2019 Concurrent Sessions

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Learn from world renowned leadership experts. With a combination of industry thought leaders and seasoned practitioners you will learn from the best, and return to your workplace reignited, refocused and armed with new strategies you can implement right away. 

 

Becoming a Resilient Leader

Becoming a Resilient Leader

Becoming a Resilient Leader, Dr. Sherry Campbell Being a leader takes a tool box of skills and strengths, none more important that being resilient! Personal Resiliency is a measure of how quickly we are able to bounce back, and then forward, from the inevitable...

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The Way of the Circle – Unity Bracelet PLAYshop

The Way of the Circle – Unity Bracelet PLAYshop

The iconography of the circle is an enduring motif in Indigenous life. The way of the circle is multifaceted and layered. The cycles of nature are circular, and so the circle is embedded deeply in each one of us. Coming together in a Maker’s Circle helps us express...

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Creating Online Communication That is Memorable and Drives Action

Creating Online Communication That is Memorable and Drives Action

Cher Jones, Socially Active Personal branding is not a buzzword anymore. It is a mandatory ingredient for your long term professional success. If you do not invest your time building your online brand now, you will miss out on many opportunities in the future.  The...

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Defrag Your Brain: How to Harness Visual Thinking Skills

Defrag Your Brain: How to Harness Visual Thinking Skills

Defrag Your Brain: How to Harness Visual Thinking Skills – Carolyn Ellis, Brilliance Mastery Many leaders facing the level of change and demands in their work may silently worry that they just can’t cut it and lead in a fast-paced world of disruption. Overwhelm,...

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Guided Mindfulness Session with Susan Howard

Guided Mindfulness Session with Susan Howard

Finding your still point in an Oasis of Quiet  Ready to get the most out of today’s sessions? Finding your still point allows you to access your intuition while replacing busyness with intentionality and focus, find flow, and an entirely different kind of...

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How Career Magic Happens

How Career Magic Happens

Do you want to do work that’s meaningful and has impact? Of course, we all do. As a leader in your organization, do you see opportunities for your teams to do this kind of work and have a bigger impact? Another crazy question, right? “Of course I do!” you scream from...

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How to Build Transformative Volunteering That Drives Employee Engagement

How to Build Transformative Volunteering That Drives Employee Engagement

How to Build Transformative Volunteering That Drives Employee Engagement-Angela Parker, Realized Worth When human beings have new experiences, new synaptic pathways forge in our brains. We become alert to new ideas and we can be guided to new understandings and...

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Inspiring Trust

Inspiring Trust

Inspiring Trust Often dismissed as a “soft” issue, trust is the key to increasing speed to market and reducing operating costs thus driving up profits. In Inspiring Trust, leaders learn that trust begins with the core of their own character and the...

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Meridian Moment – A Coaching Experience

Meridian Moment – A Coaching Experience

Meridian Moment – A Coaching Experience with Claudine Chess Last year Meridian leaders took the stage and shared highlights of their personal journey through a series of group coaching sessions.  This year, conference delegates will participate in a group...

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Negotiation doesn’t have to feel like getting into a boxing ring!

Negotiation doesn’t have to feel like getting into a boxing ring!

Join Fotini Iconomopoulos, negotiation expert, as she introduces you to a mindset to handle conflict and create trust instead of fearing a battle. Women face different challenges when it comes to negotiation so it’s important to learn the skills to influence others...

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Pilates with Anna Harris

Pilates with Anna Harris

Start your day off right with a 30 min Pilates class led by Anna Harris of North Movement Studio! Together, we will wake the body up with mindful strengthening exercises, energizing stretches, and breath work. North Movement Studio is a boutique Pilates studio in...

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Pillars of Happiness with Jill Valentine

Pillars of Happiness with Jill Valentine

Most of us believe being successful will make us happy.  Imagine creating happiness first and that leading to success!  Creating a foundation of positivity and joy in your business or workplace that is present everyday will result in happier employees, happier...

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The Body Language of Trust with Pamela Barnum

The Body Language of Trust with Pamela Barnum

Imagine what more trust would look like in your office, your business, or with your customers. Trust is necessary for every successful human connection; both professional and personal. The more others trust you, the more they will invest in you. As a federal...

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Thinking About Video?  Where To Start!

Thinking About Video?  Where To Start!

Thinking About Video?  Where To Start! In a world where we strive to stand out, to be heard, noticed, seen and felt…video can be a very effective tool in a leader’s tool box. Yet with everything else on our plate, it may seem overwhelming to consider how to build it...

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Understand your relationship with Money without Hours of Therapy

Understand your relationship with Money without Hours of Therapy

Understand your relationship with Money without Hours of Therapy – Wendy Brookhouse, Black Star Wealth  How you “deal” with your money affects every part of your life.  It affects our relationships – we all know that it is the number one reason for divorce.  It...

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Why Appreciation is Better Than Chocolate with Heather Storey

Why Appreciation is Better Than Chocolate with Heather Storey

This is an interactive workshop session supporting leaders and team members choosing to experience more aligned, happy, productive, innovative and engaged employee and or volunteer based organizational cultures through meaningful appreciation. This session is based on...

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