview or address specific topics.

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