Posts Tagged ‘leadership-development’

What Makes You Happy on Your Birthday?

What Makes You Happy on Your Birthday? Issue 45– April 13, 2018 You guessed it: it’s happy birthday to me today, Friday the 13th. A day to think about what makes for happiness. For me, it’s a day to be grateful for the many gifts I’ve received all year — the love of family, an amazing husband, an…

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Leadership Development Power Tool Breakout Sessions

No Excuses is now a workshop too!

I had the pleasure of keynoting the Leadership and Business Development Workshop sponsored by Valley Leadership and the ASU Alumni Association in Scottsdale, February 9, 2011.

After the keynote, I moderated a panel of local leaders, Luz Sarmina, Carol Poore, and Jessica Pacheco for the enthusiastic, sold-out audience that packed the room. Then participants broke into smaller groups where they talked the nitty gritty–specific and practical ways to apply the 9 Ways power tools in their own work and lives–and received peer coaching. It made my heart sing that two women announced their intent to run for office, while many others talked about how the power tools would help them expand their businesses or careers within their organizations, write books, or start nonprofits.

This post’s comments below are facilitator notes from a breakout session.

I was very excited to apply No Excuses ideas in a workshop format and thank the conference committee, Rebecca Kennell, Jan Miller, and Tammy Bosse, for organizing an amazing, inspiring event.

If you’d like to create a No Excuses workshop for your professional or community group, contact me here. I am fired up to share the 9 Ways power tools with you!

PS. Here’s what people said about the workshop: “It was truly inspiring to see that all the answers were really in the room. By you opening the dialogue and spurring the conversation important topics came forward and great resources were given to them. I heard from both facilitators and participants that during the breakout session they were able to see their challenges more clearly and a road forward.”

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In AZ? Get All 9 Ways at Once at Valley Leadership/ASU Event!

I’m excited to turn No Excuses into a whole workshop that will inspire and give participants a power tune up. Chock full of practical tips and tools for leaders, “Unlock Your Unlimited Potential” on Thursday, February 9, at ASU Sky Song is sponsored by Valley Leadership and the ASU Alumni Association, and cosponsored by a whole raft of community leader businesses and nonprofit organizations. Check out the full program below and sign up to attend here:

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